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Travel and Hotel


Download the complete conference program book in a PDF! The complete program book (202 pages, a 13.5MB download) is available here.


Flip through the 2015 Aging in America Conference Announcement online or download a PDF.


Click here to request a printed copy, or multiple copies to share, of the 2015 Aging in America Conference Announcement.

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Membership Directory

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2015 Host City: Chicago

ASA is pleased to invite you to Chicago! 

Chicago is a world-class city of unsurpassed beauty, attracting visitors from around the nation and the world. Chicago is home to the Blues, several sports teams, an internationally renowned symphony orchestra, spectacular live theater, and celebrated architecture, thousands of restaurants, and world-class museums and shops.

Hotel Accommodations

All conference activities will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago

Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Reservations: 888-421-1442

Single/ Double: $219 (plus tax)

Reserve early to take advantage of our exclusive, specially negotiated low group rate. 

Click here to make reservations online.

Please book your reservations directly with Hyatt Hotels. If you receive a phone call from a company claiming they can offer you discounted hotel rooms for our conference, we strongly advise you to use caution and carefully check the authenticity of any such offer. ASA is not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, any entity or agencies offering hotel accommodations in relation to our conference.

Guaranteed Parking

We have partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to allow the AiA15 conference community to purchase guaranteed parking near the conference. View real-time availability and pricing at many locations within easy walking distance to the conference.

Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed even if the location otherwise fills up. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees ever. Parking availability is very limited, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase your parking for AiA15 in advance.

***Exclusive Partner Offer: Use code AGING20 at checkout for 20% off your first reservation!***

Click below to purchase parking:

Reserve AiA15 Parking Now


Southwest Airlines.  Official Airline of the American Society on Aging.  

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O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Conveniently located just 17 miles northwest of Downtown Chicago. O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is the WORLD’S busiest airports and is home to 73 Commercial, commuter and cargo carriers, which serve more than 210 non-stop and direct destinations worldwide. 

Midway International Airport (MDW) 
25 minutes from Downtown Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) offers a wide array of services to both business and leisure travelers. The Airport conveniently located just 10 miles southwest from Downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is home to 12 airlines serving more than 90 domestic and international destinations. Midway is the nation’s premiere point-to-point, low-fare airport. 

Ground Transportation

GO Airport Express

(888) 284-3826
Scheduled van service to downtown. Booths located on the lower level of all terminals. Click here to book online.

From O’Hare International Airport

Typical minimum charge from O’Hare International Airport (distance from hotel: 17 miles and drive time 35 minutes)

  • One Way - $30 per person
  • Roundtrip  - $50 per person

From Midway International Airport

Typical minimum charge from Midway International Airport (distance from hotel: 13 miles and drive time 25 minutes)

  • One Way - $25 per person
  • Roundtrip  - $45 per person

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) 
(312) 836-7000 or 800-YOUR-CTA
CTA Blue Line trains connect O’Hare with Downtown Chicago’s Loop in 60 minutes and CTA Orange line trains connect Midway with downtown in 30 minutes for only $2.25.  Follow “Trains to City” signs from terminals to the rail station. Trains leave every five to 10 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes between 1am -5am.

Taxi Service 
(312) 829-4222 or (312) TAXI CAB
Cabs are readily available on a first-come, first-serve basis from the lower level curb front of O’Hare terminals and in front of the main terminal at Midway Int’l Airport.

  • Fares To or From O’Hare Airport (approximately 30 min)  $45.00
  • Fares To or From Midway Airport (approximately 25 min) $35.00


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