Travel Information


BUGMI 2018 will take place at Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus in downtown Grand Rapids.

The technical pre-conference and the main conference will both take place in the Richard M. DeVos Center at 401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Google Maps)

Main conference will take place in the Loosemoore Auditorium. The technical pre-conference will take place in the University Club.

Map of the GVSU Pew Campus (PDF)


Parking for the conference will be available at the Seward Parking Ramp (Google Maps) directly across the street from the Devos Center on the GVSU Pew Campus. No parking passes will be required to park. You can enter the parking ramp via Fulton Ave or Lake Michigan Drive.


Please see our hotels page for information about nearby hotels. Ensure you look for hotels near the Richard M. Devos Center as that will be the location of the conference.

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Page last modified August 21, 2018