Travel and Lodging
June 23 - 26, 2019 | Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel | Mobile, Alabama
The University of South Alabama Center for Integrative Studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (USA CISSTEM) in conjunction with the USA College of Education and Professional Studies and USA College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to host the 2019 Southeast Regional Noyce Conference.
This year’s conference theme is Removing Barriers in STEM Teacher Education. In just three-and-a-half days, conference attendees will:
- Re-connect with more than 200 Noyce program leaders, master teachers, and scholars
- Grow their personal network of educators
- Share updates on their Noyce Projects
- Attend specialized mathematics and science professional development workshops
- Engage in thought-provoking conversations around cultural awareness
- Learn from National Science Foundation (NSF) program officers about upcoming and continuing grant opportunities.
- Showcase their Noyce project during the conference poster session
As you prepare to join us for this year's conference, please use this page as your travel resource. All conference participants must receive prior approval from their Noyce PI or Project Director before travel accommodations are made. Throughout this webpage, we will provide suggestions to encourage all participants to be good stewards of the financial resources of this project.
Corporate Travel Planners is handling all air travel for this conference. After you have registered for the conference, please contact one of the listed representatives to make your flight arrangements via email or phone.
(800) 523-9036 ext. 21114
(800) 523-9036 ext. 21120
Airport Shuttle Service
We will provide transportation between the Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) and the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel. The shuttle times will be scheduled to coincide with the majority of arrival and departure times. If your flight plans are outside of these dates/times, you will need to reserve a taxi or car service. The shuttle schedule will be emailed to all conference participants prior to the conference.
Mileage & Parking
If you are coming from within driving distance and/or would prefer to drive to Mobile, please track your mileage on the way to the conference. For in-state travel, please use this mileage form, as well as provide a Google map that outlines your route and states the mileage traveled. For out-of-state travel, please provide a Google map that outlines your route and states the mileage traveled. The mileage rate is 58 cents/mile, up to a maximum reimbursement of $425. Car pools are highly recommended as a way to reduce expenses for the project. Self parking in the Hotel's garage for one car per hotel room will be paid on your behalf. If you choose to valet or have multiple cars per room, you will be financially responsible for those expenses.
You can complete these forms prior to arrival to aid in your reimbursement. We will have a designated area at registration and a person on hand to answer any of your reimbursement questions. Reimbursement forms will also be available at registration. If you are driving, please have the documentation available at reimbursement.
The conference will be held at the beautiful Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotelin downtown Mobile. Lodging costs for June 23rd through June 25th will be paid on your behalf. Upon check-in at the hotel, participants will need to provide a credit card for incidental expenses.
If you choose to stay outside of the dates covered by this project, please let us know when you register for the conference. If additional nights are booked, you will be financially responsible for those nights. Therefore, at check-in, you will need to present a credit card for your personal lodging.