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Welcome to San Diego

Welcome to San Diego

SPIE Medical Imaging 2016
Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108

Welcome to San Diego, the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest city in California. San Diego is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, and extensive beaches. San Diego's main economic engines are military and defense-related activities, tourism, international trade, and manufacturing. The presence of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), with the affiliated UCSD Medical Center, has helped make the area a center of research in biotechnology.

San Diego Convention + Visitors Bureau website

Information about San Diego and the Venue
 • San Diego Convention + Visitors Bureau website
Flying to San Diego
 • San Diego International Airport (SAN) is conveniently located three miles northwest of downtown San Diego
Taxis
   Taxi service from the San Diego Airport to the downtown hotels is approximately $12 - $16 depending on traffic.
Shuttles + Public Transportation
 • SuperShuttle Airport Transportation
Supershutttle offers discounts of $1 off one way or $2 off roundtrip for Medical Imaging attendees. Discounts do not apply without a reservation. Book Online or call 1-800-258-3826 and refer to SPIE Medical Imaging or group code SPIE. After claiming your luggage, locate the 'Shuttle for Hire' Island and ask the Transportation Coordinator for a SuperShuttle van. Note: you do not have to have an advance reservation to ride SuperShuttle, but without a reservation, you will not receive the discount at the ticket counter.
Parking
 • Parking at the Town & Country is free for overnight guests. Non-guests pay $8 per day.
 • Bayfront Shuttle - $1 - Hop on the Big Bay Shuttle along the bay with stops at various hotels, Seaport Village, Navy Pier, Maritime Museum
 • Getting Around San Diego and Visitor Attractions
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Driving Directions
Town & Country Resort and Convention Center is located at 500 Hotel Circle North in the Mission Valley area of San Diego, California at Hotel Circle North and Fashion Valley Road. To reach the hotel from north or south, take I-5 to I-8 east. Follow I-8 east to the "Hotel Circle" exit. From I-805, take I-8 west to the Hotel Circle exit and proceed to Hotel Circle North.

Car Rental
Hertz Car Rental has been selected as the official car rental agency for this Conference. To reserve a car, identify yourself as an Medical Imaging Conference attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0021. Discount rates apply for roundtrip rentals up to one week prior through one week after the conference dates. Note: When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0021.

  • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240
  • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto.
  • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent.
  • Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434
  • Book Hertz Online

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Important Dates

Author Notification
10 October 2016

Manuscripts Due
16 January 2017

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