OUR VISION IS TO REDUCE ILLNESS AND DEATH ASSOCIATED WITH FUNGAL DISEASES WORLDWIDE.

Logistics

LOGISTICS

Venue
The workshop will be held at the Institute of Systems Biology, 401 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.  Google Map

 

Registration:
No fees are applied to participants.

 

Accommodation:
Hotel room block: Marriott, Courtyard, located at 925 Westlake Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, hotel is a 9 minute walk to ISB (see map.)
The room block at the Marriott Courtyard ended on 01/26/2015 11:59pm PST.

 

For participants supported by GAFFI: Rooms are reserved for two nights February 21st (Check-in) -23rd (Check-out), 2015, at the Marriott Courtyard, and paid for by GAFFI.

 

For all other participants: Please note that after 01/26/2015 11:59 p.m. PST, reservations can be made either through the hotel website directly here  or by calling the toll free number 1-800-321-2211. Please mention Global Fungal Infection Forum at the time of your reservation.
Other nearby hotels include:

Silver Cloud Inn

Residence Inn Marriott

Travel Arrangements
Travel reservations will be managed individually by each of the participants.

 

Sponsorship/Travel Awards:
Funding for travel for participants from Low and middle income countries will be available, including airfare (economy class), accommodation expenses (including meals) and local transfers. Personal extra costs during the stay will be the responsibility of the participant.
Visas
Invitation letters are specifically for registered attendees living outside the US and are required to get a VISA for travel. For a list of visa requirements per nationality see: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english.html

 

Transport from the airport to the hotel:
Combination of Light Rail and Taxi: Cost: $2.75 (Light rail) + $10.00 (Taxi). The Sound Transit Central Link light rail runs from SeaTac Airport to downtown Seattle every 15 minutes between 5:00am – 1:00am. Disembark at Westlake Station, after which call a taxi to the hotel. Link website: http://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Central-Link-light-rail#
-Shared Shuttle: Cost: ~$37.00. Roundtrip shuttles can be reserved at: http://shuttleexpress.com/
-Taxi: It will be approximately $50 from the airport to the hotel.

 

Additional Information
For more general information on Seattle, please consult the following pages:
http://visitseattle.org/Visitors/Visitor-Essentials/Seattle-Maps.aspx
http://visitseattle.org/Visitors/Home.aspx

 

Contacts
For additional queries, participants can contact us at: usheth@bvgh.org