Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. Image Credit: Dallas Convention Center

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

SC18 will take place at the
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas.

The convention center is located just 30 minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) airport and seven minutes from Dallas Love Field (DAL) airport, with several public transportation options readily available. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has a light rail station at the convention center, and a free D-Link shuttle bus to area shopping and entertainment.

SC18’s Texas home features 4,000 hotel rooms within walking distance, including 1,100 at the adjacent Omni Dallas Hotel.


Convention Center Map


A map of the Convention Center can be found here. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center has three levels:

Level 1 / Ground Floor
Level 2 / Exhibits Floor
Level 3 / Mezzanine




To help you navigate the SC Conference and enjoy your visit, the following resources will be available at SC18:

  • Accessible registration desk
  • Accessible routes (ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Accessible and gender-neutral toilets
  • First-aid stations
  • Parents Room
  • Quiet Room
  • Wheelchair-designated seating


Requesting Assistance


If you have any requests to improve your access to the conference we are happy to discuss them with you. During registration, you can provide information on your specific need.

The SC Conference is committed to making reasonable adjustments (e.g., providing interpreters) whenever possible. Please contact us [link ] to discuss your requirements.


Quiet Room


A quiet room is a physical space where conversation and interaction are not allowed, where attendees can go for quiet time, prayer, meditation, or similar activities.

SC18 Quiet Room room location will be available soon.

Quiet Room Hours:

Sunday, 8 am–6 pm
Monday, 8 am–9 pm
Tuesday, 8 am–7 pm
Wednesday, 8 am–7 pm
Thursday, 8 am–6 pm
Friday, 8 am–noon


ADA Compliant


The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas is ADA compliant, providing accommodations such as, but not limited to: wheelchair lifts, elevator standards, door width standards, and accessible restrooms, entrances, and elevators. Additionally, the convention center has Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) strategically placed throughout the building.


Additional Information


The following are available for all conference attendees:

  • Lost and found
  • Coat and bag check
  • Security
  • Information booths
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