ARTS BRIDGE AMERICA MAPPING THE BEAT CONFERENCE 2009 TRAVEL by sxd93332

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									      ARTSBRIDGE AMERICA & MAPPING THE BEAT CONFERENCE 2009
                                     TRAVEL INFORMATION


                                    April 24 - 26, 2009
                               University of California, Irvine
            Hosted by the Center for Learning through the Arts and Technology at UC Irvine
To register for the 2009 Conference, please contact Jasmine Yep at jyep@uci.edu for a registration form.


Conference Schedule at a Glance

Friday, April 24: Mapping the Beat Conference (9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Saturday, April 25:
Strand A: ArtsBridge Administration (9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Strand B: ArtsBridge Scholar Retreat Day One (noon - 7:00 p.m.)
Sunday, April 26: ArtsBridge Scholar Retreat Day Two (9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

Campus Information and Links: University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine: Visitor Information   http://uci.edu/visitors.php
Center for Learning through the Arts & Technology       http://www.clat.uci.edu/
ArtsBridge America                                      http://www.artsbridgeamerica.com/
City of Irvine Visitors Bureau                          http://www.irvinecvb.org/

Conference Details

   The Center for Learning through the Arts & Technology (CLA&T) must receive a Conference
    Registration Form for attendees by Friday, March 20, 2009. Contact your campus ArtsBridge office
    for a registration form.

   UCI CLA&T is offering a small number of travel subsidies. Subsidy forms for scholars and faculty
    must be submitted to Jasmine Yep before the conference. Please send inquires to jyep@uci.edu.

   Mapping the Beat campus representatives presenting on Friday, April 24, will receive additional
    information regarding travel and campus presentations.

   ArtsBridge campus representative presenting on April 25 and April 26 will receive additional
    information regarding travel, handouts, and AV requests.
Hotels and Lodging Information

Conference participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Attendees are
encouraged take advantage of the special UCI rate at the Atrium Hotel or Embassy Suites Irvine. These
rates include complimentary breakfast and transportation to and from SNA Orange County Airport and
the University of California, Irvine (UCI).

The UCI Center for Learning though the Arts & Technology has a block of rooms reserved at a
discounted UCI rate for conference guests on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, April 23-25. Please
ask for the “UCI ArtsBridge Conference” special rate when making reservations. Hotel reservations
must be made directly through the hotel by Wednesday, April 1, 2009. After this date, the conference rate
may no longer be available. Please contact the hotel directly for new reservations and changes.

Conference Hotels

Atrium Hotel at Orange County Airport            UCI Special Rate of $99 plus tax
18700 Mac Arthur Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 833-2770 or (800) 854-3012
www.atriumhotel.com
- Complimentary shuttle to and from UCI and SNA Orange County Airport
- Complimentary breakfast buffet
- Hotel is located across the street from the airport and 3 miles from UCI Campus

Embassy Suites - Irvine                        UCI Special Rate of $109 plus tax
2120 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 553-8332
www.irvineOC.embassysuites.com
- Complimentary shuttle to and from UCI and SNA Orange County Airport
- Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and evening Manager’s Reception
- All suites hotel with full amenities
- 3 miles from UCI Campus


Air Travel and Airport Information

SNA - John Wayne Airport/Orange County/Santa Ana Airport is located 3 miles from the University of
California, Irvine. SNA is about 1 hour south of Los Angeles, between the cities of Irvine, Santa Ana and
Newport Beach.

LAX - Los Angeles International Airport is 45 miles from Irvine off the 405 freeway. Super Shuttle
provides transportation from LAX to Irvine (UCI discount available). Traffic in Los Angeles can delay
travel plans, so allow adequate time if you are driving between LA and Irvine. Other airports in the Los
Angeles area: Burbank (BUR) and Ontario (ONT).

LGB - Long Beach Airport is 25 miles from Irvine off the 405 freeway. Super Shuttle provides
transportation from LGB to Irvine (UCI discount available). The Airport hosts Alaska Airlines, Delta Air
Lines, ExpressJet, JetBlue Airways and US Airways.
Transportation Information

Ground Transportation
Ground Transportation and Visitor Information is located across from Baggage Claim Area at SNA.

Shuttle Service
Conference hotels will provide complimentary transportation between SNA airport and UCI.
SuperShuttle offers a discount to all UCI guests. Use the UCI discount code B6FYL. SuperShuttle or a
rental car is recommended if you are arriving in Long Beach or Los Angeles. Reserve and schedule your
ride online at www.supershuttle.com

Taxi Service
http://www.ocair.com/groundtransport/taxis.htm

Car Rentals
http://www.ocair.com/GroundTransport/rentalcars.htm

A rental car will be required if you plan to travel outside of Irvine for personal travel. Rental cars are
available at SNA airport and an Enterprise Rental Car branch is located in the Atrium Hotel lobby. We
will not reimburse rental car or taxi expenses.


Local Attractions

Located in the heart of Orange County, Irvine is situated in a central location minutes from the many
attractions that Southern California has to offer. Looking for fun in the sun? Head over to the Newport
Beach, Laguna Beach, or Huntington Beach, located a short drive away. These stunning landmarks boast
an opportunity to bask on the sandy shores and a cool off in the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Other attractions
include Disneyland, California Adventures, Angels Baseball Stadium, South Coast Plaza.


Questions?

Contact Jasmine Yep at the Center for Learning through the Arts & Technology

EMAIL: jyep@uci.edu
PHONE: (949) 824-5119
FAX: (949) 824-2965

Center for Learning through the Arts & Technology
Attn: Jasmine Yep, Assistant Director
University of California, Irvine
Department of Education
2100 Berkeley Place
Irvine, CA 92697-5500
www.clat.uci.edu
www.artsbridgeamerica.com

								
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