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University of Delaware Lilly Conferences

Millennial Learning: Teaching in the 21st Century
April 16-17, 2009
Directions and Lodging

Location

The conference will be held at the John M. Clayton Hall Conference Center at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. Newark is located midway between New York City and Washington, D.C. We recommend that you fly into Philadelphia International Airport and use Delaware Express Shuttle to get to and from the conference center and your hotel. To make reservations with Delaware Express Shuttle, please call 1-800-648-5466. Click here for other travel information, including train service.

Regional Attractions

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Accommodations

Courtyard Newark—University of Delaware
400 Pencader Way, Newark, DE 19716
Voice: 302/737-0900; fax: 302/737-0990

Note: The contracted room block at this hotel has been filled. Rooms may be available at a nonconference rate.

Located on the University of Delaware’s Laird Campus, off Route 896 North/New London Road, adjacent to the Clayton Hall Conference Center. Guest rooms include dual line speaker telephone with data port and voice mail, high-speed Internet access, remote control cable TV, individual climate control, iron, ironing board, complimentary daily newspaper, in-room coffee, and hair dryer. Special features include an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, and a restaurant with breakfast buffet and dinner service. Click here for more information about this hotel.

Rate is $139/night for single/double occupancy; reserve by March 16, 2009. Guests may make reservations by calling 302/737-0900. When making reservations, please ask for the Lilly-East Conference participant rate.


Embassy Suites Hotel

654 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19713
Tel. 302/368-8000 or 1-800-EMBASSY

Adjacent to the Sleep Inn, Embassy Suites Newark offers a 2-room suite including microwave, refrigerator and wet bar area. Also, a full breakfast buffet and an evening managers' cocktail reception is included in the room rate. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from the conference location.

Guests may make reservations by calling 302/368-8000 or 1-800-EMBASSY. When making reservations, guests should identify themselves as attendees of the Lilly-East Conference to receive the preferred rate of $139/night. Any reservations requested after March 20, 2009 will be accepted on a rate-available and space-available basis only.


Sleep Inn

630 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713
Tel.: 302/453-1700; fax: 302/453-1710

Located on Rt. 896/S. College Avenue, across the street from the University of Delaware Stadium. Complimentary continental breakfast, cable TV with HBO, fitness center, free passes for indoor pool within walking distance. Click here for more information about this hotel. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from the conference location.

Rate is $79/night for single/double occupancy; reserve by April 1, 2009. Guests may make reservations by calling 302/453-1700. When making reservations, please ask for the Lilly-East Conference participant rate.


Directions to John M. Clayton Hall Conference Center, Newark, DE

From either north or south, take I-95 to Exit 1 (Newark/Rte. 896) in Delaware. Turn onto 896 N.; this road becomes S. College Ave. and proceeds through campus. (Do not follow signs directing 896 N. traffic to detour left.) Follow S. College to Main St., which is a "T" intersection where all traffic must turn left. Turn left onto W. Main St., staying in the right lane. Proceed 2 short blocks and bear right onto New London Rd./896 N. The main entrance to Laird Campus is about 1/2 mile ahead, on the right and well marked.

 
 
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