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All Parallel Sessions, Breakfasts and Lunches will be held at The DePaul Center1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604-2287
Directions: The DePaul Center has a Barnes & Noble store on the first floor. Walk through the store and take elevators to the 8th floor.
Breakfasts: Conference Center, 8th floor, Lobby and Room 8011
Lunches & Plenary Sessions: 11th Floor – Take elevators to 11th floor – follow the directional signage
Parallel Sessions: Conference Center, 8th floor, Rooms 8005, 8009, 8010, 8002
Internet Room: Conference Center, 8th floor, Room 8014
Additional Dining Room: Conference Center, 8th floor, Room 8011
IPSC Dinner, August 11, Thursday – The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Room
230 South Columbus Drive
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Optional Guided Tours: 6:40 and 6:45 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 p.m.
Directions: From the DePaul Center go EAST on E. Jackson Blvd. past Michigan Ave. Turn LEFT onto Columbus Drive and walk to the Arthur Rubloff Building entrance. The entrance will be on your LEFT. Please use the Arthur Rubloff Building entrance and not the Michigan Avenue entrance.
Please visit our Further Directions page for more information.
IPSC Welcome Reception, August 10, Wednesday - The Berghoff17 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60603
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.Directions: The Berghoff is located one block north of the DePaul Center on Adams Street between Dearborn and State Street.
Directions to DePaul Center
From the north and northwest
From the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94) exit at Jackson Boulevard and turn east. The Loop campus is approximately one mile from the expressway on Jackson Boulevard at State Street.
From the west
From the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), continue toward downtown. As you approach the downtown area, the expressway becomes Congress Parkway. Turn left (north) on Dearborn Street, go two blocks to Jackson Boulevard and turn right (east). The Loop campus is one block east on Jackson Boulevard at State Street.
From the south
From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94) exit at Jackson Boulevard and turn east. The Loop campus is approximately one mile from the expressway on Jackson Boulevard at State Street.
From Lake Shore Drive (north or south)
Exit Lake Shore Drive at Jackson Boulevard and turn west. Proceed to Michigan Avenue (100 east). Turn right on Michigan Avenue, go one block to Adams Street (200 south) and turn left. Go one block to Wabash Avenue (50 east) and turn left. Go one block to Jackson Boulevard.
By Public Transportation
Rapid Transit Lines All six rapid transit train lines service the downtown Chicago area and DePaul's Loop campus. From the subway trains, exit at Jackson Boulevard. From the elevated trains, exit at Adams Street/Wabash Avenue. These are the train lines servicing the Loop campus:
- Howard/Dan Ryan (Red)
- Linden (Purple)
- Kimball (Brown)
- O'Hare/Congress/Douglas (Blue)
- Harlem/Lake (Green)
- Midway/Loop (Orange)
Bus routes interconnect throughout the city. These buses stop very near the Loop campus. All routes are subject to change by the CTA. You may contact the CTA at 312-836-7000 or 800-972-7000 or TDD (Hearing Impaired) 312-836-4949. For more information, visit the Chicago Transit Authority website
Metra Train Stations
All Metra Train stations are located within a short walking distance (or cab ride) of the Loop campus:
- Union Station, Canal Street and Adams Street: Walk east on Adams Street until State Street. Turn right (south) for one block to Jackson Boulevard.
- Chicago & Northwestern Station, Canal Street and Madison Avenue: Walk east on Adams Street until State Street. Turn right (south) for three blocks to Jackson Boulevard.
- LaSalle Street Station, LaSalle Street and Congress Parkway: Walk east down Congress Parkway until you reach State Street. Turn left (north) for two blocks to Jackson Boulevard.
- Illinois Central Station (includes service for South Shore Line), Michigan Avenue and Van Buren Street: Walk north on Michigan Avenue for one block to Jackson Boulevard. Turn left (west) on Jackson Boulevard to State Street.
Directions to the Union League Club of Chicago65 West Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
The Union League Club is located two blocks west of the DePaul Center on Jackson Boulevard between Dearborn and Clark Street.
Directions to the Club Quarters111 West Adams St
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Club Quarters is located two blocks west and one block north of the DePaul Center on Adams Street between Clark and LaSalle Street.