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.


Parking is available in Lot 80 at Union South or Lot 17 near Engineering Hall for an additional fee. Permits can be purchased through Registration up until May 15th. After May 15th, permits will have to be purchased directly from UW-Transportation Services.


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