If you have any accessibility needs, indicate them on the registration form under ‘Special needs’. The deadline for accessibility requests is January 2nd. Registration for assistants to an attendee with a disability are complementary.
The contact person for accessibility questions is David Bautista, (213) 356 4045.
POPL is at the Omni Hotel Los Angeles. The meeting is on the second floor accessible by elevator. The main room is Bunker Hill Ballroom. In the main conference days, lunches will be hosted in the Noe Restaurant on the third floor which is wheelchair accessible. For additional information, see the POPL program and the map of the venue. The Omni Hotel offers a free Assistive Technology app.
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza is a non-smoking hotel. Guests may smoke twenty feet away from the front door and outside on the second and third floors.
There isn’t an assistance animal relief area in the hotel. Guests with pets would have to take their pets outside in the areas around the hotel.
How to reach the hotel
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the nearest airport to Omni Hotel Los Angeles.
LAX FlyAway Bus: The LAX FlyAway buses are wheelchair accessible, (866) 435-9529. From Union Station, contact Omni (213) 617 3300 and request the hotel car to pick you. The hotel car is complimentary on first come first serve basis, services at a 3 mile radius and runs 7am – 11pm.
Other Public Transport: Another way to reach the hotel is taking the LAX2US to Union Station at LAX Terminal #1 and stop at Patsaouras Bus Plaza, then take the Metro Purple Line (805) from Union Station to Civic Center/Grand Park. The public transportation system is accessible to the disabled and wheelchair users. The hotel is 9 minutes by foot from the metro stop. The Metro Accessibility Contact number is 213-922-6919.
Taxi: Wheelchair friendly taxi providers are: Checker Cab: (323) 654-8400, Bell Cab: (310) 219-3100, United Taxi: (323) 653-5050.
Transportation to offsite events
The banquet is held at MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. The banquet is three minutes by foot from the conference hotel. The banquet venue contact for accessibility questions is Jodi Shapiro; Office 213-621-1772 Cell: 310-721-6778.
Additional information can be found in the Los Angeles Tourist Accessibility Guide - Accessible Tourist Links.
In case of medical emergency, dial 911.
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