SEMRC 2009

38th Annual
Southeastern Magnetic Resonance Conference
November 6 - 8, 2009

  1. Vicinity Map: Vanderbilt University
  2. Airport Transportation
  3. Light Hall / Suggested Parking
  4. Light Hall Area (Lecture Hall, Registration, Posters)

1. Driving Directions to Vanderbilt

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Vanderbilt University
Light Hall
2213 Garland Ave
Nashville, TN, 37232
(615) 322-7311

2. Airport Transportation

All major car rental companies have offices at the airport.

Alternatively, there is an airport shuttle service available by Gray Line Airport Express to and from the airport. The fares are $12.00 for one way and $20.00 round trip. No reservation is needed from the airport and the shuttle leaves about every 15-20 min. Please refer to the information online or call the company for more information (615-275-1180). Depending on the number of pick-up's or drop-off's, the ride wil tyake about 30 min to Vanderbilt Medical Center or the Holiday Inn.

A cab ride from the airport runs about $20-30 and takes about 15 min, depending on the traffic.

3. Light Hall / Suggested Parking

For those staying at the Holiday Inn, parking at the hotel is free and a shuttle service is provided by the hotel.

The conference will be held at the North Lobby of Light Hall, which is part of the Vanderbilt University Campus, Medical School. Light Hall is an easy walk, about ten minutes from the Holiday Inn.

Walking route between the Holiday Inn and Light Hall (map below)
Walk along 28th Ave S to Jess Neely Dr, which turns into Highland Ave and continue between the north end of the Veteran's Administration Hospital and its parking lot to arrive at the entrance of Light Hall.

On-street parking (map below)
There is limited, metered, on-street parking on Garland Ave and 24th Ave S (free after 6 pm Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday).

South Garage Parking
Parking is also available in the South Garage. Starting Friday evening, the gates to enter and exit the South Garage from Children's Way should be open all weekend. Directions to the South Garage can be found here or from google or from yahoo.

Street level route between South Garage and Light Hall (map below)
From the South Garage walk along 23rd Ave S between the VA facility and the Ingram Cancer Center (delivery area behind hospital) to the north End of Light Hall (entrance on the right).

Sky bridge route between South Garage and Light Hall (map below)
Exit the South Garage on the 2nd level, walk across the Sky bridge to the Children's Hospital, then left around the Children's Hospital, across a 2nd sky bridge and follow the long courtyard passing the cafeteria tables until you get to Light Hall (across from McDonalds, entrance to your left).

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4. Light Hall Area

SEMRC 2009 will be held at Light Hall on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus. The picture shows the entrance from the Veteran's Administration Hospital side (West Entrance).

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