Venue


Location
The Phyllosphere 2020 conference will be held on the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) campus. Most activities will be at or close to the UC Davis Conference Center. Use the interactive campus map to familiarize yourself with the area.

Arriving by air
Closest airport to UC Davis is Sacramento International Airport (SMF), about 22 miles away.  San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 85 miles away. Conference attendees will need to arrange their own transportation to and from campus. Rental cars, taxis, shuttles, app-based ride shares, and public transportation are available at both SMF and SFO.

 

Arriving by car
Parking permits are available to visitors in parking area kiosks at a daily rate of $10. Parking closest to the Conference Center is the Gateway Parking Structure.

  • From Sacramento (I-80 west) or San Francisco (I-80 east)
    Take Exit 71 (UC Davis)
    Turn right onto Old Davis Road and drive past the information kiosk
    At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Old Davis Road
    Turn right onto Hilgard Lane
    Turn left into the Gateway Parking Structure, park, pay, and continue on foot to the Conference Center

  • From Southern California and Sacramento International Airport (I-5 north)
    Take Highway 113 south toward Woodland
    Take I-80 east toward Sacramento
    Take Exit 71 (UC Davis)
    Turn right onto Old Davis Road and drive past the information kiosk
    At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Old Davis Road
    Turn right onto Hilgard Lane
    Turn left into the Gateway Parking Structure, park, pay, and continue on foot to the Conference Center

Accommodations
The city of Davis and its surrounding areas (Sacramento, Woodland, Dixon, Winters) offer many choices to stay during your visit, including hotels and Airbnb. As you register for the conference, information will be shared about the availability of discounted rates on blocked rooms in local hotels and about the option to stay in student housing on the UC Davis campus.

Weather
Davis summers typically are warm (hot) and dry.

Things to do in Davis
The city of Davis has a lot to offer. Feel free to explore.