Conference Details

Conference Venue

Monona Terrace windows are a reflection of the lake waves

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center is located in the heart of Madison's vibrant downtown on the shore of Lake Monona, two blocks from the Capitol. This spectacular multilevel structure features public promenades, meeting rooms with striking lake views, and the attached Hilton Madison Monona Terrace. Gracing the rooftop are 68,000 square feet of gardens that may be reserved for events.

All ASV-12 scientific, dining and social events will be held in this venue.



Internet Service


Wireless access is available throughout Monona Terrace including the rooftop garden. If you have a laptop or other device with 802.11a, b, g, n Wireless capability, you can log onto the Monona Terrace wireless network. Free 28k connections or paid 768k connections are available. Open your Internet browser and you will be redirected automatically to the login page where you can choose from the

free or paid service. The  768k connection can be paid via Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Rates are per day per person.


How to Log On

  1. Open your Internet Browser and you will be automatically redirected to our login page. Select between the free connection or purchase, with a credit card, the 768k high speed service.
  2. If the Monona Terrace login page is not displayed, make sure your wireless connection is enabled:
    1. Windows 7: Left-click the wireless network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen. The Wireless Network Connection window should appear and you should see that you are connected to the “monona-guest” wireless network. If not, right-click on “monona-guest” and then select Connect.
    2. Windows XP: Right-click the wireless network icon in the lower-right corner of your screen, and then click View Available Wireless Networks. The Wireless Network Connection window should appear and you should see “monona-guest” wireless network listed. If you don’t see your network, click Refresh Network List. Click your “monona-guest” network, and then click Connect in the lower-right corner.
    3. Mac OS X: Click on “AirPort” and select the name of the network. (“AirPort” Menu, located in the upper-right area of the screen if option "Show Wi-Fi status in menu bar is clicked within the System Preferences.) Select “monona-guest,” when connected the “AirPort” menu turns from gray to black. If you do not see the “monona-guest” network, select Other… and enter the network “monona-guest” manually.
  3. Reopen your Internet Browser and chose the preferred service.


Wireless Support

Still having trouble? Free IT support is provided. Contact the greeter at Main Entrance of Monona Terrace


Green Building

The Monona Terrace is a LEED certified building, receiving the designation of Silver Level LEED-EB. The center also participates in the Travel Green Wisconsin program and is committed to environmentally responsible business practices. Click here for more information on the Monona Terrace's sustainability program.