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Pre-and Post Conference Event Locations

The TCDL 2015 main conference venue is the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, located at 1900 University Ave, adjacent to the UT Austin campus. Several of these events take place in the Perry-Castañeda Library on the UT Austin campus, within easy walking distance of the AT&T Conference Center (see map below).

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Public Transportation

Capital Metro provides public bus and light rail transportation around the Austin metropolitan area, including to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. For information about routes, fares, and schedules, visit or call (512) 474-1200.

For SuperShuttle rides to and from ABIA:

For taxi services:

For ride-sharing services: Austin is serviced by Uber and Lyft.

More information about finding your way around Austin is available here.

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Dining Guide

The AT&T Conference Center houses two dining options: The Carillon (fine dining) and Gabriel's (cafe and lounge). The conference center also features the One Twenty 5 Cafe coffee shop.

Additional nearby restaurants are mapped and listed below:


  • Arturo's Bakery & Cafe—located at 314 West 17th Street. Serves southwestern fare, breakfast tacos.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill—located at 2230 Guadalupe. Serves burritos and other Mexican food.
  • Clay Pit—located at 1601 Guadalupe Street. Serves contemporary Indian food.
  • Dobie Mall Food Court—located in the Dobie Mall at 21st Street and Guadalupe St. Features a variety of fast food options.
  • El Mercado – located at 1702 Lavaca St. Serves Tex-Mex.
  • Fricano's Deli - located at 2405 Nueces St. Serves deli sandwiches and soups.
  • Kismet Cafe—located at 411 W. 24th Street. Serves Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Levaca Teppan--located at 1712 Lavaca St. Serves Japanese food.
  • Madam Mam’s—located at 2514 Guadalupe St. Serves Thai food.
  • Pho Thaison—located at 1908 Gaudalupe Street. Serves Vietnamese fare.
  • Thai How Are You? – located at 2100 Guadalupe St. Serves Thai food.


  • The Blanton Café – located in the Blanton Museum annex at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Congress Ave. Serves sandwiches, pizzas, and salads.
  • Jester Center Dining - located in the Jester Center dormitory at 21st St. and Speedway. Includes the Jester City Limits food court on the first floor and a traditional all-you-can-eat cafeteria on the second floor.
  • O’s Campus Cafe - located in the A.C.E.S. building at Speedway and 24th Street. Soups, salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees.
  • Red McCombs Red Zone Food Court— located in the Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Offers several fast food options. More information is available at:
  • Student Activity Center Food Court — located on Speedway between 21st and 23rd Streets. Features several fast food restaurants and a Starbucks. A full list is available at:
  • Texas Union Food Court—located in the Texas Union on Guadalupe St., just south of 22th Street. Offers various food options, including Chick-fil-A and Quiznos. A full list is available at:

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Hotel Accommodation

Please visit the Accommodations page of this website for more information on hotel options.

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The AT&T Conference Center offers covered self-parking and valet services. Information about parking policies and rates is available at this link.

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 Other Austin Information

For information about all things Austin, including events, activities, hotels, and more, please visit the Austin Visitors Guide.

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