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Travel and Accommodation

Conference Venue

The conference will be held in the Santa Barbara Harbor room (1st floor) at the University Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

The exact location and address is 558 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, United States (Located in: University of California, Santa Barbara)

Santa Barbara Harbor room: 

-If you enter from our main entrance (where the campus store is located)

--> go down the stairs which will be located to your left.

--> once down the stairs you will see the post office turn left again

--> in this hallway you will walk away from the post office and the room will be located to your right.

-If you enter from our Rotunda Entrance (the one where all the tables are located)

--> Go down the stairs located to your right

--> you will see restaurants, follow the curve until you reach the hallway after root 216

--> walk down the hallway and Harbor is located on the left.



Guests are free to choose their own accommodation options - hotels, Airbnb and other options are available throughout the area (including Isla Vista and Goleta, which are nearet the venue).

Getting to the Conference

Santa Barbara Airport is within a 5 minute drive of the venue; you can also fly to other airports in the region and take a train, bus, or drive.

Ride share and taxi, as well as public transportation, are available in the area.

Information provided here is subject to change - please take care to check before traveling.


Visitors can park in Lot 22 and Lot 3. Lot 22 has more parking spots available but its a ten minute walk from that lot to our building. Lot three is closer but it tends to fill up fast. Both lots require you to purchase a pass. It is $8 for an entire day pass or you can purchase it by the hour which would cost about $2/3 per hour.