Site-wide links

RIT College of Liberal Arts
Conable Conference in International Studies

April 12-14, 2012


RIT ------ College of Liberal Arts ------ Program in International Studies ------ Conable Endowment in International Studies ------ The Department of Sociology and Anthropology ------ Cornell University Department of History

Conference Venue

The 2012 Conable Conference will convene in LBR-006 on the RIT campus.

Four rooms will serve as the primary locations:

  • The Golisano Auditorium in Golisano Building, 070-1400
  • Two Lecture Rooms in the Liberal Arts Hall: LBR-006-A 205 and LBR-006-A 201
  • The Faculty Lounge, also in the Liberal Arts Hall: LBR 006-1251

To view maps, click here.

Conference Accommodation

A block of rooms at a discounted conference has been set aside at the Radisson Hotel near RIT campus for those registered for the conference.

Once you have registered, you will receive a registration number. Please call the hotel directly on +1 (585) 475-1910 to make your reservation. You will be asked for the registration number in order to access the discounted rate.

The discounted rate is $96.00 plus taxes. A courtesy shuttle may be pre-arranged to pick you up from the airport and drop you off.

The discounted pre-registration rate will be available until March 12, 2012.


Once entering campus at the main entrance (indicated with a VERY large sign: "Rochester Institute of Technology, Founded 1829"), follow the signs to the Information Booth. The Campus Safety officer will issue a parking pass and provide directions to your desired destination.

Please park in Parking Lot E or F. Download Campus Maps: Medium | Large | PDF


The RIT campus is located in Rochester, New York. The third largest city in New York State, Rochester is on Lake Ontario, about midway between Niagara Falls and Syracuse and within easy driving distance to Toronto.

From the airport

Turn right onto Brooks Avenue, then a quick right onto I-390 South. From 390, take the next exit (Scottsville Road) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Road (Route 252). Proceed east a short distance to campus, RIT's main entrance will be on your right.

From the NYS Thruway

Take exit 46 and proceed north on I-390 to exit 13 (Hylan Drive). Take a left onto Hylan Dr. and continue north to Jefferson Road (Route 252), and take a left at the light. Proceed west a short distance to the main campus.