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Location/Hotel/Travel

Lymphatic Forum 2017

Location

Thorne Auditorium at Northwestern University
375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

 

Hotel Accommodations and Reservations

Doubletree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile

The group rate is $229.00 per room, per night, single or double occupancy.

Information about the hotel can be found at www.doubletreemagmile.com

Click here to make your reservations online  

OR you may call 312-787-6100 to make your room reservations. Mention the group name "Nephrology and FCVRI Group Block" in order to receive the contracted rate.

In order to facilitate the handling of these reservations, reservations must be made no later than 12:00 AM on May 9, 2017. Reservations made after 12:00 AM on May 9, 2017 will be subject to prevailing rates and accepted on a space available basis.

A valid credit card or deposit will be required by the Individual In order to guarantee his/her reservation.

If an Individual elects to send an advance deposit, a refundable case deposit or credit card may be required at the time of registration in order to authorize incidental charges.

INDIVIDUAL GUEST ROOM CANCELLATIONS:
A guest room reservation may be canceled 72 hours prior to the reserved date of arrival.

Guaranteed room reservations that are not cancelled or registered on the scheduled nigh of arrival will be charged for that night. The reservation will automatically be cancelled the following day. This automatically cancels all future nights for those reservations.

Travel

Leaving O'Hare

There are Taxi Stands at the lower-level curb front (outside of Baggage Claim) at each terminal. Taxi service is available to the City of Chicago and suburban destinations. Please make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed driver. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or on the departure level (second level) of the terminal roadways. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage.

  • Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare from O'Hare to downtown Chicago is $30-40
  • For current fare information, please check the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website
  • For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call: 1.855.WAV.1010

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Shared ride fares from O'Hare include:

  • Downtown ($24 per person)
  • McCormick Place ($24 per person)
  • Midway International Airport ($37 per person)
  • Metro Transportation ($3) - airport to/from downtown Chicago

Going to O'Hare

If you are taking a taxi to O'Hare from the City of Chicago and are not located in an area where taxis are readily available, the list of taxi companies and phone numbers here may be useful to schedule a pick up. For suburban pick up, contact your local cab company.

LIMOUSINES

Limousines are available for both City of Chicago and suburban destinations.

Contact your company of choice near the ride boards to make reservations. You may also reference the list of pre-arranged limousine services posted near the airport information booths across from Door C, located on the lower-level of each terminal.

Pre-Arranged Rides
If you have pre-arranged a pick up with a limousine company, you should call the service once you have claimed your luggage. They will provide you with a license plate number, a description of the car, and/or a door number where you can meet the driver. Liveries can only meet passengers at designated areas on the the lower level center lane (lane 2). Depending on airport traffic, it can take between 5 and 20 minutes for the vehicle to get to the designated pickup location.

Meeting Drivers in Baggage Claim
Some limousine services can arrange to have their drivers meet arriving passengers in the baggage claim area or in other pre-designated pick up locations within the baggage claim area. The driver can then assist with luggage and take the passenger directly to the vehicle. O'Hare provides designated livery parking directly across from each of the terminals. It is typically a 5 to 7 minute walk to the vehicle.

RIDESHARE

Loading zones for rideshare services are at the following locations:

  • Upper Level between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
  • Upper Level between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3
  • Lower Level Terminal 5 across from Door 5A Uber
  • Black and Uber Taxi will pick up on the Lower Level

Leaving Midway

Taxi stands are located on the lower level curbfront of the terminals, and taxis are available on a first come, first serve basis. To ensure you have a licensed taxi driver, please be sure to use the taxi stands. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or in the departure area of the terminal roadways. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage.

  • Fares are based on traffic conditions, but an average fare from Midway to downtown Chicago is $28-30
  • For current fare information, please check the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website
  • For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call: United Dispatch at 1.800.928.1010

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Shared ride fares from Midway include:

  • Downtown ($18 per person)
  • McCormick Place ($18 per person)
  • O'Hare International Airport ($35 per person)
  • Metro Transportation ($3) airport to/from downtown Chicago

Going to Midway

If you are taking a taxi to Midway from the City of Chicago and are not located in an area where taxis are readily available, the list of taxi companies and phone numbers near the bottom of this page may be useful to schedule a pick up.
For suburban pick up, contact your local cab company.

LIMOUSINES

Limousines are available for both City of Chicago and suburb destinations. Contact your company of choice to make reservations. You may also reference the list of pre-arranged limousine services provided at the Ground Transportation Information Booth located on the Baggage Claim level near carousel #4.

Pre-Arranged Rides
If you have pre-arranged a pick up with a limousine company, you should call the service once you have claimed your luggage. They will provide you with a license plate number, a description of the car, and/or a door number where you can meet the driver. Depending on airport traffic it can take between 3 to 10 minutes for your vehicle to get to your designated pickup location.

Meeting Drivers in Baggage Claim
Some limousine services can arrange to have their drivers meet arriving passengers in the Baggage Claim area or in other pre-designated pickup locations within the Baggage Claim area. The driver can then assist with luggage and take the passenger directly to the vehicle. Midway provides convenient livery parking, and it typically requires a 5 to 7 minute walk to the vehicle.

RIDESHARE

The loading zone for rideshare services is on the Upper Level near Door 1.                       

TAXICAB COMPANIES PHONE NUMBER 
 American United Cab Association  773-327-6161
 Blue Ribbon Association, Inc.  773-508-9100
 Checker Taxi Association, Inc.  312-243-2537
Chicago Carriage Cab 312-326-2221
Choice Taxi Association 773-338-9503
5 Star Taxi Association, Inc. 773-866-9933
Flash Cab Company 773-561-1444
Globe Taxi Association, Inc. 773-725-6500
Gold Coast Taxi Association 773-271-0163
King Drive Cab Affiliation 773-488-8000
KOAM Taxi Association 773-973-3535
Royal 3 CCC Chicago Taxi Association 312-326-2221
Service Taxi Association, Inc. 773-262-2211
Sun Taxi Association, Inc. 773-736-3883
24 Seven Taxi Affiliation 773-878-8294
Yellow Cab Affiliation, Inc. 773-907-0020

 

Limo Services:

O’Hare Limosine – 847-698-0000 
O’Hare Midway Limousine Service, Inc. – 847-948-8050

Car Rentals:

Budget Car Rental – 800-621-2380 
Thrifty Car Rental – 800-367-2277 
Alamo Rent-A-Car – 888-826-6893 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car – 847-928-3320

Daycare:

Children’s Learning Place
400 N Mcclurg Ct
Chicago, IL 60611
312-828-9590
Hours: 6:30am – 6:30pm
Daily Drop in Service Cost: $93 - $115

Near the Pier Child Development Center
540 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
312-527-2223
Hours: 6:30am -6:30pm
Daily Drop in Service Cost: $90

 

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Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HL136113-01 from the National Iinstitutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the department of health and human services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.