Atttendee details and tips

To help you prepare for the conference, we've prepared a list of details for attendees. If you have any questions about your registration or the conference, please contact Jen Anderson.

When

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 am — Continental Breakfast, Networking and Registration
8:00 am - 4:45 pm — Conference Tracks, Keynotes and Strategic Briefing sessions

Where

The conference is located at the lakefront Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in downtown Madison:

Registration begins at 7:00 am in the Capitol Promenade on the main level of the Monona Terrace.

Visit Monona Terrace's site to find detailed driving directions and parking help.

Accommodations

Both blocks of rooms are closed, but rooms are still available at Hilton Madison Monona Terrace and the Park Hotel.

How to get around Madison

Madison has many options to get you to and around downtown. Taxis and rental cars are plentiful at the airport. Madison has a public transportation system, and ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are also available.

Most Madison hotels, including the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace, have shuttles to and from the airport, as well. Please contact your hotel for details on booking a shuttle.

Additionally, you can rent bicycles through B-cycle in downtown Madison. For more information on transportation to and around Madison, visit the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site.

Parking

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
Please note downtown Madison has many concurrent road construction projects. Parts of East Wilson Street (the road in front of the Monona Terrace) is down to one traffic lane, and the 200 block of Pinckney is closed. If you park in the Government East garage, please note only the Wilson Street entrance is open.

Monona Terrace features a 300-space, cashier-operated parking structure. Parking for the conference will cost $16. Short-term and all-day public parking is provided throughout downtown Madison in various city-owned structures and lots for up to $1.80 an hour. Private parking in the Block89 Ramp is available within two blocks of the conference for $27 a day. On-street parking is also available for short-term parking.

Bus parking and passenger drop-off is accessible from the Wilson Street entrance to Monona Terrace.

Handicapped-accessible parking stalls are available at no cost for Monona Terrace event parking on the upper drive-through/drop-off level near the parking meter areas on both sides of Monona Terrace. Handicapped-accessible parking stalls are available for a charge on the lower parking level in front of the Level Three entrance. Curb cuts are located in close proximity to accessible parking and make travel to the building convenient.

Parking Resources:

  • How to get to Monona Terrace if you are driving.
  • Map of parking options near Monona Terrace.
  • Parking space availability in City of Madison parking lots.

 

Conference App

Download the UWEBC Annual Conference app for all of the details you need to know to prepare for the day, including personalizing your own agenda with the track sessions, strategic briefings and sponsor booths that you don't want to miss. To download the UWEBC Annual Conference app:

  1. Visit guidebook.com/g/uwebc18 and enter your cell phone number to receive a download link via text. Or, you can search for UW Guide in the Apple, Google or Amazon app store.
  2. Download and open the UW Guide app.
    • Allow push notifications so you don't miss any important announcements!
    • Allow location services so you can use the map features in the app.
  3. Once in the app, the UWEBC Annual Conference guide will automatically open and prompt you to download.
    • If the UWEBC Annual Conference guide does not automatically open, tap the magnifying glass icon in the middle of your screen. Type UWEBC in the search box to find the UWEBC Annual Conference guide.
  4. Tap to download and open the guide and start exploring!

 

Special Requests

  • Dietary restrictions: If you have a dietary request, please contact Jen Anderson with your needs (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut allergy, dairy free, pregnant, etc.) by September 18.
    You can reach Jen at jen.anderson@wisc.edu or 608-890-1406.
  • Mother's room: If you need to pump, please see the Monona Terrace greeter at the desk by the main entrance. The greeter will give you a key to use a private room.
Conference Details
When: 7:00 am-4:45 pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Where: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703
608-261-4000



CONFERENCE APP

Download the UWEBC Annual Conference app for all of the details you need to know to prepare for the day. Click here for instructions.



IMPORTANT DATES

Please note the following dates:

  • August 24:
    • Discounted Hilton Madison Monona Terrace hotel block closes.
  • September 7:
    • Discounted Park Hotel hotel block closes.
  • September 18:

Questions about the conference? Contact UWEBC Member Services and Events Director Jen Anderson at 608-890-1406 or jen.anderson@wisc.edu.


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