What is included in my registration?
Fees include attendance at all Research Forum sessions; lunch on Friday and Saturday; and receptions on Friday and Saturday.
Do I need to pay separately to attend the Practitioners' Forum as well?
No, the 2019 Practitioners' Forum (hosted at the Manhattan office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP) is included with the cost of registration for the Research Forum. If you plan to attend the Practitioners' Forum as well, ASIL's Member Services team will email Research Forum registrants to make sure you are on the attendance list for both.
Are hotel charges included in registration fees?
No, hotel charges are not included in the registration fee. Attendees must book their own hotel arrangements separately (see hotel information, below).
Are meals included in registration costs?
The registration fee covers the cost of the lunches and receptions on Friday and Saturday. All other meals, including dinner on Friday night, are the responsibility of the participant.
What is the cancellation policy?
For cancellations received on or before October 24, 2019, we will refund 50% of your registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee to cover the cost of processing. No refunds will be available for cancellations made after October 24, 2019. All refund requests must be made in writing to ASIL Services at email@example.com.
Who qualifies for the Government, Non-governmental and International Organization Rate?
To qualify for the Government/NGO/IO rate, you must be (a) a full-time employee of a U.S. or non-U.S. government agency (federal, state, local or tribal) (this does not include government-supported universities or colleges, government contractors, and government consultants); (b) a full-time employee of a U.S. or non-U.S. non-profit organization recognized by the United Nations; or (c) a full-time employee of an organization designated by the President of the United States through Executive Order to qualify for the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided in the International Organizations Immunities Act.
Will Internet/wifi access be available at Brooklyn Law School during the Research Forum?
Yes, Internet/wifi access will be available on the Brooklyn Law School campus. More specifics regarding Internet access during the conference are forthcoming.
What is the dress code for the Research and Practitioners' Forum?
Business attire is recommended.
What is the weather in Brooklyn, New York during November?
The average temperature range is 45-60˚ F/7-15˚ C. The chance of precipitation in early November is usually around 25%, though this may vary.
What hotels does ASIL recommend?
There are several hotels of varying rates near Brooklyn Law School. Depending on availability, the following hotels may offer a special visitor's rate for guests who mention that they are attending a conference at Brooklyn Law School. For those hotels, more information is below: A map of various local hotels may be found at the following website: https://www.brooklaw.edu/maps
NY Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY
Online Reservations: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel‐rooms/nycbk‐new‐york‐marriott‐at‐the-brooklyn‐bridge/
Once on the website, when asked to input your dates of stay or rooms/guests a "special rates" field will appear. In the special rates field, choose "corporate rate," then type in the code "B9W."
By phone: 877‐303‐0104 (either mention the B9W code or request the Brooklyn Law School corporate rate)
Hilton Brooklyn New York/Downtown Brooklyn
140 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY
Online Reservations: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=NYCBSHH&corporateCode=3156151&from=lnrlink
When on the Brooklyn Hilton reservations website, the BLS Corporate will automatically populate.
By phone: 844‐736‐5598
85 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY
By phone: 227‐347‐4854 (Request BLS Seasonal Rate)
Other Area Hotels
Aloft Brooklyn, 216 Duffield Street, Brooklyn: (718) 256‐3833
Sheraton Brooklyn, 228 Duffield Street, Brooklyn: (718) 855‐1900
EVEN Hotel, 46 Nevins St, Brooklyn: (718) 552‐3800
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, 60 Furman St, Brooklyn: (347) 696‐2500
Which airports should I fly into/out of for the conference?
New York City is served by several airports. These include:
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), which typically handles international and long-haul flights.
LaGuardia Airport (LGA), which primarily handles domestic flights.
Newark International Airport (EWR), which is located in Newark, NJ, and handles both international and domestic flights.
What is the best method to get from the airport/train station to Brooklyn Law School?
New York City has one of the most robust public transit systems in the United States. Thus, there are several ways to get from one of the three major airports or Penn Station to Brooklyn Law School. The three subway stations closest to Brooklyn Law School are Borough Hall Station (serviced by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains), the Court Street Station (serviced by the M and R trains), and the Jay Street-Borough Hall Station (serviced by the A, C, and F trains).
From JFK International Airport:
Take the JFK AirTrain toward Howard Beach. At Howard Beach, take the A subway line heading Uptown to Jay Street – Borough Hall stop. Walk west on Fulton Street two blocks. Fulton Street becomes
Joralemon Street. The Law School will be on your left.
From LaGuardia Airport:
Take the M60 bus heading to Manhattan. Exit the bus at East 125th Street and Lexington Avenue.
Transfer to the 4 or 5 subway line heading Downtown to Borough Hall stop. Walk east on Joralemon
Street. The Law School will be on your right on the same block.
Taxis and rental cars are also available from all airports.
For more information, please visit http://www.brooklaw.edu/visit-us
The closest Amtrak train station to Brooklyn Law School is Penn Station in Manhattan. Additionally, the MetroNorth commuter rail stops at Grand Central Terminal, and the Long Island Railroad stops at Brooklyn Station.
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