Chicago Regional Inorganic Colloquium

The UW-Madison Department of Chemistry is honored to host CRIC 2024

If you will be traveling to Madison for this event, we encourage you to reserve your hotel room as soon as possible – information on room blocks reserved for this event can be found under the “Accommodations” tab.

Registration for this event is free. Please click the registration tab to tell us you will join us in Madison on September 21st, 2024. 

 

Thank you for joining us!

Saturday, September 21st  *All times listed are in CDT

8:30 am Sign-in Begins

9:30 am Welcome Address

9:40 am Plenary Lecture

10:00 am Poster Session

11:00 am Invited Professor Talks

11:20 am Selected Trainee Talks

12:00 pm Lunch and Poster Session

1:00 pm Invited Professor Talks

1:20 pm Selected Trainee Talks

2:00 pm Tea Break

2:30 pm Invited Professor Talks

2:50 pm Selected Trainee Talks

3:30 pm Tea Break

4:00 pm Plenary Lecture

4:20 pm Plenary Lecture

4:40 pm Closing Remarks and Awards

All events will take place in our new North Tower chemistry education building, located at the corner of University Avenue and North Mills Street.
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We have reserved room blocks at both the Double Tree Hotel and the Wisconsin Union Hotel in downtown Madison.

Reservations will be made by the individual, and each guest will be responsible for payment of the room, taxes, and incidental charges.

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At the Double Tree parking is $18 per night and it is a 12 minute walk from the chemistry building, but the hotel provides a free shuttle service to both the airport and anywhere downtown including the chemistry building.

To reserve a room in the block, please follow this link: Double Tree Block Reservations

Room Rates: $269.00 for traditional rooms with one or two beds.

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Wisconsin Union Hotel (Union South) is across the street from the Chemistry department. Parking at the hotel is $18.00, and there is no shuttle service.

To reserve a room in the block, please follow this link: Wisconsin Union Block Reservations

Room Rates: $215.00 for traditional rooms with one or two beds and $243 for queen suites.

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Please see the list of other hotels below that are within walking distance of the chemistry department. 

  • The Fluno Center is a 10 minute walk from the chemistry building, parking is $15, and there is no shuttle service.
  • The Hilton Garden Inn is an 11 minute walk from the chemistry building, parking is $20, and there is no shuttle service.
  • The Hampton Inn & Suites Madison/Downtown is a 15 minute walk from the chemistry building, parking is $20, and there is no shuttle service.
  • The Best Western Plus InnTowner is a 25 minute walk from the chemistry building, has free parking, and an airport shuttle.
  • The Edgewater is a more upscale hotel. It is a 25 minute walk from the chemistry building, Parking is $24, and there is an airport shuttle.

Registration for this event is free, but please follow the registration link below to RSVP by August 16th, 2024.

Register Here!

If you will need to park a car, we encourage you to reserve a spot by clicking on the link below. Parking is $15.00 per day and needs to be submitted two weeks prior to the event. The closest space is lot 80, the Union South Parking ramp. Lot 7 (Granger Hall) is also nearby. You may also try parking on the same day without reserving, but spots in these lots are not guaranteed. The link provides real-time updates of available parking. The Chemistry building is at the corner of Mills and University avenues.

Lot 56 and the metered street parking are free on weekends, but the spots are limited.

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Please contact Edith or Patricia at ekamason@wisc.edu or parmenta@wisc.edu with any questions or concerns