WITS 2018: December 16-18, 2018, Santa Clara, CA, USA


The workshop venue is Santa Clara University, Lucas Hall.
Enter from Santa Clara University’s main entrance at 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, 95053
Check out the Campus Map,
Locus Hall and Parking Lot,
First Floor Map, Second Floor Map.


The primary hotel for WITS 2018 is

Hyatt Place San Jose Downtown
282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113, US

In order to get the WITS rate (breakfast included), please use:
Booking Website: https://book.passkey.com/e/49613851.
Event name is SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY WI (Dec 13, 2018 to Dec 22, 2018).


From San Francisco Airport to Hyatt Place San Jose
Via public transit to Hotel
SFO Airport -> Take Caltrain Station -> Stop at San Jose Diridon Station
-> Take 201 Bus -> Stop at San Carlos & Market -> Walk to Hotel

2. Via Shuttle
SuperShuttle: https://www.supershuttle.com/locations/sanfrancisco-sfo/ 

3. Taxi costs about $120

From San Jose Airport to Hyatt Place San Jose
Taxi might be the best option, about $20

Drive to SCU Campus
1. Arrive at SCU main entrance (500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara) to get parking permit ($5 per day)
2. Drive to the North Parking Garage (check out maps above)
3. Walk to Lucas Hall

WITS Shuttle from Hyatt Place to SCU Campus
Check Program Schedule Page for details.

Caltrain to SCU
1. Get off at Santa Clara Station
2. Go through SCU main entrance
3. Walk to Lucas Hall


What to do in SF South Bay

  • Computer History Museum
  • Stanford University
  • California’s Great America Theme Park
  • Children’s Discovery Museum
  • Apple Visitor Center
  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
  • Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
  • Tech Museum of Innovation
  • San Jose Museum of Art
  • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • Winchester Mystery House
  • Hiller Aviation Museum

Where to shop

  • Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center
  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • The Great Mall

Where to eat

  •  Near SCU Campus:
    Jasmine (Thai food)
    Hatcho Japanese Cuisine
    Mio Vicino (Italian)
    Ramen Taka
  • Other Options:
    Santana Row (many restaurants)
    San Jose Downtown (many restaurants)
    El Camino Real between Santa Clara and Sunnyvale (many Asian restaurants)
    Cupertino Village (many Asian restaurants)