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					        caBIG® Tissue Banks and Pathology Tools (TBPT) and Integrative Cancer Research (ICR)
                               Workspace Joint Face-to-Face Meeting
                                                                                  Travel Essentials Guide
                                                                                             May 4 - 6, 2010
                                                                                      Los Angeles, California
CONTENTS

MEETING LOCATION ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
HOTEL INFORMATION ................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
  Parking ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2
TRANSPORTATION ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
  Airports ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
  Ground Transportation from LAX to the Palomar Hotel ................................................................................................................................ 3
  Car Rental Companies at both Airports .......................................................................................................................................................... 4
  Cab Companies from Airports to Los Angeles .............................................................................................................................................. 4
LOCAL AREA INFORMATION....................................................................................................................................................................... 5
RESTAURANTS AND DINING ....................................................................................................................................................................... 6
MAPS AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS.............................................................................................................................................................. 7
  LAX Airport to the Palomar Hotel.................................................................................................................................................................. 7
  Burbank Airport to the Palomar Hotel ............................................................................................................................................................ 8
  Palomar Hotel to the Northwest Campus Auditorium .................................................................................................................................... 9
  Northwest Campus Auditorium (Meeting Site) ............................................................................................................................................ 10
  Covel Commons Breakout rooms (Meeting Site) ......................................................................................................................................... 11
EMERGENCY/URGENT CONTACTS .......................................................................................................................................................... 16



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MEETING LOCATION                   University of California – Los Angeles
                                   Northwest Campus Auditorium (May 4-5) and Neurosciences Research Building (May 6)
                                   200 De Neve Dr.
                                   Los Angeles, CA 90024

HOTEL INFORMATION                  Palomar Hotel Los Angeles Westwood
                                   10740 Wilshire Boulevard (at Selby Avenue)
                                   Los Angeles, CA 90024
                                   310-475-8711
                                   800-472-8556
                                   Check in: 3:00 pm
                                   Check out: 12:00 pm
                                   http://www.hotelpalomar-lawestwood.com/

Parking
       Self-park                   $30.00/day (Complimentary parking for Hybrids)

TRANSPORTATION

Airports
LAX is the closes airport to UCLA and the Palomar Hotel.

Los Angeles International Airport
      http://www.lawa.org/welcomeLAX.aspx                            310-646-5252

Bob Hope Airport (Burbank Airport)
      http://www.burbankairport.com                                  818-840-8840


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Ground Transportation from LAX to the Palomar Hotel

Los Angeles Airport is approximately 14.6 miles to the Palomar Hotel. It is a 20 minute ride without traffic
Transportation                                                    Cost
                Contact Information
Service
                 (800)BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826)                       $15 from LAX
Supershuttle
                 http://www.supershuttle.com/                       $26 from Burbank
                 www.metro.net                                      $.75
                 From LAX take the airport shuttle to Lot C and
                 from there get the Culver City Bus 6 to UCLA
Metro/Bus
                 From Burbank take the metro Bus 165 to
                 Vanowen and Van Nuys Blvds, transfer to Metro $2.75
                 Trapid 761 to the Federal Bldg and take either the
                 Santa Monical Blue Bus 1,2, or 8 to UCLA
                                                                                                 FlyAway Fares
                                                                     Routes Irvine         Van Nuys*      Union Station     Westwood
                                                                                $25.00
                                                                         Fare           $7.00 one-way $7.00 one-way $5.00 one-way
                                                                                one-way
LAX Fly Away                                                             LAX FlyAway excluding the Irvine route, also accepts Metro's EZ
             (866)iFLYLAX (435-9529)
Bus (ONLY                                                                                         transit pass
             http://www.lawa.org/welcome_LAX.aspx?id=292
LAX)                                                                              • EZ transit pass FAQ and Fare Information
                                                                          * The Van Nuys FlyAway only accepts credit or debit cards for
                                                                           payment; Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted.




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Car Rental Companies at both Airports

Transportation Service               Website                                      Phone
ALAMO                                www.alamo.com                                800-327-9633
AVIS                                 www.avis.com                                 800-331-1212
Hertz                                www.hertz.com                                800-227-7368

Cab Companies from Airports to Los Angeles (LAX $50-$60 Burbank $70-$80)
Cab Companies at LAX                     Contact Information
Authorized Taxicab Supervision (ATS)     323-766-5324
Beverly Hills Cab Company                310-273-6611
Independent Taxi                         323-666-0040
Yellow Cab                               310-851-5022
Cab Companies at Burbank                 Contact Information
City Cab                                 818-845-7800
United Taxi                              800-892-8294
Yellow Cab                               800-750-4400



Transportation to and from the Palomar Hotel and UCLA Campus
Free shuttle busses will be provided in the morning from the Palomar Hotel to the UCLA campus. In order to catch the shuttle bus please
be outside of the hotel at 7:40 am. Return service from UCLA to the Palomar Hotel will begin at 6:15 pm for Tuesday and 7:15 Wednesday
nights only.

