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  • Lodging and Travel

    We have reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Kingsgate Hotel, a 5 minute walk from the Children's Research Foundation. This hotel does have an underground parking facility. The conference rate for hotel rooms is $109.00 (plus tax). The discounted rate is good only until April 19th, 2012.

    Reservations can be made online or by phone call:

    • Online: Go to http://www.kingsgatemarriott.com ; fill out Check Availability section, look for the box to "write" or enter the group code: SRMSRMA
    • By phone: Call 1-888-720-1299 and ask for the SDB Meeting room block, or code SRM

    To search for other accommodations in the Cincinnati area, near Children's/University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Zoo, click here.

    If you stay at another hotel, you will be responsible for your transportation to and from the conference.

    If you will need to park a car at Cincinnati Children's (and do not already have garage access), you will need to email a conference organizer in advance, who will provide parking instructions.

  • Travel Information

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    If traveling to the conference by air, you will fly into the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport that is served by multiple domestic airlines. You can reach the Kingsgate Hotel or Medical Center by taxi, airport shuttle or rental car. Learn more about our main campus.

    Anyone traveling from Chicago, Indianapolis or Columbus can take an express bus. This bus arrives and departs downtown at 4th and Race Street. To reach the Medical Center, transfer to a Cincinnati city bus or take a cab.

    To reach the Cincinnati Children's Medical Center by car, click here for directions.

    Conference check-in will be at Location S. View a map of our central campus complex.

    If you are not staying at the Kingsgate Marriott, and do not normally park at our Medical Center, please use the Visitor Parking underground lot off of Burnet Avenue. You will not need a ticket or other identifying information to use this lot. Please follow signs posted outside on Burnet and Sabin Way to guide you to conference check-in.

    If you are staying at the Kingsgate Marriott, walking maps and posted signs along the street will be provided to guide you to conference check-in.

  • Travel Grants

    A limited number of travel awards to cover lodging at the Kingsgate meeting hotel will be available. Graduate student and postdoctoral trainees will be given highest priority to receive an award.

    To apply:

    - Go online or call the Kingsgate and reserve a room at the conference rate.  We will not make hotel reservations for award recipients.
    - Send a separate email to SDBMTG2012@cchmc.org  

    1. In the subject line of this email, put "Request a travel award"
    2. In 1-2 sentences indicate your position (student, postdoc, etc), institution, PI/lab head.

    Note: Conference participants must have paid their registration fee to be eligible.
    Awardees will be notified by April 16, 2012

  • About Cincinnati

    For more information about the "Queen City," please follow the links below:

    - View a list of things to do in Cincinnati.
    - View the Cincinnati travel website.
    - View information about local news and events.