Our banquet will be on a boat Wednesday evening. It will take a tour along the river to see the architecture and end at Navy Pier to watch the fireworks. The boat boards at 6:45pm and leaves at 7:00pm. We return at 10:00pm. We will board on Dock 4, which is the Wendella West Docks, which are located at Rush Street and Kinzie Street along the river between the Wrigley Building (400 N Michigan Avenue) and Wabash Avenue.
A bus will pick up at 5:30pm at the ICER venue. ICER ends at 4:55pm, so there is not much time in between the end of the conference and the bus pickup. Busses will also take us to the conference hotels (Hyatt & Sophy) from the boats after they dock at 10pm.
There are two Metra train choices for going to the boat:
59th St (U. of Chicago): 5:38pm / 5:59pm 51st/53rd St: 5:42pm / 6:03pm Millennium Park: 5:58pm / 6:18pm
Millennium Park: 10:30pm 51st/53rd St: 10:44pm 59th St (U. of Chicago): 10:48pm