Venue & Hospitality

Welcome to the Official attendee housing site for the 2nd Annual Congress on Infancy, Child Nutrition & Development (ICND).
The conference will take place in the following location :

Hilton New York JFK Airport Hotel
144-02 135th Avenue
Jamaica, New York 11436

Hotel Contact :
Hilda Cangelosi ~ Director of Sales
Tel: +1 718.269.3041
Email: Hilda.Cangelosi@Hilton.com

Conference Dates: October 16-18, 2017

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
  • Business Center.
  • Business Phone Service.
  • Complimentary Printing Service.
  • Express Mail.
  • Fax.
  • Meeting Rooms.
  • Office Rental.
  • Photo Copying Service.
  • Secretarial Service.
  • Telex.
  • Typewriter.
  • Video Conference.
  • Video Messaging.
  • Video Phone.
  • ATM.
  • Baggage Storage.

Venue Hotel

Venue Hotel

Venue Hotel

Transportation

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport

DIRECTIONS

Northeast on Van Wyck Expy.Slight right to JFK Access Rd. Straight to Van Wyck Expy.onto I-678 N. to Rockaway Blvd. Merge onto Van Wyck Expressway State Rd. E. Right-Rockaway Blvd. Right at 145th St. Left at 135th Ave and arrive at hotel.

Distance from Hotel: 0 mi.

Drive Time: 20 min.

  • La Guardia Airport

DIRECTIONS

Merge LaGuardia Rd. bear left, bear right, bear right. At roundabout 1st exit-Ditmars Blvd. Grand Central Pkwy to Exit 13-Van Wyck Expwy South (I-678) to Exit 2-Rockaway Blvd. Get off-left Rockaway Blvd to 143rd St. Right 143rd St to hotel.

Distance from Hotel: 8 mi.

Drive Time: 30 min.

  • Newark International Airport

DIRECTIONS

I-78 East-NJ Tpke.Take I-95 NJ Tpke exit left Lincoln Tunnel. Stay straight to Dyer Ave. Left W. 34th St. Turn Left - I-495 East/Queens Midtown Tunnel. Take exit 22A-E to I-678 Van Wyck South. Exit 2-Left-Rockaway Blvd. right to 143rd St.

Distance from Hotel: 40 mi.

Drive Time: 60 min.

 

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