April 19-20, 2015

Above image: Ceramic and concrete outdoor art on the UWM campus Hartford Elementary School.


The conference offers three lodging options at university rate. There will also be limited free lodging options for students on a first come, first serve basis.

Kenilworth Guest Housing Apartments ($70/bed)

  • Kenilworth Square Apartments
  • 1915 E. Kenilworth Place
  • Milwaukee, WI 53201

The Kenilworth apartments are located 1.5 miles from UWM campus, close to coffee shops, restaurants, bars, shops, and a movie theater. The conference has 15 apartments with a total of 32 beds reserved for its participants, with one ADA room available. There is a shuttle that goes to campus frequently. If you want to share an apartment with a particular room mate please let them know when you make the reservation. University rate: $70/bedroom/night.

  • County Clare Guesthouse
  • 1234 N Astor St
  • Milwaukee, WI ‎53201

County Clare Irish Inn & Pub is a cozy Irish hotel and pub closer to downtown and 2.5 miles from UWM campus, but does not provide shuttle services. The conference has reserved 20 rooms. University rate: $80/standard room/night (plus tax), except for Saturday night (April 18th) when the regular rate of $140 applies. One suite provides full accessibility for $90/night (plus tax).

County Clare Irish Inn & Pub Irish Hotel - County Clare Irish Inn & Pub
The County Clare Irish Hotel, Milwaukee's premiere address for Irish hospitality, offers a home away from home for the business traveler or a cozy getaway for weekenders.

  • Ambassador Hotel
  • 2308 W Wisconsin Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI 53233

The Ambassador Hotel is located in the western part of downtown Milwaukee 5 miles from campus. There is a complimentary shuttle service available. Free parking for its hotel guests. University rate: $80/room/night.

  • Book a room by phone: Call 414-345-5000 or 1-888-322-3326
  • Book a room online
  • Make your reservation under “IGU Gender Conference” for the conference rate. Make your reservation no later than Friday, March 20th, 2015.