Conference Site

The Symposium will take place in Room 1106 of the Darden College of Education Building (pictured below) on the campus of Old Dominion University. The building is located at 4301 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23508 (corner of Hampton Blvd. and W. 43rd St.). The conference room is accessible, and located on the first floor.
picture of darden ed bldg exterior
Picture of the outside of the Darden College of Education Building.


Norfolk International Airport (ORF) has a range of options, with several daily flights from the major hubs (see below). The airport is located less than 7 miles away from the conference location.
picture of direct flights from ORF
Flights to and from ORF. Click on image to visit airport website.


​To plot directions to the Symposium site by GPS or travel programs (e.g., Google Maps), use the address:
4301 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23508
Parking passes for the 43rd St. and Elkhorn parking garage can be purchased here for $7/day. Attendees staying at the SpringHill Suites hotel get parking covered with the cost of the hotel.


Taxi, Uber, and Lyft are available for transportation from the Norfolk International Airport to the conference site and hotel. It is roughly a 15-20 minute car ride. Groups can book shuttles with James River Transportation for a $30 fixed rate. 


The official conference hotel is the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hotel at Old Dominion University. The hotel is located directly across the street (0.2 miles) from the conference venue.