Local Information for Ft. Lauderdale

Sun, Scholarship, & Occupation
October 1-3, 2015
14th Annual Research Conference
Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Registration:
Electronic registration is preferred through PayPal, under click here to join, on the
SSO:USA Website: http://www.sso-usa.org/about.htm Conference registration is limited
so register as soon as possible. Registration rates are posted within PayPal.
Hotel:
Riverside Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
620 Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
(954) 467-0671
http://www.riversidehotel.com/
Hotel rates $159 + 11% Occupancy and State Taxes
Make your reservation under Society for the Study of Occupation
Public parking is $22.26 per day and private parking is $27 per day.
Conference
Highlights:
Research Institute
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 1:00 - 5:00pm
Dr. Marjorie DeVault, PhD, presents “Institutional Ethnography”
Welcome Reception
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 7:00-9:00 pm
Conference Sessions Begin
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 9:00 a.m.
Ruth Zemke Honorary Lecturer in Occupational Science
“Appropriation and transformation of occupations: So what is know-how anyway?”
Ruth Humphry, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eastern Kentucky University
Transportation
Public Transportation: Fort Lauderdale offers several public transportation options, including the
Broward County Transit bus system and Sun Trolleys
From the airport: Airport Shuttles are available at the lower level of any terminal just outside of baggage
claim at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). Airport Shuttle approx.
$13.oo pp shared ride, further details and booking information can be found at
: https://goairportshuttle.com/reservations/roundtrip/from
The Riverside Hotel offers an airport shuttle service from the airport for $35.00/person
(For up to 3 guests/$9 each additional). To arrange for an airport shuttle send an email
to concierge@riversidehotel.com or call 954-377-5470.
Directions:
COMING FROM I-95:
Take 1-95 to Broward Boulevard and head east. Continue on Broward until you pass US-1
(Federal Highway). One block after passing US-1, make a right onto S.E. 8th Avenue. Continue
south on S.E. 8th Avenue, cross over Las Olas Boulevard, and continue one block to S.E. 4th
Street. Turn right on S.E. 4th Street and continue 500 feet to the Valet Stand at the entrance of
the hotel.
COMING FROM US-1 (FROM THE NORTH OR SOUTH):
Take US-1 to Broward Boulevard and head east. Continue on Broward one block and make a
right onto S.E. 8th Avenue. Continue south on S. E. 8th Avenue four blocks, cross over Las Olas
Boulevard, and continue one block to S.E. 4th Street. Turn right on S.E. 4th Street and continue
500 feet to the Valet Stand at the entrance of the hotel
COMING FROM A1A:
Continue westward on E. Las Olas Boulevard heading toward the downtown to S.E> 8th Avenue.
Turn left onto S.E. 8th Avenue and go one block to S.E. Street. Turn right on S.E. 4th Street and
continue 500 feet to the Valet Stand at the entrance of the hotel.
Occupational Balance Opportunities
FORT LAUDERDALE VISITOR INFORMATION:
Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beaches, arts, culture and events. From shopping on Las Olas
Boulevard, to gondola rides on the canals, to a historic riverfront. Just two miles north of Port
Everglades, you can experience a landscaped beachfront promenade, with its signature white wave wall
and brick paved path. In the area, enjoy shopping or dining, historical districts, and the mansions and
yachts dotting Millionaires Row. Stop at the Stranahan House, a preserved 1900s home furnished with
antiques of the era. Or "follow the red brick road" of Riverwalk, the landscaped park, to the Arts
and Entertainment District. Trying to stay fit? Dive into the Atlantic, hike into the Everglades or enjoy a
workout and healthy fare at a resort spa.
Occupational Balance Activities
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Historical Stranahan House
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Water Taxi
Sun Trolley
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
Paddleboarding
Kayaking
Riverfront Cruise
Shopping
Las Olas Boulevard: various stores and boutiques
For more information see http://www.lasolasboulevard.com/
Galleria Mall
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
http://www.galleriamall-fl.com/
Sawgrass Mills Mall
12801 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323-4020
Mall Office: (954) 846-2300
Shopping Line: (954) 846-2350
http://www.simon.com/mall/sawgrass-mills
Dining
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BAO Las Olas 1200 E Las Olas Blvd 954.530.4176
YOLO 333 E Las Olas Blvd 954.523.1000
Timpano Italian Chophouse 450 E Las Olas Blvd 954.462.9119
Royal Pig Pub 350 E Las Olas Blvd 954.617.7447
Grille 401 401 E Las Olas Blvd 954.767.0222
The Foxy Brown 723 E Broward Blvd 754.200.4236
Luigi’s Coal Oven Pizza 1415 E Las Olas Blvd 954.990.8647
Big City Tavern 609 E Las Olas Blvd 954.727.0307
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Fork & Balls 1301 E Las Olas Blvd 954.771.2257
Rumi Lounge 111 SE 8th Ave 954.768.0003
Indigo Restaurant 620 E Las Olas BLvd 954.467,0045
American Social Bar 721 E Las Olas Blvd 954.764.7005
Asia Bay 1111 E Las Olas Blvd 954.848.9900
Tuscan Grill 1105 E Las Olas Blvd 954.766.8700
Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill & Spirits 1017 E Las Olas Blvd 954.761.2122
Market 17 1850 SE 17th St 954.835.5507
Caffe Europa 910 E Las Olas Blvd 954.763.6600
Mangos Restaurant & Lounge 904 E Las Olas Blvd 954.523.5001
Noodles Panini 821 E Las Olas Blvd 954.462.1514
Gran Forno Pronto 704 E Las Olas Blvd 954.533.6267
Roccos Tacos & Tequila Bar 1313 E Las Olas Blvd 954.524.9550
Tarpon Bend Food & Tackle 200 SW 2nd St 954.523.3233
Sky Thai Sushi 350 E Las Olas Blvd 954.993.9889
Rice & Dough 501 SE 2nd St 954.530.6521
Trata Greek Taverna 1103 E Las Olas Blvd 954.712.8933
The Cheesecake Factory 1103 E Las Olas Blvd 954.463.1999
Sushi Rock Café 1515 E Las Olas Blvd 954.462.5541
The Floridian 1410 E Las Olas Blvd 954.463.4041
S3 Restaurant Sun-Surf-Sand 505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach 954.523.7873
For More Information
Visit the following website:
 http://www.lasolasboulevard.com/
 http://www.sunny.org/ways-to-play/attractions/