To get downtown from the New Orleans airport, take I-10 heading east.  At the I-610 split, stay to the right and continue on I-10, past the cemeteries and across the large overpass.  IF YOU PLAN TO ARRIVE DOWNTOWN AFTER 3pm, stay to the left following signs for the Westbank, Mississippi River Bridge, or Hwy 90.  The Superdome will be to the left.  Continue one exit past St. Charles Ave. to exit Tchopitoulas.  At Convention Center Boulevard, take a left to get to the Hilton Riverside and the World Trade Center.  If parking at the Plimsoll Club, it is accessed via the cul de sac in front of the Hilton.  Reference the Weaver/Van Vleck dinner.