Information about the Conference Venue

Welcome to the International IEEE Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control and Communication - ISPCS 2008. We are pleased to welcome you at this event in the beautiful city of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Rackham Building The conference will be at the historic Rackham Building at the northern edge of Central Campus of the University of Michigan.

915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070

Map and driving directions:
Please visit the website of the Rackham Building at for detailed information.

Alumni Building The Plugfest will be at the Alumni Center of the University of Michigan.

Map and driving directions:
Please visit the website of the Alumni Association for detailed information of driving directions and a map.

Hotels nearby

For the following hotels near the conference site a block of rooms is reserved for ISPCS 2008 participants.

Dahlmann Campus Inn
615 E Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
++1 (734) 769-2200
conference rate for standard room: 145.00 USD
conference rate for penthouse/business suites: 209.00 USD

Bell Tower Hotel
300 S. Thayer Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
++1 (734) 769-3010
conference rate for standard room: 152.00 USD
conference rate for double room: 176.00 USD

Please keep in mind that

  • Registrants should book the rooms themselves
  • To receive the special discount mention "ISPCS 2008" when booking rooms at these two hotels
  • Bookings is subject to availability
  • These are single occupancy rates. Double occupancy will result in additional charges
  • Final release date will be August 21st. After that date rooms will return to regular rates and booking will be subject to availability

Other hotels

The Hawthorne Suites, Ann Arbor, Green Road, is away from the city with two restaurants within walking distance. The hotel will offer shuttle service to the conference (10 minute ride)

The Hampton Inn North, Ann Arbor, Green Road, is another possibility. The hotel offers a shuttle bus which will take guests into downtown Ann Arbor (near the conference center).

There are a number of hotels on "Boardwalk" (Marriott, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, etc., accessible through above web site), which is about 10-15 minutes from the conference (through the city). These hotels are near a large mall with a number of restaurants close by. There is no scheduled transportation to the conference from these hotels

ARBOR WEB will offer you more information about Ann Arbor and additional hotels. Follow the link and click on "visitor information" and then "hotels".