See you in San Francisco for EI2023!
We are thrilled to be back in person in 2023.
EI technical sessions and short courses will take place at Parc 55, where we also offer a special lodging rate for attendees.
(official title: Parc 55 San Francisco – a Hilton Hotel)
55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Parc 55, just off San Francisco’s famous Union Square, is located less than 500 feet (2-minute walk) from the Powell Street BART (metro) Station and is ideally situated for exploring this hilly peninsula city. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, San Francisco is known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, colorful Victorian houses, proximity to California’s Silicon Valley, eclectic dining establishments, and fine museums, such as SFMOMA, a half-mile away.
Reservation deadline: 10 January 2023 RESERVE YOUR ROOM NOW
Standard Single/Double $229++
Standard Triple $249
Standard Quad $269
++ current San Francisco tax is 16.95%. Room rate includes internet access.
Attendees may make reservations directly with the hotel via:
Parc55 Reservations Online
Call 1-800-HILTONS; as for the "Electronic Imaging 2023" room rate
Check-in time: 15:00; guests arriving before 15:00 are accommodated as rooms become available
Check-out time: 11:00
Hotel's Guest Services can arrange to check baggage for those arriving early when rooms are unavailable and for guests attending functions on departure day.
Early Departure Fee: Please Note—Guests who check out prior to their scheduled checkout date are charged an early checkout fee (currently one night's room + tax). Guests wishing to avoid an early checkout fee should advise the Parc 55 at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.
Safety and Covid-19
Your well-being is of paramount importance to IS&T and the color community. As such, IS&T strongly encourages the use of KN95 masks while attending indoor events. As possible, social distancing measures will be implemented, and masks and sanitizer will be provided.
The hotel has assured us that anyone testing positive will be able to quarantine in their room and should it be necessary to extend one’s stay, the conference rate will be honored. There are a number of testing sites near the hotel and hotel and IS&T staff will work to ensure you are taken care of.
For more information about transmission data and local ordinances and services, please visit:
San Francisco city covid information
California Covid Response
Transportation to/from Parc 55
- Parc 55 is located less than 500 feet, a 2-minute walk, from the Powell Street BART (metro) Station.
- Self-parking is not available; valet parking is $80 (to be reconfirmed closer to event).
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 13 miles, 35-minute drive
- Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK): 13 miles, 35-minute drive
- San Jose International Airport (SJC): 46 miles, 60-minute drive
Ground Transportation from SFO and OAK
- Both SFO and OAK are accessible via BART and cost around $10/one way. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes from SFO and 40 minutes from OAK.
- Uber from SFO ranges from $30-50 on average depending on time of day/type of car.
- Taxi fares are around $56.
January weather in San Francisco averages 58˚F (14˚C), with 30% chance of rain during the month.