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Symposium Information

Agenda Summary and Event Locations


4:00-8:00 PM: Registration (4:00-5:00 PM) and Networking Reception and Dinner
Stocking Hall Gallery (Department of Food Science)


8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Symposium
Statler Hotel, Carrier Ballroom

6:30-8:30 PM: Symposium Dinner
Statler Hotel, Terrace Restaurant


8:00 AM-12:30 PM: Symposium
Statler Hotel, Carrier Ballroom

1:00-9:30 PM: Optional HPP Site Visit and Dinner and Glenora Winery
Bus departs Statler Hotel at 1:00 PM for Geneva, NY

For the complete agenda, click here.

Getting to Your Hotel or Campus

Most hotels in Ithaca offer free shuttle service to and from the Ithaca airport and Cornell campus.  Please make shuttle arrangements directly with your hotel.

If you are staying on campus at the Statler, Ithaca airport transportation is available; however, they do not provide on-campus transportation to Stocking Hall for Sunday's reception.  Stocking Hall is about a 10-15 minute walk from the Statler.  If you require assistance to get to Stocking Hall, please email Janette Robbins by 3:00 PM on Friday, October 27.

Ithaca Taxi Services:

  • Collegetown Cab, (607) 588-8888
  • Green Hornet Taxi, (607) 280-3779
  • Yellow Cab, (607) 277-2227
  • University Taxi, (607) 277-7777
  • Limited UBER transportation is available

Parking Information

Parking for Sunday evening's events at Stocking Hall will be available free of charge on Wing Drive and in the Peterson Lot, which are both adjacent to Stocking Hall.

Parking permits for Monday's and Tuesday's events at the Statler Hotel will be available for $10/day at the Information Booth located at 165 Hoy Road by the Parking Garage.

You may use the Cornell Maps page to generate driving directions to Stocking Hall (411 Tower Road, Ithaca, New York) and driving directions to the Statler Hotel (130 Statler Drive, Ithaca, New York). If you wish to rent a car, some of the companies that have local service outlets are:r responsibility to determine whether you need a visa from the Canadian government and/or a re-entry visa to return to the U.S.

Dress Code

For all Symposium events, business casual is appropriate. 


Based on the forecast, we suggest you be prepared for rain and cooler weather. 

  • Sunday: Rain. High near 56F (13C). Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Sunday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 41F (5C). Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Monday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52F (11C). Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35F (2C).
  • Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52F (11C).
  • Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35 (2C).

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