Melbourne is in Central Florida on the Atlantic Coast (map from Orlando (home of Disney World) is about 70 miles Northwest of Melbourne and Cape Canaveral (home of NASA Kennedy Space Center) is about 40 miles North. More information can be found from the Chamber of Commerce and from the City of Melbourne. Melbourne is in an area called Space Coast, which is centered around NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

Bus Service

The 2006 ACM Southeast Conference will provide a bus pickup in a few hotels around the city. Due to time constraints only the following hotels will be covered

Please see the following maps for an idea of where these hotels are
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Google Earth Map (require Google Earth)

Fri, 10 March return to Hotels [Approximately the same schedule on Saturday, 11 March]


Individuals attending the 2006 ACM Southeast Conference may register at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront at special discounted rates. This offer is valid only for the following dates:

The special room rates are:

You must register no later than February 23, 2006 and must provide the group code "ACM" at the time of registration. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-2CROWNE (800-227-6963) or by going to the website:

Beachfront/Beachside properties:

Close to campus/Melbourne airport:

Close to I-95:

Close to the mall/near campus:

Air Transportation

Melbourne International Airport (MLB)

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Major Attractions in the Space Coast and Orlando Areas