Lindsay Bergan, Dr. Nicole Urban, and Ann Green enjoy wine and conversation.


Palo Alto is conveniently located approximately 23 miles south of San Francisco International Airport, and approximately 16 miles north of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Independently operated taxis and commercial  shuttle services are regularly available to and from both airports.

South & East Bay Shuttle: (800) 548-4664

SuperShuttle: (415) 558-8500

Caltrain operates commuter trains between San Jose International Airport  and Palo Alto. www.caltrain.com


Complimentary shuttles are provided for all Symposium events.


Continental breakfast, full lunch, and morning and afternoon coffee breaks will be served at the conference; a full dinner will be served at the evening event. If you have indicated dietary requirements, we will do our best to accommodate your needs.


Casual/Business casual is recommended for daytime as well as evening events. We recommended that you bring a light sweater or jacket as the evenings can turn chilly, and central air conditioning inside the conference session rooms can cause the temperature to be changeable.

Travel Policy:

Academic attendees can have some applicable travel and hotel expenses covered by Canary Foundation. To receive reimbursement, save all original receipts. Please book your travel arrangements directly. For detailed information, please read the Canary Foundation Symposium travel policy, available here.

Conference Location:

All conference sessions will take place at Stanford University’s Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. The Arrillaga Alumni Center is located at 326 Galvez St., Stanford CA 94305.

Map of the Arrillaga Alumni Center


Limited visitor parking (metered) is available at the Track House Lot at the corner of Galvez Street and Campus Drive. Rate is $1.50 per hour. Cash, or credit/debit cards are accepted. Metered parking is enforced Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

Map of Track House Lot

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The deadline for registration is April 25th, 2017

You can register here.



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