Visitors

Accommodations

Conference participants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. We have secured a special conference rate at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (the conference venue).

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center 
Toll-Free Reservation Telephone Number: 1-800-875-5090
Local Telephone Number: (517) 432-3086
Web address: http://www.kelloggcenter.com

The base room rate is $100 to $125, plus all applicable local and state taxes at the time the reservation is made. Reservations can be made by telephone or online.

Venue and Directions

All conference sessions will be held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing.

The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center is located at:

219 S. Harrison Rd. 
East Lansing , MI 48824
(517) 432-4000

Airport Information

The closest airport to the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center is the Lansing Capital City Airport (LAN).

Other airport options include:
Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Detroit
Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids
Bishop International Airport in Flint

PLEASE NOTE: If your flight goes through Detroit, you can either connect to a flight from Detroit to Lansing Capital Region International Airport, rent a car at the airport, or take the MichiganFlyer Motorcoach.

Driving Directions

Driving directions from the airports to the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center are also available.

Things To Do on Campus

Eli and Edith Broad Art Museum
Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, this contemporary museum features a striking facade of pleated stainless steel and glass.  It is dedicated to exploring global contemporary culture and ideas through art.  Closes at 5:00 PM daily, except Friday when it closes at 9:00 PM (closed Monday). Admission is free.

547 East Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824

Visit the Art Museum website for current exhibits

MSU Museum of Science and Culture
The museum, initiated in 1857, is one of the oldest museums in the Midwest.  The museum is a public steward for nearly a million objects and specimens of cultural and natural history from around the world. In 2001, the MSU Museum became the first museum in the state to receive Smithsonian affiliate status from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The Museum closes at 5:00 PM daily. Admission is free.

409 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824

Visit the MSU Museum website for current exhibits

Abrams Planetarium
The Abrams Planetarium strives to increase appreciation and awareness of the night sky and support scientific literacy for everyone.  Exciting full-dome presentations include a live star component and offer engaging interactive multimedia. Public planetarium shows, featuring the Digistar 5 projector, are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM, and Sundays at 4:00 PM. There is also a special show designed for families on Sundays at 2:30 PM.

755 Science Road
East Lansing, MI, 48823

Visit the Abrams Planetarium website

W.J. Beal Botanical Gardens
Walk the scenic Red Cedar River and visit the Beal Gardens where descriptive labels provide information about the plants displayed in the four main collections. The Gardens are accessible from W. Circle Drive near the MSU Library.

See map for exact location

Self-guided Walking Tour of MSU
Visit the famous Spartan statue, Beaumont Tower, excavation of “Saints Rest,” Botanical Gardens, and other MSU landmarks while walking.

See details of walking tour

MSU Dairy Plant and Store
The Dairy Plant, where all the tasty treats are made and available in the Dairy Store, is equipped to process a variety of natural cheeses and ice cream in a state-of-the-art processing system.  The Dairy Food Complex (South Anthony Hall) houses the Dairy Store, the Dairy Plant, the Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology and Dairy/Food Rheology research laboratories as well as the new Food Chemistry teaching laboratory.

Anthony Hall (Dairy Food Complex, Plant, store)
1140 S. Anthony Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat-Sun: 12:00 – 8:00 PM

MSU Union (store)
107 MSU Union Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat-Sun: 12:00 – 6:00 PM

Eating On and Near Campus

On Campus

The State Room (at the Conference venue)
The State Room features the best in fine dining at Michigan State University. Menus are changed seasonally to reflect the best local ingredients available.  The extensive wine list has earned the State Room Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" award several years in a row.

219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
See menus

Brody Square Dining Hall (across the street from Conference venue on Harrison Rd.)
Brody Square offers a wide variety of fresh, flavorful dishes in nine food venues. The venues include made-to-order stir-fry, freshly made pizzas, smoothies, vegan and vegetarian entrees, made-to-order pasta, made-to-order Southwestern fare, hand-rolled sushi, and more. 

241 W Brody Rd 
East Lansing, MI 48825
See daily menus

Near Campus

Beggar's Banquet
218 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.beggarsbanquet.com

Black Cat Bistro
115 Albert Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http:// www.blackcatbistroel.com

Charlie Kang’s Chinese and Korean
127 E Grand River Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.charliekangs.com

Cosi
301 E Grand River Ave
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.getcosi.com/ 

Dublin Square Irish Pub
327 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.dublinsquare.net

El Azteco - East
225 Ann St.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.elazteco.me/ELAZTECO.ME/restaurant.html

Harper's Brew Pub
131 Albert Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.harpersbrewpub.com

Harrison Roadhouse (across the street from Conference venue on Michigan Ave.)
720 Michigan Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.harrisonroadhouse.com

HopCat
300 Grove St.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.hopcatel.com

Noodles & Company
205 E. Grand River Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.noodles.com

Omi Sushi
210 M. A. C. Ave,
East Lansing, MI 48823

Peanut Barrel
521 E. Grand River Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823
http://www.peanutbarrel.com