The Sheraton Hotel, located in downtown New Orleans, will host the 2012 conference.
Call and ask for the SGC International Conference rate at 504.525.2500 or 800.325.3535.

Shuttles will be provided to the Tulane and Loyola University campuses on Friday for demonstrations, and to the evening events in the Central Business District on Thursday and St. Claude on Friday. This service is free to all registrants; however, a valid conference badge will be required to board the shuttle. Shuttle schedule will follow shortly.

Navigating Currents Conference attendees are offered a discounted airfare with Delta Airlines. Reservations and ticketing is available via When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter the meeting code NM8U3 in the box provided on the Search Flight page.
Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800.328.1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT, but please note there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation telephone number. We suggest booking your airfare online as there is no additional fee.

Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service is available from Louis Armstrong International Airport to the hotels in the CBD. Discounted Round Trip Airport Transportation Price is $35 per person. (Usual Retail Price is $38 per person round trip; and One Way is $20 per person)

In order to book your discounted airport/hotel shuttle reservations online, you must book no later than 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.
Changes to an existing reservation can be made by phone (866-596-2699) only if you made your original reservation online. The $3 per person round trip ticket discount is only for tickets bought through this web page. To book the shuttle online, visit

For information on airport transportation, including taxi and public transit options, please visit the Louis Armstrong International Airport website.








Local taxi services include the following:

Checker-Yellow, 504.943.2411
Coleman Cab Company, 504.586.0222
New Breed Cab Company, 504.822.4505
United Cabs Company, 504.522.9771
White Fleet Cab Company, 504.822.3800
Yellow-Checker Cabs, 504.525.3311

Public Transit
The Regional Transit Authority operates the public transportation system in New Orleans.  At present, the RTA system includes three streetcar lines and 32 bus routes and offers special paratransit services to the disabled.  The RTA one-way standard fare is $1.25, but other options, including one-day passes, are available.  For more information on RTA streetcars, buses, fares, and route maps, visit the RTA website.

Rental Car
There are 9 rental agencies with offices on the lower level of Louis Armstrong International Airport. Check with each company for rates.

Advantage Rent-A-Car, 1.800.777.5500
Alamo Rent-A-Car, 1.800.462.5266
Avis Rent-A-Car, 1.800.331.1212
Budget Rent-A-Car, 1.800.527.0700
Dollar Rent-A-Car, 1.800.800.4000
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 1.800.RENT.A.CAR
Hertz Corporation, 1.800.654.3131
National Car Rental, 1.800.227.7368
Thrifty Car Rental, 1.800.847.4389