Venue and Hotel


The ARSO 2017 workshop and banquet takes place at the restaurant and event center Maggiano’s located at The Domain, a high-density business, retail, and residential center located 12 miles north of Austin’s downtown and the University of Texas at Austin. For attending the workshop, live music, movies, upscale and casual dining, entertainment, and shopping, a car is not necessary as The Domain provides all is needed. The workshop event center, Maggiano’s, is located across the street (25 meters away) from the suggested workshop hotel, Lone Star Court.


Make your reservations at the Lone Star Court or nearby hotels around The Domain. Other hotels of interest include, Aloft at The Domain, The Westin at the Domain, Archer Hotel Austin, La Quinta Inn at The Domain, and Home2 Suites by Hilton at The Domain.

Getting to The Domain

Austin’s Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is located 17 miles southeast from the workshop location at The Domain. The Domain is located 12 miles north away from downtown and the University of Texas at Austin.

Fee: Approximately $19 one way or $34 roundtrip.
Hours: 24 hours
Travel Time: 30 minutes
Contact: (800) 258-3826
About: SuperShuttle is readily available in the ground transportation area outside the airport and makes stops at other hotels, therefore extending travel time slightly.

Yellow Cab
Fee: 50 USD
Hours: 24 hours
Travel Time: 30 minutes
Contact: (512) 452-9999
About: Taxis are readily available at a taxi stand in the ground transportation area outside the airport.

Ride Austin app
Fee: 35 USD
Hours: daytime
Travel Time: 30 minutes
Contact: Download Ride Austin App on IOS or Android
About: You will need to contact the driver for the pickup location

Austin Metro
Fee: 7 USD day pass
Hours: daytime
Travel Time: 90 minutes
About: You will need to switch metro / bus twice

Getting Around The Domain

By Bus

The Domain Shuttle
Fee: Complimentary
Hours of operation:
Monday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Contact: (512) 656-5485
About: The Domain offers a shuttle to and from local hotels. It is available during specified hours upon request. Please call or visit Simon Guest Services at The Domain.

By Foot
We are located just two minutes on foot from all the high-end shopping and entertainment of The Domain. A quick walk out from our doorstep will bring you to the center’s myriad shops, restaurants, and a cinema.

Additional Details

ARSO 2017 will be held at the luxurious and massive entertainment, shopping and residential center called The Domain at Austin, Texas:

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The hotel will be the charming Texas style Lone Star Court, an upscale hotel, with pool, outdoor firepits, food trucks, open bar and at the core of The Domain. Room rates are $159 / person (discounted rate). For reservations use the following URL: Use the booking code UTAUSTIN2017. You may also book with the Reservations department at +1-855-596-3398 using the same code.


The venue and banquet will be held at the charming Maggiano’s event locale:

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On Friday afternoon, we will have a robotics tour to the labs at The University of Texas at Austin. UT Robotics is a comprehensive group performing cutting-edge research in robotics across aerospace, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Please, send me an email, for inquiries and to sign up for the tour.