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As of March 13, 2020, MSACL 2020 US has been cancelled on the order of the Health Officer of the County of Riverside. The registration portal has been closed.

We are planning to provide full registration refunds.

If you have a ROOM RESERVATION at the Riviera Hotel under the MSACL Group, it has been AUTOMATICALLY CANCELLED with no penalty. You can rebook at the group rate if desired by contacting the hotel directly.

We are not planning to POSTPONE.

Conference Hotel

The Riviera Palm Springs ($179)
1600 N Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Riviera Property: (866)724-0603

Cut-Off date: March 12, 2020

To reserve a room at The Riviera, email

Rooms in the block REQUIRE a first night's deposit that is refunded only if cancellations are made earlier than 72 hrs before arrival.

RESORT FEE : The invoice for your reservation may reflect a $35 fee per night, but this will be removed on check-out, per our arrangement with the hotel.

To get the Government Rate ($140), limited availability, you must:

(1) Register at the Standard Rate (via the link above),
(2) Send a scanned government id to confirm your status,
(3) Show your Govt ID on check-in / check-out

Chris Herold will approve the Government Rate with the hotel on receipt of your scanned id. If there are no more Government Rate rooms available you will be able to cancel with no fee, if you booked before March 1, 2020.

Alternate Hotels in Walking Distance

Skylark Hotel
Infusion Beach Club Very close, cute, good price, however be aware that this is not a full service hotel.
Desert Vacation Villas
Days Inn
Movie Colony Hotel, 17 minute walk
Colony Palms Hotel, 21 minute walk

Travel from Palm Springs International Airport to the Riviera Hotel:

Travel Distance: Approximately 3.5 miles

There is not a hotel shuttle.

Taxi / Uber

    Estimated fare: 12-15 USD (one way).