GO Users Meeting

GO Users Meeting - October 14th, 2004 - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


General Information and Registration

The GO Users Meeting is an open forum for anyone interested in the Gene Ontology (GO) project. This meeting provides the opportunity to users of the GO and to developers of GO-related analysis and visualization tools to share their research with each other and with members of the GO Consortium. This meeting is sponsored by the GO Consortium.
The Users Meeting will take place on Northwestern University's downtown campus on Thursday October 14th in room 4-075, Montgomery Ward Building, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. This meeting is scheduled to start at 8:30AM and end around 4:15PM. A registration fee of $60 will be collected from all participants, which includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.
Special reservation rates have been arranged with two hotels that are located within a few blocks of the campus. The Allerton Crown Plaza - Chicago at 701 North Michigan Avenue (312/440-1500) is offering a group rate of $149 per person per day. The Wyndham Chicago Hotel, 633 North St. Clair (312/573-0300), is extending a group rate of $199 per person per day. When making your reservations, you will need to identify yourself as a member of the Gene Ontology group that is meeting at Northwestern University. The number of rooms reserved for this conference is limited, therefore we encourage you to make your room reservations before July 31, 2004.

Northwestern University's downtown campus is beautifully located between Lake Michigan just a few steps to the east, and the Magnificent Mile shopping district (Michigan Avenue) two blocks to the west.
Montgomery Ward Building
Magnificant Mile - Watertower

Date: October 14, 2004

Time: 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM **please note change in time**

Schedule: Online Schedule of Events

Abstracts: GO Users Abstracts.htm, GO Users Abstracts (pdf)

Location: Northwestern University Chicago Campus

Registration Fee: $ 60 (please bring cash or check)

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2004

Registration Form: Online Form

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 1, 2004 **extended deadline**


There are two Chicago airports: O'Hare International Airport, 20 miles northwest of downtown, and Midway International Airport, 10 miles southwest from downtown Chicago. Taxi rides to downtown are $30 to $35 from O'Hare, and $20 to $25 from Midway, depending on traffic conditions. Continental Airport Express runs shuttles from both airports for under $20. Car rental is of course an option, and public transport is available from both airports for $1.75. Campus directions and maps can be found here.

Further Questions:
Rex Chisholm: r-chisholm@northwestern.edu
Terri Payne: t-payne@northwestern.edu

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