Workshop Logistics

What to Pack

Business casual is appropriate dress for the meeting. The expected weather forecast is 68° F in the afternoon and 45°F in the evenings.


Workshop Locations

The workshop will be held at the Y2E2 Building, Red Atrium, 473 Via Ortega, Stanford CA 94305.

Day 1 – November 5: Y2E2 Building, Red Atrium, 2nd Floor, Room 299

Day 2 – November 6: Y2E2 Building, Red Atrium, 3rd Floor, Room 300


Directions to the Y2E2 Building may be found at:

Parking Structure 2, 285 Panama Street, Stanford

Parking has been reserved for workshop participants in Parking Structure 2, first level, right across from the Y2E2 Building. Look for the reserved parking signs for the Groundwater Dispute Resolution Workshop. Stanford participants – please use your “A” or “C” parking permit.


Meals and Receptions

Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days of the workshop.

Reception & Dinner, 5:30pm, November 5

There will be a reception and dinner following the program on Wednesday, November 5 at the Law School. The shuttle service will be provided to take guests back to the Sheraton Hotel after the dinner.  Directions for parking near the Law School can be found at:



Sheraton Palo Alto, 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Front Desk Phone: 650-328-2800

Check in is at 3:00 pm and check out is at noon.

The Sheraton Palo Alto is located less than 1 mile away from campus and one block away from Cal Train. The Stanford Shopping Center and Trader Joe’s is walking distance from the hotel.

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided from the hotel to the meeting site on both days. Please meet the shuttle at the front of the hotel by 8:00am for pick on each day.


Travel to the Workshop

From SFO or SJC Airports

We have an account with Super Shuttle. Please complete reservation either online or by phone (800-258-3826).

  • We can pay for “Shared Van Service” only
  • On the online form “Payment” page choose the “Direct Bill/Corporate Account” under the pull down menu on “Payment Method” or give the operator the same information.
  • An 18% tip will automatically be added to the cost of the trip so please put “0” under the “Gratuity to Add” section or mention this to the operator
  • The Account number is 091Sta42286. There is no password.

Note: If you will leave for the airport directly from the meeting on Thursday afternoon, please use this address for Super Shuttle pickup: 473 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305.

Taxi service can be very expensive, over $100 one-way depending on time of day and traffic, so we appreciate your utilizing the shuttle service. We are unable to reimburse for a rental car.

Public Transportation

Caltrain is the most direct form of public transportation to Stanford University. Caltrain provides service from San Francisco and San Jose to Palo Alto, but it does not stop at either airport. Transportation from the airports to the Caltrain station is available. Please check the airport or Caltrain websites for more information.

For more information on public transportation from the airport to the hotel, please click on the following web link:

Stanford provides a complimentary shuttle service (“Marguerite”) from the Palo Alto Caltrain station to all points on campus.

Public transportation in the Bay Area, including transportation from the San Jose and San Francisco airports, is available through the information website or by calling the Bay Area Transit Information Hotline by dialing 511 from within the San Francisco Bay Area or (510) 817-1717 from outside the San Francisco Bay Area.


Stanford Wireless Internet

With the Stanford Visitor network, you can use the University’s wireless network to access the Internet while on-campus. The visitor network offers limited bandwidth and sessions are limited to 12 hours. Services are limited to email, web browsing, VPN and SSH.

How To Get Online:

  1. Select the SSID Stanford Visitor from your device’s list of available wireless networks.
  2. Open a browser and load any URL; you will be redirected to an access page (on a mobile phone, the access page should open automatically)
  3. Click Accept to acknowledge the terms of use. Your browser will be sent to a confirmation page and from there you can get online.


Stanford Mobile App

Use iStanford to find your way around campus. More information can be found at:


For Questions about Logistics and Emergency Contact #

For questions about logistics, please contact Athena Serapio.


Phone Contact         650-724-7609 or 949-274-5579 (emergency contact # on day of meeting)


For other workshop-related questions, please contact Amanda Cravens or Tara Moran at 650-721-2421 or


Websites of Interest 

Stanford Campus Map

Local Palo Alto Restaurants

Water in the West

Woods Institute for the Environment

Gould Center for Conflict Resolution

The Bill Lane Center

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Mineta San Jose International Airport