Sacramento Hotel and Travel Information

The conference itself will take place at the UC Davis MIND Institute  (https://www. on January 25th and 26th . The poster session will take place at Cafeteria 15L in Sacramento  ( More information specific to location and time of events will be made available as the date approaches. However, as with prior conferences, plan for a full Friday and a nearly full day on Saturday!

Hotel Information

Please see the link below for a list of conference accommodation options:

SPEDDR 2019 Accommodations

Travel Information

Parking Information
MIND Institute: Parking at the MIND Institute requires a permit on weekdays. Permits can be purchased in the lot for $6. The parking lot tends to fill up by 9 AM, please see the attached map if you have trouble finding parking. Limited street parking is available on 50th street. Parking here does not require a permit, but tends to fill up by 7 AM. On Saturday parking is free at the MIND Institute.

MIND Parking Map

Cafeteria 15L: Valet parking is available for $5. There is metered parking on all of the surrounding streets.

The nearest airport is Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Flights from southern CA are relatively cheap and frequent!


Sacramento is relatively small, so getting around is fairly easy.

From the airport, there are a number of shuttles you can arrange (e.g., Super Shuttle:

An Uber or Lyft from the airport is about $20 to the MIND Institute and about $15 from the MIND Institute to the poster location.

Jump bikes are also available and allow you the opportunity to experience the UC Davis bike culture.
For public transportation options, check out