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O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is Chicago's main international airport. It is located about 20 miles from Illinois Tech's main campus. 

Midway International Airport is Chicago's secondary airport and is located about nine miles from Illinois Tech's main campus. 

It is easy to get both to Illinois Tech's campus and to downtown Chicago using the CTA trains or a taxi service. 

For attendees looking to attend both CEPE 2023 and the IEEE-Ethics 2023 conference that will be held May 18-20, 2023, in Purdue, IN, we are looking into offering a chartered bus to and from Purdue, IN. When you register, please indicate that you are interested in this option, and we will contact you with further information.


Located in the Near North South Side neighborhood, the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago McCormick Place is one of the closest hotels to Illinois Tech's main campus and is an easy train ride to downtown Chicago. 

The CEPE 2023 room rate is $179.00/night plus taxes and fees. Be sure to use this link, or ask for the IIT Conference rate if you prefer to book by phone: (312) 791-1121.

Tip: We have reserved a block of rooms at the $179.00 rate from May 15-17th. If you would like to only stay one or two of those nights, select the room type, and on the next page click the "edit stay" link in the upper right corner of your screen.