Venue and Travel Information

Austin, Texas

Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. Although most well-known for its live music, barbeque, breweries, and breakfast tacos, Austin has a large technology industry. All of the major computer hardware designers (i.e. ARM, Intel, AMD, IBM, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung, and Apple) have large offices spread throughout the city.

Venue Information

CGO 2017 will be held at the Hilton hotel, located in downtown Austin at:
500 East 4th Street, Austin Texas, United States 78701

Accomodations and Booking Information

Rooms at the Hilton Hotel, the conference venue, can be booked here click here. If the CGO room slots become full you can try to use the PPoPP room slots if there may be open PPoPP slots here: click here.
Guests can also call in to 1-800-HILTONS and reference the following code: ICS
The CGO discount period ends January 11, 2017

Hotel Parking Information

Parking information can be found here

Transportation to Austin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is the major airport in the Austin area. Neighboring cities with major airports include: San Antonio (1.75 hours car ride), Dallas (3.5 hours car ride), and Houston (3.5 hour car ride).

Transportation around Austin

Taxis from the airport cost around $25 USD one-way. Other options include SuperShuttle and the ride-sharing apps RideAustin and Fasten. Note: Uber and Lyft currently do not operate in Austin.

Other Travel Information

The Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a transportation information guide that can be found here. Another good guide for Austin travel information can be found here. There is also general tourist information available here.