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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Event guests will find parking free and available on the Magnuson Park complex. Please respect any posted parking signs. Read more here for directions.

There is a light rail from the airport into the University Station at UW, the cost is $3.25. Light rail, Uber, or Lyft are available to get to the venue.


Do I need to register for a masterclass prior to the event?

Yes, everyone must register before the day of the event. Workshops have a hard capacity and there will be no additional seating.


Can I switch masterclasses halfway through the day?

No, masterclasses are full-day workshops with a morning and afternoon session. Sessions are structured to build on top of each other and it is more beneficial for all participants to remain in one class.


Do I need to pay extra for the Reception?

Yes, the reception is an add-on event and a separate ticket will need to be purchased.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach out to aecconference@thorntontomasetti.com for any questions.


What’s the refund policy?

Full refunds are issued up to 7 days before the event date. Refunds will not be issued past this period.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

There will be a check-in list, but bring your printed ticket for speedier registration.


Can I buy tickets at the door?

No. Ticket sales are online only and close 30 minutes after an event has started.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

Yes. As long as you reference the individual who purchased your ticket.


Do you have student discount rates?

Yes. Contact aecconference@thorntontomasetti.com from your Edu account to receive it. Student discounts are available starting January 19 at midnight.


What are my hotel options?

Below are a few suggestions of reasonable hotels in the area. We also recommend considering Airbnb/VRBO for another option. The University District, North Seattle, and Sandpoint/ViewRidge neighborhoods are the recommended places to stay.

Watertown Hotel

University Inn

Hotel Deca


Do you have another question that is not listed here?

Contact aecconference@thorntontomasetti.com for questions.