About the City (New York City (NYC)):
Ist Respiratory conference is scheduled in New York City (NYC), which is the most populous city in the USA and it is located at the southern tip of the USA.
New York City has many nationally important independent universities and colleges, such as Barnard College, Columbia University, Cooper Union, Cornell Tech, Fordham University, Long Island University, Manhattan College, New York Institute of Technology, New York University, Pace University, Pratt Institute, St. John’s University, The New School, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, and Yeshiva University. The city has dozens of other private colleges and universities, including many religious and special-purpose institutions, such as St. Francis College, The Juilliard School, and The School of Visual Arts.
The major destinations in New York include the Empire State Building, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island, Broadway theatre productions, Central Park, Times Square, Coney Island, the Financial District, museums, and sports stadiums. Other major visitor activities include luxury shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenues; entertainment events such as the Tribeca Film Festival; Randalls Island music festivals such as Governors Ball, Panorama, and Electric Zoo; and free performances in Central Park at Summerstage and Delacorte Theater. Many New York City ethnic enclaves, such as Jackson Heights, Flushing, and Brighton Beach are major shopping destinations for first and second-generation Americans.
How to Reach New York??
New York is served by three airports, namely John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. Out of these, John F. Kennedy International Airport is the busiest airport. The airport has good connectivity to cities all across the world, such as London, Paris Delhi, Beijing, Sydney, Singapore, Dubai, etc. and also to major cities in the United States, such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Orlando, San Francisco, etc. Major airlines serving this airport include Aeroflot, Air Berlin, Air China, Air India, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and many more.
There are plenty of bus operators in the New York state. One of the best bus networks are that of Trailways that connects New York with Albany, Buffalo, Kingston, Rochester, Lake George, Toronto and where not!
New York is connected by several train services. Amtrak connects it to cities across the country, such as Washington D.C., Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, etc. and also to Montreal and Toronto in Canada. PATH trains connect New York to cities in New Jersey, such as Newark and Hoboken. New York Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal are the two major railway stations in New York.