23rd ICCRTS Venue Information

The 23rd International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS 2018) will be hosted by the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola, FL. IHMC is a not-for-profit research institute of the Florida State University System and is affiliated with several Florida universities. IHMC is headquartered in Pensacola, FL with a second location in Ocala FL. More information about IHMC can be found at www.ihmc.us.

Pensacola is located in the western panhandle of Florida and is America’s first European settlement, when the Spanish reached Pensacola in 1559. Often referred to as the City of Five Flags, Pensacola has accumulated a strong historical track record under the Spanish, French, British, Confederate, and the US flags. Pensacola is also famous for its beautiful white sand beaches and is home to the US Naval Air Station Pensacola, the National Naval Aviation Museum, and the Blue Angels, the US Navy’s flight demonstration team. More information about Pensacola can be found at https://www.visitpensacola.com/.

IHMC is located in downtown Pensacola, very close to the historic downtown area and within walking distance of many restaurants, bars, and shops. The beautiful Pensacola beaches on the Gulf Coast are just a short drive away. Suggested hotels to stay within the downtown area include the Holiday Inn Express Downtown Pensacola (101 East Main Street, Pensacola, FL 32502), Residence Inn by Marriott Pensacola Downtown (601 E. Chase Street, Pensacola, FL 32502), and Courtyard by Marriott Pensacola Downtown (700 East Chase Street, Pensacola, FL 32502). Within a 15-20 minute drive, there are also a number of hotels on Pensacola Beach that would also be good options. Suggested hotels on Pensacola Beach include the Hilton Pensacola Beach (12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561), Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach (14 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561), Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach (2 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561), SpringHill Suites by Marriott Pensacola Beach (24 Via De Luna, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561), and Margaritaville Beach Hotel (165 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561).