Hotel and Travel

The organizers have arranged for symposium participants to stay at:

Holiday Inn Chicago SW - Countryside
6201 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525

Reservations can be made online or by phone. To secure the negotiated symposium rate, you must book your room by May 3, 2013 and please use the following reservation code: AWS. Room rates are $115.00 plus tax per night. This rate includes: high-speed internet access in each guest room and complimentary breakfast.

Please note: a shuttle bus will be provided to transport guests from the hotel to the symposium and back again. The bus from hotel to Symposium will leave at 8:30 a.m. on June 5 and 6.

Brookfield Zoo is located 15 miles west of Chicago which is served by O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway International Airport (MDW).

Ground Transportation
Transportation from either airport to hotel can be arranged by calling American Taxi (847) 255-9600 upon arrival at both O’Hare and Midway airports.

Google Map and Directions to South Gate Parking
Map (PDF) South Gate Entrance

African Painted Dog 2014 Conference

The 2014 Conference will be held at Brookfield Zoo and hosted by Chicago Zoological Society. Meetings will be held at Brookfield Zoo from April 29 –May 2. The SSP Planning Meeting will be on Friday, May 2nd.

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