Venue and Travel

The WSSCI Spring Technical Meeting will be held on March 23-24, 2020 in Stanford, CA.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at Stanford Campus: 450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 380 (“Math Corner”). The conference venue is near the Stanford Oval, and about a mile away from downtown Palo Alto on Palm Drive/University Ave.

Accommodations

Discounted accommodations for meeting participants have been reserved at four hotels near the Stanford Campus:

Stanford Guest House

Stanford Guest House, 2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-2800
Rate: $174/night plus tax
Rooms at discounted rates available until: 2/5/2020
Group code: WSSCI20
Note: Stanford Guest House is on the SLAC-facility, about two miles north of campus. A shuttle bus runs every 30 mins that brings you from the Guest House to Stanford Campus (travel time is about 20 mins)

Cardinal Hotel

Cardinal Hotel, 235 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-323-5101
Rate: $159-$319/night plus tax
Book rooms at discounted rate via WSSCI-reservation
Rooms at discounted rates available until: 2/22/2020
Note: Cardinal hotel is in downtown Palo Alto, about a mile from the conference venue via Palm Drive/University Ave. There are sidewalks and it is walkable (weather permitting). Other ways of transportation are via the Stanford Marguerite Shuttle (from Palo Alto train station), by ride-hailing, or by car.

Parmani Hotel

Hotel Parmani, 3200 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-493-9085
Rate: $185 - $205/night plus tax
Rooms at discounted rates available until: 1/22/2020
Group code: WSSCI
Note: Parmani Hotel is about 2.5 miles from campus. Public transportation is limited, and we recommend ride-hailing or car.

Faculty Club

Faculty Club, 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-9313
Rate: $297-$378/night plus tax
Note: Rooms are limited; please contact administrator Susan Dorman for room reservation

Travel

Stanford University is conveniently located near three regional airports: San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Jose Airport (SJC), and Oakland Airport (OAK). Your transportation options to and from the main campus include driving, ride-hailing service, airport shuttles, and taxis.

San Francisco International Airport

By car to Stanford:

Exit airport to US 101 South. Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street as it enters the campus. For visitor parking information, please refer to the Parking and Circulation Map. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is enforced Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

By public transportation to Stanford:

Take AirTrain to the International terminal, and board BART to San Bruno. At San Bruno, transfer to a Millbrae bound BART train. At Millbrae, exit the BART system, and board a southbound Caltrain to the Palo Alto Transit Center. Take the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle to the Oval.

San Jose International Airport

By car to Stanford:

Exit airport and take Highway 87 to US 101 North. Take the Embarcadero Road exit West toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street as it enters the campus. For visitor parking information, please refer to the Parking and Circulation Map. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is enforced Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM.

By public transportation to Stanford:

Exit terminal, and cross to bus pick-up. Take the free VTA Bus 60 (Airport Flyer) to Santa Clara Caltrain Station. The bus is free when boarding at the airport. Take Caltrain north to the Palo Alto Transit Center, and then take the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle to your campus destination (weekdays with limited weekend/holiday service).

Oakland International Airport

By car to Stanford:

Exit airport to I-880 South, and take exit to CA-84 W (Dumbarton Bridge). Turn left at University Ave., and continue straight as it turns into Palm Drive after downtown Palo Alto. For visitor parking information, please refer to the Parking and Circulation Map. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is enforced Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM.

Take AirBART to the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART station. Take the BART Fremont line to Union City. At Union City, transfer to the Dumbarton Express bus, which will take you to the Palo Alto Transit Center. Take the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle to your campus destination (weekdays with limited weekend/holiday service).

Location of venue

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Contact
Questions about the program should be directed to the Program Chair .
Questions about registration should be directed to the Combustion Institute .
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