Plan Your Visit - Conference 2014


Hotel #1:                 

Biddle Hotel and Conference Center, Indiana University, Indiana Memorial Union (site of the conference):  (812) 856-6381.  Rooms are on hold for the ALSCW at rates that range from $105-$159 plus tax.  Online reservations can be made at

  • Click “Biddle Hotel”
  • Click “accommodations”
  • Scroll down to “reserve a room”
  • Put in desired arrival/departure dates
  • Enter group code: ALSCW
  • Click “check availability”
  • Make selection and process reservation

There are two shuttle services that run from the Indianapolis Airport to the Indiana Memorial Union.  Rates and reservation details can be found on each website.  Go to Express Travel at or Star of America at   (You can press “Control” and double click on these links.)

Hotel #2:           

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Bloomington
: (812) 961-3917.  Identify yourself with the ALSCW for their special rate. There is one shuttle service from the Indianapolis Airport:s Star of America (see the above link).

Hotel #3:           

Courtyard by Marriott, Bloomington
: (812) 335-8000.   The code is “ALS” for their special ALSCW rate.  The website is  There is one shuttle service from the Indianapolis Airport: Go Express Travel Shuttle (see the link above).

The various express bus services leave the Indianapolis Airport  for Bloomington at two-hour intervals and go to your hotel’s door. The trip through farm country lasts approximately ninety minutes.  Watch for bicyclists singing Italian arias. Schedules are on the shuttle companies’ online sites.

Conference registration forms will be available soon.

We’ll see you in Bloomington!