2014   Attendees

EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY WELCOMES YOU TO SAN DIEGO!

San Diego, CA—Restaurants, Dining and then some...
While visiting San Diego, CA, let the Convention and Visitors Bureau connect you with the hottest tables and top chefs during the Experimental Biology meeting. Visit their website at
www.sandiego.org. There you will also find details on 25 Fun and Free (and almost free) Things to Do, and maps to get you around town.

Looking for fun things to do in San Diego during EB2014? Check out "Meet Me in San Diego", a site exclusively for EB attendees!

AIR TRAVEL/GROUND TRANSPORTATION

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is conveniently located just ten minutes from downtown San Diego.  It is serviced by 22 major and commuter airlines and receives more than 16 million passengers a year.  San Diego offers many modes of economical and earth-friendly public transportation. Relax and enjoy the scenery of the city while getting around via bus, or the famous San Diego trolley

Click here for Super Shuttle Discount Information. If you wish to make a reservation via phone, call 1-800-blue-van and use code KLA7P.

The San Diego Convention Center provides on-site private vehicle parking located below the building. The daily rate is $10 and can  range up to $20 per day if there is a special event. Payment is due upon entry and there are not any in and out privileges. Overnight or RV parking in NOT permitted.


We're teaming up with Uber so you can ride with ease during EB 2014! Uber is an app that allows you to request a ride with the tap of a button. Drivers arrive curbside in just minutes, you can track the arrival of your ride on your iPhone or Android, and payment is charged directly to your credit card on file.
 
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Not sure how to Uber? It's easy! iPhone or Android:
Download the app ---- Select your pick up location ---- Request a ride

Using Uber with other smartphone: Sign up online and request at m.uber.com. You can also SMS text your pickup location
(ex: 5th Ave & G St, San Diego) to UBR-CAB (872-222). Follow the on-screen instructions through SMS text.
Questions? Contact supportSD@uber.com!

CHILD CARE

We encourage families to travel to San Diego and enjoy the many family oriented activities in the area.

The sponsoring societies of the Experimental Biology will provide formal childcare at the meeting.  We will provide more information shortly. It is strongly discouraged to bring your children to the session rooms.   We urge you to make reservations in advance of the meeting.  

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the exhibit hall during set-up. Children can be in the exhibit hall during show hours and should be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please keep in mind that this is a professional event. Attendees and exhibitors are conducting business in the exhibit hall so as a courtesy, please keep your children from disruptive behaviors.

CAMP EB – Welcomes children ages 6 month –17 years. Children participate in age-appropriate activities including arts and crafts projects, active games and much more in a safe, nurturing environment. Meals are not included in the camp fees. Parents can send or bring lunch to the center. Click here to register for CAMP EB

To assure that your child has a place, please pre-register by April 11, 2014. Your child(ren) is not registered until payment is received. If your schedule changes, we need as much notice as possible. We will accommodate you as best we can, based on availability. You will receive a refund for a cancellation received in writing at ACCENT offices no later than April 11, 2014. After that date, no refunds will be issued. “No shows” receive no refund. There is a $10 non-refundable registration fee.

NOTE: For the safety and security of your child(ren), EB/ACCENT has the right to refuse care to any child based on space availability and appropriateness. EB/ACCENT also has the right to refuse care to any child unable to adapt to group situations as well as any child whose presence or behavior may disrupt the program or endanger the health or safety of other children. ACCENT staff do not administer medication and any child who is ill will not be admitted to the center.

FAMILY ROOM

A family room will be located in the convention center during registration hours. The purpose of the room is to give parents and children a place to relax during the meeting.  The room will be equipped with tables and chairs and private areas for nursing.  Attendees are not permitted to utilize this room for babysitting services.

Contact eb@faseb.org if you have any special needs in the meeting rooms or if you need further assistance.

SIGHTSEEING

San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo cares for more than 4,000 individual animals representing 800 different species. Its collection of animals, as well as its plant collection of over 6,500 species, is acknowledged as one of the finest in the entire world. Among these animals are some of the rarest wildlife in the world, including koalas and giant pandas.

LEGOLAND
At LEGOLAND® California everyone in the family becomes a hero. There are more than 50 super rides, shows and attractions to choose from.

Seaport Village
Walk along San Diego Bay.....experience Early California & New England seaports from the turn of the century. 75 one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and sidewalk eateries.

Sea World
Take your family below the surface, above the waves and beyond your expectations at SeaWorld® San Diego. You can touch and feed dolphins, count the teeth on a shark and get up-close and inside of R.L. Stine’s Haunted Lighthouse 4-D. Meet Shamu®, the regal prince of the deep, and don’t miss the mind-blowing spectacle of Summer Nights.

MUSEUMS

San Diego Museum of Man
Anthropological museum located in Balboa Park's historic California Tower. Permanent and changing exhibits explore the culture of mankind.


San Diego Museum of Art
Welcome to the San Diego Museum of Art, the region's primary resource for exhibitions and collections of fine art for more than 75 years. Located in the heart of Balboa Park, their galleries offer opportunities for learning, introspection, and connection with cultures from around the world.

San Diego Natural History Museum
Features fascinating exhibits and giant-screen films with focus on earth-science. Kids can join Scholastic’s Ms. Frizzle™ for hands-on science activities every Sunday.

Museum of Photographic Arts
The Museum of Photographic Arts is here to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video.  

DISCLAIMER

The participating societies, FASEB, and their officers, employees and agents assume no responsibility with respect to these services and accept no liabilities relative to the services.
For questions, contact
eb@faseb.org.