2016 Travel Info

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When: Friday Oct 7th and Saturday Oct 8th 2016

Where: Wilmington University, New Castle Campus

320 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720-6491

Building: Audrey K. Doberstein Admissions Center (DAC) Campus Map

Parking: Free

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2012 – present talks on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/BSidesDE


Wilmington (5 miles)
Philadelphia (30 miles)
Baltimore (70 miles)
New York (100 miles)
Washington (100 miles)
See also http://www.deldot.gov/information/travel_advisory/ @DelawareDOT

2016 Hotel Room Block info:

The Westin Wilmington

Hotel Block Rate Available: 10/6-10/9 $149 per night (deadline to book: 5pm 9/6/16)

Book Online http://bit.ly/BDEHotel16w or

Call (302) 654-2900 and request “Security BSides Delaware Room Block”

818 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, DE  19801

(302) 654-2900


1.5 miles from the Wilmington Train Station

Westin Hotel Hotel Parking:

Self Parking (FREE)

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Downtown Wilmington – Legal District

Block Rate Available: 10/6-10/9 $119 per night (deadline to book: 5pm 9/6/16)

Book Online http://bit.ly/BDEHotelD or

Call 800-737-7181 and request “Security BSides DE Room Block”

700 North King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 655-0400


.5 miles from the Wilmington Train Station

Doubletree Hotel Parking:

Self parking: $16.00 (Connected to hotel)

Owned & operated by the Wilm. Parking Authority

Nearest Airports: ILG, PHL, BWI

New Castle Airport actually does commercial flights now http://www.flywilmilg.com/

Other Hotels:


Quality Inn & Suites – Skyways               Clarion Hotel – The Belle
147 North Dupont Highway                    1612 North Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720                             New Castle, DE 19720
Get Directions                                            Get Directions
(302) 328-6666                                        (302) 428-1000

qualityinn.com                                            clarionbelle.com

Downtown Wilmington:

Hotel du Pont                                   
North Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Get Directions
(302) 594-3100


Amtrak: http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=am/am2Station/Station_Page&code=WIL

Wilmington is accessible by the following routes:

Cardinal / Hoosier State Acela Express Crescent
Northeast Regional Carolinian / Piedmont Silver Service / Palmetto

Septa: http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/wilmington.html

Serves by: Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail (formerly known as the R2)

If you have suggestions for more affordable or better hotels *please* let us know so we can look into doing a room block for next year!