The participants visiting for the conference will be able to stay at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey at a discounted price of $139 per room, per night. Rooms are limited, book immediately. The Heldrich is conveniently located to the Rutgers University Campus.
A block of rooms will be kept on hold at The Heldrich Hotel, 1-866-609-4700.



  1. Go to (
  2. Select BOOK NOW
  3. Select GROUP RESERVATION (located on top menu)
  4. Enter the ATTENDEE CODE 144974
  5. Click the Attendee Login Button.
  6. Input your Arrival and Departure Dates and number of guests.
  7. Click Continue
  8. Select your preferred Bed Type, fill in the appropriate Information Fields, and then click Submit.
  9. If you need assistance with your reservation you may call 866-609-4700 between 8 AM and 8 PM EST and speak with an agent, make sure you reference Attendee Code 144974 to make your reservation request.

The Heldrich offers a sophisticated, central gathering place for successful meetings as well as leisurely getaways. Our innovative hotel is designed to offer the discerning guest, attentive service, and an environment conducive to both focused meetings and memorable celebrations. Located steps from three performing arts centers, The Heldrich will be a gateway to New Brunswick’s vibrant surrounding community. Less than an hour from Manhattan, our convenient location opens the door to exploring the extraordinary attractions of one of the world’s greatest cities.

Conference Venues

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

The Heldrich Hotel
10 Livingston Avenue


Self Parking is available at the Morris Street Parking Garage which is located on your left if you pass the second traffic light on New Street. The garage offers hourly and daily rates. Valet parking is available at the main entrance to The Heldrich for a fee.

Public Transport

New Brunswick is on New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor line.  The schedule is at An interactive schedule can be used at Tickets are available at the station and on-board.The New Brunswick Station is located on the corner of Easton Avenue and Albany Street, about 4 blocks from the Heldrich Hotel. Fare cost from Newark Airport to New Brunswick is $12.75 each way.

For those who want to spend time in New York City before or after the conference, there are New Jersey Transit trains that run frequently between New Brunswick and New York’s Penn Station, and take about one hour.   For those who wish to go to New York City directly from Newark Airport, take the eastbound train (going the opposite direction from New Brunswick).  The train takes about 15 minutes to arrive at New York City's Penn Station.  To travel to New York City, take the NJ Transit train in the New York direction and until the last stop, which is New York Penn Station. New York Penn Station is located between 7th and 8th Avenue and 31st and 33rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. Fare cost is $10.50 each way. 1-973-275-5555


Victory Taxi Association: 1-732-545-6666

All Brunswick Taxi Incorporated: 1-732-545-0900

Newark Airport Limo and Taxi Services: 1-732-587-5852

A-1: 1-609-951-0070



Newark Airport is the closest and easiest airport to fly into. While more international flights come into JFK Airport in New York City, there is no direct and easy train connection from this airport to New Brunswick and a taxi from this airport would be expensive.

Taxi and Car Service is available from the Newark Airport to The Heldrich Hotel and is subject to rates of travel between cities.  Please discuss rates with your car or taxi service.  The taxi ride from the Newark Airport to New Brunswick is about one half hour.  See taxi companies above.

Car Rentals are available at the Newark Airport.  It is suggested you make these arrangements prior to your arrival. 

Train Service:  Access to and from Newark Liberty International Airport is now even easier with the introduction of the AirTrain. The AirTrain links the airport terminals to the New Jersey Transit Station at Newark Airport.

Taking the train from Newark Airport to the Heldrich Hotel

• After claiming your bags, proceed to the AirTrain station located in your terminal.
• Board the AirTrain in the direction of the RailLink station. (There is no charge to ride the AirTrain)
• At the RailLink station, proceed to the NJ Transit ticket vending area.
• Purchase a ticket to the New Brunswick Station from a ticket vending machine. The fare is $12.00 one way and the machines accept cash and credit/debit cards.
• Proceed through the turnstiles to the boarding platforms. Be sure to retain your ticket as you will need to show it to the conductor aboard the train.
• Follow the signs to the platform for the NJ Transit Northeast Corridor line to Trenton (the opposite direction from New York City). Board the next available train.
• Exit the train at the New Brunswick station.
• The New Brunswick station is located approximately 4 blocks from The Heldrich and transportation may be arranged by contacting the hotel in advance.
• To walk to The Heldrich, cross Albany Street and proceed left to George Street. Turn right on George Street and continue to Livingston Avenue. The hotel will be on your right.



From New Jersey Turnpike (northbound or southbound)
•Take Exit 9 (New Brunswick)
•Follow signs for Route 18 North
•Exit Route 18 at New Street
•Proceed to third traffic light and turn right onto Livingston Avenue
•Hotel entrance will be on your right.

From Route 1 (northbound or southbound)
•Exit Route 1 at Route 18 North
•Take Route 18 North and follow above directions

From Garden State Parkway (northbound or southbound)
•Take Exit 129 and follow signs for New Jersey Turnpike South
•Follow directions above

From I-287 Southbound
•Take Exit 10 for CR-527/Easton Avenue
•Bear right and follow signs to New Brunswick
•Follow Easton Avenue until it ends at Albany Street.
•Turn left on Albany Street
•Turn right at 1st light on to George Street
•Turn right at 4th light on to Livingston Avenue
•Hotel entrance is immediately on your left