Conference Location

The 3rd International Planetary Caves Conference will be held in Building 263 Presentation Room, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), 6220 Culebra Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78238. 

The SwRI Visitor Information Package is a good resource for directions from the airport, local area hotels and restaurants, and the notification of visit by non-U.S. persons form.

A city rich in history, bursting with culture, and booming with modern attractions, San Antonio is located in south-central Texas. 

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SwRI Security

Non-U.S. citizens are required to complete the SwRI Notification of Visit by non-U.S. Person form and e-mail it to no later than January 15, 2020. Non-U.S. persons will not be allowed on the SwRI campus without this form. Green card holders are considered U.S. persons.


Click here for a list of hotels near SwRI and in downtown San Antonio that offer a special SwRI rate. When calling for reservations, explain you are attending a conference at Southwest Research Institute.


San Antonio International Airport, 9800 Airport Blvd., provides commercial airline service and is 15 minutes from SwRI. There are a number of hotels that provide free shuttle service to and from the airport, and there are a variety of other ground transportation options.

Note: All electronic submission forms are part of the Meeting Portal, which requires users to set up a personal profile to access our electronic forms (setting up a profile is quick and easy, requiring only a few minutes of your time).