On behalf of WiSTEM, we are delighted you will be joining us as a key speaker at this year’s The 4th Annual Global Women in STEM Conference on September 11 & 12, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.

To prepare you for the event, see below for key information regarding your participation and next steps.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly at kym@mkfimpact.org or by phone at (510) 789-9912. Thank you and we look forward to having you at the event!

Day 1: Monday, September 11, 2017

Conference: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Gala: 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Day 2: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Conference: 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

Marriott Marquis, San Francisco 780 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Prior to the conference at a discounted rate - Tickets Onsite registration will be located on the Lower B Level - South Registration.

Please check with registration onsite, it will be based on availability.

No, please pick up a pocket guide at the registration counter.

WiSTEM is put on by MKF which is a non-profit. WiSTEM will not be providing WiFi to the attendees. Due to being on the lower level of the hotel, please note that cell service is limited.

No charging stations will be provided.

The FedEx Business Center is located on the B2 level. Hours are 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM.

For guests at the hotel, please store your items at the hotel bell desk. If you are not a guest at Marriott, unfortunately due to space, there will not be a bag check available at the conference.

WiSTEM is put on by MKF which is a non-profit. The conference will provide coffee for the AM break only. And there will be water stations in each room. If you purchase a gala ticket, dinner and wine will be provided.

The hotel has a cafe called Marketplace and a restaurant called Bin 55, both located on the lobby level.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Business Casual or Casual

Most attendees will not have time after sessions to freshen up prior to the Gala starting so the attire will remain the same.

We encourage all speakers and attendees to use public transportation but if you need to park, here are some option: (unless notified by WiSTEM Committee differently, parking will not be reimbursed)

If you are driving, there are plenty of public parking lots. Additionally, for our delegates, you can download Pied Parker for local parking with discounted rates.

Pied Parker parking app: $7 - $17 / day

Valet Parking at the Marriott Marquis: $74.24 / day
Self Parking at various garages: $35 - $65 / day

  • Fifth & Mission Parking Garage 833 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Jesse Square Garage Parking 223 Stevenson St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Paramount Garage 680 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Hearst Parking Center 45 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • City Park 22 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

WiSTEM Conference will be held on the Lower B Level of the Marriott Marquis. Hall A is Salon 9 and Hall B is Salon 10. See maps below.

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