COTS 2017 Hotel & Travel Information

The 2017 Conference on Test Security

September 6–8, 2017
Madison, Wis.

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Conference location

Pyle Center
702 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706

General Timeline of Events

Conference Workshops September 6, 12:00–5:00 p.m.
Conference Program September 7, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
September 8, 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Poster Presentations with Networking Reception September 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Air Travel

Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
4000 International Ln, Madison, WI 53704
Approximately 5 miles (15 minutes) from conference location.

Shuttles are not available from MSN to the conference hotel, but taxis are readily available. A taxi from MSN to the Lowell Center typically costs $20–25. Rental cars are also available at the airport.

General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
5300 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Approximately 85 miles (1 hour 20 minutes) from conference location.

O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666
Approximately 135 miles (2 hours 15 minutes) from conference location.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Lowell Center (610 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706), which is next door to the Pyle Center. Rooms for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday night of the conference are $105 per night. Attendees may make a reservation by calling the hotel at 1-866-301-1753 and using the group code TESTSEC, or by booking online. On-site parking is available for $10 per night. Off-site parking (approximately 0.25 miles away) is complimentary.

The deadline to book a room at the Lowell Center is August 1.

Conference Parking and Transportation

For attendees staying at the Lowell Center, on-site parking is available for $10 per night, and off-site parking (approximately 0.25 miles away) is complimentary. Other attendees may reserve an individual parking space.

Parking is available in Lot 6 (Helen C. White Garage, 600 N. Park St.) for $14 per day per vehicle, or lot 83 (Fluno Garage, 314 N. Frances St.) for $12 per day per vehicle. Parking is extremely competitive on the UW campus, so if you plan to drive and park in one of these lots, please plan ahead and reserve an individual parking space. Public parking is also available at the State Street Campus Garage (415 N. Lake St.) for $1.30 per hour.


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