SLB 2023 Hotel Information & Getting There

The 2023 program is an in-person event and will be held at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in Athens, GA, U.S.A. The nearest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA.

Learn more about the venue HERE. The hotel's address is 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602-3603.

Room rates are available from $89 to $139 per night. Space is limited and you must book by August 29th, 2023.  Use the link below and enter our group code "95460" to receive the deeply discounted rates. You can learn more about the different room types here.

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The room rate includes complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the property and access to the UGA conference center complimentary shuttle van service available to transport hotel guests locally, based on availability, use of bicycles and on-site fitness room. Additionally, Georgia Center hotel guests have special access to the Ramsey Student Activities Center which includes a pool, indoor track, weight room, basketball, and racquetball courts. Sleeping rooms also include a mini refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker.


Ground transportation options from ATL include a shuttle with Groome Transportation.  SLB has secured a group discount for SLB 2023 attendees with this service. Click below to reserve your discounted shuttle and enter the discount code "SLB2023" when checking out. The discounted rate is $44 each way. You can reserve your round trip ground transportation with Groome online and save time! You might also consider renting a car at ATL or, if you're traveling from a nearby institution, feel free to drive and/or carpool, with your lab to UGA. Parking is available onsite.

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The University of Georgia’s South Campus Parking deck is conveniently located next to the Georgia Center; there is a second university owned parking deck available two blocks away. The University charges a nominal fee for hourly and daily parking in the decks ($10 daily as of January 2023). Visit the Georgia Center web site ( and for directions, current rates, and parking information.


See the 2023 policies and note that if an in-person event is not feasible, the program will take place virtually over the same dates. If the in-person event is cancelled, or if individual attendees cancel, hotel accommodation cancellations are the responsibility of individual attendees.