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National K12 Events

2020 National Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences Annual Meeting


Amanda Cuervo
K12 NACU Administrator
(858) 534-2214

The second annual meeting of the Consortium will be held in around the SFG 2020 event in November also located in Downtown San Diego, CA.



The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter 

Address: 910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, California 92101 USA
Phone Number: (602) 333-0000
Discounted group rate: $195 + taxes/fees

ALERT: BOOK ROOMS ONLY THOUGH THE LINKS ABOVE. Do not book any hotel rooms through outside housing services that may be fraudulently claiming partnership with the Society for Glycobiology conference and/or the Hilton. The society does not contract with any outside rooming or registration company and all booking should be done directly through the links located on this site.

San Diego Travel Information

Airport: San Diego International Airport (SAN)
  • Driving/Uber/Lyft/Cab:
    • Distance from hotel: 3.6 miles
    • Drive Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Bus: Route 992/Airport/Downtown Shuttle to Browadway & 3rd Av; 20 minute duration, $2.25 each way


Pinzimini, A Downtown San Diego Restaurant (American)

Ingredients Grab N Go Cafe

Savor So Cal inspired cuisine at Pinzimini, A Downtown San Diego Restaurant. Set in the Gaslamp District, Pinzimini offers all-day dining in a warm setting, with an open kitchen and a patio. Enjoy local beers, craft cocktails and curated wines at our bar. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Fuel up for an exciting day in the world-famous, historic Gaslamp District of downtown San Diego at Ingredients Grab 'N' Go Café. Grab a Starbucks™ coffee, breakfast pastries, fresh fruits, juices and more in our vibrant coffee house.

Parking Information

Valet parking only. Underground parking valet only USD $10 per hour or USD $50 overnight - garage height clearance 8 feet 5 inches.

Area Information

Gaslamp Quarter (0.1 miles from hotel)
The Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is a waterfront town filled with shops, bars, restaurants, lounges and even art galleries.

Little Italy San Diego (0.8 miles from hotel)
A popular neighborhood full of Italian restaurants and grocery stores, home design stores, art galleries and residential units.

San Diego Zoo (3 miles from hotel)
Housing more than 3,500 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies, the San Diego Zoo is the #1 most visited zoo in the United States.

Balboa Park (1.6 miles from hotel)
A 1,200-acre urban cultural park. In addition to open space areas, natural vegetation zones, green belts, gardens, and walking paths, it contains museums, several theaters, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

USS Midway (0.9 miles from hotel)
Historical naval aircraft carrier museum located at Navy Pier. The museum consists of the aircraft carrier Midway. The ship houses an extensive collection of aircraft, many of which were built in Southern California.

SeaWorld® San Diego (6.8 miles from hotel)
Animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium and marine mammal park.


2019 National Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences Annual Meeting​

The first annual meeting of the Consortium will be held in two parts, immediately prior to and following the 2019 Society for Glycobiology (SFG) meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

All program Scholars and Mentors are invited and encouraged to attend both K12 Meetings!

    Friday, November 1, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
          Mancuso's Restaurant
          Dinner & Presentations
201 E. Washington St. Ste. 201
          Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
         Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
         Appetizers & Group Discussion
00 N. 1st Street
          Phoenix, AZ 85004