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Lanju Zhang, Ph.D.

Data and Statistical Sciences, AbbVie Inc

Address: One North Waukegan Ave, North Chicago, IL 60064

Phone: (847) 938-6267



Chicago is in Central Time Zone. For your convenience of scheduling the travel, the last talk on June 28, 2017 (Wednesday) will conclude at noon.


The 2017 Applied Statistics Symposium by the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) will be held on June 25-28, 2017 at Hilton Chicago. The address is 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 USA

The Hilton hotel has blocked guest rooms at a discounted rate for attendees. Economy lodging is provided for attendees at University of Illinois at Chicago. Please go to registration page for more details and make a reservation.

Publication Transportation to Hotel
  • Public transportation from O'Hare to the hotel:
  • When you are at O'Hare, follow the signs that say "Trains to City", taking the Blue Line/"L" train to the Jackson stop, transfer to the Red Line (you do not need to pay an extra fare for this transfer) to the Harrison stop then walk (6 mins): Head south on S. State Street toward E. Balbo Street, turn left on Balbo, Turn Right on Michigan to our location, 720 South Michigan.

  • Public transportation from Midway to the Hotel:
  • When you are at Midway, follow the signs directing you to the trains & take the Orange Line directly to Roosevelt. Once you arrive at that stop, head east on E Roosevelt Road toward S Wabash Ave, then turn left on Michigan Avenue to our hotel at 720 South


You are responsible for parking yourself. Hotel valet parking is available with a steep price. Public parking is available around the hotel with a daily rate about $30.00. Early bird parking spots are available below $20.00. Strongly recommend you check online the day before.

A useful link is

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