5 - 8 October, 2009 Crowne Plaza Hotel Foster City, California  USA


Crowne Plaza Foster City
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, California 94404

The Crowne Plaza Foster City is centrally located on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula between San Francisco, and San Jose 7 miles from San Francisco International Airport and 22 miles from downtown San Francisco.  The hotel offers free Internet access (wired and wireless) in guest rooms, free wireless access in the lobby, restaurants, and pool area.  There is a complimentary airport shuttle to and from SFO (San Francisco International Airport) and plenty of parking.  In addition, the hotel offers a 24 hour business center (with complimentary computer & printer use for guests), an indoor heated pool and whirlpool, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Single or double rooms for conference attendees are $149 (plus tax).  This rate is good from Wednesday, September 30th through Tuesday, October 13th.  Reservations can be made calling 650.570.5700 (please reference group code “SOI”) or via the internet at Room Reservations.

Check-in time is 3:00pm and checkout time is 12:00pm.

Please make sure to reserve your room by September 15, 2009 to insure room availability.  If you have a problem making a reservation, please contact the Conference Manager for assistance ().




San Francisco International (SFO)

  • Distance: 7 MI  /  11.27 KM South to Hotel
  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle
  • Taxi Charge (one way):  $40.00 
  • Time by taxi:  15 MIN

Oakland Airport (OAK)

  • Distance: 22 MI / 35.4 KM South West to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way):  $60.00 
  • Time by taxi:  30 MIN

San Jose (SJC)

  • Distance: 27 MI / 43.45 KM North to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way):  $65.00 
  • Time by taxi:  35 MIN

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