300 East Ocean BoulevardLong Beach, California 90802Long Beach provides the epitome of southern-California living with over 50-square miles of beach and boardwalk and sunshine 345 days of the year. This is an ideal conference and vacation destination, located just 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and the famous Hollywood sign. For an extra dose of science during the meeting week, head to Exposition Park. The park covers over 160 acres and includes the California Science Museum and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, among other features. Or, try something different. Take a deep-sea adventure with over 1,000 aquatic species at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Enjoy all the fun water activities Long Beach provides—sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, water skiing, fishing and sunbathing. Add in a lively guided tour through downtown and the colorful East Village, and you’ve got something for everyone. Nothing else quite compares to the paradise found at beautiful Long Beach, California.