SEC’21 will be held in person at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose, in San Jose, CA. Santa Clara county currently requires masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. There will be plenty of room to ensure social distance at the conference. Speakers do not have to wear masks during their presentations; there will be plenty of distance between the podium and the audience. Feel free to let the general chairs know if you have any questions or concerns.

For international attendees: non-citizen travelers are permitted to enter the U.S. provided they are fully vaccinated and can present proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. Note that all air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States.



Early registration deadline: Nov. 30, 2021

Contact the general chairs if you need an invitation letter for visa purposes.

Student Travel Grant

Check Student Travel Grant Announcement.


Hotel Name: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose

Hotel Address: 2050 Gateway Pl, San Jose, CA 95110

TEL: +1 (408) 453-4000

Book online: special room rate ($179 before tax)

Local Attractions

Previous Conferences


Important Dates

Conference: December 14-17, 2021