This site uses cookies.
Learn more.


This website uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the website to operate while others offer you a better browsing experience. You give us your permission to use cookies, by continuing to use our website after you have received the cookie notification. To find out more about cookies on this website and how to change your cookie settings, see our Privacy policy and Terms of Use.

Interstellar Initiative - Travel and Accommodation

Interstellar Initiative - Travel and Accommodation

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the duration of the workshops. Eligible participants will receive:

  • A 4-night stay at an Academy partner hotel for the first Workshop (September 14–16, 2019).
  • A 3-night stay at an Academy partner hotel for the second Workshop (February 20–21, 2020).
  • A $150 travel stipend for their transportation to and from airports and train stations for each workshop.
  • Reimbursement up to the maximum limits outlined below for economy class air travel (or train/car travel) and travel insurance for each workshop.

Airfare, Trainfare, or Car Mileage/Parking Maximum Reimbursement Totals (includes travel insurance):

  • From the Tri State Area (outside NYC) to NYC: Up to USD $200.00
  • From East Coast USA to NYC: Up to USD $500.00
  • From Middle USA to NYC: Up to USD $600.00
  • From West Coast USA to NYC: Up to USD $750.00
  • From Canada, Central/South America, Europe to NYC: Up to USD $1,100.00
  • From Africa, Asia, Africa, Australia, Middle East to NYC: Up to USD $2,300.00

Submit all receipts to

Please note that according to the Academy’s travel policy, participation in this conference does not include travel reimbursements or accommodation for individuals who are local to metro New York City or from industry.

For directions and more information about travel to The New York Academy of Sciences, visit our Directions, Travel, and Lodging page, here.