Venue, Hotels & Travel

University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo is consistently ranked as one of the world's most exceptional and most affordable universities, making it a top choice for students and faculty around the globe.

UB is a top 35 public research university and is number 1 in New York State. Here, students can follow their passions, apply their knowledge, and collaborate with other top minds to tackle the world's most complex challenges.

Davis Hall is a state-of-the-art facility with numerous sustainable building strategies, qualifying it for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification. The modern and efficient building provides space for research and development, with updated classrooms and laboratories that will ensure an exceptional learning experience.

Hotel Accommodations

The cost of the hotel is included in registration for conference attendees, but an additional fee will be charged for any accompanying guests. Guests are expected to have breakfast at the hotel each morning, lunch and dinner will be provided at the conference for registered attendees.

Hampton Inn Williamsville

The Hampton Inn Williamsville provides accommodations for this event. Guests can enjoy on-site amenities like an indoor heated pool and fitness center. The hotel also offers a whirlpool, complimentary breakfast, free parking, and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel is conveniently located in the historic village of Williamsville in Erie County, just three miles from the Buffalo Airport and a 15-minute drive from downtown Buffalo. 

PHONE: +1 716-632-0900
ADDRESS: 5455 Main Street, Williamsville, New York, 14221, USA
CHECK-IN: 3:00 PM
CHECK-OUT: 12:00 PM

Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo Amherst University

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo Amherst University also provides accommodations for this event. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet plus conveniences such as a 24/7 fitness center, indoor saltwater pool, free WIFI, Connect and Print business center, and the Corner Market.

This hotel is located in the heart of Amherst, NY and directly across the street from the Sweet Home entrance to UB. It's conveniently located off the I-990 and I-290, which makes traveling to downtown Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Seneca Niagara Casino, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA and the Buffalo Airport a quick 15-20 minute trip from the hotel.

PHONE: +1 716-204-8936
ADDRESS: 3880 Rensch Road, Amherst, New York, 14228, USA
CHECK-IN: 3:00 PM
CHECK-OUT: 12:00 PM

Getting Here

Buffalo Niagara International Airport, located fifteen minutes east of downtown Buffalo, offers approximately 85 daily nonstop flights to 28 airports. Major carriers are Delta, Southwest, American, JetBlue, United and Frontier.

Buffalo is also accessible by highway and rail - New York State Thruway (I-90), Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), and Amtrak from Chicago and New York City.

Public transit and ride-sharing services are available, including Lyft, Uber, and the NFTA Metro Bus and Rail System, which offers access to most points of interest, including downtown Buffalo. Bus schedules are provided at all transportation centers, the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, and many local banks. The Metro Rail runs along Main Street from the KeyBank Center to the University at Buffalo South Campus.

Guests are expected to arrange their own transportation to the hotel upon arrival in Buffalo. All further transportation during the event will be provided.

Travel Discounts

As guests are responsible for booking and paying for their own airfare and transportation to and from the city of Buffalo, WERC has negotiated a flight discount with United Airlines.


United Airlines

To take advantage of this discount, attendees must book through United Airlines’ Meeting Travel Desk.

To book online, visit www.united.com, select your flight cities and dates, and enter code ZKY5324539 under promotions and certificates. The code will only work if you follow this link and cannot be applied to flights searched directly from the United website.

To reserve by phone, contact the Meeting Travel Desk at 800-426-1122.