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3rd International Conference on Earthq
uake Early Warning: Implementing Earthquake Alerts. Location: UC Berkeley, CA.


All meeting participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Berkeley has many hotels in varying distances from campus. One hotel was willing to set aside a block of rooms at a reduced rate of $155/night:

The DoubleTree Hilton Berkeley Marina. The hotel is in walking distance to the marina and 3 miles from UC Berkeley. They provide a complimentary shuttle to get you to nearby dining, attractions, and the BART (take the BART to the Downtown Berkeley station and walk East to get to the Conference venue).
Please click here to reserve your room by August 27th.

If you would prefer something closer to campus, there are the following options in the area.

Bancroft Hotel (Rate ~$144 USD/night, across the street from South Campus)
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
(510) 549-1000
(800) 549-1002

Berkeley City Club (Rate ~$186 USD/night, one block from South Campus)
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley
(510) 848-7800

Claremont Resort & Spa (Rate ~$249 USD/night, 1.7 miles from campus)
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley
(510) 843-3000
(800) 551-7266

Hotel Durant (Rate ~$179 USD/night, 2 blocks from South Campus)
2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley
(510) 845-8981
(800) 2-DURANT (800-238-7268)

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (Rate ~$209 USD/night, 1 block from West Campus)
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-7300
1 (866) 466-9199 toll free


Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) are the two closest to the conference venue. OAK is 14 miles (~30 minutes) away by car, 1 hour by public transit; SFO is 25 miles (~45 minutes) away by car, 1 hour by public transit.


Taxis and rental cars are available at both airports. You can also reach UC Berkeley campus by public transit.

From OAK: Take AirBart shuttle to the Coliseum BART station. From there, take the Richmond train to the Downtown Berkeley station. Campus is a 10 min walk from that station. AirBart runs between 5am and midnight.

From SFO: Take the Pittsburg/Bay Point train to the 19th St Oakland station. Transfer to a Richmond bound train and disembark at the Downtown Berkeley station. Campus is a 10 min walk from that station. SFO arrivals can take advantage of a pre-purchase round trip voucher here:


There are several parking options on and off campus. Ensure that you read all posted signage, purchase your ticket to cover the full time needed, as display the ticket stub as indicated to avoid parking improperly and receiving a citation.

Main Campus

Lower Hearst Garage, Level 2:
Hourly Pay Parking on Level 2 at all times only in Gold Zone on east side of lot

UnderHill Garage
Hourly Pay Parking at all times.

Off Campus

Map of Conference venue:

Directions and parking for Sutardja Dai Hall can be found at: