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Event Venue

We’ll gather, network, share ideas and new tools in and around the Internet Archive, 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco. Located in a former church, this temple of knowledge now houses petabytes of data.

Premiere Party: GIFCollider

gifcollider

Stick around Friday, as we travel to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive for the wrap party! Ever wonder what happened to all the GIF animations that sparkled in the dawn of the internet? According to artists Greg Niemeyer and Olya Dubatova, they have become part of the digital subconscious. BAMPFA invites you to ponder these questions as thousands of gif animations will emerge and collide on the public outdoor screen, in a ballet of memory and erasure. Call it an outstallation, a special showcase with music made for the GIFcollider by Paz Lenchantin (Pixies) and with live music performances by Trevor Bajus and Space Town. Friday, Oct 28, from 6-8 pm.   

Getting Around

You’re entering the world of Uber and Lyft! Getting anywhere in San Francisco is only an app away. We strongly recommend you upload the Uber, Lyft or Sidecar ridesharing apps, which are faster and cheaper than cabs. Click here for more on buses, BART, and other keys to traversing America’s most beautiful city.

Accommodations

Laurel

Laurel Inn

The Laurel Inn is a 2-minute walk from the Presidio and chic boutiques of Pacific Heights, this modern hotel is also 15 minute bus ride from the Internet Archive.

Address: 444 Presidio Ave

Price: $360-$419
Use code ARCHIVE to get 15% off best available rate.

Contact: (415) 567-8467

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kabuki

Hotel Kabuki

In the heart of San Francisco’s vibrant Japantown, this hotel is a quick 20 minute bus ride from the Internet Archive.

Address: 1625 Post Street

Price: $259- $299
Use code DIRECT to get 15% off best available rate.

Contact: (415) 360-3200

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La Luna Inn

This quaint hotel in the Marina District is close to exquisite restaurants, shopping and the beaches at Crissy Field.

Address: 2599 Lombard Street

Price: $143-$177
Use code IA300 to get 17% off best available rate.

Contact: (415) 346-4664

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Day One Lunch Options

Internet Archive staffers will guide you and a small group to our favorite neighborhood haunts! Please choose your preference on the registration page.

Ariake Japanese Restaurant

5041 Geary Blvd

San Francisco CA

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Grindz Hawaiian Bistro

832 Clement St

San Francisco CA

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House of Banquet Dim Sum

939 Clement St

San Francisco CA

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Le Soleil Vietnamese Restaurant

133 Clement St

San Francisco CA

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My Tofu House Korean Restaurant

4627 Geary Blvd

San Francisco CA

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Mandalay Burmese Restaurant

4348 California St

San Francisco CA

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Lime Tree South Asian Restaurant

450 Irving St

San Francisco CA

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Tawan’s Thai Food

4403 Geary Blvd

San Francisco CA

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Kitchen Istanbul

349 Clement St

San Francisco CA

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