The workshop will be held on the Caltech Campus in Pasadena, CA
Travel and Lodging:
Workshop participants are requested to arrange their own travel and accommodations.
Caltech is conveniently accessible from Los Angeles International (LAX), Burbank (BUR) and Long Beach (LGB) airports. Many travelers prefer the variety of flight times and carriers offered through LAX while others prefer the less strenuous travel through the smaller Long Beach or Burbank facilities.
Supershuttle < http://www.supershuttle.com/ > and other similar services provide convenient transportation between the airports and Pasadena.
Workshop participants are cordially requested to arrange their own accommodations. Suggested Pasadena area hotels:
Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena
1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106-1843
Phone: (626) 449-3170;
Reservations: (800) 522-1555
Comment: 0.6 Miles to Caltech. A leisurely 10 minute stroll to/from Caltech
Saga Motor Hotel
< http://www.thesagamotorhotel.com/ >
1633 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106
Tel: (626) 795-0431
Fax: (626) 792-0559
Toll free: (800) 793-7242
Comment: 1.1 miles from Caltech. A leisurely 15 minute stroll to/from Caltech.
168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
Telephone #: 626/577-1000 (ask for reservations)
Comment: 1.3 miles to Caltech. Near Paseo Colorado shopping and dining center, quieter area than Old Town Pasadena.
303 East Cordova Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-449-4000 ·
Comment: 1.4 miles from Caltech. Near Paseo Colorado shopping and dining center, quieter area than Old Town Pasadena, and closer to Caltech.
The Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 304-1432, Fax: (626) 795-7669
Comment: 1.5 miles from Caltech. Near Paseo Colorado shopping and dining center, quieter area than Old Town Pasadena, and closer to Caltech
Courtyard by Marriott
180 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103
Tel: (626) 403-7600
Comment: 2.2 miles to Caltech. In Old Town Pasadena within a few blocks of many restaurants, cafes and shops.
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena, California 91106, USA
Telephone (+1) 626 568 3900,
Fax (+1) 626 568 3700
Comment: 2.2 miles from Caltech. This is one of the more luxurious (and expensive) hotels in the area.
Travel from Hotels to Meeting:
We are working on arranging some transport from the hotels to the meeting location at Caltech.
Other resources are the Los Angeles bus system - the 177 and 267 lines goes between Old Town Pasadena and Caltech (http://www.metro.net/riding_metro/bus_overview/images/177.pdf and http://www.metro.net/riding_metro/bus_overview/images/264-267.pdf).
The local Pasadena bus system also provides options to get to Caltech (see http://www.ci.pasadena.ca.us/Transportation/Arts_Routes_and_Schedules/)
The meeting will be held at Caltech’s Beckman Institute, a multi-disciplinary research center for research in the chemical and biological sciences.
The Beckman Institute (above) and its auditorium (below) will be the site of the IWGGMS-8
technical meeting. Posters will be presented in the outdoor areas surrounding the Institute.