Traveling to NAACL HLT 2016

The conference venue, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, is located 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from San Diego International Airport (SAN). When arriving from the airport, you have several options:

The conference venue is a 7–10 minute walk from the airport. Walk south from the airport along Harbor Island Dr; the hotel will be on your right.

The Sheraton provides a complementary shuttle for guests and arrives every 20 to 25 minutes, from 4:45am – 12am, seven days a week.

Upon arrival, follow signs for the Transportation Plaza and an airport Transportation Coordinator will place you in the first available taxi.

Information for Attendees Needing U.S. Visas

Since visa applications can take 1–4 months to be approved, we advise that you apply well in advance.

If you require an invitation letter for your visa application, please email the ACL Business Manager, Priscilla Rasmussen, at, with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your address
  • If you are presenting, the title of the paper your are presenting
  • If you are presenting, the venue of the presentation:
    • Main Conference, or
    • a Workshop (give name of workshop), or
    • a Tutorial (give name of tutorial)