Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference 2012

Location and Conference Information

Updated May 13, 2012

For your convenience, the following information has been extracted from the GLBIO 2012 Program Book:

Links within this page:

GLBIO Conference Location

The GLBIO 2012 conference is being held at the University of Michigan (Central Campus) Michigan League Conference Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ann Arbor is located in southeastern Michigan approximately 20 minute drive from the Detroit, Michigan Airport.

911 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Michigan League Directions:  Click here (word doc)

Michigan League Conference Center: Click here.

Michigan League Building Meeting Rooms:

Michigan League Information

Directions to Building:


Campus Map:

Central Campus Map -

Michigan League Campus Map Page -



The Michigan League Conference Center is located on Central Campus of University of Michigan. It is approximately 20 minute drive from Detroit Michigan and located in southeastern Michigan.

Detroit Airport to UMICH Shuttle Services -

Campus Transportation page:

Campus maps and Directions:

Campus Direction Finder Page:


Airport Information

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)  The airport is approximately 20 miles and 30-45 minutes drive to the University of Michigan. See webpage for airlines and directions from the airport.

Transportation to Ann Arbor

  • Airbus Shuttle – there will be busses at airport but it is best to call in advance and make reservation: 734.707.7AIR $12.00 one way with reservation.



There are fees for parking on campus and it is on a first come basis. There are parking meters throughout campus for hourly parking. There is also visitors parking on campus and public parking off campus.

The two closest public parking lots to the Michigan League is an outdoor parking lot at Palmer Drive and Washtenaw Avenue (very small red dot on map in upper right side of map) just east of the Michigan League and Mendelssohn Theatre. $1.20 per hour (free after 6pm)

City Public Lot – Mainard Street Parking Structure - $1.10 per hour

The PDF map shows Public and Visitor parking lots in "RED" (click here for PDF map)

Michigan League Maps and Direction page: