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The workshop will take place at Clark Kerr on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Clark Kerr Campus
2601 Warring Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
Campus Map and Conference Center Floor Plan (PDF)

Lodging information is available on the registration page.


Parking is available at the Clark Kerr campus. If you will need to park your car, parking permits are available for advance purchase during the registration process. Permits are $14/day. Permits must be purchased in advance as they are not available for purchase when you arrive on-site to UC Berkeley. Please note that the street parking around campus is limited to 2 hours.


American AirlinesUSENIX has partnered with American Airlines to provide a 5% discount on your trip to San Jose (SJC) or San Francisco (SFO) Airports. Plan to book early for the best airfare discounts. Use the following information while booking your flights to receive the USENIX discount:


Avis Car RentalUSENIX has partnered with Avis to provide discounts on car rentals for your trip to Berkeley. To book at the discounted rate, click here.


Oakland International Airport (OAK) is just 23 minutes from the UC Berkeley campus.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 34 minutes from the UC Berkeley campus.


The following options are available to/from the airports:

Shuttle Service:
Phone: (800) 258-3826
Online reservations available here.

$35 per person, one-way to/from San Francisco International Airport; $29 to/from Oakland International Airport.

Taxi Service:
There are various companies on standby for $40 to $45 one-way from Oakland International Airport and $60 to $65 one-way from San Francisco International Airport.

Check here for more information about transportation to and from the Oakland International Airport. Information about transportation to and from the San Francisco International Airport is available here.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit):
You can also take BART from both airports and get off at Downtown Berkeley BART station and take a taxi from there to the Clark Kerr Campus.

BART operates between OAK and the BART Coliseum/Oakland Airport station daily. There is a single shuttle stop for both terminals, conveniently located between Terminal 1 and 2 at OAK's third curbside.

SFO BART Station is located on the Departures/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). BART is easily accessed from any terminal by riding SFO's AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop. BART arrives approximately every 10 minutes until midnight. Service begins at 5:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and at 8:00 a.m. on Sundays and holidays.

For more information about BART, please see


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Last changed: 20 April 2011 ch