Venue

The Symposium & Short Course will be held at the beautiful La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A beloved landmark of the capital city, La Fonda is the only hotel situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Reports of an inn at this location date to as early as the 1600s. At the center of shopping, nightlife, annual art markets, and special events, La Fonda features authentic Old World tradition with contemporary luxury and convenience. 

La Fonda Hotel on the Plaza
100 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Participants accepted to the SFI Collective Intelligence Symposium & Short Course: Foundations + Radical Ideas have access to reserved rooms at Santa Fe's beautiful La Fonda Hotel. We recommend that you book rooms early, as Santa Fe’s busy tourist season will be underway in June.

 

Photos by Shayla Blatchford and Laura Egly Taylor, respectively

 

A beloved landmark of the capital city, La Fonda is the only hotel situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Reports of an inn at this location date to as early as the 1600s. At the center of shopping, nightlife, annual art markets, and special events, La Fonda features authentic Old World tradition with contemporary luxury and convenience.  La Fonda offers a selection of accessible accommodations.

Accepted participants will receive an access code upon registration and upon availability.

 

Alternate Accommodations

$ Courtyard by Marriott
3347 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Reservations: (800) 777-3347
5 miles from La Fonda

$$ Sage Inn
725 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Reservations: (866) 825-9876
1.3 miles from La Fonda

$$$ Hotel Santa Fe
1501 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Reservations: (855) 825-9876
1 mile from La Fonda

$$$ Inn and Spa at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Reservations: (866) 582-1645
0.3 miles from La Fonda

 

Closest Airports & Ground Transportation

The major airport connection to Santa Fe is the Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ), located approximately 60 miles south of Santa Fe. There are limited direct flights into the Santa Fe airport (SAF) from either Dallas (DFW), Denver (DEN) or Phoenix (PHX).

There is a convenient shuttle service named Groome Transportation from ABQ airport to your hotel in Santa Fe. If you are flying into SAF airport in Santa Fe, please use Uber/Lyft to get from SAF to your hotel.

La Fonda suggests the following, as well:

  • Groome Transportation Shuttles: 505-474-5696, 888-775-5696
  • Road Runner Shuttle: 505-424-3367 (Ideal for groups)

 

 

Driving Directions from ABQ Airport

From the airport take Sunport Drive to I-25 North, the main highway to Santa Fe. Drive approximately 63 miles on I-25 to the Old Pecos Trail Exit 284.

At the end of the exit ramp, take a left onto Old Pecos Trail.

After the light at Zia Road stay in the right lane and veer to the right staying on Old Pecos Trail. Old Pecos Trail changes in name to Old Santa Fe Trail as you approach the downtown area.

At Old Santa Fe Trail and Paseo de Peralta, you will see the Capital Round House on your left, continue straight on Old Santa Fe Trail for two more stop lights.

This will bring you the corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and West San Francisco Street, the La Fonda Hotel is on your right, their parking garage in on West San Francisco Street. 

 

The Collective Intelligence: Foundations + Radical Ideas Symposium & Short Course is sponsored by the Miller Omega Program, with additional support from the McKinnon Family Foundation and SFI Science.