Travel and Lodging

The conference will take place on the campus of Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931. The town of Houghton is the gateway to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The regional airport is Hancock, Michigan, (CMX), located 7 miles north of Houghton, with two daily flights to/from Chicago O’Hare (ORD). Other near-by airports are: Marquette, MI (MQT) (2 hours drive from Houghton); Escanaba, MI (ESC) (3 hours); Green Bay, WI (GRB) (4 hours); Duluth, MN (DLH) (4 hours); and Wausau, WI (CWA) (3.5 hours).

Rooms are blocked at the Franklin Square Inn (906-487-1700) a short walk to the campus. When calling the hotel, please mention “Graph Conference” to receive the block rate. If you make a reservation with a third party the hotel can’t give the rate. The rooms will be held until July 1.  The Super 8 Houghton (906-482-2240) is also a short walk to campus (no conference rate is available).

Students walking on campus
Aerial view of Portage Lift Bridge, Houghton, MI