May 31-Jun 2, 2015
Santa Clara Marriott
2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054
University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems, Facebook, and National Science Foundation.
The conference desk will be staffed for registration and information services outside of the California Ballroom starting at 4 pm, Sunday, May 31st and on June 1st 8 am and June 2nd 8-9 am.
Please pickup your badge and materials at the conference registration desk before attending the dinner.
Please be sure to wear your badge for all conference sessions and events.
Sessions will be held in Salons 1-9, and the Sedona Room, in the California Ballroom section of the hotel to the left of the hotel lobby.
Food and beverages are not allowed in the session rooms. For safety reasons, we request that you be seated during the sessions and do not stand or place bags in aisles or exits.
The welcome dinner will be held from 7:15-9:00 pm Sunday in the Grand Ballroom. Breakfasts and lunches will be available in Salon 6: breakfasts from 8:00-9:00 am and lunches from 12:30-1:30 pm. Monday dinner is 6:30-8:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom. If you indicated that you are attending the dinners, two tickets will be included behind your badge. Each ticket allows you one complimentary glass of beer or wine for each dinner.
Posters will be located in Salon 5. A map of the hotel rooms will be included in your registration packet.
Instructions to Poster Presenters
There are two poster sessions. Each poster has been assigned a day to present and has been assigned a location. Each poster is allowed a 4’ x4’ area and must fit within this area. You may use Velcro or pushpins to affix your poster to the board. Your poster should not be mounted on foam core.
If you are presenting in Session A on June 1, posters should be set up by 2:30 pm and must be removed prior to 4:15 pm on June 1. If you are presenting in Session B on June 2, posters should be set up by 2:30 pm and removed after 3:15 pm.
Instructions to Speakers
Please check in with the AV technician at the front of the room during the break prior to your scheduled session. Please be sure to bring the appropriate adaptor for your laptop to connect with the projector.
Complimentary internet access is available in the hotel lobby area. Basic internet access is available in the guest rooms for $5.95/day and can be arranged at check-in.
Parking at the Santa Clara Marriott is subject to the following rates:
$3/hour or $10.00 maximum per day
Registered Overnight Guests (self-parking): $10.00 per car per day
$20.00 maximum per day
Registered Overnight Guests (valet-parking): $20.00 per car per day
*Rates are subject to change.
Public Transportation Options
Shuttle Service to/from Area Airports
Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC): approximately $25 (one way, reservation required) South & East Bay Shuttle (408) 866-6660
San Francisco International Airport (SFO): approximately $69 (one way, reservation required) South & East Bay Shuttle (408) 866-6660
Oakland International Airport (OAK): approximately $69 (one way, reservation required). See the Oakland International Airport website for a list of phone numbers for shuttle service providers.
Taxi Service to/from Area Airports
Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC): approximately $30 (one way)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO): approximately $120 (one way)
Oakland International Airport (OAK): $150 (one way)
Public Bus Service
From Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC): Take bus #10 to the Santa Clara Caltrain Station the take bus #60 towards Great America and disembark at Mission College and Freedom Stop.
Santa Clara Caltrain Station: approximately 4.5 miles from the Santa Clara Marriott.
Emergency services (fire, medical, police) can be reached by dialing 911 from all hotel phones. The hotel also has an on-site security team.
This hotel has a smoke-free policy. No smoking is allowed in the hotel.
If you need childcare while attending the conference, please contact the hotel in advance of your arrival.