31 Jul 2010, Posted by ilopez
The workshop will be held at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, CA. Located just minutes away from the San Francisco International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown San Francisco, and 30 minutes from the UC Berkeley campus, the YouTube headquarters will provide an ideal setting to host an interactive and informative workshop.
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901 Cherry Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
Plenty of free parking is available on-site at YouTube headquarters for workshop attendees.
Out-of-town guests may find convenient accommodations at the Courtyard by Marriott – San Francisco Airport hotel. This hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the workshop location.
Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Airport
1050 Bayhill Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
Toll Free: 1-800-321-2211
Discount Code: “Engineers Without Borders” (via phone registration only)
Discount Cut-Off Date: Friday, October 15, 2010 (recently extended to the 15th)
Howard Johnson Express – San Bruno
190 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA 94066 (approx. 1.5 miles from YouTube)
Rates as low as $69/night for a 2 Queen bed room
Villa Montes Hotel
620 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA 94066 (approx. 1 mile from YouTube)
Phone: (650) 745-0111
Rates as low as $99/night for a 2 Queen bed room
USA Hostels – San Francisco
711 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94109 (approx. 30 minute BART ride from San Francisco Airport)
Phone: (415) 440-5600
Rates as low as $26/night per bed in a dormitory room
Guests intending to stay at this hostel or elsewhere in downtown San Francisco should email firstname.lastname@example.org for transportation logistics.
Unfortunately, we were unable to organize local homestays for out-of-town guests for the workshop. Please accept our apologies on this matter.
The closest airport to the workshop location is San Francisco International Airport (SFO). This airport is served by all major carriers and many discount airlines as well. The hotel has a free airport shuttle for hotel guests.
Also convenient is the Oakland International Airport (OAK), which often has lower fares on discount airlines and is connected via Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) from the Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station to the workshop location.
Guests staying at a local hotel can take BART to the San Francisco Airport station and arrange for a pickup from the hotel shuttle.
Guests taking public transportation can take BART to San Bruno station and transfer to SamTrans bus 140 to YouTube (Cherry Ave and Bayhill Dr. stop). The bus ride is $2 one-way. On Saturday, the first bus departs San Bruno station at 7:50AM and arrives at YouTube at 8AM. The bus runs every hour after that until 5:50PM. Returning to BART from YouTube, guests can board bus 140 across the street from YouTube at the bottom of the hour (e.g. 1:30PM, 2:30PM) until 6:30PM Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday, taking the bus from San Bruno station is not recommended as the earliest you could arrive at YouTube would be 10AM. Please consider carpooling on Sunday. For additional information, please visit 511.org, the area’s regional transit website, and view the SamTrans schedule for bus 140.
All other workshop attendees should indicate their interest in carpooling when completing their RegOnline registration form.
The following is a list of websites that has information on local tourism and entertainment activities in the San Francisco area.
Official Tourism information for San Francisco including Pier 39, Alcatraz, Chinatown, and the Golden Gate Bridge
Calendar of events and nightlife activities from SF Weekly Magazine
Live music listings from the San Francisco Chronicle