::: Registration

Globe S2010 International Mercury EXPO
Presented by the William & Mary Mercury Global Inquiry Group

and the Reves Center for International Studies

The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23187

Registration & Fees

Registration is currently available via the RegOnline system.  The posted registration fee includes all planned on-campus events and meals, as detailed on the schedule page.  The optional Sunday field trip requires an additional $20 fee as noted on the registration pages.

Registration fees:

  • Professional presenter/author – $40
  • General attendee – $40
  • Student (presenter/author or general attendee) – $40
  • Current W&M Students may attend all non-meal events for free by showing Student ID

Registration Check-In

Friday night participants may check-in before or after the 5pm Aileen Smith opening talk in Andrews Hall, Room 101 (directions below).

If arriving on Saturday, registration will be available all day in the lobby of the Sadler Center, starting at 8am (again, directions below!)

Directions & Parking

Directions to W&M from all directions can be found on the College’s website.   For those using GPS devices, please note the following street addresses, all located in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Andrews Hall (Friday night registration and opening talk in Room 101)
605 Jamestown Road

Muscarelle Museum of Art (Friday night gallery opening)
611 Jamestown Road

Sadler Center (host to almost all Saturday and Sunday events)
200 Stadium Drive

Map of local area (PDF)

For getting around campus, please reference these W&M maps:

Large Map (11×17 PDF)

Letter Sized Map (PDF) and related key (PDF)

Presentation Venues
Almost all workshops, posters, and presentations will be exhibited at the Sadler Center, the central meeting building at the College of William & Mary.  Special presentations including plays, films, or other submissions with unique considerations will be scheduled in consultation with the EXPO producers.

Available Audio-Visual Equipment for Presentations

  • Overhead projector
  • Slide projector
  • Screens
  • CD Player
  • Cassette players
  • VCR / DVD / Video projector / TV
  • Computer projector with sound/internet (MAC or PC)
  • Other needs as cleared with EXPO producers prior to event

Hotel Accommodations
The EXPO has secured a limited amount of rooms at a guest rate of $109 per night at the Williamsburg Hospitality House, located directly across from the entrance to the College of William & Mary and a brief walk from the Sadler Center in which most of the EXPO events are scheduled for the weekend.

To make a reservation at this rate, participants should call the Hospital House reservation office at 1-800-932-9192 and request the “International Mercury EXPO” conference rate.  The discount will last until all reserved rooms are booked or March 23, 2010, whichever comes first (update: the deadline has passed, but you can still inquire about rooms in the EXPO reservation when calling the Hospitality House).

Complete hotel details:
The Williamsburg Hospitality House
415 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185 USA
Phone: (757) 229-4020
Fax: (757) 229-9557

Hotel website

Other options for accommodations include:
Days Inn Williamsburg Colonial/Downtown
902 Richmond Road (approx. 1/2 mi. from campus)
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185 USA
Toll-free phone: 1-800-743-4883
Phone: (757) 229-5060
Fax: (757) 220-9153

Hotel website

Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport (PHF)
Off Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, Virginia
15 miles southeast of William & Mary, approx. 25 minutes away by car
Google Map

Airport website

Richmond International Airport
Located in Richmond, Virginia
40 miles north of William & Mary, approx. 60 minutes away by car
Google Map
Airport website

Norfolk International Airport
Located in Norfolk, Virginia
40 miles southeast of William & Mary, approx. 70-100 minutes away by car due to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel
Google Map
Airport website

The EXPO will not be providing shuttles from the three local airports.  Participants should expect to plan their transport from the airports to Williamsburg via rental car, bus, taxi, or alternate means.  The individual airport websites (listed above) provide additional information on available transport.

Please email all questions to Adam Stackhouse, EXPO Producer at