2022 Sagan Summer Workshop

Exoplanet Science in the Gaia Era

Local, Lodging, and Venue Information

Workshop Venues for In-Person Attendees

All the workshop locations, as well as places to eat on campus, are summarized on this map.

The workshop lectures and hands-on sessions will be held on the campus of Caltech in the Baxter auditorium in Baxter Hall, shown on this campus map. Baxter auditorium is located on the second floor of Baxter Hall and the building should be entered from the south side of the building, near the lily pad pond.

The lunches with speakers will be held in the Dabney gardens outside of Dabney Hall, shown on this campus map. The poster sessions will be held inside of Dabney Hall, entering off the garden courtyard.

We have reserved rooms on the 4th floor of the Keith Spalding building for the speakers to use for the virtual meetings with attendees.

Parking on the Caltech Campus

Information on parking on campus can be found here. We do not recommend parking in the streets surrounding campus since the spots are usually limited to a few hours.


We have reserved a government rate ($182++) room block at the Pasadena Hilton (1.3 miles from Caltech; shown on this map). Make your reservation by the June 30 deadline using this link.

Pasadena has many other hotels including:

Other Information

Caltech currently has an indoor mask mandate and high-quality masks (surgical, N95s, KN95s, or KF95s) must be worn inside Baxter Lecture Hall and Dabney Hall. We will have a supply of high quality masks for those attendees that need them.

Click here for information on local emergency and pharmacy services.

We are not able to provide transporation to/from Caltech.


Workshop Code of Conduct.

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(last updated July 21st, 2022 08:50:31)