Location & Directions

Location

The 2014 Logistics Doctoral Symposium will be held in various locations in Ames, IA. For your convenience we have made arrangements with a shuttle service to escort you to and from the hotel to our conference locations. If you choose to drive, ample parking is also available at these locations.

 

Locations include:

Getting to Gateway Hotel

Shuttle Service:

If you’re arriving from the Des Moines International Airport:

Executive Express shuttle will take you from the airport directly to the Gateway Hotel.

 

Driving:

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Gateway Hotel

2100 Green Hills Drive

Ames, IA

 

Getting to Johnny’s at Hilton Coliseum (April 3, 2014):

Shuttle service:

Departure Location: Check-in entrance of Gateway Hotel

Times: 5:45 pm and 6:00 pm.

Return Location: (To Gateway Hotel) East ramp of the Hilton Coliseum (Johnny’s)

Time: 7:00 pm & 8:00 pm.

 

Driving:

From the Gateway Hotel to Johnny’s

Johnny’s is located on the East side of Hilton Coliseum, so you will want to park on the East ramp (Parking Lots – Johnny’s) or the C-2 parking lot. You will enter through the building on the SE corner.

 

Getting to Reiman Gardens (April 4, 2014):

Shuttle service:

Departure Location: Check-in entrance of Gateway Hotel

Times: Continuous shuttle from 7:15 am to 8:30 am.

 

Driving:

From the Gateway Hotel to Reiman Gardens

Ample parking is available just outside the entrance of Reiman Gardens

 

Getting to the Alumni Center (April 4, 2014):

Shuttle service:

Departure Location: Reiman Gardens Main Entrance

Times: 5:25 pm & 5:35.

Return Location: (To Gateway Hotel) Alumni Center East Entrance (off the ground floor)

Times: 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm & 8:00 pm.

 

Driving/Walking:

From Reiman Gardens to the Alumni Center

Ample parking is available in the A-2 Parking Lot.

 

Getting to the Gerdin Business Building (April 5, 2014):

Shuttle Service:

Departure Location: Check-in entrance of Gateway Hotel

Times: Continuous shuttle from 7:00 am to 8:30 am.

 

Driving:

From the Gateway Hotel to the Gerdin Business Building

Ample parking is available on the upper deck of the East Parking Ramp across the street from the Gerdin Business Building located on Union Drive.

 

Return to the Des Moines International Airport:

At this time, we are planning on providing a service to transport guests from our conference to the Des Moines International Airport on April 5, 2014, leaving approximately at 1:00 & 3:00 pm from the Gerdin Business Building. If this service appeals to you, please make sure to mention which time you’d prefer in the registration survey. If you have already registered but didn’t indicate a preference for either time, please email Elizabeth Salton at .

 

Departure Location is on the South side of the Gerdin Business Building on Union Drive