Several hotels within walking distance of the scientific venue offer reduced rates for meeting attendees; prices range from approximately $110-$200/night. In addition, the medical school dormitory, which is attached via an elevated walkway to the venue, will have rooms for about $55/night.
St. Louis provides excellent, low-cost transportation from the international airport and all points in the city to the scientific venue via the Metro high-speed train (link to Metro map). One of the Metro stops, the Central West End station, is 100 meters from the Newman Center. From this
MEETING ROOM LOCATION
The venue for all scientific presentations will be the Eric P. Newman Educational Center on the medical campus of Washington University in St. Louis. The Newman Center is a
Saint Louis is a multi-ethnic city with a rich history and many attractions. It was originally the “Gateway to the West” for American pioneers in the 1840’s, hence the iconic Arch at the entrance to the city on the western bank of the Mississippi River. The early immigrants established many notable breweries in the late 1800’s and early
St. Louis is also the home of the public Forest Park, which is twice as large as New York City’s Central Park and immediately adjacent to the Washington University Medical Center. Forest Park offers free admission to a world-class Art Museum (featuring original works by Picasso, etc?), the Municipal Zoo, magnificent fountains, and an 18-hole golf course. With nearly 20? miles of bike/running paths and roads, it is a recreational paradise and only 1-2 blocks away from the Newman Center and our local hotels.
Less than 2 miles away from the Newman Center are the St. Louis Botanical Gardens. This is one of the largest botanical gardens in the United States and we are hoping to have one of the evening events at this location.
The area near our venue is populated by an impressive assortment