INFORMATION GUIDE

Schedule of Events

The complete schedule for the conference can be found here. Unless noted otherwise, all of the sessions will be held in the auditorium of the Overby Center for the Study of Southern Journalism and Politics.

Directions (from Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn)

To Overby Center for the Study of Southern Journalism and Politics

Accommodations

Reduced rates for conference attendees are available exclusively through Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express of Oxford. When making reservations, remember the following:

* Reference the "ACT Conference" when making reservations
* October 7 is the cutoff date for the reduced group rate

110 Heritage Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 232-2442

112 Heritage Drive
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 236-2500

Travel

Memphis International Airport is the closet major airport to The University of Mississippi. It is located 70 miles north of Oxford, Mississippi, home of the Magazine Innovation Center and the ACT 2 Experience.

From Memphis International:

- Head north on Cargo Rd (0.5 mi)
- Turn left onto Winchester Rd (0.4 mi)
- Slight left to stay on Winchester Rd (0.3 mi)
- Turn left onto Airways Blvd (2.3 mi)
- Turn right onto E Shelby Dr (0.8 mi)
- Turn left to merge onto I-55 S toward Jackson, MS, entering Mississippi (50.1 mi)
- Take exit 243A to merge onto MS-6 E/US-278 E toward Oxford (20.8 mi)
- Turn left onto Jackson Ave W (0.9 mi)
- Turn left onto Heritage Dr, Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express will be ahead

Magazine Innovation Center | Meek School of Journalism and New Media | 218 Farley Hall, 555 Grove Loop | University, MS | 38677