Conference Accommodation Option:
OPTION 1: The Hilton Garden Inn at Stony Brook is located on the Stony Brook campus a few minutes walk from the conference venues. The conference rate is $189/night/room from August 7-11, 2019. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people. Breakfast is included in the room rate. Read about amenities here. The conference code is: 2019 APPLIED IMPROVI.
OPTION 2: The Holiday Inn Express at Stony Brook. This hotel is 2.6 miles from the Stony Brook campus. It provides door-to-door shuttle service to the conference venues as well as to and from Islip MacArthur airport. The conference rate is $144/night/room from Wednesday, August 7-11, 2019. Rooms can accommodate up to 4 people. Breakfast is included in the room rate.
OPTION 3: Campus Housing (dorms): $84/night for a single room with blanket, fitted sheet, flat sheet, pillow, towels and shampoo/conditioner, and soap. Breakfast will be provided by the conference at the Charles B Wang Center. Click here to view a video tour of campus housing.
To book Campus Housing follow this link, then enter your dates of stay at the bottom of the page, click “search.” then “Applied Improvisation Network 2019” followed by “create booking.” Enter all registration details and then click “next” and you will be directed to a secure PayPal check out to pay and complete registration. If you receive a message that “an entry with these details already exists” put the number 19 after your first name to bypass this (e.g. Emily19). If you have questions or problems booking this accommodation reach out to Stony Brook Campus Housing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: People staying in campus housing are sharing a bathroom and shower with 4-5 people in the suite.
Other Accommodation Options:
AirBnB – a community marketplace for people to discover and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone or tablet.
CouchSurfing.com – Stay with hosts for free, usually in exchange for also hosting others on your “couch” for free. Possibly worth consideration for the extremely budget conscious traveler. Learn More – CouchSurfing vs Airbnb
Again, keep in mind, we would highly recommend staying close to location of your destination.
Learning Journey Accommodations:
For the Pre-Conference Learning Journeys in New York City, we recommend booking accommodations in New York City. We do not have designated or recommended New York City accommodations and New York City is approximately 2 hours from Stony Brook.
Can I bring a guest who will not attend the AIN Conference?
Guests of conference attendees can attend specific events and meals for a fee of $300. One guess registration per full registration is allowed and are subject to availability. Guests can attend:
- Thursday evening opening reception and event
- Friday morning keynote
- Friday afternoon keynote
- Friday evening dinner and performance
- Saturday evening performance
- Meals during the conference
Will there be Wifi at the dorms and the AIN Conference?
We will update this as soon as we have the information.