ICIBM 2019

Travel Information

Conference Location

The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference CenterBRC
2110 Tuttle Park Place Columbus, Ohio 43210

Impress your guests at our state-of-the-art conference and event space. The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center, located on Ohio State's campus, is the ideal venue for a corporate event, training seminar, banquet, wedding, or conference. We offer about 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space throughout multiple event rooms, complete with cutting-edge technology and an expert staff to assist you in planning and executing the perfect event. Additionally, our hotel has 151 guestrooms and suites to accommodate all your event attendees.

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Follow the link for parking information at Blackwell available here Hotel parking options

Airport Information

John Glenn Columbus International Airport - located about 10 miles from Hotel, 15-20 minutes drive time. Approximate one-way Uber/Lyft fare: $25-40.


The Blackwell Inn has all your transportation needs covered. We proudly offer complimentary, prearranged airport transportation (based on availability) to and from John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) for our hotel guests . Contact our Concierge or Guest Services Representative at (614) 247-4050 or (866) 247-4003 to schedule your airport transportation at least 24 hours in advance. You may also schedule your airport transportation using our e-Concierge.

Hotel InformationBlackwell

The Blackwell
Address: 2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-4000

Please make reservations by visitng The Blackwell home page Reservations Click on Book Now button on the reservations home page. Under Special codes enter the Group Code: ICIBM2019 .
You can also call Hotel Reservations Department at 1-866.247.4003 asking for the Group Code: ICIBM2019 . or ask for the group by name International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine 2019 when making your reservation. Reservations before May 9th, 2019 can avail a discounted group rate of 149$ per night. Blackwell is full for the first night

Alternate ICIBM Hotel options
  1. Hyatt Place Columbus
    Address: 795 Yard Street Columbus, Ohio 43212
    Phone: +1 614-280-1234
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  2. Courtyard Columbus Downtown
    Address: 35 West Spring Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
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  3. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus Univ Area - Osu
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  4. Residence Inn Columbus Downtown
    Address: 36 E Gay Street Columbus, Ohio 43215-3108
    Phone: +1 614-222-2610
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  5. Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
    Address: 50 North Third Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
    Phone: +1 614-228-5050
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  6. Holiday Inn Columbus Dwtn-Capitol Square
    Address: 175 East Town St, Columbus, Ohio 43215 United States
    Phone:+1 614-221-3281
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  7. Holiday Inn Express Columbus Downtown
    Address: 650 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 United States
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  8. Hotel LeVeque, Autograph Collection
    Address: 50 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
    Phone:+1 614-224-9500
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  9. The Westin Great Southern Columbus
    Address: 310 S. High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
    Phone:+1 614-228-3800
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  10. Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph
    Address: 620 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
    Phone:+1 614-227-0100
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    1. ICIBM 2019 Travel Award

      Travel awards for students and postdocs are being made available for ICIBM 2019 through a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant (pending). All students (both graduate and undergraduate) and postdocs who are submitting a paper and/or abstract on which they are the first author are highly encouraged to apply for this travel award. Applications for the ICIBM 2019 Travel Award must be received by May 1, 2019 to be considered. There will be up to 20 of these travel awards available, made possible through the awarded NSF grant. Please see the details below regarding the specific criteria and how to apply.


      The goal of the ICIBM 2019 Travel Award is to encourage the participation of young scientists in training, including both graduate/undergraduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

      To be considered for an award the candidate must:
      Submit a paper/abstract for the conference.
      Be the first author on the paper/abstract.
      Must be a student or postdoctoral fellow.
      Complete and submit the award application form by the deadline.

      Complete and submit the travel award application form before the deadline. The form can be downloaded from here. Please send the completed form to Award committee chair by May 1, 2019.

      Review Criteria

      All applications will be reviewed and evaluated based on the submitted paper/abstract by the following criteria: (1) relevance to the topics of the conference, (2) significance of the work, (3) clarity of the presentation, and (4) soundness of the data.

      Winners will be notified via email prior to the meeting and publicly announced during the closing ceremony.

      For more information on the Travel Awards, please contact Award Committee chair.