2024 AFRL Regional Network – Midwest Annual Meeting

Date: April 18 – 19, 2024

Meeting Location 
Registration and meeting sessions will be in the:

Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 131 on the 1st floor

(207 S. Martin Jischke Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907). 


Parking is available in the surface lot across the street from DLR (off of Nimitz and Gates Road, West Lafayette, IN 47907). If registrants purchased parking passes as a part of the registration process, we will issue parking passes at the registration table. Note that you must go back to your vehicle to post your parking pass to avoid receiving a parking ticket. If you did not purchase a parking pass during the registration process and would like to do so, please contact Liz Homrig (ehomrig@purdue.edu).  



Two limited blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels. Please note the block reservation deadlines and be sure to make room reservations as soon as possible:  


Union Club Hotel(located on Purdue University’s campus) 

·         Rates: $209 and $109 (government employee rate). 

·         Please use this linkto book rooms at this property 

·         Government employees may use thislink to book rooms 

·         Reservation deadline: March 27, 2024  


Hampton Inn & Suites West Lafayette 

·         Reference: Air Force Research Lab Room Block 

·         Group Code: AFR 

·         Rates: $149.00 Kings and $149.00 Double Queens 

·         Please use this linkto book rooms at this property 

·         Reservation deadline: March 17, 2024 



We will be offering research facility tours in the afternoon of April 17 and the morning of April 18. Facilities include: 

Birck Nanotechnology Center 

Hypersonic and Applied Research Facility 

Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories 


If your travel schedule permits and you would like to sign up for facility tours, please email Liz Homrig (ehomrig@purdue.edu) for more information.  

We will host a Networking Reception in the evening of April 18 (4:30 pm start). The address for the reception location is listed below: 

Baked by Brittaney  

516 Northwestern Avenue 

West Lafayette, IN 47906 


For further questions regarding travel or event logistics, please contact Liz Homrig (ehomrig@purdue.edu).