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The I Hotel and Conference Center is located at the corner of St. Mary’s and First Street in Champaign, IL (one block south of the State Farm Center; 1900 South First Street, Champaign, IL, 61820).

A block of rooms for the evenings of June 4 & 5, 2018, has been reserved at the I Hotel for $122 plus tax per night until May 4, 2018. To make reservations or for more information about the rooms, please visit the I Hotel’s Rooms & Suites page. Use the coupon code, EMERGE18, when making reservations online or, if you call in for reservations, please indicate the reservation is for the Emerging Contaminants in the Aquatic Environment Conference to receive the special rate.

Other hotels within walking distance to the conference include the Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton Champaign/Urbana and Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham.

Note: The conference rooms at the I Hotel can be chilly. We recommend you dress in layers for comfort.