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Conference Location Details


Pace University

1 Pace Plaza

New York, New York 10038

Pace University’s lower Manhattan campus, in the heart of the Financial District, is an intellectual and cultural hub in one of the New York’s most dynamic areas.


Do not rely on GPS to get you to Pace Plaza!  GPS has been known to send folks in the wrong direction, particular in this area of the City.  If you are not familiar with the City, we urge you to carry a paper or an electronic map, instead of using GPS. 



Directions and Campus Map:

Detailed directions, including mass transit options, to Pace University’s downtown campus can be found at, as well as a link to the campus map.


Transportation and Parking:

We encourage attendees to use mass transit to reach Pace University’s downtown campus.  Parking on the street is difficult.  While there are a number of parking garages in the immediate area, they may be prohibitively expensive.  There is no campus parking facility.


If traveling to campus by subway or bus, Google Maps is a helpful tool to view locations of stops (and lines serviced by the stop.    (Subway stop)    (Bus stop)

For official MTA info, visit



Travel from Airports to Campus:
If you are arriving in New York City via airport, taxis are readily available, or car service can be arranged in advance.  Travel time via taxi, depending on traffic, could be between 1.0-1.5 hours and may cost over $100.  Additional travel options from the airport are listed below.

To obtain ground transportation information, please visit the Welcome or Information Center located in the terminal, where uniformed staff will be happy to assist you. Alternately, you may head directly for the taxi stand located outside each terminal for safe and legitimate transportation. For baggage assistance, seek out uniformed porters or airline employees.


LaGuardia Airport 

Flushing, NY

(718) 533-3400


Mass Transit to Pace Campus: A convenient option may be to take a shuttle bus (NYC Airporter) from the airport to Grand Central Terminal.  From Grand Center Terminal take the 4, 5 or 6 subway downtown to the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall stop, where 1 Pace Plaza is a short walk away. 

See transit options, including NYC Airporter info, here:

John F. Kennedy International Airport 

Jamaica, New York, NY

(718) 244-4444


Mass Transit to Pace Campus: JFK Airtrain can transport you to a subway hub where you can catch the A or C subway line, downtown, to Fulton Street stop [see “Fulton St [A,C]” map pin], where 1 Pace Plaza is a short walk away. 


Newark Airport
Newark, NJ
(973) 961-6000

Mass Transit to Pace Campus: Newark AirTrain can transport you to Newark Liberty Train Station where you can board a NJ Transit train to NY Penn Station (Tip: buy the train ticket at the station to avoid the $5 surcharge when buying on board). From NY Penn Station, take the 2, 3, A, or C train downtown to Fulton Street Station, where 1 Pace Plaza is a short walk away.

See transit options, including AirTrain info, here:


Subway/Bus Fare: MTA Subway and bus fares are $2.50 one way (transfers between subways are free as long as you remain in the subway terminals and do not exit, and there is one free transfer between subways and buses), bus fare may vary.  You will need to purchase a MetroCard from a machine at any subway station for use on both the subways and the buses.  TIP:  If you plan to spend time in NYC, there is a 7 day unlimited ride card available for $30. MetroCards are also refillable, whereas every new card will cost you an additional $1. More info at:


Ridesharing: Attendees might consider posting a message to the AESS listserv to arrange shared cabs from the airports.

Local Discounts: If you plan to shop, venture, or dine on your own while in NYC, some discounts may be found through the following sites:  Groupon, Amazon Local, and Living Social.




On-site Conference Coordinator
Donna Kowal, 914-773-3093,

Auxiliary Services (regarding on-campus housing)

(212) 346-1015 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
After hours (on days of conference), contact on-site conference coordinator.


Information Technology Services

For wireless access help, if conference staff cannot assist: (914) 773-3333
Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday


Public Safety

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency (Pace Security): (212) 346-1800 (Open 24 hours a day)