U21 Managers' Meeting
The October 2012 Managers' Meeting will take place at the University of Connecticut from 18 to 19 October.
Wednesday 17 October
18:00 Meal at the Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art (the first public art institution in the United States) for those already in Hartford.
Thursday 18 October
09:00 Meeting opens (Hartford)
17:00 Day one concludes
18:00 Evening meal at the Society Room, Hartford
Friday 19 October
09:30 Meeting resumes (Storrs campus)
16:00 Meeting concludes
16:00 Tour of campus
18:00 Evening meal at Max's Downtown Diner, Hartford
Saturday 20 October
There will be the opportunity to go on an excursion either on a Fall Foliage Tour up the Connecticut River, or to Mystic to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum. This will be at delegates' own expense.
Registration is via the U21 website - follow the link at the end of this page.
As usual, papers will be circulated electronically before the meeting. We would encourage you to bring your own papers with you if possible to avoid unnecessary printing. Please indicate on the registration form whether you will need papers provided for you in Connecticut. IF YOU DO NOT ASK FOR PAPERS, YOU WILL NOT GET ANY as we do not print extras!
Please indicate on the registration form if you will be coming to the evening meals. Nearer the time, delegates will be asked to confirm these arrangements and choose their menu.
Colleagues at the University of Connecticut have negotiated a favourable rate of at the following hotel:
Marriott Hartford Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Tel: +1 866 373 9806
Delegates should book directly with hotel using the following link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/universitas21
You need to book by 15 September to ensure you can take advantage of this rate and guarantee accommodation.
Getting to Hartford
Bradley International Airport is just outside Hartford and is the easiest place to travel to. It is possible to get flight connections from Washington and New York.
A taxi from Bradley International Airport to the hotel costs around US$45.
Airport shuttles from JFK/La Guardia:
Shuttle from Boston:
Logan Airport, Boston, MA is 88.38 miles away from campus and it takes around 1 hour and 35 minutes to get to the campus from the airport. For information about the ground transportation from the airport, go to:
The Storrs Campus is 35 minutes (c.28 miles) away from Hartford and around 45 minutes (c.35 miles) from Bradley International Airport.