Getting Around Atlanta
The Ocean Visions Summit will be at the Georgia Aquarium, located at 225 Baker St NW. The aquarium is located in downtown Atlanta across from Centennial Olympic Park. Use the Oceans Ballroom Entrance to enter the building.
Georgia Aquarium Directions
The Georgia Aquarium is a 15-minute walk from the Hilton Atlanta.
If you’re driving and planning to park onsite, use the following street address for a direct route to Georgia Aquarium parking: 357 Luckie Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30313. The general parking rate is $17.
Visit the Georgia Aquarium website for more information on directions and parking.
Transportation from the Airport to the Hilton Atlanta
The MARTA has a train station at Hartfield-Jackson Airport and provides an easy trip into downtown Atlanta. Take the gold line (towards Doraville) or the red line (towards North Springs) and exit at Peachtree Center Station. The Hilton Atlanta is just a few blocks away.
Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a 12-minute drive by taxi or rideshares.
Atlanta has many strengths including its diversity of people, commerce, and strong academic presence. The city has been long viewed as a place where scientific academia, technology, and collaborative innovation thrive. Atlanta also received a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign, noting its non-discrimination laws in city employment, trans-inclusive healthcare benefits and inclusivity in the workplace among the LGBTQ community.
As a meeting city, Atlanta is ranked 4th in the top 50 meeting cities and has accessibility second to none including a wealth of affordable domestic and international flights as well as AMTRAK options. The meeting location we’ve selected is walkable to many restaurants and venues, eliminating the need for bus shuttles. Inexpensive and convenient MARTA subway service is available between the airport and the conference hotel and venue.