Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Theory of Superconductivity @ 50
Wednesday-Saturday, October 10-13, 2007
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Most conference sessions will take place at the Beckman Institute on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-champaign.
405 N. Matthews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Click here for directions to the Beckman and the campus.
Champaign and Urbana are located in the East Central region of Illinois at the intersection of Interstate Highways I-57, I-74, and I-72. The cities are conveniently located 138 miles south of Chicago (2.5 hour drive from O’Hare International Airport), 124 miles west of Indianapolis, and 168 miles northeast of St. Louis.
Willard Airport (www.flycmi.com) in Champaign/Savoy (approximately 5 miles south of campus) is the closest airport to the University of Illinois. Daily flights are offered by American Airlines (with all connections made through Chicago and St. Louis) and Northwest (with connections through Detroit). Willard is a small, though modern, airport with four gates, operated by the University of Illinois. The airport code for Willard is "CMI".
Parking on campus can be difficult. Many metered parking spaces are available near the Beckman Institute. There are spaces on Wright St., in the Beckman circle drive off of Mathews Ave., and in the campus parking deck just east of the Institute. All meters require $.75 per hour. For more information on campus parking, please see the University Parking Department.