13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Oakland, California
Monday, June 18, 2018

Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements.

 The organizers of the 13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health have developed a guide to help you plan your time during the week of the event. We hope you will find it useful. You can access it here.

How to get there

By Air: The closest airports are Oakland International Airport and San Francisco International Airport.

For driving and parking directions to The California Endowment (TCE) Oakland Center click here

We highly recommend the use of public transportation to travel within the Bay Area, particularly the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit). For more information visit BART.
The closest BART station to TCE Oakland Center is 19th St. Oakland 

Transportation from and to The California Endowment can be done through the Green Shuttle which is free of charge. From the Z Hotel Oakland (details below) you can take the shuttle in Jack London Square station and get of in either 20th St. or Webster and 20th Street which is right in front of the venue. 

*Please note - The California Endowment moved in Fall 2017 to 2000 Franklin St. The event will be at the new location, which is a few blocks away from the old location on Broadway and 12th Street. 


The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health organizers have blocked some rooms for participants at a special rate at the Z Hotel Jack London Square. 

Choose between a single or a double room at a special rate: $149 + tax per night

To make a reservation call (800) 633-5973 or email sales@zhoteljacklondonsquare.com and mention that you want to reserve with the Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health block. The deadline to reserve a room with a special rate is May 31st, 2018

The Z Hotel is located 1 mile away from The California Endowment, and it is around 15 minutes away using public transportation. You can find a map with the directions here

The Z's unique location puts you within walking distance of restaurants, bars, waterfront, marina, outdoors activities, galleries, San Francisco Ferry, BART and more.
 The following is a list of other alternative hotels in downtown Oakland. For rates and information, please call the numbers provided. 
The Washington Inn
495 10th Street, Oakland, California 94607
Phone: (510) 452-1776

Clarion Hotel
371 13th St, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 279-1700
Courtyard Marriott Downtown Oakland 
988 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510.625.8282
Marriott: Oakland City Center
1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510.451.4000
The Inn at Jack London Square
233 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510.452.4565

If you prefer, you can stay in a hotel in San Francisco, since it is only 20 minutes away from Oakland.


Contact Information

  • Liliana Osorio
    Health Initiative of the Americas
    Phone: 619-692-5504

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Payment Instructions

  • Last Day to Register: Tuesday, June 12
    Standard Registration Fee 
    - General:   $450
    - Students:  $250

    Registration fee includes: Access to four-days presentations, workshops, field trip, materials, welcoming reception, lunch and coffee breaks.

    Payment type

    - Credit Card
    - By check in the U.S.* (Instructions)

    *Deadline for payment by check is June 1st. 

    Cancellation Deadline: June 8, 2018.
    If you need to cancel your registration a 20% administration fee will be charged. Cancellations made after June 8 are not refundable.

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