The Fifth International Conference on Islam in the Contemporary World:
The Gülen Movement in Thought and Practice
March 6-7, 2009, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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The conference will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 2009 at the Lod Cook Conference Center and Hotel (phone: 866-610 2665), which is located in the beautiful campus of Louisiana State University. The Atlas Foundation, one of the local sponsors, has confirmed to have sufficient number of rooms for the conference participants. Please use "Atlas Foundation" code for your reservations.

Room rates for one night are as follow:

$125 - Single or Double room (plus applicable taxes and fees)
$135 - Triple room (plus applicable taxes and fees)
$145 - Quad room (plus applicable taxes and fees)
Breakfast is included in all types of rooms.

Please click here for hotel's location information.

Please click here for local weather information.

Air Travel:

Baton Rouge has a small but very convenient airport located at about 11 miles north of the LSU Campus. The airport code is BTR and main connection hubs are Houston (Continental Airlines), Dallas (American Airlines), and Atlanta (Delta Airlines). The only way to get to the campus from airport is a taxi-cab, which costs around $25.

Should you have further questions about traveling to Baton Rouge, please contact conference coordinator at




























  Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs  
  Louisiana State University  
  Southern University and A&M College  
  Southeastern Louisiana University  
  The Institute of Interfaith Dialog  
  Atlas Foundation