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Conference Venues

AIDS 2020 will take place in the Moscone Center, San Francisco and the Oakland Convention Center, Oakland.


The Moscone Center, San Francisco

The Moscone Center is centrally located in San Francisco’s seven-mile-by-seven-mile grid, within walking distance to hotels, restaurants, museums as well as the city’s top attractions, including the infamous Golden Gate Bridge.

With the completion of a $550 million, four-year expansion in 2019, The Moscone Center now has 107,000 square feet of light-filled lobbies offering dramatic views of the city and the surrounding Yerba Buena Gardens. There is also plenty to see at The Moscone Center itself, with art abound, including the beloved sculpture “Three Dancing Figures” by Keith Haring, recently reinstalled on the south side of Howard Street. Whilst light art by famous creator Leo Villareal features in the new enclosed pedestrian bridge that connects the North and South buildings above Howard Street.

20-minute drive to the SFO International Airport │30-minute drive to OAK International Airport

For more information about The Moscone Center visit

The Moscone Center
747 Howard St

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Oakland Convention Center, Oakland

The Oakland Convention Center is centrally located in the heart of downtown Oakland, near many of the city’s iconic sites including Jack London Square, Chinatown, the Oakland Museum of California as well as Lake Merritt’s Lakeside Park.

It is one of the biggest conference centers in the Bay Area, proudly boasting more than 100,000 square feet of recently renovated convention, exhibit, and meeting room space. This fresh design reflects the contemporary urban trappings and cutting-edge technology of the surrounding city. Adjacent to the Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel, the Oakland Convention Center is within walking distance of Oakland’s vibrant culinary scene, with numerous restaurants and bars on its doorstep.

20-minute drive to the OAK International Airport │40-minute drive to SFO International Airport

For more information about the Oakland Convention Center visit

Oakland Convention Center
550 10th St
CA 94596

How to commute between the The Moscone Center and the Oakland Convention Center

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) conveniently connects San Francisco and Oakland in 15 minutes. The closest rail stations to the The Moscone Center and the Oakland Convention Center are:

The Moscone Center: Powell Street rail station, approximately an 8 minute walk from the conference center.

Oakland Convention Center: 12th Street rail station, located across the road from the convention center.

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