Venue 


ILASS-Americas 2019 will be held in the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 4 (ISTB-4) on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus (see map). ISTB-4 is easily accessible by foot from downtown Tempe (15-20min walk), the University Dr./Rural Light Rail station (5min walk), and hotels south and south-east of campus (5-10min walk).

Arizona State University’s Tempe campus is located approximately 5 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Sky Harbor is a hub for both American Airlines and Southwest.

Ground Transportation

Several options exist to travel between Sky Harbor Airport and the ASU’s Tempe campus:

  • Light Rail:
    • At terminals 3 or 4 board the PHX Sky Train towards 44th St./Washington Valley Metro Light Rail.
    • Board the Light Rail towards Mesa Dr/Main St. and exit at either Mill Ave/3rd St for downtown Tempe hotels or University Dr./Rural for the conference venue.
    • Trains run from 4:40 a.m. to midnight (M-Th), 4:40am to 2am (F), 5am to 2am (Sa), and 5am to midnight (Su) every 15 minutes between 6am and 7pm and every 20 minutes otherwise.
    • Single ride tickets are $2.00, 1-day tickets cost $4.00 and should be bought at vending machines available at each light rail station before boarding the train.
  • Ride Share:
    • Ride share services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    • Terminal pick-up are Terminal 2: east outside door #8, Terminal 3: South curb, west end outside door #4, Terminal 4: Level 1, north curb, far west end outside door #1, and Terminal 4: Level 1, south curb, far east end, outside door #8.
    • Travel between Sky Harbor airport and ASU’s Tempe costs between $9 and $13 and takes approximately 10-15 minutes.
  • Taxi:
    • Ride share services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    • Taxi terminal access is located at Terminal 2: east outside door # 8, Terminal 3: North curb, outside door # 7, and Terminal 4: Level 1, North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6
    • Travel between Sky Harbor airport and ASU’s Tempe costs approx. $30 and takes approximately 10-15 minutes.

Hotels

There is no dedicated conference hotel for ILASS-Americas 2019. Attendees should make their hotel reservations on their own. Several hotels are located within walking distance to the conference venue in ISTB-4, either around campus or in downtown Tempe, see map. Hotel cost ranges from approx. $60 to $250 per night, with many hotels in the $130 per night price range.

A list of hotels that ASU has contracted individual room rates with is available at https://visit.asu.edu/travel. Please choose the Tempe Campus and after selecting a hotel, by clicking “make your reservation” the ASU rate will automatically generate after you input your dates of stay.