For Participants


Travel Information for UAI

You can get to Catalina Island using a ferry boat (about 1 hour). You can arrange transportation from your arrival airport (probably LAX) to a ferry boat pickup point using A package including full round-trip transport for $117 per adult is available by contacting Kim at or David at, or 1-888-995-7433. You will need to provide the following info:

  • Arriving and departing flight info
  • A credit card to guarantee the reservations
  • An email address (if calling)
  • Contact number (cell preferred)

The last ferry leaves from Long Beach at 5:45pm daily (see ferry schedule), so be sure to arrive at LAX at least 2 hours beforehand.

Conference Location

The conference will take place at the Catalina Casino which dominates the landscape of the town of Avalon. The address is #1 Casino Way, Avalon, CA 90704. The harbor as well as many restaurants are within walking distance. On the map below the Casino is Red Dot.

The tutorials, as well as the Causality and StarAI workshops, are being held at Catalina Canyon Resort & Spa Green Dot. The Bayesian Modeling and Natural Intelligence workshops are being held at the Catalina Country Club Blue Dot.

The banquet will be held at the Casino Ballroom Green Dot (moved from Descanso Beach Club Pink Dot).

The two main hotels are the Pavilion Hotel Yellow Dot, and Hotel Atwater Blue Dot.
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