The Medicine X conference at Stanford will be hosted in Silicon Valley, home to many of the world’s preeminent technology companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Yahoo, Intel, and others. The conference will be hosted by the Stanford University School of Medicine, and will be held at the school’s brand new $90 millon Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (291 Campus Drive, Stanford, California). Stanford University is located in Northern California, approximately 35 miles south of San Francisco.
Dates of the 2013 Conference: September 27 – September 29, 2013
We advise all attendees to arrive no later than the evening of Thursday September 26, 2013 as the conference begins in the early morning of Friday September 27, 2013. If you are lucky enough to get a seat at the IDEO design challenge, you will need to arrive the evening of Wednesday September 25, 2013 as the IDEO design challenge begins first thing in the morning on Thursday September 26, 2013.
We strongly advise all attendees to book their return flights no earlier than 7PM on Sunday September 29, 2013 in order to be able to take advantage of the entire conference, which ends Sunday afternoon. Guest from the East coast of the US or Europe may elect to stay the night of Sunday September 27, 2013 or to take an overnight flight.
We have arranged for best rates for local accommodation at the Palo Alto Westin and Sheraton hotels on our conference accommodation page.
How to get to Stanford University
The Stanford University campus and the Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge conference center is conveniently located in Silicon Valley in Northern California. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and San Jose Mineta International (SJC) Airports are both about 20 miles from Stanford University. Oakland International Airport is a bit further away, and is located in the East bay. Most domestic and international travelers arrive at the San Francisco International Airport. Some travelers prefer the smaller size of the San Jose International Airport.
Driving to campus From Hwy 101: Take the Embarcadero Road exit heading west to El Camino Real. After crossing El Camino Real, you will be entering the campus at Galvez Street. Once on campus, please contact your Service Center should you need additional directions.
From Hwy 280: Take the Sand Hill Road exit, heading east. Make a right turn onto Santa Cruz Avenue, then a left turn onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the next traffic light onto Campus Drive West. Once on campus, please contact your Service Center should you need additional directions.
*$30.00 fare applies to telephone reservations. If reservations made online, fare is $29. (800) 548-4664
*$30.00 fare applies to telephone reservations. If reservations made online, fare is $29.
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