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Lodging, transportation, other logistics

If you've already registeredfor New Pamphleteers/New Reporters, here are the lodging options we suggest:

Hotel options from $72/night

    • DAYS INN -- We have established a block of rooms at a special rate of $72/room per night plus tax at the Days Inn Minneapolis/University of Minnesota, 2407 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis MN 55414. (VIEW MAP) In order to receive the special rate, you must make you reservation by phone. Call the hotel at: 612-623-9303 (if busy, leave a message with your return phone number), and request the "Journalism That Matters" block. The rooms include complimentary wireless Internet, free continental breakfast, free parking and a free shuttle to the McNamara Alumni Center, where we're meeting. For after-hour registration, call the hotel front desk at 612-623-3999 and ask for the "Journalism That Matters" block. Or email Amy Webb at DaysInnUSales@qwest.net.

    Dormitory option -- $46 single

    • DORMITORY/SHARED BATH OPTION -- The Minnesota Journalism Center will reserve dormitory lodging for budget-conscious participants at the rate of $46 per room single occupancy; $68 per room double occupancy. Details are available upon registration.

AIR/GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Light rail/bus from airport

    Minneapolis has an efficient light rail system from the airport downtown. Take the Hiawatha Line to the Nicollette Mall station at 6th Street and then a bus to Days Inn of the Univ. of Minneapolis McNamara Alumni Center. Use the TRANSIT TRIP PLANNER (put in 2407 SE Washington Ave. 55455 as your destination).

OTHER LOGISTICS

    Food

    • Registration covers Wed. dinner; Thurs. continental breakfast, lunch and dinner / plus Friday continental breakfast.

    Wireless access

    • The McNamara Alumni Center provides wireless internet access throughout the building and meeting rooms. You will be provided a logon password upon arrival at no extra charge.

SUMMARY

  • Event Name: New Pamphleteers/New Reporters: Convening entrepreneurs who combine journalism, democracy, place and blogs
  • Short Name: JTM-Minnesota: New Pamphleteers/New Reporters
  • Location: Minnesota Journalism Center / Univ. of Minnesota / McNamara Alumni Center
      Address: 200 Oak St., S.E.
      City, State, Zip: Minneapolis, MN, 55455