Cornell University in Ithaca, New York USA is pleased to host the third International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, following on successful meetings in Göttingen, Germany in 2005 and in Beijing, China in 2004.


Getting to Ithaca
Cornell University is located in Ithaca, NY, which is about four hours driving time from New York City and Philadelphia, 6 hours driving time from Boston, and five hours driving time from Toronto. Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is the local airport (10 minutes from campus) and is served by two carriers with non-stop service to Detroit (Northwest/KLM), and New York City and Philadelphia (US Airways). Syracuse Hancock Airport is 1.25 hours from campus and has more airline alternatives (American Eagle, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest Airlines, United Express, US Airways, and TransMeridian). The Greater Binghamton Airport is 45 minutes from campus and serves US Airways, Northwest Airlines, United, and Delta Connection/Comair).

For more details go to Cornell's page for travel to Cornell and Ithaca, NY.

For more information about Ithaca, please see visitithaca.com.

We have blocked a limited number of rooms at the Statler Hotel, which is conveniently located on the Cornell Campus. We have also blocked rooms at the Holiday Inn, located in downtown Ithaca, the Best Western Hotel, conveniently located on the same hill as Cornell, and the Marriott Courtyard by the airport. The Holiday Inn is on the public transit system route and both the Holiday Inn, the Best Western, and the Marriott Courtyard also provide a shuttle service to the University. 

Statler Hotel
607-257-2500 or 1-800-541-2501 for reservations
130 Statler Drive
Cornell Campus
Reservation Block Name: PRESDIG
Rates: $180 single/$190 double for standard room; $205 single/$215 double for view king room plus 13% tax

Holiday Inn Ithaca Downtown
222 South Cayuga Street
Downtown Ithaca
2 miles from Cornell
Reservations can be made online at:
using group code CIP
Rates: $109.99 plus tax / night, King/Double

Best Western Hotel
1020 Ellis Hollow Road
East Hill Plaza
1.19 miles from Cornell
Reference: iPRES
Rates: $119 Single/Double; $129 Triple plus tax per night

Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca
29 Thornwood Drive
Near Ithaca Airport
3 miles from Cornell
Reference: CU Library iPRES block
Rates: Saturday - $164/night plus tax, King/Double
Sunday-Wednesday - $149/night plus tax, King/Double

Other area hotels include:

607-257-2000 or 1-800-424-6423
1 Sheraton Drive
1.22 miles from Cornell

Hampton Inn
337 Elmira Road
3.55 miles from Cornell

Hilton Garden Inn
130 E. Seneca Street
Downtown Ithaca
2 miles from Cornell

Ramada Inn
2310 N. Triphammer Road
2 miles from Cornell

Getting to the Library
The Holiday Inn has a shuttle to Cornell. You can also take public transportation ($1.50 fee). For a small city, Ithaca has an excellent public transit system (TCAT). Here is a map and schedule for a route of interest to conference attendees:

Downtown Ithaca (Holiday Inn) to North Campus Cornell (Olin Library is near Day Hall on the Map)

A map of the Cornell Library system is available here.

A searchable map of Cornell is available here.