Reservation room block deadline:
Friday, March 30, 2012.
A limited number of rooms have been set aside in the block so reserve early!
<Click Here> to reserve a room at the Kansas City Marriott on the Plaza,
The Symposium sessions will be held
in the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza, located on the beautiful Country Club Plaza - Kansas City's premier shopping and entertainment district.
The Marriott has reserved a block
of rooms for symposium participants at the low rate
of $121 per night. Please make your reservations on or before Friday, March 30 by accessing the link pasted above or below, or call 1-800-810-3708 and ask for the Kansas State University Arthropod group rate.
The Marriott's newly renovated lobby offers business-friendly features such as complimentary wireless Internet access in an upscale, homelike atmosphere. If you desire Internet service in your guest room, the fee is an additional $9.95/day. The on-site
parking fee is $14 on Wednesday and Thursday and $10 per night for Friday and Saturday. The Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza is located at 4445 Main Street, Kansas City MO 64111. Their direct telephone number is 816-531-3000.
3/30/12, reservations will be accepted at the discounted rate of $121 until the room block is depleted. At that time, you may still make reservations at the
hotel’s prevailing rate (up to $275/night), if rooms are available.
To reserve a hotel room, please
click on the link below.
You will be taken directly to the Marriott Hotel
home page. To begin the reservation process,
simply enter your arrival date to begin the reservation process. The group
discount code, “ksuksua,” should pre-fill for your
Reserve a room at the Kansas City Marriott on the Plaza,
Roommate Assistance: Informal roommate matching is available if you would like to share a room.
Printable Hotel Fact Sheet (Includes
directions and amenities)
More about the Plaza....
The Plaza is an outdoor museum of romantic Spanish architecture and European art where people actually live and work every day amid its beauty. It was designed in 1922 as the nation's first suburban shopping district. Since then, its open-air public art gallery has continuously added to its collection, with fountains, sculptures and murals that bring to the heart of Kansas City the very best of the Old World and the new.
... And One Man's Vision that
created the Spanish theme for the Plaza that includes beautiful courtyards and stucco buildings with red tile roofs and ornate towers.
Symposium and i5k Workshop Funding provided by:
The Center for Genomic
Studies on Arthropods Affecting Human, Animal
and Plant Health with
support from Targeted
Excellence at Kansas State University;
The Eck Institute for Global Health at the University of Notre Dame;
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
American Genetic Association; USDA-ARS; USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture;
Monsanto Company; and Pioneer Hi-Bred