Ludwick Community Center

Conference Venue

The Ludwick Community Center is located in downtown San Luis Obispo. Set in a scenic area on the California Central Coast, San Luis Obispo is away from the noise and chaos of crowded streets.


864 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


Parking is limited at the venue. Nearby garages are:

842 Palm Parking Garage
842 Palm St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
United States

Parking Garage
980 Morro St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
United States

Hotel Accommodation

We have established a small block of rooms at the Kinney Hotel in San Luis Obispo.

To book online, click here.

Discounted Rate ends Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Other Accommodation

There is limited parking available at the conference venue, the Ludwick Community Center. We encourage you to consider booking local accommodation and walking to the conference venue.

To search Airbnb properties, click here.

Getting to the venue

If you’re staying at the Kinney, or somewhere else nearby, we highly encourage walking or taking public transportation. Click on the map below for more detail or route options.

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San Luis Obispo

Travel to and around San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is located on the California Central Coast.

By car – San Luis Obispo County is located mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Its accessible via U.S. Highway 101, which runs north and south through the heart of the county. From Interstate Highway 5, head west to the coast on State Highways 41, 46 or 166.

By plane – The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport offers direct service to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Taxis, rental cars, and Ride-On Transportation shuttles are available at the airport.

By train & bus – Amtrak’s Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner trains make daily stops at the City of San Luis Obispo Amtrak station, located near downtown. From there, board an SLO RTA bus or arrange for a Ride-On Transportation shuttle.

For more information visit: SLO CAL


Things to see and do in San Luis Obispo

There is no shortage of things to see and do while visiting San Luis Obispo.

For unmatched views of the Pacific Ocean take a drive or ride a bike along Highway 1. For those who enjoy viewing nature at a slower pace, hike a coastal trail. The area is also known for its wine regions; Paso Robles, Edna Valley, and Arroyo Grande.

The Thursday night farmers market in San Luis Obispo is SLO CAL’s most well-known market that is not-to-be-missed. Farmers sell deliciously ripe produce while other vendors offer artisanal goods and tasty meals. Live music and entertainment add to the festive atmosphere.


There’s plenty of more information over on the visitor’s bureau website.


The Mediterranean climate features mild winters and warm summers. Changes in elevation and shifting winds create numerous microclimates that can lead to triple-digit temperatures in the summer.

Fall (September 16 – November 30)
Average High/Low: 75 ℉/ 49℉
Normal Rainfall: 0.93”

For more information visit: SLO CAL