2019 Annual FSRDC Business Meeting and Research Conference

September 5-6, 2019
Pyle Center
702 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706

Overlooking the shores of Lake Mendota, Pyle Center is where the Wisconsin Idea comes to life.  It is located at the heart of the UW-Madison campus, situated within walking distance of the Capitol square, right by State Street.

The keynote speaker will be Bruce Weinberg, Professor of Economics and Public Administration at the Ohio State University.  He is one of the principal investigators of UMETRICS–a groundbreaking collaboration among the U.S. Census Bureau and Big Ten Academic Alliance researchers and Vice Presidents for Research that developed a means of tracing the economic impact of university research spending.

Registration:

  • Business Meeting on Day 1 is only for invited FSRDC directors, administrators, and census staff.  Registration link is sent to the invitees.
  • Registration for the Research Conference on Day 2 has already been closed.

Preliminary Conference Program:

To view the preliminary program on Day 2, click here.

Logistical Information:

Getting to Madison, WIMapDiningHotel ReservationLogistics Contact

You can fly into one of three nearby airports.

Madison (MSN): Madison’s Dane County Regional Airport is a 15-minute drive from the venue.  Taxis can be found at the north end of the airport terminal, adjacent to baggage claim, Door 7.

If there is no available taxi, you may contact any of the following taxi companies:

  • Union Cab: 608-242-2000
  • Green Cab: 608-255-1234
  • Lyft and Uber are available in Madison

Chicago (ORD): From Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, there are Coach USA (Van Galder) buses going to Madison.  It is a 2.5 to 3-hour ride, and buses will finish their route at Madison’s Langdon Street, where the venue is located.  Tickets can be purchased online in advance. For bus schedules, click here.

Milwaukee (MKE): From Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport, there are Badger Buses going to Madison.  It is a 2-hour ride, and buses will finish their route at Madison’s Langdon Street, where the venue is located.  Tickets can be purchased online in advance.  For bus schedules, click here.

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For parking instructions in Pyle Center, read here.

Lunch will be served on Day 1 and Day 2, as well as light refreshments during morning and afternoon breaks.  On Day 1, breakfast will be served, as well as cocktails (cash bar) in the evening.

For dining options, we have compiled a list of 55 local restaurants that are within walking distance from the venue and hotels.  Click here.

The deadline for booking rooms in Lowell Center and Fluno Center with conference rates has already passed.  You may still book rooms with regular rates through the following:

610 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53703

For online reservations, click here.
Front desk: 608-256-2621
For parking instructions, read here.

601 University Ave, Madison, WI 53715

For online reservations, click here.
Front desk: 608-441-7117
For parking instructions, read here.

For any questions or queries, please contact us through email at:

irpevents@ssc.wisc.edu