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LOCAL AREA INFORMATION

    Los Angeles
        o Los Angeles tourism                        http://www.latourist.com
        o City website                               http://www.lacity.org
        o Calendar of events                         http://www.experiencela.com/Calendar/
        o City map, including dining and landmarks   http://www.lacity.org/SubMenu/InteractiveCityMaps/index.htm
        o Restaurant Guide                           http://www.losangeles.com/restaurants/
        o Weather                                    http://www.weatherpages.com/losangeles/




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RESTAURANTS AND DINING
Los Angeles has many restaurants, here is a useful link to a site named “where the locals eat”
http://www.wherethelocalseat.com/Best-Restaurants/Search/?smode=0&sterm=34.064430%2C-118.444618%2C~UCLA&smiles=5

Name               Food Type           Cost Key: $$ = under $25 $$$ = 25-40            $$$$ = 50-70 $$$$$= Over $70

Blvd 16            Contemporary                   (at hotel) 10740 Wilshire Blvd           310-474-7765 $$$

Shaherzad          Middle Eastern/Persian         (.43 mi) 1422 Westwood Blvd              310-470-9131 $$

Clementine         Bakery, Breakfast, Café        (.93 mi) 1751 Ensley Ave                 310-522-1080 $$

Craft              Contemporary                   (1.31 mi) 10100 Constellation Blvd       310-279-4180 $$$$

Orris              Asian Fusion, Small Plates     (1.39 mi) 2006 Sawtelle Blvd             310-268-2212 $$

La Scala Presto    Italian                        (1.41 mi) 1170 San Vicente Blvd          310-826-6100 $$

Barney’s           Burgers/Hot dogs               (1.46 mi) 11600 San Vicente Blvd         310-447-6000 $$

Hide Sushi         Japanese/ Sushi                (1.41 mi) 2040 Sawtelle Blvd             310-479-3939 $$$

La Serenata       Mexican/Seafood                 (1.52 mi) 10924 Pico Blvd                310-441-9667 $$

Cut                Steak House                    (2.17 mi) 9500 Wilshire Blvd             310-276-5200 $$$$$




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MAPS AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS

LAX Airport to the Palomar Hotel
1.     Head south on World Way toward West Way                             0.7 mi
2.     Take ram onto South Sepulveda Blvd                                  0.7 mi
3.     Turn right onto the I-105 E Ramp                                    354 fti
4.     Keep left at the fork to continue towards I-105 E (take I-105 E)    1.3 mi
5.     Take I-405 N/I-405 S exit toward Long Beach/Santa Monica            0.3 mi
6.     Keel left at fork continue on I-405N (take I-405 N)                10.4 mi
7.     Take exit 55B for Wilshire Blvd                                     0.1 mi
8.     Keep right at fork continue toward Wilshire Blvd                    1.0 mi
The Palomar Hotel is on the right and circled below in the map




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Burbank Airport to the Palomar Hotel
1.     Head southwest toward W Empire Ave                                0.2 mi
2.     Turn right at W Empire Ave                                        0.4 mi
3.     Take 1st left onto Clayburn Ave                                   253 ft
4.     Turn right at Vanowent St                                         0.5 mi
5.     Turn left at Vineland Ave                                         2.5 mi
6.     Turn right at Camarillo St                                        0.5 mi
7.     Turn left at Tujunga Ave                                          0.2 mi
8.     Turn right to merge onto US- 101 N toward Ventura                 4.9 mi
9.     Take exit onto I-405 S toward Santa Monica                        8.6 mi
10.    Take exit 55B for Wilshire Blvd E                                 0.2 mi
11.    Merge onto Wilshire Blvd                                          0.9 mi
The Palomar Hotel will be on the right and is circled below on the map




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Palomar Hotel(A) and the UCLA Northwest Campus Auditorium(B) located between Reiber Hall and Sproul Hall
(Please note there is construction going on around the Northwest campus and UCLA, please contact a member of the planning team if you
are having trouble accessing any building)




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UCLA Northwest Campus Auditorium (May 4 & 5 Meeting Site)




                         Northwest
                         Auditorium
                         mm




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Breakout Rooms for May 4 Northridge and May 5 West Room will be located on the 3rd floor of the Covel Commons
Building




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May 6 Meeting Site: Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) May 5 Reception site: CNSI (Top Right)




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NRB and CNSI Building in relation to Northwest Campus Auditorium


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EMERGENCY/URGENT CONTACTS
For medical, fire, or police-related emergencies, dial 911.

Name                       Role                         Affiliation           Email                     Phone Number

Elaine Freund              ICR WS Lead                  3rd Millennium        efreund@3rdmill.com       401-263-5967 (cell)


Patti Kwong                ICR WS Coordinator           Booz Allen Hamilton   kwong_patti@bah.com       703-505-9653 (cell)

                                                                              fernandez_anna@bah.com    914-589-0474 (cell)
Anna Fernandez             TBPT WS Lead                 Booz Allen Hamilton
                                                                              digiulian_beth@bah.com    301-335-1492 (cell)
Beth DiGiulian             TBPT WS Coordinator          Booz Allen Hamilton


Service                                       Address                                          Phone Number

Police Non-Emergency Phone #                                                                   877-ASK-LAPD (275-5273)
(active emergency call 911)                   www.lapdonline.org
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center             www.uclahealth.org (.7 mi)                       310-825-9111
                                                                                               310-209-9141
CVS Pharmacy                                  www.cvs.com (.4 mi)
Rite Aid Pharmacy                             www.riteaid.com (.4 mi)                          310-209-0708
7-11 (Convenience store)                      www.7-eleven.com (.4 mi)                         310-474-1617




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