Conference Venue, Travel and Visa

Conference Venue



Davis Auditorium

The Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research
(Schapiro CEPSR)
place 530 W 120th St, New York, NY 10027


Workshop Venue



Hamilton Hall

place 1130 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027

   

Hotel Information



Hotels are categorized into luxury, mid-range, and budget categories, with recommended hotels labeled. Room prices are listed with each hotel based on listings from September 23, 2019. Maps from the hotels to Columbia University are provided for your reference.


Mid-range Hotels


Aloft Harlem (Recommended)


place 2296 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, NY 10027 USA (0.6 mile)

public https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nyclh-aloft-harlem/

phone +1(212) 749-4000


Starting from $205 per night



Hotel Beacon (Recommended)


place 2130 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 (2.4 miles)

public https://www.beaconhotel.com

phone +1(800) 572-4969


Starting from $232 per night



Arthouse Hotel New York City (Recommended)


place 2178 Broadway, W 77th St, New York, NY 10024 (2.3 miles)

public https://www.arthousehotelnyc.com

phone +1(800) 509-7598

email connect@arthousehotelnyc.com


Starting from $227 per night



The Excelsior Hotel


place 45 W 81st St, New York, NY 10024 (2.2 miles)

public https://www.excelsiorhotelny.com

phone +1(212) 362-9200


Starting from $226 per night



Hotel Belleclaire


place 2175 Broadway, New York, NY 10024 (2.3 miles)

public Website

phone +1(212) 453-4036

email hbres@triumphhotels.com


Starting from $231 per night



Budget Hotels


Hotel Newton (Recommended)


place 2528 Broadway, New York, NY 10025 (1.4 miles)

public https://www.thehotelnewton.com

phone +1(212) 678-6500


Starting from $178 per night



The Empire Hotel


place 44 W 63rd St, New York, NY 10023 (3.0 miles)

public https://empirehotelnyc.com/

phone +1(855) 265-7400

email Reservations@EmpireHotelNYC.com


Starting from $178 per night



Luxury Hotels


Edge Hotel


place 514 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032 (2.5 miles)

public Website

phone +1(212) 543-0005

email info@edgehotelnyc.com


Starting from $254 per night



Grand Hyatt New York


place 109 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017 (4.8 miles)

public https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/new-york/grand-hyatt-new-york/nycgh

phone +1(212) 883-1234

email newyork.grand@hyatt.com


Starting from $324 per night



Getting to Columbia University



Columbia University is easily accessible through public transportation and private cars.


Public Transportation

Metro cards for the New York City subway and buses can be purchased at any subway station at the counter or ticketing machines (cash and card accepted). The metro card can be used for both buses the subway, except for the M60-SBS bus line.


Tickets to ride the M60-SBS bus must be purchased at any of the M60-SBS bus stops. More information about the M60-SBS line can be found here: https://bustime.mta.info/m/?q=M60-SBS.


Columbia University is situated along the 1 (red) subway line at the 116th Street and Broadway subway station. All recommended hotels are situated along the 1 line, except for Aloft Harlem.


For those living at Aloft Harlem, you can take the M60-SBS bus to the 116th Street and Broadway Bus station. Alternatively, the walk between Aloft Harlem and Columbia University is only 15 to 20 minutes, with the option of walking along/through the scenic Morningside Park.


Buses and trains run throughout New York every few minutes all day.


Please refer here for more information about the subway lines in New York.


Please refer here for more information about the bus lines.



Taxi and Rideshare (Uber, Lyft, etc.)


Taxis and rideshares are readily available throughout New York and at the three major airports (John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia) at all hours.

Parking

If you are arriving by car, you may park on the street or use one of the local parking garages. The following two parking garages are within a 5-10 minute walk from Davis Auditorium.


Claremont Parking Corp.
Riverside Church, 120th Street
(between Claremont Ave. & Riverside Drive)
(212) 870-6736
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight


GMC Garage
532 West 122nd Street (between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
(212) 961-1075
Open from 6 a.m. to midnight



Getting to the Conference Venue

The main conference will be held in the Davis Auditorium in Schapiro CEPSR.


The Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research (Schapiro CEPSR) is located at 530 West 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam. Davis Auditorium is on the 4th floor (campus level), room 412.


Entering from Campus

From the campus entrance (after arriving by subway or bus), walk in along College Walk, head north up the steps, go around Low Library and to the back of Uris Hall (the Business School). Davis Auditorium is on the 4th floor (campus level). Please refer to the map below for more information.




Entering from 120th Street

Entering the building from 120th Street, you will come through a set of iron gates. You can access the stairs or the elevator from the lobby. Davis Auditorium is on the 4th floor (campus level).



Getting to the Demo and Poster Venue


The demo and poster session will be held in Lerner Hall Room 555, located on the fifth floor of the building.


Directions from Davis Auditorium

Exit Davis Auditorium, located in Schapiro CEPSR, and walk around Uris Hall (the business school) and past Low Library. Walk down the steps and across College Walk towards Butler Library. Lerner Hall will be located on your right towards the southwest corner of the campus.


Visa Related Information


  • ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.
  • For visa support letters, refer all requests to supportletters@acm.org. Please allow up to 10 business days to receive a letter. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with the request:
    • Your name as it appears on your passport
    • Your current postal mailing address
    • The name of the conference you are registering for
    • Your registration confirmation number
    • If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the "sole author" or a "co-author"
    • Authors may indicate their paper title. If no paper, speakers can provide the title of their presentation

ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment. ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.