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New Crops News, Spring 1995, vol. 5 no. 1

Hotel and Lodging Information

The symposium will be held at the Adam's Mark Hotel, Indianapolis. Lecture rooms, poster area, and restaurants are excellent. Those attending will be able to relax in the hotel's indoor pool, game room, and exercise room. The hotel offers excellent dining facilities.

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the Adam's Mark Hotel, so make your reservations early. Reservations may be made by returning the enclosed registration card or by calling the hotel directly at: 317/248-2481. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Third National NEW CROPS Symposium in order to receive the special conference rate of $85/night.

Travel Information

Most commercial airlines fly into Indianapolis International Airport. Irvine Travel Service in West Lafayette, Indiana has arranged a special travel discount with USAIR and American Airlines. These discounts are 5% off the lowest applicable fare (including supersavers), or 10% off coach fare. You must meet all restrictions that are in effect on the date of ticketing. Please contact Jill Poppinga on Irvine Travel's toll-free number (800)467-4777, Fax (765)743-2123 or telex 495-0449. Or write to Irvine Travel Conference Department, 127 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906, (765)743-2116. The Adam's Mark Hotel provides complementary shuttle bus service to all participants.

Ample free parking is available at the Adam's Mark Hotel for those who will be driving to the conference. Indianapolis may be reached on Interstates I-65, I-69, I-70, and I-74. The hotel is located just one mile east of Indianapolis International Airport. Exit Airport Express East from I-465.

Purdue University is not responsible for expenses incurred due to cancellation.

Indianapolis Attractions

Indianapolis offers many fine cultural attractions that will be of interest to spouses and children (Indianapolis Museum of Art, Eiteljorg Museum of Indian Art, The Childrens Museum, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Zoo, Connor Prarie Settlement), all are within short driving distance of the Adam's Mark.

A Tuesday afternoon spouse program will be arranged to visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Visits to the Eiteljorg Museum of Indian Art can be arranged.

Exhibits

Exhibit space is available for academic or commercial exhibits. Please check the registration form to receive further information.

Registration

Please return the attached form as soon as possible to guarantee advance registration. The registration fee for the conference is $190 if postmarked before July 15, 1995 and $225 afterwards. This includes the program and abstract book, a copy of the proceedings, and one banquet ticket. Extra banquet tickets should be purchased early as space is limited. Student registration is $50 ($55 after July 15, 1995; proceedings and banquet not included).

Written requests for refunds received prior to October 11, 1995 will be honored in full. After this date a $50 handling fee will be assessed.

Banquet

A special New Crops banquet will feature an extravaganza of new foods!!! Frieda Caplan will be the featured speaker.