VENUE & LOGISTICS
All conference events for IEEE ICHI 2023 will be held in the BRC building. Located in the Rice University. It is equipped for cutting-edge laboratory, theoretical and computational investigations, and features ten floors of research labs, centers, Rice classrooms and auditoriums.
Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
The Houston Marriott Medical Center is ideally located 4 miles from downtown and 6 miles from the Galleria. Located next to Methodist Hospital, the hotel is connected to the Texas Medical Center via skybridge. Enjoy a complimentary shuttle within 2 miles to destinations such as: Museum District, Rice Village, Rice University, MD Anderson and TMC facilities.
5-min walk to the conference venue (BRC building)！
Book your group rate for IEEE ICHI Room Block 2023
Conference rate: $144 plus 16.09% tax
Cut off date: Monday, June 5, 2023, 5pm CDT (Rooms are available until the cut-off date listed or until the block is gone, whichever occurs first. )
Travel Directions (Airport to Hotel/BRC)
Upon arrival in Houston, please take a taxi or Uber/Lyft to your hotel accommodation or to the conference venue (BRC Rice University >, 6500 Main St, Houston, TX 77030). We do not recommend public transportation.
- George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to BRC: 35 miles
- William P. Hobby Airport to BRC: 13 miles
Visit Rice University
The 300-acre, tree-lined Rice University campus features more than 70 major buildings (including conference venue, BRC) with architectural elements that are uniquely Rice. Rice University Self-Guided Tour > | Interactive Campus Maps >
- On-Campus Shuttle: BRC building is connected to the main campus via two bus routes: "BRC Express" and "Texas Medical Center/BRC". To access the on-campus shuttle bus system please show your name badge. If you are unfamiliar with the campus, please tell the bus driver the name of the building/location you are looking for so they may assist you. Bus tracking system Summer Shuttle Schedule >
The style-savvy residents of the country’s fourth-largest city and third-largest county (Harris) know that there’s no place quite like Houston. With more than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming business, pro sports and award-winning cuisine. Explore Houston > | Houston City Pass >
- The nearby Houston Museum District > (minutes from BRC) stakes its claim as the country’s fourth-largest, with 19 cultural powerhouses set within blocks of one another. The Museum District is Houston’s cultural heart, with venues exploring subjects ranging from natural science to the African-American experience. The vast collection at the Museum of Fine Arts encompasses Egyptian antiquities, Impressionist art and American sculpture, while Houston Zoo is home to rhinos and cheetahs. Hermann Park (10-min walk from BRC) is popular for its pedal boats and miniature railway, and also has a Japanese garden.
Useful links: Museum District Map > , Ride METRORail Red line > to visit Museum District locations from Dryden/TMC stop > (right in front of Houston Marriott Medical Center hotel)
- Rice Village > is walking distance from campus and features more than 300 shops in the immediate 16-block area, Rice Village is known for its small and eclectic shops and boutiques. Rice Village is also home to some of the best and most varied places to eat in Houston, featuring Italian, French, Indian, Mediterranean, Spanish, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese restaurants.
- Space Center Houston >, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, is Houston’s No. 1 attraction for international visitors and the first Smithsonian Affiliate in the greater Houston area. It is the home of NASA’s Mission Control and where U.S. astronauts are trained. With more than 400 space artifacts including flown spacecraft, the largest collection of moon rocks on public display and at multiple major seasonal exhibits a year, Space Center Houston offers an array of exciting attractions for people of all ages.