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Accessibility for People with Disabilities & Special Needs
The San Diego Convention Center is ADA compliant. In accordance with the ADA, the Center is responsible for permanent premises access accommodations, such as wheelchair lifts, elevator standards, door width standards and restroom accessibility. The Center’s underground parking garage also has 31 ADA compliant parking stalls and elevator access.
There are two TTY phones in the Convention Center:
- Admin Receptionist in the Administrative Office area, located on mezz level by taking the elevator in lobby E or upper level by room 21, to the mezzanine and exiting to the right.
- Lobby 6, bayside. TTY is connected to one of the 3 remaining payphones.
If you require special services, please mark the appropriate box during the Meeting Registration process.
Scooter and Wheelchair Rental
For scooter and wheelchair rental, click here or call 1-888-441-7575 to contact Scootaround, or contact any one of the following companies:
Ashley Medical and Howards Mobility
1515 Washington Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Eric’s Medical Supply
5251 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92110
2060 Logan, Suite A
*Free delivery/pick-up within San Diego.
Pacific Mobility Center
1355 Grand Ave #102
San Marcos, CA 92069 (North County)
320 Trousdale Drive, Ste. E
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Interpretation Services (including American Sign Language)
If you need translation services for the 2018 ASCB | EMBO Meeting, please contact Language Services Associates (LSA) directly at 800-305-9673 or www.LSAweb.com.
Language Services Associates is a nationwide full service firm providing translators and interpreters in 180 languages.
For more information about accessibility, contact ASCB Director of Meetings Alison Harris, 301-347-9346.
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Attend the 2018 Doorstep Meeting: Beyond Homeostasis: Stem Cells Under Stress on Saturday, December 8 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm and attend the Keynote by Sean Morrison immediately following. The daylong meeting will provide an overview of stem cell biology as it pertains to cell biology research and tissue regeneration, illustrate how studies of the cell provide insights into stem cell research, and encourage stem cell researchers to consider cell biology in their research. Click here for more information or to register. Meeting limited to 200 people.