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March 5 - 6, 2014 | Fluno Center | Madison, WI
Attendee and Venue Information
March 5-6, 2014 | Fluno Center | Madison, WI
Now sold out!
Venue & Lodging Information
Attendee information to ensure that you have an enjoyable and productive time at Fusion 2014. Fluno Center address:601 University AvenueMadison, WI 53715877-77-FLUNO or direct at 608-441-7117 Parking - $12 a dayThe cost is $12.00 per day or $6.00 for the afternoon and evening in Lot 83 at the Fluno Center.Additional public parking facilities are within walking distance to the Fluno Center if the Fluno lot is full and these can be found on this map – http://fluno.com/pdfs/FlunoCenterParkingMap.pdf. Please acquaint yourself with this map ahead of time in case the Fluno parking garage is full. Note also that Lot 46 adjacent to the Fluno Center is a 10 hr metered lot. Directions:Driving directions from various points can be found at http://fluno.com/pdfs/FlunoCenterParkingMap.pdf. Fluno Center Images and Information Registration times and new location:Registration will be open at all times during the conference. Registration will take place on the second floor. Signs will be posted. Attendee LoungeThis unique simulcast lounge with offer attendees the ability to watch the conference in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere, sparking conversation and interaction. Please use this lounge to review and respond to email, take calls or conduct business where this might be disruptive in the main auditorium. Relax, work, e-mail, network, chat, snack, snooze.The Attendee Lounge will be open for the Keynote sessions on Wednesday afternoon and all day on Thursday. Interaction during conferenceOur conference succeeds through the active participation of its knowledgeable attendees. So, please ask probing questions during these sessions while also sharing your wisdom with us. Fusion is made possible each year with the help of our many sponsors. You are encouraged to speak to them and include them in your discussions - share insights and make plans to get together for fun and information. Wi-Fi Access:The Fluno Center has power ports at each seat in the auditorium. Please feel free to bring in your laptops. Free wi-fi access is also available. If you will be using your laptop during the presentations, please be mindful of those around you - put the volume on mute and be as light as you can with the keyboard. Lunch LocationsLunch will be served in both the dining room on the first floor and the Skyview Room on the 8th floor. The menu will be the same in both locations. Presentations:Presentations will be available in pdf format prior to the conference. We will not be handing out paper copies of the presentations at the symposium. Dress:Business casual but most wear suits and ties. Conference survey and feedback:A conference survey will be e-mailed to all attendees by Monday, March 10th. Please jot down any notes or suggestions you have during the conference so that you can include them in your comments on the survey. We value your thoughts. IT Academy - Fusion 2014 DonationIn lieu of advisory board, speaker, attendee and sponsor honorariums, WTN Media will be making a generous charitable donation in the name of Fusion 2014. This donation will help students of color, and from disadvantaged backgrounds as well as displaced workers in search of IT careers. Resources are now available to help organizations around the state to start programs modeled after the successful IT Academy at UW-Madison. From our board and personal discussion, these programs are lacking in Milwaukee, the Fox River Valley and state-wide.Sponsored by the UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT), ITA is an innovative, 4-year pre-college technology access and training program for talented students of color and economically disadvantaged students attending Madison Public Schools. Our mission is to prepare students for technical, academic, and personal excellence in today’s Information Age.Each year, ITA competitively recruits 30 students in their final semester of 8th grade to participate in the program. Selected students receive four years of intensive training in preparation for high tech, IT related careers; in addition to intensive academic support in preparation for competitive University admissions and study. The Academy’s dual focus on academic excellence and technological literacy prepares promising students for learning and leadership in the 21st century digital age, and continues the University of Wisconsin’s long tradition of excellence and service. Contact:Please feel free to contact Deb Klein if you have any questions or if need anything else to make your experience exceptional.
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI, 53713
The conference will be held at the beautiful Fluno Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The Fluno Center is prominently located in the heart of downtown Madison and within two blocks of the business school's Grainger Hall. The center is easy to locate, at 601 University Avenue, between Lake and Frances Streets, and only 20 minutes from the Dane County Regional Airport.
"UW's Fluno Center gains international acclaim for food, accommodations" — The London-based Financial Times during three of the past four years has ranked the Fluno Center's food and accommodations as the best among the world's 400-plus executive education custom programs.
601 University Ave.,
Madison, WI 53715-1035
Rate: $149 (no taxes)
Let them know you are with WTN Media/Fusion 2014. Room block expires 02/03/14.
The Fluno Center has 100 executive residence rooms providing program participants with convenient and comfortable overnight accommodations. Residence rooms are located on the fourth through seventh floors and complement the prairie style furniture of the center's main rooms. The rooms all feature whirlpool baths and online work stations with access to an exercise room and study/pub with pool table and bar.
Doubletree Hotel Madison
525 W. Johnson Street, Madison, Wisconsin, United States 53703 (just 1 1/2 blocks from Fluno Center)
Rate: $139 (King or 2 Queen)
Let them know you are with WTN Media/Fusion 2014 - Code: F14. Room block expires 02/03/14.
The Doubletree Madison is located in the heart of downtown Madison. Walking distance to the Fluno Center, Camp Randall, the Univ. of Wisconsin Campus and the State Capitol. Only 2 blocks to the State Street Shopping District which offers a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment.
Complimentary shuttle service to/from airport, UW Campus, Monona Terrace, Alliant Energy Center, and downtown hospitals and clinics. The property features 163 recently renovated guest rooms and suites.
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