The Mapping Grand Canyon Conference (Thursday, February 28 -- Friday, March 1, 2019) was held at the Memorial Union building on ASU's Tempe campus:

Memorial Union, Arizona Ballroom (Room 221)
301 E Orange Street, Tempe, AZ 85281

Visit the ASU campus map to locate the Memorial Union building.


Attendees were invited to use hotel links found at the following website to access ASU discounted lodging rates near ASU's Tempe campus:

Transit and parking

Light Rail

ASU's Tempe campus is easily accessible by Valley Metro Light Rail. The Veterans Way / College Ave station is walking distance to the Memorial Union building. We encourage all visitors to utilize this convenient, low-cost, sustainable public transportation alternative to driving.


ASU is a gold-level Bicycle Friendly University, as designated by the League of American Bicyclists.There is ample bicycle parking throughout campus (as well as bicycle valet, for ASU affiliates).


The nearest automobile parking structures to the Memorial Union building are the Apache Blvd. Parking Garage and the Fulton Parking Garage. Both parking structures are open to visitors.

Gold Sustainability Certified Event: Greening Maroon and Gold

Organizers have worked to maximize sustainability practices while minimizing the event’s ecological footprint. The conference is an ASU Gold-level Sustainability Certified Green Event.