Travel and Hotel Accommodations

Rooms have been reserved for each registered participant and speaker at The Stanford Guest House, which is located on-site at SLAC, with Stanford shuttle service available to the Stanford main campus.

You can request a double or multi-occupancy room and specify your preference for roommate(s) during the registration process. Only the room fee will be paid for by the Conference. Phone calls and meals not provided by the Conference will need to be paid directly by the guest.

Hotel Information

2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-2800

Travel Grants

Travel grants are available to participants traveling by car, bus, train, or by air whose department is unable to provide full support for travel. Applicants who register by November 15, 2011 will receive full consideration for financial support.

If you travel by bus, train, rental car or air, please save your travel receipts and bring them with you to the conference. You will need to provide proof of purchase when you fill out reimbursement forms when you arrive.

If you use a personal car, keep track of the miles you travel. You will be reimbursed $0.55/mile (one person only will be reimbursed).

Travel and Directions

Custom Driving Directions by Yahoo! Maps

Click here to get custom driving directions to Stanford Guest House from wherever you are, by Yahoo! Maps. The address of the Guest House will already be filled in; just enter your starting address.


We encourage car-pooling. Click here for airport, train, shuttle, and rental car information.

Driving Directions from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Driving Directions from San Jose International Airport (SJC)

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