Congress Venue, Transportation, Hotels

Congress Venues

SDS Opening Reception: Houston Marriott Medical Center – April 8
SDS Congress Sessions: BRC Rise University – April 9 to 11
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin Street (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road), Houston TX 77030
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/business-meeting/houmc-houston-marriott-medical-center-museum-district/
BRC BioScience Research Collaborative
6566 Main Street, (6100 Main Street MS 650) Houston TX 77005
https://brc.rice.edu/about/group/contact-us
Transportation & Parking
You can easily board the MetroRail Red Line to travel directly to Dryden/TMC stop. The MetroRail stop is located only 0.1 miles from the Houston Marriott Medical Center and from the BRC. MetroRail fare is $ 1.25.

METRORail info:
https://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Rail.aspx
https://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-planning/maps-and-transportation/metro-rail/

Info Parking/direction for Houston Marriott Medical Center:
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/houmc-houston-marriott-medical-center-museum-district/

Hotels

There is a variety of Hotels, apartments and long stay residences in the Medical Center area.

Congress attendees will receive a special rate for accommodations at the Houston Marriott Medical Center, which will host the Opening Reception and is a few steps away from BRC Rice University, the Congress venue.

Ø Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin Street (Driveway Entrance on 1730 Dryden Road), Houston TX 77030
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmc-houston-marriott-medical-center-museum-district/

-Group fare -
You will receive a special $155.00/night* “Baylor College of Medicine Reception Doctors” room rate. (*plus 17% state and local taxes).
Rates include Breakfast for two and Wi-Fi in the Sleeping room.
Rate available 04/07/18 to 04/11/18 by 03/19/18 subject to hotel’s room block availability*.

(* if all our held rooms are reserve and any attendees try to make a reservation the system will check if can honor the rate and if does it will let the reservation in).

Here is the reservation link you can use to make online reservations:
Book your group rate for Baylor College of Medicine Reception Doctors

Other stay solutions

A close by budget Hotel, only 400 mts away from the Houston Marriott Medical Center and the BRC, is the SureStay Plus Hotel Houston Medical Center, 6700 S Main Street, Houston TX 77030 https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-details.54031.html

For further accommodations please go to: trivago.com hotels.com booking.com arbnb.com

Organizing secretariat
Città Affari sas – Mrs Flavia Pizzini
Lungadige G. Matteotti, 2
37126 Verona
Tel. +39 045 917806 Mob. +39 348 3341695
Web: www.sdscongresshouston.com
Email: info@sdscongresshouston.com

Local Organizing Committee Chairs
Dr. Tarek Elghetany
Dr. Alison Bertuch