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WIAD 2020 The IA Element

Atlanta 2020

Georgia United States

This year, WIAD Atlanta will be held at Emory University on February 22, 2020!


APPLY to be a lighting talk SPEAKER or to showcase your work in a POSTER session here!!!


If you would like to volunteer, please contact Rebecca Jensen at 

If you would like information on being a sponsor, please contact Brandon Tidwell at


Venue, parking and transit

  • Location

    • Emory University, White Hall building
    • 301 Downman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Parking Options

    Please follow the links below to Emory's parking web pages for the most detailed information. On the day of the event, bright balloons and volunteers will help guide you to the various parking lots and to the White Hall venue.

    ***Parking at Emory on the weekends is free***

    • Oxford Road Parking Deck

      • 1390 Oxford Rd Atlanta, GA 30322
      • This is the closest parking lot to White Hall, and also the smallest. If this lot fills up, there are two other parking lot options that are still close, as well as street parking.
    • Fishburne Parking Deck
      • 1672 North Decatur Rd Atlanta, GA 30322
    • Peavine Parking Deck
      • 29 Eagle Row Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Public Transit

    Please be sure to confirm the Saturday schedule for public transit!

    • MARTA operates a coordinated system of bus and train lines for access to Atlanta and the metro area. Exact change ($2.50 each way) or breeze card/ticket are required. More information about MARTA.

      The Emory campus is accessible from the Lindbergh MARTA station and the Edgewood/Candler Park station on the #6 Emory bus. Details on the #6 Emory Bus.

    • Take Bus #6 to the corner of Dowman Drive and North Decatur Road.  Walk west down North Decatur Road toward Emory Village, then turn right onto Dowman Drive, which is at the main Emory gate. Continue along Dowman Drive, past the Administration Building. White Hall will be on your right.


  • Map

    • For an interactive map of Emory's campus, please see this link
    • For a printable map, please see this link
      • Map legend:

        • 10 = White Hall building
        • P-3 = Oxford Road parking deck
        • P-1 = Fishburne parking deck
        • P-6 = Peavine parking deck