The conference will be held at the R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center on the West Campus of Duke University from May 19-21 in the following rooms:
Driving directions to the center can be found here. Information on Durham restaurants, shops, and attractions is available at: http://visit.duke.edu.
Conference Group Rate Hotel
A block of rooms has been reserved at a special conference rate of $129 per night at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, located on the Duke Campus directly across Cameron Blvd from the R. David Thomas Conference Center, where the conference will be held.
Attendees may make reservations by calling 800-443-3853 or 919-490-0999 and ask for
reservations. Once on the phone with reservations, you will be asked for your
group block group number. That number is 226164. You can also give the group name (Networks in Political Science), but using the code eliminates any
chance of confusion.
On the first page you can click on the dates you want to reserve, and, in the
box, type in the dates of the event, May 19-21st, 2010. On the next page you will see a spot for Groups, Click on Groups.
You will then be asked for an attendee code. That code is 226164. Upon entering this you will be directed to a special page that permits you to reserve rooms directly.
All reservations need to be made by April 18.
Airports Raleigh Durham airport (RDU) is the closest airport to Duke University. The Web site is www.rdu.com and it is served by AirTran, Continenta, JetBlue, Southwest, US Airways, Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta, and United and United Express.
A taxi is probably the easiest form of transportation to Duke University, and specifically to the Washington Duke Inn. It is about $35.
For those staying at the Washington Duke, there is ample parking on site, and the conference is only a few hundred yards away. Other attendees may request a parking pass at the R.D. Thomas Center from the conference organizer.