Venue

HSP 2024 will be hybrid, with attendees welcome to participate in-person in Ann Arbor or online.

In-person events will be hosted on the central campus of University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, which is located in downtown Ann Arbor.

The main site will be the Central Campus Classroom Building (CCCB) - see the location on Google Maps.

See below for information about getting to and staying in Ann Arbor, and join our attendee discord if you want to discuss your arrangements with other conference attendees!

Getting to Ann Arbor

Plane

Flying into DTW is the most convenient way to get to Ann Arbor by plane. From the airport, Ann Arbor is a 30 minute drive (~$30 - $40 via ride share), or you can take the Michigan Flyer to Blake Transit Center ($25 round trip, $15 one way).

Train

Ann Arbor has an Amtrak station, from which it is a 20 min walk or 7 min drive to campus and downtown Ann Arbor.

Public Transit in Ann Arbor

Downtown Ann Arbor and UM’s central campus are very walkable areas. All conference events will be within walking distance of each other. However if you are not able to walk or your accommodations are further from central campus, you may want to use one of the following transportation options:

TheRide

TheRide is Ann Arbor’s busing system that runs in Ann Arbor and parts of Ypsilanti. Fares can be purchased in-person at select locations or online using the EZfare app. The list of routes can be found here.

University of Michigan Campus Transportation

The University of Michigan has campus buses that are free to ride. There are several routes across the north, central, and southern campuses. See this pdf of the university bus routes.

Accommodation

The University of Michigan has a list of accommodations. Destination Ann Arbor has a list of hotel packages that may be helpful in finding accommodations.

Hotels located downtown are typically walkable to the University, but more expensive per night. Hotels on the edges of town tend to be more affordable per night. If you will have a car, make sure to check for parking fees. There are also room, apartment, house, and vacation rentals available in Ann Arbor.

The following hotels are within about a 10-minute walk from the main conference building:

The following hotels are also very centrally located in town, but not quite as close to the primary conference building: