TerraSwarm Security & Privacy Workshop Information A to Z


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Directions to the RIT Campus on September 16 for Workshop

From the Airport: Turn right onto Brooks Avenue, then right onto Interstate 390 South. From 390, take the Scottsville Road exit and turn right. Drive for approximately three miles, then turn left onto Jefferson Road. Travel east for approximately one-half mile to the campus.

From Interstate 90: Take exit 46 and proceed north on Interstate 390 to exit 13 (Hylan Drive). Turn left on Hylan and continue north to Jefferson Road. Turn left on Jefferson and proceed west for approximately two miles to the campus.

RIT Campus Address for GPS: One Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY, 14623
RIT Campus, Louis Slaughter Hall "SLA", rooms 2230-2240. Closest parking lot: Lot T, permit required.

Getting to Rochester, NY

For directions:

Rochester is served by public bus and train lines. The Greater Rochester International Airport is served by most major airlines, including USAir, United, Delta, American, and others. RIT's main campus is five miles from both the airport and the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90), exit 46.

Taxis are available at the train station, as well as the airporRIT is also a stop on Route 24 of the Regional Transit Service, the area's mass transit bus system.

Location of the Workshop and Dinners

  • Reception and Dinner (This is a shared dinner/ reception with the Machine Learning & Security Hands-On Workshop attendees), Sept. 15, Mon.: RIT Inn & Conference Center
  • Security & Privacy Workshop, Sept. 16, Tues.: Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus, Louise Slaughter Hall, "SLA", rooms #2230-2240, Rochester, NY.
  • Security & Privacy Workshop, Sept. 17, Wed.: RIT Inn & Conference Center .
  • BBQ Buffet Dinner, Sept. 16, Tues.: Sticky Lips BBQ, 625 Culver Rd, Rochester


Workshop attendees are encouraged to stay at the RIT Inn & Conference Center.

You can book your lodging online by going to: http://www.rit.edu/ritinn/accommodations/online-reservations/. There is a discounted rate for attendees. Go to the Security and Privacy Workshop wiki to get the discount code to enter when you book online.

Or you can call and request the TerraSwarm room rate: 585-359-1800. The nightly room rate is $129 plus tax.

Address and contact information for the RIT Inn & Conference Center:
5257 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467, Phone: (585) 359-1800
Click here for directions.

Map of Campus

For an RIT campus map, click here.


All visitors must have a parking permit to park on campus. Parking permits can be found on the conference wiki. Print up the permit before arriving. The nearest parking lot is "Lot T"-- a map to the T Lot is also provided on the wiki.


There will be a poster session on Tuesday afternoon, September 16. You must register your poster in advance to present it. Easels and poster boards will be provided. Posters should be printed prior to the workshop, standard size: 30"x40".


Registration is required. Register by September 8, 2014 (Monday) AoE
To register, click here.


There will be a shuttle to transport attendees between the RIT Inn & Conference Center and the RIT campus-Golisano School on Tuesday, Sept 16. Please consult the workshop agenda to see the shuttle schedule.

The RIT Inn & Conference Center provides hotel guests with complimentary shuttle services to and from the Rochester International Airport (10 minute drive).


A Readytalk teleconference will be set up for those who cannot attend in person. Information will be provided when available.