Buck Advisory Council Meetings

Spring 2016 BAC Meeting

"Ushering in the New Age of Aging"

May 22 - 23, 2016

Buck Institute Campus
8001 Redwood Boulevard
Novato, California, USA




Please register for the spring meeting here: http://buckinstitute.org/content/bac-meeting-spring-2016.

If you have questions, call/email Jan King at (U.S.) 415.209.2037, jking@buckinstitute.org


In San Francisco – The Ritz-Carlton

We have reserved a small block of rooms and secured discounted rates at this luxury hotel located in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. The Ritz-Carlton is housed in a 1909 Neoclassical building, beautifully restored and elegantly appointed, and conveniently situated in the heart of San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood just an 8-minute walk to Union Square.

The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco
600 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA  94108

Tel: 415.296.7465

Room rate: $399/night plus 16.5% tax

Daily wi-fi included.

THIS DISCOUNTED RATE IS AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING ONLY THROUGH APRIL 26. After April 26, the lower rate is not guaranteed to be available. Please book your hotel room as soon as you know your travel dates.

Ritz-Carlton reservations are being managed by our friends at S.R. Travel in San Francisco.

To book your room reservations at the Ritz-Carlton, click here: http://www.srtravel.com/The-Buck-Institute-Group-Form

Conference Transportation

The Buck will provide shuttle transportation to and from the Ritz-Carlton each morning prior to the conference and each evening after conference events.

NOTE: The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco is approximately 5 blocks from the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and about 2 blocks from the InterContinental Mark Hopkins and the Fairmont hotels. If you choose to stay at one of these other luxury properties, you could walk to the Ritz-Carlton to take advantage of the conference shuttle bus.

Convenient Hotels in Marin County:

Courtyard by Marriott Novato
1400 Hamilton Pkwy, Novato, CA 94949
(No conference transportation provided.)

Airport Transfers
No airport transfers are offered. See below for car services, taxis and airporter information.

Good to Know

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
8001 Redwood Boulevard
Novato, CA 94945
415.209.2037 (Jan King)
415.209.2001 (Reception: M-F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm)

Town Car & Limousine Service

Strawberry Limousine
San Rafael-based
800.381.5466 (toll free)

Stellar Transportation, LLC

Rixos Transportation | Century Transportation
800.815.6450 (toll free)


Local (Novato) Taxi Service

Safari Taxi 
Or text to: 415.246.4821

North Marin Taxi

Green Cab

Ride Sharing

UBER X (in Novato, standard service -- no black cars or SUVs)

Marin Airporter

Public “airporter” bus service to SFO is provided by Marin Airporter. The Hamilton Terminal is located very close to the Buck in Novato at 1455 North Hamilton Parkway. Departures to SFO are hourly at 5 minutes before the hour (from 3:55 am until 9:55 pm) and take ~1.5 to 2 hours to get to SFO. Do check the website in advance to verify: http://www.marinairporter.com/index.php/sfo-airporter-services

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