The Thompson Conference Center on the University of Texas campus is ~1 mile North of downtown Austin. A room block for attendees is in place with the 4-star AT&T Hotel (MAP #1) where invited speakers will be housed (about 15 min walk from the venue). Rate is $219 plus tax (fully refundable within 72h of arrival). Cut-off date for booking rooms at the AT&T hotel is August 7, 2022.
Room blocks are also available for attendees at the Hampton Inn & Suites (MAP #5), the Hilton Garden Inn (MAP #6) and the Doubletree (MAP #7).
Other recommended hotels in the area are the Hotel Moxie (#2), Hotel Ella (#3) and the AC Marriott (#4).
HAMPTON INN BOOKING LINK - Select SPECIAL RATES and enter VDW for GROUP CODE
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Walking from the above hotels to the Thompson Center (through UT campus) takes approximately 20-25 mins.
Alternatively, a campus bus loop #640/Forty Acres (GREY route on map) runs to the venue with several stops on W 21st. A Day pass is $2.50 and a Weekly pass is $11.25. Local Passes can be purchased online or via the CapMetro Mobile App. Please visit the CAPMETRO website for more information.
For those driving, FREE parking will be available for attendees in LOT40 directly across from the Thompson Conference Center. You must display a pass to park in LOT40, please contact us if you would like to be emailed a printable pass in advance.
Please Download more detailed Hotel and Transportation info below.
AUSTIN AIRPORT - info on ground transportation options (none of the listed hotels offer airport shuttles)
VISIT AUSTIN - what to see and do
MUSIC SCENE - top spots for live music
FOODIE SCENE - tacos, BBQ and more
LBJ PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY - adjacent to the conference venue
LADY BIRD JOHNSON BOTANIC GARDEN - famous wildflowers
DAY TRIPS FROM AUSTIN - Hill country!