Travel & Lodging

The 2020 CNMS User Meeting will be held at the Pollard Technology Conference Center in Oak Ridge.  Meeting registration is required for access. On-site registration will NOT be available.

Information desk will be in the lobby of the Pollard center.  In compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005, state-issued driver’s licenses that are not REAL ID compliant will no longer be accepted as proof of identity at federal facilities including ORNL events.  If you are from one of the non-compliant states, you will need to provide another form of approved identification as listed at Transportation Security Information.  Foreign national visitors are not affected. Foreign Nationals are required to present a visa and passport upon arrival at the ORNL Visitor Center.

Airport, Car Rental, and Taxi Services: ORNL’s website provides links to airports, car rentals, flight schedules and more. Oak Ridge, TN is served by the airport in Knoxville (abbreviation TYS), about 30 minutes away.  The following taxi companies are some used by our visitors:

  • Morgan Yellow Cab: (865) 483-4343
  • Gold Cab: (865) 919-0001
  • 1-N-Only: (865) 740-8026
  • Airport United Taxi: (865) 437-7375
  • Discount Taxi: (865) 755-5143

Lodging: Invited Speakers will be notified of their travel/lodging arrangements
A block of rooms are being held at the *DoubleTree by Hilton and *TownePlace Suites in Oak Ridge on a first come, first serve basis. With the exception of Invited Speakers, attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements.  

*DoubleTree by Hilton
Group code: CNM
215 S. Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Tel (865) 481-2468

*TownePlace Suites
Group code: CNMS-ORNL
300 S. Rutgers Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Tel (865) 409-5059


Staybridge Suites
420 S. Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Tel (865) 298-0050

Hampton Inn
208 S. Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Tel (865) 482-7889