Railroad Environmental Conference


Register for the 2017 RREC HERE.

RREC 2017 Pricing:

Advance Registration $350 July - September 29, 2017
Regular Registration $450 September 30 - October 13, 2017
Onsite Registration*** $575 ***Payment received at the conference

Speaker/Poster Registration+ $200 +One (1) discounted registration per accepted abstract
Moderator Registration $200
Student Presentation++ Free ++Proof of full-time student status required

AREMA Dinner $50
Onsite AREMA Dinner $60
2-Day Parking Pass $50


Conference Location: The 2017 RREC will be held at the Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)

Hotels: Hotel information can be found here.

Local Transportation: Free shuttle buses will be running between the conference site (Illini Union) and select hotels: Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, and Home 2 Suites.

Parking: Parking on campus is extremely limited. We recommend parking at the hotels and using the shuttle service. We do have a small number of parking passes available for purchase. If you register for a parking pass you should receive an email with the pass 1 week before the conference. Please contact RREC-Conf@illinois.edu if you have any questions or did not receive your pass.

Airport Transportation: The Champaign-Urbana (Willard) airport is located on Rt. 45 ( Neil St. in Champaign ) approximately 6 miles south of downtown. Allow 25 minutes to drive there from campus. Taxi's can be used for about $12: Yellow Cab 217-355-3553, Illini Taxi 217-359-8634.

Schedule: There will be a continental breakfast each morning beginning at 7:00am. Lunch will be provided to conference registrants on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Attire: The recommended dress for the conference is "business casual".

AREMA Banquet: The AREMA Committee 13 banquet will be held Tuesday evening, 24 October, in the Illini Union Ballroom. The cost for the AREMA Dinner is $50 and advance reservations are required. A limited number of tickets can be purchased at the registration desk for $60. The recommended dress for the banquet is "business casual".

Cancellations: Cancellations received in writing by Friday 1 September 2017 will be processed for a 100% refund. Cancellations received in writing by Friday 13 October 2017 will be processed for a 50% refund. No refunds will be issued after Friday 13 October 2017.

Railroad Environmental Conference
Contact us at rrec-conf@illinois.edu.
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