Registration fee includes Wednesday and Thursday lunch, food will be provided at the reception on Wednesday night, and banquet on Thursday night. All conference events will be held on IIT’s main campus. The campus can be reached conveniently in several ways from downtown hotels: CTA red line train, CTA green line train, CTA bus #29 (State street bus that stops on almost every block).
The train ride is about 10 minutes, and the bus ride about 20-25 minutes (the cost is $2-2.50 for the one-way trip). The walk from the train stations to the conference site is about 5 minutes. The walk from the bus station to the conference site is about 3 minutes through campus.
If you prefer not take public bus or train, taxi costs around $15, and Uber is about $10 usually, and the drive usually takes between 10 and 25 minutes.
Here is a Google map with directions to campus as well as hotel locations: