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Driving Directions

Drive North on Sheridan RD through the Northwestern campus to the parking lot just past the Jacobs Center (this will be right past the intersection of Foster and Sheridan). Turn right into the parking lot and follow it down the hill towards the lake. The Allen Center will be on the far side of the parking lot.


Parking

Attendees may park anywhere on campus after 4:00pm on Friday, February 1st, 2011 and all day Saturday and Sunday, February 2-3. The closest parking lots will be identified with "Conference Parking" signs.

Special Hotel Discount

Allen Center

2169 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 864-9270

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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

1. Take the "CTA Purple Line" north toward Linden
2. Get off at Foster St
3. Make a right, turning east onto Foster St.
3. Walk two and a half blocks to Sheridan Rd.
4. Just past the intersection of Foster and Sheridan you will see a parking lot. Make a right through the parking lot towards the lake. Follow the sidewalk down the hill. The Allen Center is on the far side of the parking lot.

For more information about the Chicago Transit Authority, visit the CTA Website

Metra commuter rail

1. Take the Metra/Union Pacific North Line toward Kenosha
2. Get off at Davis St, Evanston
3. Make a left, turning east onto Davis St
4. Walk one long block from Benson Ave to Orrington Ave
5. Make a left, turning north onto Orrington Ave
6. Walk two blocks to Clark St
7. In front of you, on the north side of Clark St, will be the Rebecca Crown Center
8. Walk east on Clark to Sheridan. Walk North on Sheridan towards the intersection of Foster and Sheridan. Just past this intersection of Foster and Sheridan you will see a parking lot. Make a right through the parking lot towards the lake. Follow the sidewalk down the hill. The Allen Center is on the far side of the parking lot.

For more information about Metra, visit the Metra Information Center


Special Hilton Hotel Discount

Identify yourself as being with the NU Kellogg Africa Conference Guest Block group to receive the discounted rate. To confirm a guest reservation, Hilton Orrington/Evanston requires a guarantee of the first night’s room rate and tax, which may be provided by credit card. This also guarantees the reservation for late arrival. Reservations may also be made on-line: www.orringtonevanston.hilton.com. The on-line booking code for the workshop is AFCONF. Please enter it in the area that asks for a “Group/Convention Code”. The last day to get the group rate is: March 9, 2012.


Hilton Orrington

1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Phone: 847.866.8700
Fax: 847.866.8724
reservations@hotelorrington.com

Hilton Garden Inn

1818 Maple Avenue
Evanston, Illinois, USA 60201

Phone: 1-847-475-6400
Fax: 1-847-475-6460

Best Westerm University Plaza

1501 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois, 60201-4416

Phone: 847-491-6400
Fax: 847-328-3090
http://www.bwuniversityplaza.com/



Airport Information

Major airlines fly into both O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O'Hare Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Kellogg and Midway Airport is approximately 60 minutes from Kellogg.