Hotel and Travel
Hotel reservations must be made through the AAO Housing Bureau. Housing opened on June 12, to Academy and AAOE members and on June 26, to Allied Ophthalmic Personnel. Visit www.aao.org for more information.
Hilton Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street San Francisco, CA 94102
Parc 55, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Hilton Union Square: Self and valet parking (daily and overnight) is available for a fee. Parc 55: Valet parking ONLY for a fee.
Additional Parking Information—www.spotangels.com
AAO Shuttle Service
Shuttle service is provided for meeting attendees during meeting hours beginning Saturday, October 12, through Tuesday, October 15. All shuttles stop at Moscone Center where attendees can transfer to the Hilton Union Square and the Parc 55 hotel routes. If you plan to use the AAO shuttle service, allow PLENTY of time for travel–the shuttle buses stop at several hotels in addition to the transfer at Moscone Center, which is 1 mile from the Hilton Union Square and Parc 55 hotels. Attendees staying downtown may consider public transportation, ride share services or taxis to save time. There is very limited shuttle service on Friday, October 11.
Always check with your hotel regarding complimentary transportation to and from the airport.
Ride Share Lyft and Uber Instructions—www.rideshareconnection.com
Bay Area Rapid Transit–BART provides three to four trains per hour departing from the SFO International Terminal. It is approximately 30 minutes to downtown San Francisco. For more information visit: www.bart.gov
Cell Phone and Smoking Policies
Cell phones must be set to “silent” during lectures and Learning Labs. Phone conversations in the classroom are strictly prohibited and you will be asked to leave the room. Smoking is prohibited in the hotels.
The City of San Francisco
Visit www.sftravel.com/ for local information, restaurants and entertainment.