The conference venue is located at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th Street, New York, NY 10019 (click here for map). Conference attendees must use the entrance on 59th street between 10th and 11th Avenues and have photo identification to present to security.
Pre- and post-conference workshops will be held at Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023 (click here for map).
Getting into the city from the 3 major area airports
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is on the northern shore of Queens, directly across the East River (about 8 miles from Midtown Manhattan). Unlike JFK Airport and Newark International Airport, New York LaGuardia Airport is not connected to any rail system or the NYC subway. Here's how to get to Midtown Manhattan from LaGuardia:
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is across the Hudson River from New York City—16 miles from Midtown Manhattan. Here's how to get to Midtown Manhattan from Newark Liberty:
Tickets are available at the AirTrain Stations located in each terminal at the Newark Airport. Commuters traveling to the Newark Airport from the following areas can buy one ticket from NJ Transit, PATH or Amtrak.
· New York Penn Station: $12.50 (30 min.)
· Newark Penn Station: $8.50 (15 min.)
· Hoboken: $12.25 (55 min.)
· World Trade Center: $10 (40 min.)
· 33rd St.: $12.50 (60 min.)
AirTrain is free when traveling within the Newark Airport. During peak hours, AirTrain frequency is every 3 minutes. From 12am- 5am, AirTrain frequency is every 15 minutes.
VISA AND PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS
Our international conference attendees are reminded to check whether any special VISA or other passport requirement is needed for entry into the USA.
Travelers from many countries are required to request approval of an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to entry. Further details are provided via the following link:
For UK travelers, please see the article below regarding the need for a biometric passport: