The Society for Ethnobotany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Economic Botany 2007

The 48th Annual Meeting

June 4 - June 7, 2007

Symposium: Plants in the Service of Human Health: Continuing the search for new plant-based therapies.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Norman Farnsworth

Abstracts | Scientific Program | Symposium

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Hosted by: Lake Forest College, Chicago Botanic Garden, Northwestern University, University of Illinois at
and The Field Museum

Conference Venue:
Lake Forest College

| Directions to Campus | Campus Map | Campus Map PDF

Getting to Lake Forest College from the O'Hare airport.

1) Call 303 Taxi from the Airport 847-303-0303 (they have hotel/taxi call panels in the luggage pick-up areas).
30-45 minutes to LFC $38 plus tip and tolls.

2) Continenial Airport Express Shuttle. call 888-2theVan, $36 to LFC from O'Hare plus tip (from Midway $59)
Print a $2.00 off coupon for your next ride

3) CTA Blue line (El Train) from O'Hare Airport to Lake station, transfer to Red Line N to Howard, transfer to
Purple Line go N to Davis station, exit Davis station, cross street to Metro Station, take Union Pacific line
North to Lake Forest. Cost: about $6, Time: 2 hours on a good day

Student Mixer: Monday, June 4th at 8 pm.
Location: The Lantern | Menu
768 N. Western Avenue (Lake Forest, IL)

Poster Dimensions
Poster boards are 40 inches x 60 inches. Poster contributors
should make posters 3 feet tall by 4.5 feet wide.

Participants may stay in the dormitory at Lake Forest College ($35/night)

Deerpath Hall
Renovated in the late '90s, Deerpath Hall is a co-ed residence hall housing upper-class students in singles, doubles, and 5- and 6-person academic theme suites. Deerpath includes a large lounge with a baby grand piano and TV on the first floor, and a café that is open during the evenings. Additionally, Deerpath offers a workout room as well as laundry facilities. The 5- and 6-person suites are offered to groups of upper-class students who develop and propose an academic theme around which they design activities and programs for the residents of Deerpath. Deerpath supports a 24-hour quiet hours policy from Sunday at 5:00 p.m. to Friday at 5:00 p.m., 2:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.

• Towels and linens provided
• Communal bathrooms
• co-ed; 165 residents (all upper-class)
• singles, doubles, and 5- and 6-person suites
• handicap accessible
• Night Owl Café, workout room, and study/TV lounges
• Academic Theme Suites: Residency in the Deerpath Academic Theme Suites is available by special interest housing application only.
• Typical double-occupancy room: 10'8" x 14'7"
• Typical single-occupancy room: 9' x 14'7"

Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Highland Park ($99/night)
1505 Lake Cook Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Phone: 847-831-3338 Fax: 847-831-0782

Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest ($160/night)
55 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045