Exhibit Hall Hours | Internet Information | Food and Coffee | Networking Rooms 
SECC Hospitality Room | Speaker Ready Rooms | Child Care Information | Nursing Rooms

Flight (AUS) and Ground Transportation:

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

3600 Presidential Blvd.
Austin, TX 78719

Note: Uber and Lyft do not operate in the city of Austin, alternative apps include 

Registration Hours:

The registration desk is located in the Austin Convention Center on Level 1, near the 4th Street entrance. The registration desk will be open during the following times:

Date  Hours
Wednesday, April 5 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, April 6 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, April 7 8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Saturday, April 8 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Scan and Go Badge Pick Up:

Be sure to bring your printed registration confirmation email, which will have a bar code. This bar code will allow you to scan and print out your badge, along with any tickets to specials events that you may have registered for (sponsored pre-conferences or Lunch with Leaders). 

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Located in Exhibit Hall 4, view exhibit booths, (NEW) University Information Center, poster sessions, network with colleagues and use the Internet Cafe.

Date  Hours
Thursday, April 6 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, April 7 7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Saturday, April 8 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM

Wireless Internet and Internet Lounge/Cafe:

WiFi is available in the Exhibit Hall and the entire Austin Convention Center as well as the 4th Floor of the Hilton Austin.

The Internet Lounge/Cafe will be available in the Exhibit Hall. The lounge will have computers available for use during the Exhibit Hall hours.

SRCD has brought social media to the Biennial!  Post and Tweet at #SRCD17 to advertise your session, tag photos, or just update your status. 

Food and Coffee Outlets:

Coffee and food will be available for purchase at the Austin Convention Center. It is located inside the Exhibit Hall on the first level . Ample seating (for dining and networking) is available in the Exhibit Hall and throughout the Austin Convention Center. 

Networking Rooms:

Networking rooms are available for informal gatherings and topic-based discussions. Capacity for these rooms varies between 25-60 and do not have any audio visual equipment. 

Austin Convention Center: Show Office 13 and 15
Set in rounds for 25 with no audio visual equipment

Hilton Austin: Room 417A, 4th floor
Set in theater for 60 with no audio visual equipment

Networking Room Sign Up - Email Casey Irelan (cirelan@srcd.org) to secure in one of the available time slots. 

SECC Hospitality Room with Live Twitter Feed:

Located in Room 10AB on level 3 of the Austin Convention Center, this room is an informal meeting place for networking opportunities, temporary poster storage, and coffee/tea/water. All student and early career attendees are welcome! View the SECC Coffee Hours Program Schedule

Speaker Ready Rooms:

The speaker-ready rooms are located in both the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Austin. The rooms are equipped with a screen, projector, tables, and chairs.

Austin Convention Center: Show Office 14 (level 3)

Hilton Austin: Room 417B, 4th floor

Hours of Operation
Thursday, April 6 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday, April 7 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 8 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Child Care Information:

Child Care will be provided by KiddieCorp and located in the Hilton Austin. After registering for child care, your confirmation email will include room locations. 

Date Hours
Wednesday, April 5 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday, April 6 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 7 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 8 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The child care rate is $10 per hour per child. Each child must be registered for a minimum of two consecutive hours. The deadline to register your child for child care is March 8, 2017. There is no drop-in service available. Please follow the link to register https://jotform.com/KiddieCorp/srcdkids.

Child Card Registration Form

Nursing Mothers:

Private nursing rooms are available at the Austin Convention Center (Level 3, across the hall from Room 10C) and Hilton Austin (Boardroom 401, 4th floor). They are open during regular meeting hours. See the registration desk for access to these rooms.


Questions? Contact Casey Irelan at (734) 926-0612 or biennialmeeting@srcd.org .