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Visa
Venue/Access
Hotel
Attractions/Tourism Information

Visa:

Please learn if you need a visa to attend the conference.
If you need a visa, please follow the following steps - so that we can issue the Invitation Letter for temporary visitor visa application in your country:
  • Complete the registration and pay the registration fee first.
  • Inform the exact name as in passport, DOB, passport expiry date, and address.

Venue/Access:

Venue: Eastern Washington University, Washington, USA

Hotel:

Ramada by Wyndham, Spokane Airport
8909 W Airport Dr, Spokane, WA 99224
(866) 691-2384
Group rate $88 + tax available until April 12, 2019. No online reservations! To make a reservation, please call the sales office at (509) 777-3053 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Pacific time.

Wingate by Wyndham, Spokane Airport
2726 Flint Rd, Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 838-3226
Group rate $105 + tax available until March 30, 2019. To make a reservation, you may call or use this link. No code is necessary.

The Davenport Tower Marriott, Downtown Spokane*
111 South Post Street, Spokane, WA 99201
(800) 228-9290
Group rate $129 + tax available until March 26, 2019. For reservations, you may call or use this link (coming soon). Airport shuttle available for additional charge.
*You may request a hypoallergenic and fragrance-free room when you call.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Cheney
111 Betz Rd., Cheney, WA 99004
(509) 235-1100
Group rate $102 + tax available until March 23, 2019. For reservations, you may call or use this link with the group code DSC. Airport shuttle available for additional charge. Free shuttle to EWU campus during normal business hours.

Transportation

Spokane Transit buses connect between EWU, the Spokane Airport, and Spokane. Please see schedules for more info.

Ride Sharing: Uber, Lyft Taxis: Spokane City Cab, Spokane Airport Taxi

Rental Cars are available at the Spokane Airport and in downtown Spokane: Hertz, Enterprise

Attractions/Tourism Information:

We suggest the following attractions in/near Spokane while you are here. You may quickly do a web search for details and directions or contact us at datascienceconference@gmail.com for further assistance. We especially recommend a short "tour" of Riverfront Park and/or Centennial Trail followed by a brewery and/or restaurant. Please let us know if you are interested in being part of an organized sightseeing tour on Monday afternoon, April 29. We will consider organizing this for a separate charge if at least 30 attendees are interested.

In Spokane:
Riverfront Park – carousel, gondola, viewing the waterfalls
Spokane Hikes – Bowl and Pitcher, Dishman Hills
Shopping Malls – Riverfront Square, Valley mall
Manito Park – South Hill gem. Japanese gardens, rose garden, pond.
High Drive – on South Hill, on a ridge overlooking the valley
Restaurant suggestions – Wild Sage, Mizuna, Italian Trattoria, Cochinito, Zona Blanca, Ruins, El Que
Brunch – Bruncheonette, Luna, Frank’s Diner, Clover
Bakery – Grain Shed, Hello Sugar Donuts
Juices/Smoothies/Acai Bowls – Wellness Tree
Coffee Shops – First Avenue, Vessel, Indaba, Atticus
Breweries – Whistle Punk, Perry Street Brewing, Bellwether Brewing, Iron Goat Brewing, One Tree Cider House
Cocktail bars – Durkin’s, Hogwash, Volstead Act, Peacock Lounge in Historic Davenport Hotel, Bistango
Museums – Check out a list of museums here.

Outside of Spokane:
Coeur d’Alene – 30 miles East of downtown Spokane. CDA Lake. Hiking Tubbs Hill. Downtown.
Greenbluff – 18 miles north of downtown Spokane. Collection of farms. Open on weekends.
Mt. Spokane – 36 mile northeast of downtown Spokane. Tallest peak in Spokane County.

During the conference, we will provide materials and some possible route plans to cover from one place to another.

Welcome!!! We are cordially waiting for your participation!!