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International Gap Junction Conference 2013

Join us in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.
The city boasts rich historical flavor and architecture, world-class cuisine
and unspoiled beaches. Charleston is consistently ranked by Conde' Nast
as one of the "must see" destinations in the United States.

The meeting will be held at the historic Francis Marion Hotel.


Meeting Information
Hotel Reservations
Keynote Speakers
Program Committee
Organizers & Contact
    Oral Schedule
Oral Guidelines
Poster Guidelines
   Sunday Posters
   Tuesday Posters
Roundtable Summaries
About Charleston
About Francis Marion Hotel
Travel Information
   Airport Map
Social Events
   Opening Reception Map

Travel Information

Air Travel Arrangements
Each person will be responsible for their own air travel arrangements.  If you would like to contact an agent in
Charleston to assist with air travel, the following agents will be glad to provide assistance: 

Abbott and Hill Travel-AX
Ask for Joan Ivett Willard 
Call toll free 800-535-0956 or direct (843) 556-9051

Charleston Travel
 Ask for Kelly  
 Call Toll free  800-868-0132 or direct (843) 556-8646

For information on The Charleston International Airport visit their website at

ESTA Travel Information
Effective January 12, 2009: Any person entering the US under the visa waiver
program is required to hold an approved ESTA Travel Authorization.
Visit their website here:

Ground Transportation
Taxi service is readily available at the airport and the charge to the Francis Marion Hotel
and the downtown area will be approximately $30.00.
Car Rental Companies are onsite at Charleston International Airport. 

Hotel Accommodations
Each person will be responsible for their own hotel reservations.   The host hotel, The Francis Marion Hotel,
is located in historic Charleston   The hotel address is 387 King Street, Charleston,
South Carolina, 29403 and their telephone number is area code (843) 722-0600 or 1-877-756-2121. 

Please identify yourself as an attendee of the International Gap Junction Conference for the special discounted
room rate of $149 single/double occupancy.

Hotel Parking: 
  Parking is available at the rate of $17 plus tax for valet service which can be added to the
room folio, and $12 for self-parking in the city garage which must be paid directly to the parking garage in cash.

The CharlestonConvention & Visitors Bureau website offers a variety of resources and tools for visitors
to Charleston.  Their website is