Austin, the capital of Texas with a population just shy of a million, is the fastest growing large city and the 11th most populous city in the United States. It is also the Live Music Capital of the World, the cultural and economic center of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area, and home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, including Barton Springs – a natural pool in the center of the city.
Austin is located approximately 160 miles northwest of Houston, connected by interstate route US-290. Air travel is serviced by the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, located 8 miles (20 minutes) from UT Austin, with non-stop service to most major U.S. airports and several European airports (including London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm).
ISFOG 2020 will be held at the AT&T Conference Center, on the scenic grounds of The University of Texas at Austin. The AT&T Conference Center, located approximately 10 minutes north of the city center, offers a range of accommodations within walking distance to several restaurants and popular night-life venues. Transportation to local attractions is offered regularly from the venue.
Points of Interest
- Blanton Museum of Art
- Harry Ransom Center
- The Contemporary Austin - The Jones Center
- The Escape Game Austin
- Austin Duck Adventures
- Austin Aquarium
- Austin Fire Museum
- Bee Cave Sculpture Park
- George Washington Carver Museum
- Pubcrawler of Austin