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2007 FoodNet Vision Meeting - Various Vegetables FoodNet Vision Meeting
March 8-9, 2007
8:00am-4:30pm (March 8)
8:00am-12:30pm (March 9)
Bldg 19 Room 232 Auditorium B

FoodNet Scientific Day
March 7, 2007
8:00am-4:30pm
Bldg 19 Room 232 Auditorium B

FoodNet Coordinators Meeting
March 7, 2007
8:00am-12:00pm
Bldg 19 Room 245/246

IMPORTANT DEADLINES:

Hotel Reservation - February 4

Conference Registration - February 7

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Accommodations

Emory Inn (located directly across the street from CDC Roybal campus)
1641 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Reservation #: 800-933-6679 (Both Emory Inn and Emory Conference Center use this same reservation number; be sure to specify the Emory Inn)
Name of block: FoodNet
Deadline for registration: Feb 4th
Rate: $124.00 (government rate)

Note: We have a courtesy block of rooms, which means that they will be filled on a first come, first served basis. We cannot guarantee that there will be rooms available after Feb 4th. Mentioning the block name (FoodNet) will ensure that you receive the government rate.

Emory Inn offers a continental breakfast from 7:00am-10:00am.

Shuttle service from the hotel to the CDC visitor center is available upon request.

Holiday Inn Conference Center (Decatur)
130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030

Front desk: (404) 371-0204; Fax: (404) 377-2726  
Reservation #: 800-972-2404
Name of block: CDC FoodNet Group
Deadline for registration: Feb 15th
Rate: $124.00 (government rate)

The Decatur MARTA station is located within walking distance of this hotel. The hotel does not offer continental breakfast, but does have a restaurant.

The hotel offers free shuttle service to CDC, upon request. In addition, a free shuttle (CCTMA) runs between the Decatur MARTA station and Emory corridor (including CDC Roybal campus) approximately every 30min on weekdays between 5:30am and 8:00pm; www.cctma.com.

Other hotels in the area: (We do not have a block of rooms at these hotels)

Emory Conference Center (located across the street from CDC Royal campus)
1615 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Reservation #: 800-933-6679

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites (Atlanta-Emory University Area)
2183 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Front desk: (404) 320-0888
Fax: (404) 320-5009
Reservation #: 800-972-2404

Note: A free shuttle (CCTMA) runs between the Decatur MARTA station and Emory corridor (including CDC Roybal campus) approximately every 30min on weekdays between 5:30am and 8:00pm. Both the Holiday Inn Conference Center and Holiday Inn Express are within walking distance of the shuttle stops.

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Transportation

Between Hartsfield-Jackson International airport and Emory Inn/Emory Conference Center or CDC Roybal campus:

Rental car:

The following rental car companies are located within Hartsfield-Jackson airport.

Avis (404) 530-2725
Budget (404) 530-3000
Dollar (866) 434-2226
Enterprise (404) 763-5220
Hertz (404) 530-2925
National/Alamo (404) 530-2800
Thrifty (770) 996-2350

Shuttle:

Atlanta Superior Airport Shuttle
Phone: 770-457-4794; Fax: 770-457-6907
Email: atlantasuperior@aol.com
Hours of operation: 5:30am-11:30pm, leaves every 30min
One way: $25.00 Round trip: $45.00

At airport, follow signs to ground transportation, look for their green sign at stalls 15 and 16. Reservations are not needed between the airport and hotel, but are needed from the hotel to the airport. They recommend making reservations 24 hours in advance.

Taxi:

Fares are approximately $38.00-$43.00 one way.

MARTA:

From airport-

Take the Northeast rail line toward Doraville. Exit at Lindbergh Center station.

Take the Route #6 bus (Emory) to the Emory Inn/Emory Conference Center stop. (Ask the driver to announce the stop).

Alternatively, you can take a taxi from Lindbergh Center station.

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Security

All visitors need to contact Mary Patrick (404-639-3433 or email: mde0@cdc.gov) with the following information by February 7th:

*Your full name

*Your title

*Your work affiliation

Additional information is required for foreign nationals. If you are not a U.S. citizen and plan to attend the Vision Meeting, please contact Mary Patrick immediately.

All visitors will need to enter CDC through the visitor center located in Bldg 19. A shuttle is provided (upon request at the hotel) from the Emory Inn to the CDC visitor center.

If driving, bear to the right at the guard station. Please allow an extra 10-15 min as your car will be searched prior to entry.

You will need to show government-issued photo identification and pass through a security screening including a metal detector. A CDC staff will be present to escort you to the meeting.

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