General Information



Access to SLAC

All visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter the Laboratory. The SLAC Main Gate is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (more about visiting SLAC).

To reach the Stanford Guest House, ask for directions at the main gate. Parking is available for registered guests.

SLAC also has an on-site cafeteria. To learn more about the hours and menus, please go to cafeteria's website.

Computing Access

Note: All talks will be held in Kavli Auditorium (Building 51). SSI badges required. All discussion sessions will be held in the Redwood Rooms (C&D) in the Research Office Building (R.O.B.)- Building 48.

Information About the Local Area


The average high temperature in the Stanford area in July is 79F. "California casual" is appropriate for daytime and most evening outings and is acceptable for all conference activities. A sweater or light jacket is suggested for evenings.
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Visitor Information

Events at Stanford


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Amusement Parks

Extended Day Trips