In case your trip to Pasadena/Los Angeles extends longer than the conference, here is a short list of activities that may be of particular interest to the astronomy viz community.
Located 10 minutes from Caltech, the Huntington features an extensive collection of historic science documents as well as the Orbit Pavillion (installation that uses sonification to represent orbiting satellites).
10 AM-5 PM (We-Mo)
Featuring the Space Shuttle Endeavour (and a limited-run King Tut exhibit)
10 AM-5 PM (daily)
Los Angles' classic Art Deco planetarium and observatory.
Noon-10 PM (Tu-Fr), 10 AM-10 PM (Sa-Su)
Virtual Reality Experiences
IMAX VR Los Angeles
This venue, located in the Fairax district adjacent to The Grove and Farmer's Market, offers a choice of 9 different VR experiences and a mix of single and multi-person options.
Known for creating immersive multi-player VR experiences, The VOID now has 2 venues in the Los Angeles area which are both featuring "Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire."