The conference will take place in the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (a.k.a. CIMS or Louise Slaughter Hall). See map below.

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.

Most US airlines and Air Canada offer flights to Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC). US carriers include American, United, Delta, Southwest, and Jetblue. For further information consult ROC website.

Rochester is also on a train line that connects Chicago and New York City. Trains run every day to and from both cities.

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. The Radisson Airport hotel (on RIT's campus - not the downtown Radisson) has a courtesy shuttle from the airport to the hotel. When you arrive, just use the free phone in the baggage claim area.

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.

Parking & Campus Maps

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.


Parking is not free on campus. If you drive, you will need a parking permit for both days. Parking requests must be received by Cassandra Shellman <cls3740 @ rit .edu> no later than October 31, 2016.

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