Registration for this year's oSTEM Conference is now closed.

Registration will close on November 1st. If you have questions about potentially still registering for the conference, please contact

Student registration costs $100; professional registration costs $300. 


This year's conference is at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center (400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI 48243).

Hotel room costs are as follows:

  • $165++ - single or double occupancy
  • $185++ - triple occupancy
  • $205++ - quadruple occupancy
All prices are per room per night. These rates apply only to bookings made before October 18 and do not include 15% taxes and fees.


Travel & Transportation

The closest airports to the conference venue are:

  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) (22.6 miles)
  • Willow Run Airport (30.5 miles)
  • Windsor International Airport (in Canada) (9.2 miles)


Ground transportation options from the airport to the hotel:

  • At both terminals (North and MacNamara) of DTW there is a SMART bus stop. You can take line 261 to the Larned & Brush stop, which is about a 10 minute walk from the conference hotel. The bus ride is a little over an hour and costs $2 fare (fare reduced for older adults and those with disabilities). SMART buses have wheelchair ramps (see and special accomodations can be made with ADA certification at an increased fare of $3 (see

  • You can also use Lyft, Uber, or other airport shuttle and taxi options for transportation.


There is valet parking at the hotel for $35 a day. There are also some nearby parking garages:
  • Beaubien Place Garage - Max $20 per day
  • Port Atwater Garage - Max $20 per day (M-F), $10 per day (Weekends)
  • Center Garage - Max $27 per day
See for more parking options.

53 days left until oSTEM 2019!