UW Memorial Union

800 Langdon Street 608.265.3000

By Air

Madison's airport (Dane County Regional Airport / MSN) is about 10 miles from downtown Madison and the Memorial Union. Nonstop flights are available from major airline hubs. Taxi fare from the airport to the Union is about $20. Try the Union Cab (608-242-2000) or the Green Cab (608-255-1234). If you fly into Milwaukee or Chicago instead, there are various busses that can get you to Madison.

By Car

Madison is in south central Wisconsin, about 80 miles west of Milwaukee on I-94; about 150 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, 120 miles northwest of O'Hare International Airport on I-90; and about 250 miles southeast of Minneapolis and St. Paul on I-94. Long term parking is available at each of the downtown hotels; daily parking may also be found at an assortment of city parking ramps within walking distance of the Memorial Union (see an up-to-date map of parking here ; note the Memorial Union is in the top right of the map).

By Bus

The Badger Bus Company provides service from Milwaukee's Mitchell Field (airport) and downtown Milwaukee directly to the Memorial Union. The Van Galder Bus Company provides service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Chicago's Midway airport, and downtown Chicago directly to the Memorial Union. Please contact us at chair@glsconference.org for more information.


Home of the University of Wisconsin and the capital of Wisconsin, Madison is a vibrant, beautiful city of 210,000 people, located on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota - a city often rated as one of the best cities in which to live in the United States. During the summer, Madison offers wonderful and varied walking, biking, shopping, and cultural activities.

Conference Committee

Constance Steinkuehler

GLS Conference Chair

Amanda Ochsner

GLS Conference Co-Chair

Remi Holden

Playful Learning Co-Chair

Elizabeth King

Playful Learning Co-Chair

Drew Davidson

Well Played Session Curator

Sean Duncan

Speed Runs Curator

Dennis Ramirez

GLS Showcase Curator

Shannon Harris

Poster Session Curator

Amanda Barany

Volunteer Coordinator

Craig G. Anderson

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