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Symposium VIII: Location & Travel Info

Symposium Location

Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center
Stanford University School of Medicine
291 Campus Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94305

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The hotels in closest proximity to the Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center are the Sheraton Palo Alto and the Westin Palo Alto. Both of these hotels offer a discount rate based on availability for Stanford guests, are within walking distance of downtown Palo Alto, and are only 1.5 miles away from the symposium’s location. Contact information, as well as other hotel options, can be found here. Please contact the hotel directly to secure a reservation.

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Stanford is served by Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC; 15 miles) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO; 22 miles).

Public Transportation

Caltrain - The nearest Caltrain stop to the University is Palo Alto. From there you can take a free Stanford University Marguerite shuttle to Li Ka Shing Center.

Driving & Parking

Limited complimentary parking for conference attendees will be available at the Roth Way Garage. All vehicles must register online prior to parking. If you have your vehicle information you may reserve your space now by emailing Gwen Thomas at for the event parking link.

If you’ll be driving a rental car and won’t know car details until the event, you must still reserve your complimentary space by emailing Gwen Thomas at Deadline to reserve a complimentary parking space is October 31 at 11:59 PM (PST). We will release our unused spaces after that time.

Disability-Related Accommodations and Services

If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please contact Gwen Thomas at or 919-271-1032. Requests should be made by November 1, 2019.