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FACSS is continuing to monitor developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we understand the circumstances may be impacting your decisions on attending or submitting an abstract. As of March 27, 2020, planning for SciX in October continues with the well-being of our attendees in mind. Any changes will be posted on the meeting website, and details and FAQs are available HERE.  For the most up-to-date information regarding the virus and health travel advisories, please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website and the World Health Organization.  


The SciX 2020 conference will be held at the:

Nugget Casino Resort

1100 Nugget Ave

Sparks, NV 89431

Hotel Website: http://www.nuggetcasinoresort.com/rooms-en.html

The luxurious rooms in the Resort Tower offer over 400 square feet of living space with modern lodge-themed décor. Featuring unforgettable views of the city skyline or the Sierra Nevada Mountains, each room features a plush 13-inch mattress with triple bed sheeting, a 17-inch in-room safe for secure laptop computer storage, USB compatible charging stations, an iHome and a Keurig brand coffeemaker. Other conveniences include an iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer in each bathroom. Resort Tower guest rooms offer easy access to the full-service gym and indoor/outdoor atrium pool with Jacuzzis. WiFi access is complimentary.

Reserve your room by booking online here. 

or call 1.800.648.1177 with the  discount code: GFAC20

The deadline to book your SciX room under the discounted rate is Friday, September 25, 2020. Regular rates will apply after September 25.

Benefits of Staying at the SciX Conference Hotel

By reserving your room at this hotel, you are placing yourself at the center of the meeting activities and you will be able to maximize interactions with your colleagues. Other advantages include:

  • *Discounted nightly rates at each hotel. Singles/Doubles (1-2 people): $125, Triple (3 people): $135, Quad (4 people): $145
  • WiFi in guest rooms included in the discounted conference rates.
  • Resort fees waived
  • No commute time! 

*All reservations will require a credit card guarantee, a one night's deposit. Deposits will be refunded for rooms canceled more than 48 hours prior to arrival.  Name changes to a room reservation may be made prior to arrival at no charge.  

Check In/out Times:

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Government Rate

Government rate rooms are also available at each hotel. Send an email to scix@scixconference.org to obtain information on how to reserve a room at the conference Government rate.

Student Rate

Send an email to scix@scixconference.org to obtain information on how to reserve a room at the conference student rate.

Fraudulent Housing Alert

Please be advised of unofficial solicitations to secure housing for SciX2020 may target you. The only official room block for SciX2020 is Nugget Casino Resort. Rooms at discounted rates for SciX can be booked by contacting the hotel directly or through the housing links located on this website.

For your own protection, please do not make reservations through any unknown housing or travel company.  A legitimate company would not call or contact you unless you had initiated contact with them first. If you receive a call or email from any company please contact us immediately. Rooms for SciX can be booked directly with the Renaissance and the Hilton, these are the ONLY official housing sites for SciX.

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