Venue and Travel

Conference Facility

CS Emerging Scholars Conference will be held at the ILR Conference Center in King-Shaw Hall at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The ILR Conference Center is located in central campus on Garden Avenue (next to Barton Hall).

ILR Conference Center
King-Shaw Hall
140 Garden Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4401

Hotel Accommodations

[Statler Hotel] The conference hotel is The Statler Hotel, located in the heart of the Cornell University Campus and just a one block walk from the ILR Conference Center. All rooms include complimentary internet access and complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport (by advance reservation only).

The Statler Hotel, Cornell University
130 Statler Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853-6901
Phone: (607) 257-2500

Please complete the registration form sent via e-mail to confirm your hotel reservation.

Getting to Ithaca, NY

Cornell University is located in Ithaca, a small city in central New York. It is approximately 250 miles (400 km) northwest of New York City, and 60 miles (100 km) south of Syracuse.

Travel by Air to Ithaca
The most expedient and preferred way to arrive in Ithaca is through the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The Cornell campus is 10 minutes away from the Ithaca Airport.

Currently these airlines offer direct service at the Ithaca Airport:

  • US Airways to/form: Philadelphia International Airport
  • Delta to/from: Detroit Metro International Airport
  • United to/from: Newark Liberty International Airport

The Statler Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to/from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport(by advance reservation only).

If you cannot arrange a flight to Ithaca, you will find that the Hancock International Airport in Syracuse, New York, offers more airline options. Ithaca is about a 90-minute drive from Syracuse. Ground transportation to and from the Hancock Airport can be arranged through a local service, Ithaca Airline Limousine (phone 1-607-273-3030 or 1-800-273-9197). You must call for a reservation, based on their scheduled times, at least 48 hours in advance. The cost is $80/one-way, or $110/round-trip (subject to change). (You also have the option of a private reservation, at a time you choose, for a higher cost.)

As an alternative to that service, you may choose to take a taxi from Syracuse to Ithaca. The taxi service is located in the Hancock Airport terminal. There are no schedules or advance reservations required, and you can usually depart quickly. The cost is approximately $170/one-way. Another possible option is to rent a car at the airport and drive to Ithaca.

Travel by Car to Ithaca
If you will be driving to Ithaca, maps and directions can be found here. If you wish to rent a car, some of the companies that have local service outlets are:
•  Avis (phone 1-607-257-0441 or 1-800-831-2847)
•  Enterprise (phone 1-607-275-9000 or 1-800-736-8222)
•  Hertz (phone 1-607-257-8677 or 1-800-654-3131) 

Weather and Travel

Ithaca weather information can be found here.