Conference Travel Overview

The 5th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference will take place on the campus of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA which is located approximately 2 hours north of New York City.  To assist our attendees who will be arriving at one of the New York City (NYC) metropolitan international airports, we will be offering limited free direct shuttle service from the airport to the conference hotels.

Details on the free LAK15 Airport Shuttles, alternative transportation options and official conference hotels are below.  If you have questions or need assistance please contact us at LAK15@marist.edu.

Information on LAK15 Airport Shuttles

Hotel Reservations and Deadlines

Alternative Transportation Options


Hotel Reservations and Deadlines

All four hotel options are 3-5 miles from the Marist College campus. LAK15 will be providing free local shuttles from all area hotels listed below to and from Marist and all conference events. Upon your arrival to your hotel, you will receive a detailed shuttle schedule.

NOTE: LAK15 has arranged for the following hotel blocks, please see below for your options and room reservation deadlines. 

Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie, NY

$114/night - Holiday Inn Express - Poughkeepsie, NY (3.2 miles from Marist)

You must use the group code LAK to receive the conference discount.

There is no reservation deadline for this hotel but first come, first served.

Hampton Inn, Poughkeepsie, NY

 $119/per night - Hampton Inn - Poughkeepsie, NY (5.1 miles from Marist)

Please reserve your room through their special LAK conference hotel web site to receive the discount.

The reservation deadline for the Hampton Inn is February 28, 2015. Booking after this date you will not receive the LAK15 discount.

$118/per night - Marriott Courtyard - Poughkeepsie, NY (3.7 miles from Marist)

Please reserve your room through their special LAK conference hotel web site to receive the discount.

The reservation deadline for the Courtyard Marriott is February 20, 2015. Booking after this date, you will not receive the LAK15 discount.

$149/per night for "Studio Suites" - Marriott Residence Inn - Poughkeepsie, NY (4.3 miles from Marist)

Please reserve your room through their special LAK conference hotel web site to receive the discount. You may also call 1-800-331-3131, to receive the discounted rate, attendees must request the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK15) Room Block. 

The reservation deadline for the Marriott Residence Inn is February 20, 2015. Booking after this date, you will not receive the LAK15 discount.

Fast Facts

  • We will be providing limited FREE shuttle service from New York City Metropolitan airports (JFK, EWR, LGA) for all attendees.
  • Poughkeepsie is mid-way between Albany, New York and New York City and is easily accessible by Metro-North Railroad and AMTRAK.
  • All conference hotels are within 3-5 miles of the Marist campus and will provide FREE shuttle service to and from conference events.