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2023 Conference Venue

The entirety of the NATSA 2023 annual conference will take place in the University of California, Irvine Student Center & Event Services. The full address is 311 W Peltason Dr # A, Irvine, CA 92697.

I. Transportation to the Conference Venue:

  • The closest airport, about 15 minutes drive, to the conference venue is John Wayne Airport (SNA).

    • An alternative regional airport, about 30 minutes drive, to the conference venue is Long Beach Airport (LGB). 

  • The closest international airport, about one hour drive, to the conference venue is Los Angeles International Airport (a.k.a. the notorious LAX). 

    • An alternative international airport, also about one hour drive, to the conference venue is Ontario International Airport (ONT).


II. Spaces in the Conference Venue:

The NATSA 2023 conference will be hosted on the first floor of the UC-Irvine Student Center. The welcome reception, opening forum, keynote events, and closing banquet will be held in the Pacific Ballrooms (circled in yellow). The concurrent sessions will be held in the Emerald Bay Meeting Rooms (circled in yellow).

  • The UCI Student Center website also provides information on the conference room details

  • To be updated: gender neutral bathrooms. 


III. Lodging 

While NATSA does not reserve hotel rooms for general attendees, below are some nearby recommendations that are about a 10 minutes drive to the conference venue. 


There are also some hotels further away, around 15 minutes drive via highway: 

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