Event Venue

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
1101 Kitchawan Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Main operator: (914) 945-3000
Receptionist: (914) 945-1614
Security: (914) 945-2323

Website: IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

**GPS address is: 893 Kitchawan Rd., Ossining, NY 10562: Driving directions

  • Click here for detailed driving directions and visitor information.
  • It takes between 20 and 30 minutes (depending on traffic) to go from the Hilton Westchester to IBM (via the Taconic State Parkway or the Saw Mill River Parkway).
  • A cab ride from the Hilton Westchester will cost approximately $45-$50.

Once you arrive at IBM, please make sure to use the Visitor Parking and enter the building through the Main Lobby, where Security will check your ID and where your event management team will greet you and hand you your conference badge.

Our conference hotel this year is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown. It is the only hotel where we will provide shuttles to and from IBM on Monday morning, Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

  • Address: 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, 10591, USA
  • Telephone: +1-914-631-5700
  • Website: www.Tarrytown.DoubleTree.com
  • Reservations: To make a reservation with the IBM discount (on the phone or on line), please use code 0322807100. (When making online reservations, click on "add a special rate code" and enter this IBM code.)
  • IMPORTANT: The IBM rate is not guaranteed and depends on room availability at the hotel. If you need a reservation, please make it early..

Local Taxi/Limo Services:

  • Air Brook Limo 1-800-800-1990
  • FlyteTyme Worldwide 1-800-888-5466
  • Regency Flyte Time 1-800-872-5556
  • Leros Point to Point 1-800-825-3767

Area Airports:

  • Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY (HPN) approx 25 mins / 18 miles
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) approx 50 mins / 37 miles
    Airport Phone: +1 718 533 3400
    Visit LGA airport website
  • John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) approx 60 mins / 45 miles
    Airport Phone: +1 718 244 4444
    Visit JFK airport website

Car Service

  • Carmel Car & Limousine Service 866.666.6666 - New York, NY
  • Coach Limo Ltd 914.948.2622 - Valhalla, NY
  • L&J Limousine, Ltd. 800.966.1436 - Elmsford NY
  • Leros Point To Point 800.825.3767 - Hawthorne NY

Local Taxis: (estimate fare)

  • Greenburgh Taxi 914.592.4949 (servicing White Plains, Elmsford, and Tarrytown areas)
  • North Castle 914.273.3200 (servicing Armonk, Millwood, Yorktown areas)
  • Family Taxi & Limo Inc. 914.227.3180 - Ask for Oscar (servicing Yorktown, Ossining, and Airports)


  • An office is located at IBM Research (Aisle 27-001) / 914.945.3789 (Pick up/Drop Off available)


Contact Josiane Emorine at csocogco@us.ibm.com.