COTS 2016 Hotel & Travel Information

October 18–20, 2016    Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Conference Location

1200 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

General Timeline of Events

Conference Workshops October 18, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Conference Program October 19, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
October 20, 8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Social Networking Reception October 19, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Schedule At-A-Glance ▾

Tuesday, October 18
Workshop Check-in/Registration – lunch on your own 12:00–1:00
Workshop 1 1:00–2:45
Break 2:45–3:15
Workshop 2 3:15–5:00
General Conference Check-in – not needed if you attended workshops 5:00–7:00
Wednesday, October 19
Breakfast 7:00–8:00
Keynote Speaker – David Callahan
Break 9:30–9:45
Session 1 9:45–10:45
Break 10:45–11:00
Session 2 11:00–12:00
Break 12:00–1:00
Plenary Session 1:00–2:30
Break 2:30–2:45
Session 3 2:45–3:45
Break 3:45–4:00
Session 4 4:00–5:00
Social Networking Gathering 6:00–8:00
Thursday, October 20
Breakfast 7:00–8:00
Session 5 (90 min) 8:00–9:30
Break 9:30–9:45
Session 6 9:45–10:45
Break 10:45–11:00
Session 7 11:00–12:00
Break 12:00–1:00
Session 8 (90 min) 1:00–2:30

Restaurants in the Area ▾

3rd Base Brewery
500 Blairs Ferry Road NE319-378-9090

Adelitas Mexican Grill
2833 Blairs Ferry Road NE319-378-0034

303 Collins Road NE319-393-9595

BBQ This!
560 Boyson Road NE, Suite A319-393-4477

Biaggi’s (Italian Bistro)
320 Collins Road NE319-393-6593

Buffalo Wild Wings
1100 Blairs Ferry Road NE319-378-8886

Carlos O’Kellys (Mexican)
3320 Armar Drive, Marion319-373-1451

161 Collins Road NE319-393-4557

1250 Collins Road NE319-378-9694

Chipotle Mexican Grill
4444 1st Ave. NE, Suite 538319-393-4025

Chrome Horse Saloon
1140 Blairs Ferry Road NE

Cibo Fusion
685 Marion Blvd.319-447-1414

Fieldhouse (Sports Bar)
5001 1st Ave. SE319-378-6447

Granite City Food & Brewery
4755 1st Ave. SE319-395-7500

Hurricane Grill & Wings
4444 1st Ave. NE, Suite 602319-294-9464

Irish Democrat
3207 1st Ave. SE319-364-9896

Lava Fusion
5400 Edgewood Road NE319-393-2121

Lone Star Steakhouse
4545 1st Ave. SE319-393-9648

Mulligan’s Pub
1060 Old Marion Road NE319-294-5778

Olive Garden
367 Collins Road NE319-378-6401

Osaka Japanese Grill
5001 1st Ave. SE319-377-2237

Oyama Sushi
5350 Council St. NE319-832-1800

Outback Steakhouse
3939 1st Ave. SE319-366-6683

Panera Bread
5010 Council St. NE319-393-2100

Papa Juan’s (Mexican)
5505 Center Point Road NE319-393-0258

PepperJax Grill
5200 Fountains Drive319-378-5965

Red Lobster
163 Collins Road NE319-395-0450

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
4625 1st Ave. SE319-378-6924

Taste of India
1060 Old Marion Road NE319-294-6999

Ting’s Red Lantern (Chinese)
540 Boyson Road NE319-394-8666

Tomaso’s Pizza
3234 Center Point Road NE319-364-4313

Vito’s on 42nd
4100 River Ridge Drive NE319-393-8727

3847 1st Ave. SE319-364-6125

Air Travel

The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)
2121 Arthur Collins Parkway SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
Approximately 13 miles from conference location
Free shuttle available – call hotel for arrangements

Quad City International Airport (MLI)
2200 69th Ave, Moline, IL
Approximately 95 miles from conference location

Hotel Information

The registration process enables you to enter your arrival and departure hotel dates for the meeting. Once you have entered your travel information, you do not need to take any other action. Your room will be reserved for you for the number of nights indicated. The hotel room, tax, Internet access, and incidentals will be charged to the credit card identified at check-in. One week before the conference, you will receive an email that will include your hotel confirmation number.

1200 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-393-6600  |
Conference Rate: $119/night – discounted rate valid through September 23
For reservations, register for the conference online

Conference Parking and Transportation

On-site parking is available at no additional cost.

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