The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Project                                                            https://olaw.nih.gov/education/icare-interagency aims to empower IACUCs and their institutions to improve animal welfare and thus increase the quality of data collected, and increase compliance with federal standards while minimizing regulatory burden. ICARE Academies (IA) offer participants an understanding of research animal welfare and IACUC oversight issues through active learning and scientific teaching. 

ICARE TRAIN THE TRAINER INSTITUTE (TTI)

DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Tuesday - Friday, June 23-26, 2020
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, Michigan 48375
248-349-4000  •  Hotel Website

HOTEL INFORMATION

The ICARE Train the Trainer (TTI) in Detroit, MI will be held at the: 
 
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, Michigan 48375
248-349-4000  •  Hotel Website

We have secured a $117/night plus tax room rate at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel for all ICARE Train the Trainer participants.  This rate is the government per diem for Novi, Michigan. 

Participants will book their hotel rooms directly with the hotel via the 
ONLINE BOOKING LINK.  If you have trouble, please call 1-800-721-7033 and ask for the group code ICARE Train the Trainer room block). We recommend that you book your room for arrival on Monday, June 22 and departure on Friday, June 26 or Saturday, June 27, depending on your travel arrangements.  (The ICARE TTI classroom sessions end at 4:15 PM on Friday, June 26).
 
DEADLINE TO BOOK THIS RATE:  MAY 22, 2020
 
Should you need an additional night's stay, the hotel will honor the group rate for additional nights pending availability.

Guest rooms include: complimentary wifi, coffee & tea maker, mini-refrigerator,  in room safe, hair dryer and iron & ironing board.  All rooms are Non Smoking.
The hotel offers a fitness center including an indoor poolincluding an indoor heated pool open 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM.  Business center is available 24 hours.
 
Parking:  Self Parking parking is complimentary.

AIR TRAVEL

Please do not purchase air travel tickets until you have received a confirmation of your registration.

Participants should plan to arrive into the area on Monday, June 22, 2020 and plan to depart on flights at 7:00 PM or later on Friday, June 26 or anytime on Saturday, June 27, 2020.  

Detroit (DTW) Metro Wayne County Airport is recommended because it is the closest airport (21 miles) to the conference hotel. 

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

We recommend Lyft/Uber or Taxi service for airport transportation to/from the Detroit Airport and the hotel.

LOCAL AREA

Detroit (DTW) Metro Wayne County Airport is the closest airport (21 miles) to the conference hotel.   
 

WEATHER

Weather in Novi/Detroit in June is pleasant with highs averaging 79°F and lows averaging 59°F. However meeting room temperatures can vary - we recommend a light sweater or jacket and/or layered clothing.
We recommend you check the weather prior to traveling in case of rain or other inclement weather.  Weather