Hotel and Travel Information

Special Symposium rates can be found at the following hotels:

The Dana on Mission Bay
1710 W. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
619-222-6440 (local)
Call 800-445-3339 and mention USD Digital Initiatives to receive the Symposium rate or visit to book online. Nightly rates $189.00. The Hotel does not guarantee specific room type availability. Requests will be accommodated based upon availability. All rates are subject to the prevailing city and state taxes that currently total 12.695% and are subject to change without notice. Discounted Daily Resort Fee of $20.00 plus tax ($32.00 value). Waived Overnight Parking ($30.00 value)

Best Western Plus La Hacienda Hotel Old Town
4014 Harney Street
San Diego, CA 92110
RATE: $169.00 + tax for single or double occupancy. Call and mention 2023 USD Digital Initiatives Symposium to receive the Symposium rate or visit to book online. Reservations are due by March 27, 2023.
(Rate does not include the 10.5% San Diego Transit Occupancy tax and the 2% San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment fee. There may be additional fees, please check with the hotel for further information. (Taxes and surcharges are subject to change). Overnight parking is $10.00 per car per night.

Travel to USD
The Symposium will be held at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (KIPJ) located just southwest of Copley Library.
Driving Directions

Daily rates for parking in the USD West Parking Structure are $18.00. Trams travel regularly from the Parking Structure to KIPJ and Copley Library. Parking passes can be purchased in parking structure kiosks or via the ParkMobile App. You will need to know your car's plate number. For additional parking information please visit Parking Services.

Other Transportation Options
Those using public transportation, or staying at the Best Western Plus La Hacienda Hotel Old Town, can ride the USD tram from the Old Town Transit Center for free. These trams run roughly every half hour from 6:45 to 9:15 AM and from 3.30 PM to 6:30 PM. For more tram information and maps, please visit USD Tram Services.

The rideshare (Uber, Lyft etc.) drop-off point is outside Copley Library, just across the intersection from the KIPJ. Copley Library can be entered as your destination in the rideshare app.

Dietary Needs
The menu will include vegetarian items.

Pre-conference/Workshop registration (Monday, April 17) includes Wine and Cheese welcome reception on Monday.
Full-day conference registration (Tuesday, April 18) includes Wine and Cheese welcome reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

Local Attractions

Contact Information

Comments, questions, and requests for more information should be directed to Cindy Espineli at .