2022 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2022)
July 17-23, 2022
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
CoFest will be held on campus. Watch this space for more details.
Getting Here and Around
The Minneapolis St. Paul Airport (MSP) is a major domestic and international airport, a hub for Delta Airlines, and is served by 18 airlines with direct flights to 44 US states, Canada, Europe, and Mexico.
From ISMB / BOSC
If you are coming from ISMB in Madison, you have several options:
Minneapolis St. Paul has a robust public transportation network, and features buses, bus rapid transit, and light rail, including trams that run from the airport (1 transfer) and bus station (direct) to campus, which is across the river from the conference venue.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the conference venue, the Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown. The confernce room rate is $139/night. There are a limited number of rooms though so we suggest booking your accomodation early. The deadline for reserving a hotel room is June 24. Room availability to based on first come basis. If needed, parking here is available at $22 per day. Click here to make a hotel reservation using the conference rate.
As a more economical alternative to the conference hotel, you can stay at the Yudof Hall. These dorm rooms are a 15 minute walk to the conference venue with a nightly rate is $79. The rooms are single occupancy with a shared, lockable bathroom between two rooms that make up a suite. Each room comes with a bed, linens, towels, desk, and a chair. See the housing page for a full list of amenities. Parking is available at the East River Road Garage. A room can be booked as part of the conference registration. There is a limited number of rooms available to book as soon as possible.