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WUWNet’19 will take place at Lanier Islands resort, located at 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy, Buford, GA 30518. The Legacy Lodge hotel is located along the shores of Lake Sidney Lanier, encompassing immense natural beauty in an intimate setting. It is located 60 miles north of Atlanta, Georgia.

A special room rate has been negotiated by the WUWNet committee at $159 per night. The special rate expires on October 11, 2019. The group code for the special rate is 191111GITC. To reserve your room for the conference, you can:


The major international airport in Metro Atlanta area is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport. Uber, Lyft and taxis are available to take you to the conference hotel. It is approximately 60 miles from the Atlanta International Airport to the conference hotel.

You can also reserve a rental car and drive to the hotel. It is about a one-hour drive from the airport to the Legacy Lodge hotel.


The Legacy Lodge hotel is part of the Lanier Islands resort. The resort has wide-ranging activities.

  • Beach at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands
  • Horseback riding
  • Water park and water sports
  • Hiking
  • Boating
  • Golfing

Also, the conference hotel is not very far away from Atlanta downtown areas. Famous and popular local attractions in Atlanta include but are not limited to:

  • Georgia Aquarium
  • World of Coca-Cola
  • Water park and water sports
  • Botanical Garden