Location & Accomodations

2017 Conference Venue: Union South

The 2017 Engaging Patients & Other Stakeholders in Translational Research will take place at Union South on the University of Wisconsin РMadison campus.


Union South
1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53715


Union South Hotel

Reserve a room at the Union South Hotel, located right on site, by calling 608.263.2600. Special pricing is available at $151.00/night if you mention the Group Code: ICTR or the Group Name: ICTR Short Course 2017.

Reservations must be received by the morning of April 30, 2017 to receive the discount.


Places to Visit in Madison:

Memorial Union Terrace

  • Located on the UW-Madison campus, just a short walk from Union South
  • Grab a chair and soak up the sun on the historic Memorial Union Terrace. But through it all, the Terrace is a favorite spot for UW students, faculty, staff, Union members and anyone else looking to enjoy the sunny day or beautiful evening in the summer, spring, or fall.
  • Your conference badge will allow you to be a Union member during the conference duration

Camp Randall Stadium

  • Come tour University of Wisconsin-Madison’s football stadium!
  • Walk-in tours are available Monday-Friday at noon at the Barry Alvarez Statue inside Gate 1 located off of Monroe St. and next to the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office
  • Scheduled tours can be made by calling 608.263.5645

Wisconsin Capitol

  • Located just a short walk from campus
  • Free tours are available Monday-Friday at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm

Directions to Dane County Regional Airport from Union South

  • Take W Dayton St to W Johnson St – 1 min (0.2mi)
  • Continue on W Johnson St to International Ln – 12 min (4.8mi)
  • Follow International Ln to Dane County Regional Airport – 2 min (1.1mi)

Directions to Union South from Dane County Regional Airport

  • Take International Ln to Packers Ave – 6 min (1.4mi)
  • Continue on Packers Ave. Take E Gorham St to W Dayton St – 13 min (5.1mi)
  • Turn left on W Dayton St – Union South will be on the left

Local Restaurants:

Buck and Badger Northwoods Lodge: Burgers & other classic bar food served in a casual, cabin-style space
115 State St.
Madison, WI 53703

Tutto Pasta: Cozy, family-owned trattoria offering classic Italian cuisine, and signature pasta dishes
305 State St.
Madison, WI 53703

Roast Public House: Locally-sourced sandwiches & craft beers are served in a brick-lined storefront with sidewalk seats
558 State St.
Madison, WI 53703

State Street Brats: Wisconsin Badger sports bar featuring bratwurst, burgers & beer plus a front patio
603 State St.
Madison, WI 53703