Thank you for attending PAG 31. Our Next Meeting Will Be:

International Plant & Animal Genome Conference / PAG 32 • January 10-15, 2025  •  San Diego, CA, USA



The Town & Country Resort and Conference Center $90 million renovation was completed in November of 2020.

Please see the Resort and Conference Renovations Completed update for more information.

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Town & Country Resort and Conference Center
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: (619) 291-7131
Toll-free: 1-800-772-8527
Fax: (619) 291-3584 (Front Desk)
Fax: (619) 294-4681 (Reservation Dept.)
 

pdfTown & Country Updated Map

pdfNew Room Names

 

Accommodations at the Town and Country

We have made arrangements wit the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center for Attendees of PAG to received a discounted room rate of $239. Please use the reservations portal link posted below or call the hotel directly to make your booking.

All hotel deposits and payments must be sent directly to the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center.

Town and Country PAG Reservations Portal

 

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High speed internet access will be available in all rooms. There will also be access to the internet in the PAG Computer Room, and complimentary wifi access in the conference/registration area (Atlas Foyer.)

Parking
Guests staying at the hotel will receive a rate of $20/per day and the rate for non-guests will be $10/per hour, with a maximum total of $30 a day.

Special Needs

Special Diets
Those who have special dietary needs (e.g., vegetarian, vegan, kosher) should contact Darrin Scherago This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All efforts will be made to accommodate special requests. The final banquet dinner is a buffet and there are wide variety of food available.

Nursing Mothers
We will have a Lactation Room on site. Please contact Darrin Scherago This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / (201-653-5141) for access.

Accessibility
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, PAG will provide you with any required specific aids or services for the conference. Please contact Darrin Scherago This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / (201-653-5141) with such requests.

  

Additional Information
For additional information regarding accommodation details and resort amenities, including the adjacent 27-hole championship Riverwalk Golf Course (preferred tee-times and rates are available for guests), or the nearby Fashion Valley shopping district, entertainment and dining center — please see the Town & Country Resort Website.

Hotel Renovations
We are so excited about the renovations at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center! Please see the Resort Renovations Completed to veiw the photo slideshow. Town & Country Updated Map

WARNING: If you are contacted by a company called “National Travel Association” or any other travel company claiming to sell rooms at the Town & Country Hotel - DO NOT - book your reservation with them. They are not affiliated with the PAG meeting and you are advised to book directly with the Town & Country Hotel using the reservation portal on our Hotel Information page.

 

Recommended Overflow Hotels

Rooms at the Town and Country are limited and the hotel is typically fully booked by December 1. We have made arrangements and secured discounts with two nearby hotels, pleae see reservation links below to book your stay, if rooms a the Town and Country are not available. 

Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa

We have made arrangements at the nearby Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa and PAG attendees will receive a discount there. Please use the link below to book or contact the hotel, ask for reservations and mention the code GENOME-2024.

Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa PAG Reservations Portal

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Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa
875 Hotel Circle S
San Diego, CA 92108
619-782-9155

 

 

 

Handlery Hotel San Diego 

We have also made arrangements with the nearby Handlery Hotel. You can book online via the Handlery Hotel Reservations Portal set up for PAG attendees, or call 1-800-676-6567 and ask for the International Plant and Animal Genome rate .

Handlery Hotel San Diego PAG Reservations Portal

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Handlery Hotel San Diego
950 Hotel Circle S
San Diego, CA 92108
1-800-676-6567

 

 

 

 

Spa Discount

20% Discount for All PAG Attendees at the Legacy Resort Hotel Spa

With so many sessions and events to attend in 5 days, the PAG conference can be exhausting! We are happy to announce that all attendees are eligible to receive a discount of 20% off all services (with the exception of packages) at The Spa at Legacy. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive your discount code. We hope your experience at the Legacy Spa will leave you refreshed and relaxed.

Legacy Resort Spa 

 

Room Sharing

At past meetings, a number of attendees have expressed a desire to share a room to minimize room costs. Thanks to the efforts at Iowa State, a website has been set up to facilitate this for assistance matching you with another guest, should you wish to book a room together.

Room Share Bulletin Board 

 
Airport Info / Transportation Discounts

Distance to Airport
The Town & Country Resort and Conference Centeris located aproximately 15 minutes from San Diego International Airport (SAN).

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Airport Shuttles

  • SuperShuttle Express/ExecuCar When you book shared ride with SuperShuttle, you will be grouped with other travelers headed in the same direction, within the same timeframe. Depending on time of day, seasonality, and number of travelers, your shuttle may make a few stops along the way to pick up, or drop off, fellow passengers.

    Reservations can be made via the SuperShuttle or ExecuCar web site or with the app. We have arranged a 5% discount, which will be good at all airports they serve and is active 5 days before arrival and 5 days after departure. Enter the following into the discount code field: KHC6Y (5% discount) or book via via the SuperShuttle booking link for PAG attendees
  • EZRide also provides door to door San Diego Airport shuttle service with Eco-Friendly green vans. Whether you need transportation to San Diego International Airport or are taking a group on a day trip, EZ Ride Shuttle will provide safe & relaxed door to door service. Their spacious vans are brand new and all green, using either Propane or CNG with zero pollution.

Taxis
Taxis from the airport are also available and you can expect to pay about $30 USD plus tip. 

 

Hotel Reservation ALERT

WARNING: If you are contacted by a company called “National Travel Association” or any other travel company claiming to sell rooms at the Town & Country Hotel - DO NOT - book your reservation with them. They are not affiliated with the PAG meeting and you are advised to book directly with the Town & Country Hotel using the reservation portal on our Hotel Information page.

Travel Agent

Should you need assistance with your Air Transportation travel plans we would like to recommend Rinis Travel, the official travel agent for the PAG meeting. Please ask for Babette or Mike. 

Note: Rinis cannot assist with hotel bookings.  If you need assistance with hotel bookings and using the portal on the PAG website email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rinis Travel
9517 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (301)587-1021
(9:30am - 5:00pm EST/Mon-Fri )
Fax:
(301) 587-3418

PAG Future Dates

PAG 32 - January 10-15, 2025

PAG 33 - January 9-14, 2026

PAG 34 - January 8-13, 2027

San Diego, CA