San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, California, United States
25 February - 1 March 2018
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Travel to San Jose

Travel information for SPIE Advanced Lithography

San Jose, California, USA boasts the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world. Over half of the adult population holds a college degree. San Jose also leads the nation in patent generation. The city has 25 companies with 1,000 employees or more, including the headquarters of Adobe Systems, BEA Systems, Cisco, Xilinx, Lam Research, and eBay, as well as major facilities for Flextronics, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Hitachi, Agilent Technologies, and Lockheed Martin. 

Join us in San Jose

Event location

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, CA 95110

Discounts for conference attendees
The City of San Jose offers many discounts to conference attendees. View the list of merchants and more information about San Jose 


San Jose International Airport
(SJC) is conveniently located approximately 4 miles from downtown hotels. 

San Francisco International Airport

(SFO) is approximately one hour's drive from San Jose.  

Ground transportation

Airport Shuttles


Super Shuttle - Book a reservation online and receive a discount of $2 off one-way or $4 off roundtrip for shared rides from SFO, or OAK booked at least 24 hours in advance and prepaid with a valid credit card. (Note: SJC does not have shared ride vans and discount does not apply).

You may also call 1-800-258-3826 and refer to SPIE Advanced Lithography 2018 or group code SPIE.

 • Airport Commuter Limo Service

Taxi Service
Taxi from San Jose Airport 

Metro Light Rail
From SJC, take the FREE Airport Flyer #10 toward Metro Light Rail and transfer at Metro/Airport Light Rail Station. Go southbound on Santa Teresa Line (#901) or Winchester Line (#902) to all staff hotels near the convention center. Fare is only $2 one-way (or $1 for seniors 65+). See Route Map. San Jose Convention Center is adjacent to the Convention Center Station on San Carlos Street.

Public Ground Transportation - trains, buses, light rail

Driving Directions and Parking

 • Driving Directions (PDF)
 • Parking at San Jose McEnery Convention Center & Nearby

Car Rental
Hertz Car Rental is the official car rental agency for this Symposium. To reserve a car, identify yourself as an Advanced Lithography Conference attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0023. Discount rates apply to roundtrip rentals up to one week prior through one week after the conference dates. Note: When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0023. Book Hertz Online

  • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240.
  • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto.
  • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center or travel
  • Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434
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Important Dates

Late submissions made online considered by the chairs

Author Notification
26 October 2017

Manuscripts Due
31 January 2018

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