The symposium will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota co-located with the IEEE Virtual Reality 2014 conference at The Commons Hotel. The Commons Hotel brings an industrial schoolhouse vibe to the heart of Minneapolis. Conveniently located near, well, everything, and offering modern décor complimented by ample amenities, The Commons Hotel promises an inspirational retreat to suit any traveler’s needs.
Please make your reservation early to stay at the Commons Hotel at the special conference rate.
Arriving to the hotel with public transportation
Public transit in Minneapolis is provided by Metro Transit. The total fare from the airport to the hotel is $2.25 (rush hour) and $1.75 (at all other times). Fare for the light rail line includes free transfers on to the bus system for 2.5 hours.
To get to the Commons Hotel from Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport, take the METRO Blue light rail line north from the airport to the Downtown East/Metrodome Station. From there, transfer onto either bus line 16 East or 50 East. Take the bus until the Oak St at Washington Ave stop. From there, walk one block west to the hotel.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport webpage has information on the available ground transportation options from the airport, including taxi, shuttle, and car rental services. More information can be found in this link.