Event Details

We're looking forward to seeing you this coming Friday, April 5th at the SILF 2013!  

This exciting event is happening at the Santa Clara County County Government Center located at West 70 Hedding Street, San Jose, CA  95110.   If you have not done so, please take the time to register for the event.

Registration and continental breakfast starts at 7:45 am and we will start the day's events at 8:15 am.  Please click HERE for the day's agenda.  We are taking an unconference format for this year's forum and here is more information on how to participate. I encourage you to propose topics that are of interest to you for discussion at the SILF.

SJSU President Qayoumi, Dr. Jeff Smith, the CEO of the Santa Clara County, Greg Kepferle, the CEO of Catholic Charities, and Michael Yutrzenka, Executive Director of Cisco Systems Foundation will compose the closing panel.  

Join the conversation through the SILF LinkedIn group! Get involved, and share your ideas about social innovation.  

Here are some things you might want to know:

PARKING:  Public parking is available at the Civic Center Parking Garage for a fee. Here is the vicinity map  of the Santa Clara County Government Center.  

TO BRING:  Just bring yourselves, your collaborative spirit and your ideas, big and small!!!  You are welcome to bring pamphlets, brochures, small charts or flyers about your organization to display on the exhibit tables.  Dress is business casual.  Please bring a light jacket or sweater, just in case the meeting room becomes a tad too chilly for you.

LAST MINUTE QUESTIONS:  For last minute questions, please contact Bobbi Makani through email: svsiln@sjsu.edu, or get in touch by calling (424) 262.2418.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICES:

From the south:
Take 101 North Towards San Francisco
Merge onto 280 North Towards Downtown San Jose
Keep Right towards 87 North towards San Jose International Airport
Take exit-7 for Taylor Street East
Merge onto  W. Taylor Street
Turn Left onto North San Pedro Street
Turn Right onto W. Hedding Street
  • W Hedding St is 0.2 miles past W Mission St
  • If you reach W Younger Ave you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

The Office will be on your right.

From the north:
Merge onto 101- South towards Los Angles
Exit to 87 South towards San Jose Downtown/San Jose International Airport
Take Exit for Taylor Street
Turn Left onto Taylor Street
Turn Left onto North San Pedro Street
Turn Right onto W. Hedding Street
  • W Hedding St is 0.2 miles past W Mission St
  • If you reach W Younger Ave you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

The Office will be on your right.

From the east:
Take 680 South towards San Jose
Merge onto 280 North towards Downtown San Jose/San Francisco
Exit to 87 North towards San Jose International Airport
Take exit-7 for Taylor Street East
Merge onto  W. Taylor Street
Turn Left onto North San Pedro Street
Turn Right onto W. Hedding Street
  • W Hedding St is 0.2 miles past W Mission St
  • If you reach W Younger Ave you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

The Office will be on your right.

From the west:
Take 280-South towards Down San Jose
Exit to 87 North towards San Jose International airport
Take Exit for Taylor Street
Turn right onto Taylor Street
Turn Left onto North San Pedro Street
Turn RIght onto W. Hedding Street
Parking Garage will be located on the left
  • 70 W Hedding St is 0.2 miles past W Mission St
  • If you reach W Younger Ave you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

The Office will be on your right.

Public Transportation (Highly Recommended)

Take the V.T.A. North bound train to Santa Teresa

Get off at the Civic Center Station, 70 W Hedding is across the street

Take V.T.A. South Bound train to Alum rock

Get off at the Civic Center Station, 70 W Hedding is across the street

Bus Numbers 66, 180, 181,

These busses leave from south San Jose (66), Downtown (180,181), San Jose and Milpitas (66) and Fremont (180, 181).  Let the bus driver know you are going to the Civic Center Light Rail station.  70 W Hedding will be located across the street from Civic Center