Hotel and Travel

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Conference Location

All events will be held at The Commons Hotel unless otherwise noted. All transportation will be provided at no additional cost to the attendee.



The Commons Hotel is the preferred conference hotel. A limited number of rooms are available at the reduced rate of $130.00/night plus taxes and fees (single/double occupancy). Attendees can follow this link to make their hotel reservations online. Reservations can also be made via phone by calling 800-822-6757 or 612-379-8888 and ask for the International Conference on One Medicine One Science. This rate is available until Friday, April 4 or until the room block is filled. 

The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Overnight self-parking is $15/night and located directly behind the hotel in the flat parking lot. Overflow parking is available in the Washington Ave Ramp which is connected via skyway on the 3rd-level of the parking structure. 

Parking for local attendees

The closet parking ramp is the Washington Avenue Ramp for $12.00 per day. This ramp fills quickly; other alternatives include University Avenue Ramp and street parking located in various places around the hotel and McNamara Alumni Center. Street parking has meters that accept credit cards. The conference does not validate parking.

Air Travel

The most convenient airport is Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (US airport code MSP). Services listed below are available from both Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey

  • Super Shuttle from MSP International Airport to The Commons Hotel is approximately $32.00 round trip. 
  • Taxi costs from MSP International Airport to The Commons Hotel range from $46-$56. 
  • Light Rail Transit-the METRO Green Line is currently under construction. It may or may not be in service for the conference.


Please dress business casual. We also suggest that you dress in layers as at times it is difficult to control the temperature of the conference rooms. 

Minneapolis/St. Paul Travel Information


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