Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Institute for Software Research
Language Technologies Institute
Machine Learning Department
MSR-CMU Center for Computational Thinking
General Information Based on Frequently Asked Questions
At the hotel: On Thursday, Oct. 17th, from 6.00pm onwards, you can meet other OurCS attendees and CMU graduate students in the hotel hospitality room.
Hotel: OurCS attendees will stay at the Wyndham below, except CMU and Pitt students who will stay in their usual accommodation.
We have rooms reserved (and paid) for you for 3 nights October 17th, 18th and 19th) --unless you have special arrangements with us for additional nights. You do not have to do anything about accommodation. Roommates are already assigned.
Check in is Thursday October 17th after 4.00pm
Transport from the hotel to Carnegie Mellon:
Transport from Carnegie Mellon back to hotel:
Hotel is a level 10-15 minutes walk from Carnegie Mellon.
Transport to and from airport:
You can also take a taxi ($60 one way) or a shuttle ($28 one way) from the airport
We do not have any special rates with airlines.
Here is the Carnegie Mellon link for visitors with more travel information and showing parking sites and directions.
Laptops at OurCS:
We encourage you to bring your own laptop to the OurCS conference if at all possible. We will make it easy for you to register it and work wirelessly at CMU.
Please let us know if you do NOT plan on bringing a laptop.
For questions about the workshop: