All technical sessions and exhibits will be held at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Austin. Austin offers visitors the amenities and cultural opportunities of a major metropolitan area, combined with the gracious warmth of Texas hospitality. Austin has become a new center for technology industries. In addition to being the capital of Texas, Austin is known as the "live Music Capital of the World" with over 180 live music venues offering live entertainment seven nights a week. Austin is also known for world-class restaurants featuring the innovations of the Southwest's outstanding chefs.
We expect that the Omni will meet all needs of our attendees and their accompanying guests. This page provides all the necessary information about the Hotel and the reservations process. We strongly recommend that you use the Conference Hotel. This hotel is located downtown in the heart of business, shopping and the 6th Street Entertainment District. It is a short walk to the Austin Convention Center and State Capitol and 1 mile to University of Texas. The hotel is 8 miles and about a ten minute drive from the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport. The hotel has 314 guest rooms and suites with dinning at Ancho's (a Texas Restaurant), Lobby Bar, Room Service, Health and fitness center with dry sauna and whirlpool, heated rooftop swimming pool and underground parking.
SIMS Workshop attendees and their guests can stay at the conference hotel at a special rate that represents a discount over prevailing rates.
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