Conference Information



Lodging

The conference headquarters is the Hudson House Grand Hotel in Hudson, WI near Interstate 94. The daily conference rate for a sleeping room furnished either with one king or two double beds is $70.00 plus tax. To obtain the conference rate, reservations must be made by phone (715-386-2394) no later than September 6, 2013. Mention that you are with the Northern Great Plains History Conference to obtain the conference rate.


Driving Directions

The Hudson House Grand Hotel is located near Interstate 94 in Hudson, WI. Whether approaching from the Twin Cities or from Wisconsin, take Exit 2 from I-94. Go south on Carmichael Road to Crest View Drive West, and then turn right. The Hudson House Grand Hotel is located at 1616 Crest View Drive.


Airport Shuttle

The Chippewa Valley Airport Service is a commercial shuttle that runs from MSP to Hudson (but not normally to Hudson House Grand Hotel). The conference organizers have made special arrangements for shuttles directly to the conference hotel and MSP at the following days/times. Changes in this schedule are possible, so please double-check the times in mid-September.

Day Depart Arrive
Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 25-27
  • MSP
  • 11:40 a.m.
  • 2:40 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 9:45 p.m.
  • Hudson
  • 12:20 p.m.
  • 3:15 p.m.
  • 6:50 p.m.
  • 10:20 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 27-28
  • Hudson
  • 10:35 a.m.
  • 12:20 p.m.
  • 4:50 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.
  • MSP
  • 11:10 a.m.
  • 12:55 p.m.
  • 5:25 p.m.
  • 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 29
  • Hudson
  • 10:35 a.m.
  • 12:20 p.m.
  • MSP
  • 11:10 a.m.
  • 12:55 p.m.

Reservations are required and, for this special service option, must be made by phone (1-877-811-4211). Be sure to mention the Northern Great Plains History Conference when you call. As of July 12, the price is $25 one way ($50 round trip).


Contacts

Faculty from a consortium of University of Wisconsin Campuses has organized the 2013 Northern Great Plains Conference. Questions regarding any aspect of the Conference may be addressed to any member of the Organizing Committee on the contacts page.

Session Participant Policies

Policies and rules for all participating in sessions at the conference.

Conference Session Policies