Transportation & Accommodation Information

Arriving in Athens
Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio at the edge of the Hocking Hills. The nearest airport is Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. From Columbus you can rent a car or make arrangements with Athens Airport Shuttle to Athens. Athens is approximately 90 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio on Route 33. You will be responsible for securing your own transportation to and from Athens. We recommend that you make reservations for a shuttle to Athens in advance.

Athens Airport Shuttle
Phone: (740) 592-0490
Toll Free: 1-877-796-1002

Athens Cab LLC
Phone: 594-RIDE

Transportation within Athens
The symposium will provide transportation between the symposium venue and the symposium hotels listed below. Participants staying in other locations around town will be responsible for their own transportation to the symposium venue.

Rooms have been blocked for February 22-24, and a symposium rate secured for Amerihost Inn, Budget Host Inn, and Super 8 under the The Sports In Africa (SIA) Conference.
For additional hotel options please visit the Ohio University website.

Amerihost Inn
5 Rooms - 2 queen beds non smoking

Conference rate until February 1, 2008: $85.00/night + Tax
20 Home Street
Athens, OH 45701
phone: (740)-594-3000
fax: 740-594-5546

Budget Host Inn
5 Rooms - 2 single and 3 double
Conference rate until February 1, 2008:
Single $75.00/night + Tax
Double $95.00/night + Tax

100 Albany Rd.
Athens, OH 45701
phone: (740) 594-2294

Super 8 - Athens
5 Rooms single bed
Conference rate until February 1, 2008:
$60.80 + Tax
2091 E State St Athens
OH 45701
Phone: (740) 594-4900

Student housing may be available. Pleasse contact the Symposium organization if you are interested in that option.

Abstract - Bio
Judy McPherson
Anisa Adem
Nneka Agwuegbo
Peter Alegi
Terri Byers - Simon Chadwick - Trevors Slack
Selam Gerzher-Alemayo
Steve Howard
Musonda Kapatamoyo
Douglas Mpondi
Kelsey Moore
Rob Myres
Sifiso Ndolovu
Wycliffe W. Njororai
Christine Potts
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Ousmane Sene
Tyler Spencer
Juliette Storr

Interview: Christine Potts - Alison Reis - Bose Maposa

Camera: Ken Dobo - Andrews Oforie-Birikirang- Ebenezer Malcam

Video Editing: Ken Dobo

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