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Join us at SLAS2018 and be part of the excitement surrounding this premier international event where leaders from the laboratory science and technology community will come together in vibrant San Diego, California to learn, collaborate, innovate, and create.

Join us at SLAS2018 where the San Diego Convention Center overlooks spectacular Coronado Bay, filled with colorful sailboats, spectacular yachts, and massive aircraft carriers. Where you can walk just three blocks and discover urban galleries, restaurants, and boutiques. And where within just a few minutes north, south, east or west, you can find not only the world's busiest border crossing, rural orchards, ranches and small town U.S.A. set against a dramatic North American desert, but world-class biomedical research centers, rolling green hills, seaside restaurants and exquisite Pacific sunsets.

Join us at SLAS2018, where Discovery Meets Technology.

Getting to and around San Diego

Once you arrive in San Diego, navigating the city is easy. San Diego offers plenty of options for public transportation, including convenient access to trolley, train, bus, taxi, ferry, or even a limousine. Rental cars are also an affordable option. San Diego International Airport (SAN) is a starting point for a number of transit options. To preview transportation options, visit

San Diego Convention Center

Official SLAS2018 functions — including the exhibition and scientific sessions — will take place at the San Diego Convention Center. The San Diego Convention Center is located downtown along majestic San Diego Bay with the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Padres' PETCO Park on the doorstep. For information on directions and parking at the convention center, visit

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San Diego Convention Center Parking

On-site private vehicle parking is available at the San Diego Convention Center's 1,950-vehicle underground garage located below the building. Enter the parking garage on Harbor Drive between 1st Ave. and 5th Ave.

  • The daily rate is $15. Parking rates may range from $15 to $25 on days when there is special event activity at Petco Park or other downtown events.
  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • The Convention Center Parking Facility features 31 ADA compliant parking stalls with elevator access to the Center.
  • No overnight or RV parking is permitted.

Parking questions? Call ACE Parking at 619-237-0399.

  • For a map of parking facility access, please click here.
  • For driving directions to the San Diego Convention Center, please click here.
  • For a map of parking facility access, please click here.

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