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Travel Information

Joseph E. Usibelli Engineering Learning and Innovation Building

1764 Tanana Loop, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775

Prior to departure, we strongly encourage you to test for COVID-19. 

We also encourage you to test upon arrival in Fairbanks. 

Shuttle Schedule

We will have shuttles running from the LaQuinta and Best Western Chena River. Shuttles will leave the La Quinta at 7:30 and stop at the Best Western en route to campus, arriving on campus at approximately 7:45. Participants staying at other hotels will need to make their own arrangements to get to campus.

Monday, August 22

Hotels to the Summit

Departing La Quinta: 7:30 am

Arrival: 7:45 am

Summit to Reception

Boarding: 515 pm

Departure: 5:30 pm

Arrival: 5:35 pm

Reception to Hotels*

Boarding: 7:15 pm

Departure: 7:30 pm

Arrival: 7:45 pm

Tuesday, August 23

Hotels to the Summit

Departing La Quinta: 7:30 am

Arrival: 7:45 am

Summit to Hotels

Boarding: 5:30 pm

Departure: 5:45 pm

Arrival: 6:00 pm

*The shuttle will return to the hotels via the event parking lot. Guests driving their own vehicle may ride the shuttle.

Air Travel

We are pleased to share that Alaska Airlines has provided a 5% discount code for our guests. The event discount code is:  ECME221

 
To use the Discount Code, go online to alaskaair.com and input the discount code when searching for flights. 
 
If you have questions about the Discount Code, please contact the Group Desk at *800-445-4435. 
 
Alaska Airlines Group Desk hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6am-6pm PST, Saturday 7:30am-6pm PST, closed Sunday. 

 

*You may also use the Discount Code by calling Alaska Airlines Group Desk; however, a $15.00 per person service fee will apply. 

Lodging

Room blocks have been reserved at Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge and La Quinta Inn & Suites.

If online booking displays "no availability," please call the hotels and reference the summit room blocks to confirm availability. 

Best Western: 1 (907) 328-3500

La Quinta: 1 (907) 328-6300

Please make your lodging arrangements by August 1, as room blocks will be released thereafter. 

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Event Parking

Please follow the "event parking" signs to the Nenana lot. Parking services: (907) 474-7384

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