Travel Information

Possible Travel Support: Proposals have been submitted for partial
        travel support. Preference will be given to young investigators and
        advanced Ph.D. students submitting a contributed paper. Women and
        underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply for this support.
        Please submit your request for support via email,,
        indicating what other sources of funding you will have and how much
        you will need.

You will need to make your own travel and lodging reservations. If receiving partial
travel support, you will be reimbursed.


Local Transportation           The same company, same service but different fares. You may be able to save by purchasing a round trip ticket when you arrive.

Driving Directions

If you are driving you can find a map and driving directions by clicking here

Lodging Information

There are several hotels within walking distance of Rice University. We are currently negotiating
special rates with the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Holiday Inn. A block of rooms will be reserved.
Other hotels include: Hilton, and Marriott (Medical Center).

When contacting the Crowne Plaza or the Holiday Inn, make sure you specify that you are
with the Lehmann Symposium event. Rates will be posted here once they are available.

Negotiated rates:  Crowne Plaza  -- $99.00 plus applicable taxes
                   Holiday Inn   -- $79.00 plus applicable taxes

You can now make reservations on-line
(The link will automatically assume
you are with the Lehmann Symposium).
Click on this link Crowne Plaza Reservations

Contact information is provided below:

Crowne Plaza Medical Center Houston
6701 South Main St.
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 797-1110; Fax: (713) 797-1034

Holiday Inn Hotel Medical Center
6800 Main St
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 528-7744; Fax: (713) 528-6983

Marriott Hotel Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 796-0080; Fax: (713) 770-8100

6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 313-4000
Fax:     (713) 313-4660

Warwick Hotel
5701 Main
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 526-1991
Fax:     (713) 526-0359