This event will be hosted at The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering which is adjacent to the UC Irvine campus.

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center

100 Academy
Irvine, CA 92617
(949) 721-2200

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Directions and Parking

Complimentary parking is available on-site and on the street. Irvine Company is graciously allowing our conference attendees to use their adjacent 101 Academy parking lot. Please only park in the designated parking spaces.

We recommend carpooling with colleagues whenever possible.

Directions and Parking Guide (PDF)

The Beckman Center (Google Maps)

Custom Map with Parking (Google Maps)



The UC Irvine campus has the benefit of easy accessibility throughout the central Orange County area. All major hotel chains have properties near the airport and around the campus. For those looking for a getaway, there are also many luxury properties in a convenient radius. For additional information regarding hotels, please click here. Please note that the University of California, Irvine rates may fluctuate depending on the property’s overall capacity.

Flying In

The venue is located just miles from the John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County. The campus is approximately 25 miles from the Long Beach Airport (LGB), 45 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and 85 miles from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). To view the conference site’s general proximity to nearby airports, click here.

Local Activities

Whether you are seeking an adventure or have a passion for the arts, the Orange County area has many sites to explore. To learn more, including seasonal activities,