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2016 New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS): Data-Driven Discovery


Getting to and around New York
New York City is easily accessible through its three area airports: John F. Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty Airport. Rail access to Grand Central Station in Manhattan is readily available from numerous locations, including the airports. New York City has a dense network of subways, busses, as well as taxis that make getting around to virtually any location quick and easy.

  • Subway and Train JFK - From JFK take Airtrain to Howard Beach. Then transfer to the A train to Fulton Street/Broadway; Finally transfer to the number 4 or 5 subway lines to Grand Central Station.
  • MTA of the State of New York - Information about subways, buses and trains in the greater New York metropolitan area can be found on this site. Subway Map | Bus Map
  • Airlink Shuttle - Ground transportation services throughout New York City and the NYC Airports, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Bus Service - New York Airport Service provides transportation service to and from Manhattan (New York City), JFK Airport, and LGA Airport. Service to Newark Airport (EWR) and Midtown Hotels are provided by our sister company Go Airlink NYC.
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - This commuting and travel page links to airport, ferry and ground transportation information in the New York City and New Jersey area.
  • Direct Airport Information: Newark, LaGuardia, JFK

Please use one of the officially recognized modes of transportation and do not accept rides from any driver with whom you have not made previous arrangements or who does not operate from an official taxi stand.

Nearby Attractions

9-11 Memorial, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Metropolitan Museum, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Central Park, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City, Empire State and Chrysler buildings, United Nations, Guggenheim Museum, Frick Gallery, American Museum of Natural History, Intrepid Air & Space Museum, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Brooklyn bridge, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Broadway theaters, numerous jazz cafes and entertainment spots, and some of the best shopping in the world are just around the corner.

Conference Hotel

When booking a room, you must guarantee your room with a credit card. Any cancellations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance of scheduled arrival.

Note: BNL will be covering the lodging at the Marriott Downtown for all keynote speakers. When reserving your room, be sure to mention that BNL will be covering your lodging.

Image Courtesy: New York Marriott Downtown HotelNew York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA

Local Phone:
1-800-242-8685 or

We have reserved a block of rooms for NYSDS attendees from Sunday, August 14, 2016 through Wednesday, August 17, 2016. This room block is being offered at a special rate of $242 per night (subject to applicable state and local taxes). The room block at this special rate is limited, so we recommend that you make your reservations early. The cut-off date for reservations is Monday, August 1, 2016. Reservation requests received after the room block has been sold out or after the cut-off date will be based upon availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates.

Reservation Method
You can make your reservation by visiting the New York Marriott Downtown reservation website for NYSDS or by phone at 1-877-303-0104. Refer to NY Scientific Data Summit for the special conference room rate.

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