IBM Workshop on Big Data Analytics - June 28, 2013 - Venue Information


Information for Participants

  • Location: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
  • Accomodation:
    • A limited number of rooms in Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco are held for June 27th 2013 for our participants. The rate is $121.00 per room, including breakfast. Please mention the workshop name when booking your room, and please book your room early.
    • There will be a shuttle to the lab on Friday morning for participants staying at the Holiday Inn in Mt. Kisco. The shuttle arrives at 7:45am and leaves at 8:00am sharp. The pickup location is at the front door of the hotel. If you need to return to the hotel after the workshop, you can use the interns shuttle that leaves the lab at 5pm. Ask the workshop organizers for more details.
  • Directions to the venue
    • See Visitor Information for directions to the lab. Make sure you use direct GPS coordinates if you use a GPS: -73.806002, 41.216056. Most GPSs cannot find lab using only the address. Google Maps link: http://goo.gl/maps/nhtRa
    • You can use public transportation only to get to a nearby train station, and then you will need to take a taxi to the lab. If you are coming from NYC, you can take a train from Grand Central Station to one of the following Metro-North stations.
  • Directions from NYC to Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco for those staying in Mt. Kisco on Thursday night
    • Metro North trains depart from Grand Central Station on 42nd Street
    • Take the Harlem Line train to the Mount Kisco station; the trip will take approximately one hour.
    • Trains leave approximately every 30 minutes. During rush hour, about every 15 minutes. Here's the schedule.
    • Please note that some express trains skip the Mt. Kisco stop
    • Fares: One-way peak travel: $15.50, off-peak: $11.75. Purchasing a ticket on the train costs about $7 additional.
    • To purchase a ticket online, go here.
    • 6-7 cabs usually wait at the Mt Kisco station.
    • The cab ride to the hotel takes approximately three minutes and will cost $5
    • The cabs do not take credit cards, however.
    • If no cab is available when you arrive, you can contact Kisco Cabs at 914-666-7373
    • Hotel address: Holiday Inn Dr, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
    • The hotel phone is 914-241-2600
    • General Metro North information can be found here