June 7, 2017

TEMSCON 2017 Venue Information


The convention hotel is the Santa Clara Hilton. The hotel web site is http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/SJCSCHF-IEEE7-20170607/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG .Convention hotel space, particularly for Wednesday June 7 is very limited. It may be necessary for you to say for some of the time at a different hotel. Across the street is
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, California, USA, 95054
Tel: +1 408 200 1234

There is a tram line right outside the hotel, the stop is called Great America. The web site for the TRAM line is http://www.vta.org/routes/rt902. Below is a list of hotels on the tram line.

Hampton Inn & Suites Mountain View
390 Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043
+1 (650) 988-0300
Mountain View Tram Stop
Sheraton Sunnyvale
1100 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 745-6000
Lockheed Martin Tram Stop
Days Inn and Suites Sunnyvale
504 Ross Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
+1 (408) 734-9900
Lockheed Martin Tram Stop
Extended Stay America Sunnyvale
1255 Orleans Dr. | Sunnyvale, CA 94089
+1 408 734 3431
Crossman Station stop
Quality Inn & Suites At NASA Ames
5 Fairchild Drive, Mountain View, CA, 94043, US
+1 (650) 934-0155
Bayshore/NASA Station stop
Staybridge Suites Sunnyvale
900 Hamlin Court , Sunnyvale, CA 94089 , US
+1 800 496 7603
Bayshore/NASA Station stop
Homewood Suites San Jose
10 West Trimble Road, San Jose, CA 95131 US
+1 844-224-4865
Karina Station
Extended Stay Deluxe San Jose
1560 N. 1st St., San Jose, CA 95112 US
+1 408 573 0648
Karina Station


There are 3 major airports that serve Silicon Valley: SFO, SJC, and OAK

  • San Francisco International (SFO) operates 24 hours and has many flights domestic and international
  • Mineta San Jose Airport (SJC) operates limited hours and has a few international flights from Europe, China, and Japan. This airport is closest to the TEMSCON 2017 venue,but direct flights are limited
  • Oakland International (OAK) operates many hours but is furthest from the event


    • It is possible to take a train to the Hilton Santa Clara from SFO. Take the BART to Millbrae and then CalTrain to Mountain View and then the Light Rail to Great America station or Old Ironsides station. The Caltrain schedule is http://www.caltrain.com/schedules
    • Taxi fare from SFO is about $120. Taxi and UBER fare from SJC is about $20.
    • An estimate for UBER service is $50-100 from SFO
    • The Shuttle service, such as SuperShuttle is about $35 from SFO
    • You can rent a car at any of the airports.
    • The Google maps provides the best public transportation recommendations

Getting to Hilton (by car) – also check the hotel web for more details

From San Francisco International Airport SFO (approximately 30 miles):

      • Take Highway 101 South to Great America Parkway and turn left. Hilton Santa Clara is located on the right at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport SJC (5 miles):

      • Turn left onto Airport Boulevard, then turn left onto Guadalupe Parkway. Follow the signs to Highway 101 North. Guadalupe Parkway will put you onto Highway 101 North. Take Great America Parkway and turn right into hotel lot by the Hilton sign.

Bay Area Activities

    • The Bay Area has several attractions including ones right near the hotel.
    • It is easy to get to San Francisco and see the sites
    • Many Winery tours are available.
    • More to come later.

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