An annotated map of the campus can be found here: columbia-university-campus-map. If you enter campus from 116th St. and Broadway (which is where the 1 train to 116th St. takes you), follow the pink line to the Heyman Center. If you’re coming from the Aloft hotel, follow the purple line which has you entering from Amsterdam Avenue.
Below, you’ll find a map of some of the most important conference locations (boxed in pink) in relation to the closest subway stations (boxed in blue).
The banquet dinner is being held at Harlem Tavern, a restaurant very close to the Heyman Center, Schermerhorn Hall, and the Aloft Hotel. You can see it on the map above. It is located at 2153 Frederick Douglass Boulevard.
The Pre-Conference Reception is being held at the CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, between 34th and 35th Streets) in the Skylight Room (9-100). The Graduate Center can be reached from a variety of subways. The closest are the B/D/F/M/N/Q/R to 34th Street-Herald Square or the 6 to 33rd Street. Also close, however, are the 1/2/3 to 34th Street-Penn Station, or the A/C/E to 34th Street-Penn Station.
The Pforzheimer and the Berg Collections are located in the main branch of the New York Public Library, also known as the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (5th Ave at 42nd Street). The closest subways are the B/D/F/M to 42nd Street-Bryant Park, the 4/5/6 to Grand Central-42nd Street, or the N/Q/R/1/2/3 to Times Square-42nd Street.