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Vasculata 2018 Location and Travel

Vasculata 2018

July 23-26, 2018
St. Louis, MO



Washington University in St. Louis Campus
Monday's lectures will be held in the Connor Auditorium (Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Floor 1)

Tuesday's lectures will be in the Erlanger Auditorium (McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg, Floor 1)

Wednesday's poster session will be in the Atrium  (Farrell Learning & Teaching Center)

Thursday's lectures will be in the Connor Auditorium (Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Floor 1)

Wednesday's workshops will be held in various locations (check the location for your workshop)

See the map for locations 

Closest parking - Metro Garage

For International Travelers to NAVBO Meetings:

If you need a letter of invitation for your Visa, please follow the instructions on this page.


We have secured a block of rooms at the Parkway Hotel for housing. The hotel is located on the campus and is an easy walk to the meeting site. Attendees will need to make their own reservations, but we will help with roommate matching. Indicate your need for a roomate on the Vasculata registration form.

Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

For reservations:
Make your reservation online or call (314) 256-7777 - you must ask for Group Number 8363


For an airport shuttle, try Go Best Express.  They have a dedicated Vasculata reservation site and are offering attendees a discounted fare.

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Public Transportation:

There is a light rail option to take St Louis Metrolink from the airport to the Washington University campus. The Central West End Station is on the medical school campus and steps away from the Parkway Hotel and lecture venue for Vasculata. If you purchase a ticket at the train platform, please use the ticket validating machine to stamp the time onto the ticket before entering the train. The cost of the trip from the airport to Central West End Station is $4. When disembarking at Central West End Station, exit the platform in the direction of the rear of the train you arrived on, going up the stairs (or elevator) and turning right to follow the outlined path on the map.



Car Rentals

Budget Car Rental – 800-621-2380 
Thrifty Car Rental – 800-367-2277 
Alamo Rent-A-Car – 888-826-6893 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car – 847-928-3320

For information about acquiring a visa please go here.