Durham Central Park mural

Venue and Logistics

The 2022 Institute will be held from will be held from October 9 to 13, 2022, in downtown Durham, North Carolina in the center of of the Research Triangle area made up of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and home to several of the nation’s top research universities and high-tech, pharmaceutical, and “creative class” industries.

The Institute will begin late afternoon on Sunday, October 9, with an opening reception and dinner. It will continue with full day meetings Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and will conclude at noon on Thursday, October 13. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings may feature receptions or other group programs elsewhere in the Research Triangle area. For more information about how the program works, see this page about what happens during the institute, and other frequently asked questions.

The main venue will be The Rickhouse, a historic tobacco building in Durham’s Central Park neighborhood that was recently renovated to an event space, with a large deck overlooking the historic Durham Athletic Park (setting for the film Bull Durham). SCI 2022 participants will have lodging at The Durham Hotel, in a renovated mid-century modern bank building on Durham’s central square, a short walk from the Rickhouse. Meals will be in nearby restaurants such as the Durham Food Hall or catered in to the meeting venue.

See the pages linked below for more information about the venues, how to get there, and what’s nearby.