TRAVEL

PRE-CONFERENCE LOCATION

The Stanford University Graduate School of Education is pleased to host our pre-conference on Stanford’s iconic campus on 10/18/18.  Stanford is located in between San Francisco and San Jose, in the charming university town of Palo Alto.   More information about the exact conference building and additional travel details will be posted shortly.

MAIN CONFERENCE LOCATION

The Hilton San Jose hotel is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, connected to McEnery Convention Center, only three miles from San Jose International Airport and fifty miles south of San Francisco.  All main conference events will take place here from 10/19-10/20/18.

MAIN CONFERENCE HOTEL BLOCK

Click here to reserve a room within our hotel block at the Hilton San Jose at our special conference rate, which is available for stays beginning on 10/18.  We encourage you to book your room well ahead of the 9/27/18 deadline, since the block typically sells out!

GETTING HERE

The San Jose International Airport (SJC) is a quick 10 minute drive from the main conference.  We recommend taking a taxi or an app-based ride share service such as Uber or Lyft.  More information about airport transportation options can be found at https://www.flysanjose.com.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is an alternative choice for those looking for additional nonstop flight options.  Depending on traffic, it is typically a 45-60 minute drive from the main conference.  Taxi and ride share options are available, as well as public transportation. More information can be found at https://www.flysfo.com.

For local travelers who will be driving, information about parking rates at the hotel & convention center will be posted closer to the conference date.  There are also numerous parking garages within a short walk of the main conference in downtown San Jose.

EXPLORING SAN JOSE & THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

While staying here, explore the many things to do in San Jose, CA and the surrounding Bay Area.

The hotel is within walking distance of SAP Center, near Santana Row and numerous theaters, restaurants and shopping. Other places to visit in downtown San Jose are: the Center for the Performing Arts, Tech Museum, San Pedro Market Square and more. This interactive map is a great resource! For information on other things to do in San Jose, CA, please click here.

San Francisco is also accessible via an express Caltrain ride on the “Baby Bullet” or via car.  Click here to find out more about the most popular city attractions!

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