Where is CHIIR 2018?

CHIIR 2018 will be held in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The main conference will be at the Heldrich hotel. The workshops, tutorials, and the doctoral consortium will be hosted at Rutgers University.

As a Research 1 University, Rutgers is at the forefront of innovative and collaborative research initiatives. It is also is situated in an ideal location. 38 miles away from New York City, and 65 miles to Philadelphia, New Brunswick provides access to a variety of destinations and attractions in the nearby area. Efficient public transportation also offers flexible travel via air, rail, bus, and road connections to various destinations in the larger metropolitan area.

New Brunswick is close to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR, 30 minutes by public transport), as well as within commuting distance to LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), serving the area with both domestic and international direct flights and connections.

Presently, New York area airport (EWR, JFK, LGA) offer direct flights to approximately 162 cities both domestically and internationally. Estimates (roundtrip, obtained for March) range based on location: RDU to EWR: $216; Seattle to EWR: $392; London to EWR: $552; and Beijing to EWR: $904.

The Heldrich Hotel

  • Downtown New Brunswick
  • 5 minutes walk to the train station
  • 21 meeting rooms accommodating 10 - 500 guests
  • 235 luxuriously appointed guestrooms
  • Christopher's Restaurant and Bar
  • Indoor pool with outdoor terrace and health club
  • The Spa

Accommodations in the area

The Heldrich, Hyatt Regency: ~$180
Hilton, Hampton Inn: ~$130
Holiday Inn: ~$100