The WiCyS 2018 conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago Downtown  located at

720 S Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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The hotel is easily accessible from either the Blue or Orange line train when arriving from O’Hare International or Midway airport. The Hilton offers self-parking for overnight hotel guests at the discounted conference rate of $28.50 per day.

The Conference bears the cost of lodging for all scholarship recipients. All student scholarship and faculty accommodation grant recipients will share a room (with two double beds) with another peer (student or faculty, whichever applies). Roommate requests can be submitted during registration.

Lodging reservations can be made at this LINK

The hotel is at capacity for general attendees for the nights of March 21st and March 24th. Therefore, please select March 22nd or 23rd as arrival date for the conference rate. 

If you are a federal government agency and require the government per diem rate, please make a reservation at the conference rate.  Once you have a confirmation number, email your confirmation number along with the name on the reservation to Dr. Janell Straach ( to be converted to the government per diem rate.