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30 April - 2 May 2013, LIGO Livingston Observatory



Travel and General Information

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REGISTRATION

Fee: To be announced

VENUE AND MAPS

Venue: LIGO Livingston Observatory, Main Building


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Traveling to LIGO Livingston Observatory:

Directions   :   Local area information   :   Baton Rouge Convention and Visitor Bureau
More information is available at the LLO website.

HOTELS AND TRANSPORTATION

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
1 225 3 HILTON (Local phone)
1 877 862 9800 (Toll-free)
1 225 906 0595 (Fax)

Rate: Government rate of $93 (+13% tax).
When reserving by phone, ask for Group Code LIG.
Rate cutoff date is March 30, 2013.

Hotel Indigo (Book now)
200 Convention St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
1 225 343 1414 (Local phone)
1 225 343 1535 (Fax)

Rate: Government rate of $93 (+13% tax).
When reserving by phone, ask for Group Code aLIGO.
Rate cutoff date is April 15, 2013. Book now


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Transportation

Hilton Capitol Center and Indigo Hotel are across the street from each other. They are located about 8.0 mi/12.9 km South from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR).

Driving directions (Google) from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) to Hilton Capitol Center and Indigo Hotel.

Complimentary shuttle is available.

Taxi service is available from BTR at estimated cost of $20. Time by taxi: 10 min.

TRAVEL PROCEDURES

Air Travel Security

The TSA air travel security rules remain in effect.

Travel Assistance Contacts

Please feel free to make your own travel arrangements or contact Marilyn Wright or Lauren Gillespie for travel assistance.

Marilyn Wright
1 626 395 8502 (Office)
1 626 628 3657 (Fax)


Lauren Gillespie
FCm Travel Solutions
1 213 430 4700 (Phone)
1 877 990 2677 (Toll-free)

Travel Reimbursement

Applicable to LIGO and LSC members only. Please submit your travel expenses to Marilyn Wright (see above for contact information).

MEALS AND DINNER

There are many restaurants in Downtown Baton Rouge within walking distance of the meeting hotels.

Meeting Dinner

To be announced

WEATHER IN THE BATON ROUGE AREA

Find more about Weather in Baton Rouge, LA
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SITE CONTACT

Melanie McCandless
1 225 686 3100 (Office)




LIGO is funded by National Science Foundation
and operated by California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Observatories located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington

updated 14 Apr 2014   ::   contact