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Seth Garfield, Director GAR 1.104, Mailcode B7000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3261

Hotel and Conference Venue Information

The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center is the official venue of the "Transpacific China in the Cold War" conference. Located at 1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705, Room 202, the venue is ideally situated on UT campus.

The facility houses state of the art meeting rooms, dining facilities, and comfortable guest rooms overlooking the university's Main Building Tower, the State Capitol, or the serene central courtyard. A limited number of hotel suites are reserved for attendees/non-participants under Block code CLATPC0413. The state rate for these rooms is $179 per night, plus tax. These rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis, and will be released at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on Monday, March 18, 2013. To reserve your room, please call toll free 877-744-8822, or visit:

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
at The University of Texas at Austin

Other hotels near UT campus:

Mansion at Judge's Hill
1900 Rio Grande Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 800-311-1619
Call for rates and availability

Hampton Inn & Suites @ The University of Texas/Capitol
1701 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 201-4265
Call for rates and availability

DoubleTree Suites
303 W. 15th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Toll Free 800-445-8667
Call for rates and availability

Other options near UT campus on the more affordable end:

Star of Texas Inn
611 W. 22nd Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 866-472-6700

Austin Folk House
506 W. 22nd Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Toll Free 866-472-6700 (same number as above)

Pre-circulated papers

Information forthcoming, please check back soon.

Lunch Registration


You may register to eat lunch with presenters at the AT&T Center Tejas Dining Room on Friday, April 19. The Tejas Dining Room specializes in delivering a variety of options essential for the conferee dining experience. Serving exclusively buffet-style, the Tejas offers a myriad of selections including three hot entrees, crisp cold salad bar, piping hot soups, decadent desserts, and refreshing beverages.

Lunch is $35 per person, payable by credit card. Lunch registration and payment must be submitted online no later than April 17.

 Unfortunately, we are unable to issue refunds for the lunch. To register, please visit:

http://utdirect.utexas.edu/txshop/list.WBX?component=0&application_name=HIHISTOR&cat_seq_chosen=03&subcategory_seq_chosen=000

Nearby eateries

There are many eateries located on campus and within walking distance of the conference center.  For your convenience, here is a list of recommended eateries nearby.

Download the conference poster

Official conference poster available for download HERE.

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