Travel & Accommodations

Aligning the Food System: Food Safety Considerations for Developing Food Waste Solutions

May 15-16, 2019 | University of California, Davis



This workshop will be held at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, an ADA-certified facility centrally located on campus at the University of California, Davis. Please review the campus map to locate the Alumni Center off of Mrak Hall Drive in the Gateway District.

alum center


Parking is available in Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2 and the Gateway Structure. Guests may purchase a daily visitor parking permit ($9) from yellow kiosks located at the entrance of any of these lots.



Discounted room rates are available for the duration of the conference at the following hotels:

  • Palm Court Hotel (234 D Street Davis, CA, 95616)
  • University Park Inn & Suites
    • $129/night for King Suite or Double Queen Suite
    • 15-20 minute walk (1 mile) to conference venue
    • Call the hotel at 530-756-0910 to book your room. Mention "Aligning the Food System for Food Safety in Food Waste Solutions" to access the discounted rate.

Room blocks for both hotels expire on April 15, 2019. After that date, discounted room rates can no longer be reserved.



Visitors have multiple options for getting into and around the city of Davis. Unitrans, owned and operated by UC Davis, provides public bus transportation throughout the campus and in surrounding areas of Davis.

For those traveling in for the workshop:

  • By Air: The Sacramento International Airport is a 30-minute drive to and from campus, with frequent service from cabs and rideshare agencies. Shared shuttles are available through Super Shuttle and the Davis Airporter.
  • By Train: The Davis Amtrak station is located in downtown Davis. Campus is accessible via a 15-minute walk or 10-minute drive, and Unitrans provides service to and from the station.
  • By Car: UC Davis is easily accessible by I-80, I-5, and other major highways. Click here for customized driving directions from your location to the Alumni Center.