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Further Information

Kern Conference 2018 – Design, Sound and Vision in Midcentury Media

Further Information

The conference hotel is the Strathallan Hotel, a Doubletree by Hilton hotel., which is located at 550 East Avenue in Rochester. We have a block of rooms reserved at the University rate, under the Kern conference. Telephone: (585) 461-5010; Email: The hotel has pleasant lounges and two restaurants, outdoor spaces, a small workout room, and a pool. The hotel is on the border of the compact but vibrant “Neighborhood of the Arts.”

There are a number of restaurants, cafes and clubs near the hotel, as well as several museums, including the George Eastman Museum, RIT’s Gallery r, the Memorial Art Gallery, and the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

The Rochester airport is close to the Strathallan Hotel. As an alternative, the Buffalo airport is about 1 hour and 15 minutes away. Amtrak rail also serves Rochester. There is a convenient shuttle service between the hotel and the Rochester airport, which can be arranged with the hotel.

All attendees are expected to register for the conference, which is subsidized by the Kern endowment. Registration will include entrance to the George Eastman Museum, several meals, coffee breaks, and conference materials. Please note that there is a separate fee for the conference dinner, planned for Friday April 27 at the Century Club, nearby the Strathallan Hotel. The conference rooms will have projection, and a laptop will be available, or you are welcome to use your own.

We look forward to seeing you in Rochester.