Mar 11 – 15, 2024
Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University
US/Eastern timezone

Getting Around and Parking, Internet access, Venue and Registration

The conference will be held at the Charles B. Wang Center, across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn. 

Traveling to Stony Brook

For the initial travel into Stony Brook by air, train or car, please check out the detailed information on the Travel Information page.

Weather prediction are on the side of partly cloudy to sunny (on the excursion day). If you arrive on Sunday chance of light rain is aorund 50%. Temperatures displayed below are in Celsius. 

Getting Around

Long Island in general is car dependent. However, there are some public transportation options available. 

SBU Campus Shuttle

Stony Brook University has a shuttle that loops around the campus, and will operate on a reduced schedule during ACAT2024 due to spring break. The detailed schedule can be found here: SBU Shuttle Schedule.

They'll be running on "Service Level C" which runs every 30-minutes (on the hour and half-hour from Student Activity Center or SAC). 

Public Transit

The Suffolk Transit Connection is available to the public 7 days a week for $2.25. For more information, refer to the Suffolk County Transit website:

For traveling longer distance on long island and to/from New York City, please check out the Long Island Rail Road schedule and routes at Long Island Rail Road .

Ride Share/Taxi/Limo

Stony Brook and its surrounding areas are served by Uber and Lyft services.

There are also taxi and limo services, but you need to make reservations ahead of time. See Yelp.

Parking on Campus

Parking on Weekend

Parking is free on the weekend in many of the available parking lots on campus. 

Parking on Weekdays 

Parking is available at the Administrative Parking garage. You can take the parking stickers be validated at the conference registration desk daily.

For those who stay at the Hilton Garden Inn, the Wang Center is within a short walking distance and should leave their cars at the hotel. 

For your convenience, the full SBU campus map can be downloaded here: [SBU Campus Map] 

The conference venue, the parking garage and the Hilton Garden Inn are highlighted in the map here: [Conference Venue and Parking Garage] 

Internet Access 

Account credentials will be emailed to the participants prior to the conference.  Please note that when you go to log on for the first time you must choose the option for "Already Registered" or it will overwrite the original account created for you. You can follow the instructions found here.


Venue and Registration

Registration desk will be staffed Sunday the 10th from 5 PM to 8 PM (17:00-20:00) and daily from 8:00 to 9:00 along breakfast and ahead of the sessions.

The venue layout is above. The rooms are conveniently located within the same space and area.