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Convention Center

Located in the heart of downtown, the Georgia World Congress Center is top-ranked in the nation and close to hotels, dining, attractions, shopping, and public transportation.

A state of the art venue

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The Georgia World Congress Center is 11 miles from the Atlanta International Airport (ATL).


The convention center is 11 miles from the Denver International Airport (ATL), with several public transportation options readily available including the MARTA public rail service from ATL.


For full information regarding parking options at or around the Georgia World Congress Center, please visit their website:


The Georgia World Congress Center provides accommodations such as accessible restrooms, entrances, and elevators, as well as handicapped parking on all levels of the parking garage.

  • Accessible registration desk
  • Accessible routes (ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Accessible and gender-neutral toilets
  • Wheelchair-designated seating

If you have any requests to improve your access to the conference we are happy to discuss them with you. During registration, please provide information on your needs.

SC is committed to making reasonable adjustments (e.g., providing interpreters) whenever possible. Please contact us to discuss your requirements:


To help you navigate the SC Conference and enjoy your visit, the following resources will be available.

  • Parents room
  • Prayer room
  • First aid
  • Security
  • Information booths
  • Lost and found
  • Coat and bag check

Hours (lost & Found/Coat Check)

Saturday, 1–6 pm

Sunday, 7 am–6 pm

Monday, 7 am–9 pm

Tuesday, 7 am–7 pm

Wednesday, 7 am–7 pm

Thursday, 7 am–6 pm

Friday, 7 am–1 pm

Quiet Room

A quiet room is a physical space where conversation and interaction are not allowed, where attendees can go for quiet time, meditation, or similar activities.

Sunday, 8 am–6 pm

Monday, 8 am–9 pm

Tuesday, 8 am–7 pm

Wednesday, 8 am–7 pm

Thursday, 8 am–6 pm

Friday, 8 am–noon

Child Care

Information for child care services available in Atlanta will be available Summer 2024.

Sunday, 8 am–6 pm

Monday, 8 am–9 pm

Tuesday, 8 am–7 pm

Wednesday, 8 am–7 pm

Thursday, 8 am–6 pm

southern hospitality

Atlanta is one of the most walkable and visitor-friendly cities in the United States.

You Do You.

Making all attendees feel welcome is important to SC. Through the programs and services that we provide and our efforts to educate the HPC community on the benefits of a diverse workforce, we all make progress toward the goal of improved science and research.

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