Location

Albuquerque, New Mexico “Land of Enchantment”, USA

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Fly here

Fly to Airport ABQ
Albuquerque International Sunport
2200 Sunport Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Drive or hotel shuttle to hotel

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport
1921 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 338-5255

Reserving your room

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You must call the Holiday Inn Express directly no later than Aug 19th at (505) 338-5255 to reserve your room. Tell them you are registering with the CDSS-Southwest Regional Organizers Conference with the code “CDS”. SWROC reservations pay the discounted nightly rate of $68, before tax.

Conference location

University of New Mexico Student Union Building (UNM SUB)
1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
Rooms: Santa Ana A & B, Fiesta A, and Fiesta B

Friday: Feel free to arrive as early as 5:30 pm; 6-8 Check-in, Dinner and Conference Kick-off; 8-11 All-Conference Dance
Saturday: Feel free to arrive as early as 8:30; Conference sessions from 9-5 (lunch included) followed by FolkMADS Dance at ASDC
Sunday: Feel free to arrive as early as 8:30; Conference sessions from 9:30-2 (including lunch, wrap-up and farewells).

Drive, shuttle, or walk between hotel and conference

The hotel is on Yale and UNM SUB is two streets east on Cornell.  Drive 1.5 miles north and consult the parking section below.

Local volunteers have been organized to help transport visitors from the hotel to the conference locations.

Albuquerque driving map from hotel to conference

Parking

Parking Recommendations

Friday
Park on campus anywhere for free after 6pm.
Park south of Silver Ave

Saturday
Park south of Silver Ave
Day parking lots located 1 to 3 blocks south of Central on Buena Vista, Yale and Cornell, as well as University at Copper – west of campus. These lots charge from $1.00 up to $2.00 per day.

Sunday
Park on campus anywhere for free
Park south of Silver Ave

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UNM parking details

Hours Parking is Enforced:
Friday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Weekend Parking:
After 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening, and all day Saturday and Sunday, visitors may park in any permit zone. Please do not park in a reserved or handicap space or next to any colored curb at any time, 7 days a week.

Alternate Parking Suggestions:
Meter parking along Central Avenue and the adjoining close side streets to the south of Central; day parking lots located 1 to 3 blocks south of Central on Buena Vista, Yale and Cornell, as well as University at Copper – west of campus. These lots charge from $1.00 up to $2.00 per day. Be careful about parking on residential side streets close to campus, because every street within two to four blocks of the University also requires a permit. Churches and businesses surrounding the University are also restricted and may ticket or have your car towed.

Southwest Regional Organizers Conference, Sept 19-21, 2014, Albuquerque NM