Samueli Lecture Hall & Conference Center
Samueli Lecture Hall and Conference Center is situated on a spectacular site overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This state-of-the-art facility adds a marine and educational theme to your meeting or event and provides an ideal setting for conventions, corporations, professional, academic or social organizations.
Corporate functions, seminars, conferences, meetings, product launches, team-building seminars, business receptions, wedding receptions, luncheons.
Marine Wildlife cruises, harbor cruises, and seasonal whale watching cruises aboard the Research Vessel Sea Explorer, sailing voyages aboard the tallship Spirit of Dana Point, tidepool walks, team-building activities aboard either tallship Spirit of Dana Point or Pilgrim, educational lectures with
Indoor: 3,000 sq. feet, 200 guests seated banquet or theater-style; Outdoor: 2,000 sq. feet, 100 guests seated in the courtyard.
High quality digital projection system capable of accommodating any medium. Full videoconferencing capabilities. Certified technician on site.
Unique Ocean Education Environment
5,200 sq. ft.of interactive exhibits focusing on Sea Floor Exploration. Tanks filled with local marine wildlife, boulder-field surge tank, Gray Whale skeleton, and microfossil sculptures create the atmosphere of an early California oceanographic research station.
Susan MacLeod’s paintings of Kelp Wracks will be displayed in the Samueli Lecture Hall through the summer. Her art work of sea grass, algae, kelp and holdfasts washed up on the shore are colorful renditions of a unique subject matter vital to the health of the ocean.
Within the compound of the Ocean Institute, above the Surf science Learning Center nestled next to the Headlands. This open-air deck overlooks the surf zone and open ocean.
Corporate functions, seminars, meetings, rehearsal dinners, private parties
This state-of-the-art boardroom is on the second floor of the Student Services Building. It has an incredible view of the harbor and ocean and overlooks the central courtyard of our Ocean Education Center.
Corporate functions, workshops, meetings
Yes, Certified technician on site