Hotel and Travel Information

LODGING INFORMATION:
The host hotel for the summit will be the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301. 

To book your hotel reservations please go to this link or call 1-800-325-3535. Must mention the "California ALS Research Summit". Group rate available until December 26, 2017, subject to availability.

The 8th Annual California ALS Research Summit will be held at the Berg Hall, (2nd floor) at Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) Conference Center, 291 Campus Drive on the campus of Stanford University  Please be sure to register in advance for the summit.

Note: The Conference will be held in LK130 – Yamakazi and Yang Lecture Hall (1st floor) at the Li Ka Shing Conference Center on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:

  • Transportation to the hotel needs to be arranged by the individual attendees.

  • There are three airports near the summit location:  San Jose, Oakland, SFO airports.

  • Transportation options to and from the airport include shuttles, taxis, Uber, and car rental.  

  • The San Jose airport is approximately 18.8 miles to the summit location and 17.7 miles to the hotel. SFO airport is approximately 21.9 miles to the summit location and 22.4 miles to the hotel. The Oakland airport is 29.6 miles to the summit location and 30.8 miles to the hotel.

  • Transportation to the summit location from the hotel and back will be provided through a complementary shuttle service.

MEALS AND DINNING:
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on-site both days. A dinner will be hosted the evening of Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel in the Reception Room.

PARKING INFORMATION:
Friday Parking at the summit is available at Searsville lot between Campus Drive and Searsville (see directions and parking information below). Please obtain a parking pass to hang off your rear view mirror from one of the Stanford volunteers wearing a red coat.  The Li Ka Shing Conference Center is 0.5 miles from the Searsville lot, a 7-10 minute Walk (follow the pink color route on the map below) or you can take the Marguerite Shuttle (Hospital Direct) Line, which comes every 7-10 minutes and get off at Campus Drive @ Cogen/Li Ka Shing. 

Note: If you arrive after 10:30 am, please see a staff member at check-in at the Li Ka Shing Conference Center to obtain a parking pass, You must have a pass hanging from your rear view mirror, otherwise you will be ticketed $45.00.

Saturday Parking:  at the Summit is open except for Lot-15 which is reserved for People with ALS and any spots marked 24/7 special permit.  You can park anywhere that shows A, C or metered parking.

MEETING LOCATION:
The 8th Annual California ALS Research Summit will be held at Berg Hall at Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) Conference Center, 291 Campus Drive on the campus of Stanford University.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact Giovanna D'Angelo, Director of Special Events, The ALS Association Golden West Chapter, gdangelo@alsagoldenwest.org

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Giovanna D'Angelo,
Jan 11, 2018, 11:43 AM
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