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BioPark Life Sciences Conference Center
801 W. Baltimore Street

Reservations | Rental Rates | Seating Plans | Approved Vendors
Parking | Contact Info

The BioPark Life Sciences Conference Center is located on the west side of the first floor of 801 W. Baltimore Street. The Conference Center includes the Discover auditorium and two conference rooms, Invent & Advance, with a moveable partition wall that can be opened to create one large room. The outside hallway can also be used for registration or breaks.

Seating capacities for each room are

 
INVENT
ADVANCE
I & A
COMBINED
DISCOVER
Max Capacity*
50
50
100
110
Open U
14
16
30
N/A
Large Conference Table
16
20
32
N/A
Theater Style
– No Tables
21
24
60
N/A
Rounds – User to provide rentals
32
32
64
N/A
Classroom
– With tables
12
18
48
N/A
Square
16
20
32
N/A

Each room is equipped with user friendly audio/visual equipment. Building staff are available to assist with set-up. Equipment includes:

  • LCD/Video projector for multimedia computer/DVD presentations
  • Motorized projection screens
  • Overhead audio system
  • Remote control touch panels to control the audio/visual systems
  • Wired and wireless microphones
  • Podium with integrated audio/visual elements
  • 28 arm chairs, 50 blue fabric stackable chairs and 25 tables, 3’ x 5’
  • Polycom conference phone with auxiliary microphones.

Conference Center users will need to rent additional tables and chairs if required for their event.

Reservations:

Click here to view the on-line calendar and submit your room reservation request

Rental Rates:

BioPark Tenant Rental Rates

 
Business Hour Rates
Evening & Wk. End Rates
Room
Hourly
Half Day
Full Day
Hourly
Half Day
Full Day
Invent
$10
$35
$75
$15
$45
$100
Advance
$10
$35
$75
$15
$45
$100
"I" & "A"
$25
$95
$195
$35
$125
$255
Discover
$35
$135
$275
$45
$175
$355
Entire Center
$45
$175
$355
$60
$225
$460

Non-BioPark User Rental Rates

 
Business Hour Rates
Evening & Wk. End Rates
Room
Hourly
Half Day
Full Day
Hourly
Half Day
Full Day
Invent
$50
$125
$200
$65
$165
$260
Advance
$50
$125
$200
$65
$165
$260
"I" & "A"
$75
$225
$350
$100
$295
$455
Discover
$100
$325
$500
$130
$425
$650
Entire Center
$125
$425
$650
$165
$555
$845

Seating Plans

Set-up:

  • A. Open U
  • B. Large Conference Table
  • C. Theater Style – No Tables
  • D. Rounds – User to provide rental tables
  • E. Classroom -w/Tables
  • F. Square

Life Sciences Conference Center floor plans - (PDF)

Approved Vendors:

Approved caterers and rental companies are listed below. All vendors must supply a certificate of insurance prior to each event. The certificate of insurance must name Wexford University of Maryland 2, LLC (Owner) and Cassidy Turley Maryland, Inc. (Manager) as additional insured. A copy of the liquor license must be provided to Cassidy Turley at least 48 hours prior to any event where alcohol is being served.

In-house Caterer:

Other Approved Caterers:

Rentals:

  • ABC Rentals (410)752-5520
  • Fandango (410) 529-7236
  • Taylor Rentals (410) 771-1997
  • Loane Bros. (410) 823-6050
     

Live Webcasting/Video Management:

Parking:

Event parking is available in the BioPark garage at 1 N. Poppleton Street. Conference center users can pre-pay for event parking if desired. Please contact Standard Parking at 410-685-9354 for more information.

The garage is open Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Saturday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The current daily rates are:

Up to 1 hour $3.00
1-2 hours $6.00
Over 2 hours $9.00

Learn more about garage parking click here.

For Driving Directions, click here.

For general or leasing information, contact:

  • Danielle Cook, Cassidy Turley
    (410) 332-4734 Office
    (410) 332-1327 Fax

 


 
Combined Invent and Advance Rooms
Discover Auditorium
 
 

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University of Maryland
801 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

 
 
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