2024 Conference: Filiations and Affiliations

2024 Accommodations and Travel

The 2024 conference will be held on the campus of the University of Louisville

The ALA has secured two options for accommodation: an official conference hotel and on-campus accommodations at the University of Louisville. 

Option One: Galt House Hotel, 140 N 4th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Conference Rate: $149 per night 

Images of hotel

 

Option Two: On-Campus Accommodations at the University of Louisville

This option is no longer available.

 

 

Travel

General Airport and Bus Information 

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport

Flix Bus

Greyhound Bus

Transportation from the Airport 

There is some public transportation available from the airport to Galt House and to the University of Louisville.  

  • TARC Bus System: Take the 02 Bus Towards Downtown schedule here: (https://www.ridetarc.org/)
  • You can also use taxi, or a ride share app like Uber or Lyft
    • Approximate cost: $18-25

For international travelers:

Please be aware that transferring in America between an international and domestic flight (e.g. from JFK to SDF) requires some extra steps at the entry-point airport:

  • If you checked a bag, you’ll have to collect it from baggage claim from the international flight.
  • You’ll need to clear customs and immigration.
    • Please note that these queues can be very long!
    • Be sure to have at the ready print-outs of your conference acceptance, return travel and accommodation.
  • Next, you’ll recheck your luggage for the domestic flight.
  • Finally, you’ll need to go through Transportation Security Administration screening. This may include a physical inspection of your luggage and personal items with a metal detector or a full-body scan.

(For further details, see www.washingtonpost.com/travel/tips/connecting-flight-international-to-domestic)

Transportation to Conference Site

The conference meetings will take place at the University of Louisville, with some events (such as the banquet) to be held at the Galt House Hotel.To travel from Galt House to the University, these options are available:

1. ALA will provide a shuttle between the Galt House and the conference site. 

2. Public transit bus (20 mins) – info https://www.ridetarc.org/ #2 or #4 (requires 3-8-min walk to W Market/5 Ave). 24-hour local pass $3.50. 

map from hotel to campus

3. Walk (3 miles or 5k, about an hour)

 

General Information about Louisville

Welcome to Louisville

Louisville Tourism & Events

 

If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach us at alaconf2024@gmail.com.

 

This page will be updated as more travel information becomes available.