Social Events

Opening Reception
  • Date: Tuesday, June 2
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:00
  • Location: Weisman Art Museum
Please join us for the opening reception at the Weisman Art Muesum, conveniently located on the East Bank at the University of Minnesota. The Weisman is a short walk across the Washington Avenue Bridge from the conference hotel and main conference venues in Willey Hall. Please review the map below for directions. The Wesiman is most easily accessible by foot. You can also catch the campus connector bus from the basement of Blegen Hall; get off at the next stop, Coffman Union. 

IASSIST 2015 Banquet
  • Date: Thursday, June 4
  • Time: 18:30
  • Location: TCF Bank Stadium (DQ Club Room)
Please join us for the IASSIST 2015 banquet at TCF stadium. The stadium is conveniently located a 30-minute walk or short train trip on the Metro Transit Green Line. To take the train from the West Bank station, board an eastbound (to St. Paul) and get off the train two stops later at Stadium Village. 

Trains run throughout the day, every 10-15 minutes. There are no fareboxes on trains. You must pay for your ride before boarding the train. Use cash or a credit card to buy a ticket from the ticket machine on the station platform. Train fares are $2.25 during rush hour (3 to 6:30 pm) and $1.75 at all other times. A 6-hour pass is available for $4 on weekdays (press the G key on the ticket machine before inserting payment). 

Enter at the Benton County Premium entrance on the southwest corner of the TCF Stadium, (up from the corner of University and Oak Street). There will be signs outside the door. When you enter please take the escalator on the right up to the 3rd floor to the DQ Club Room.