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IEEE Sections Congress 2011 (SC2011) will be held 19 - 22 August 2011, in San Francisco, California, USA.

This page contains logistical information including hotel location, registration rates and deadlines, weather, local tourism, and dress code.

 

Event location

Hotel:          

San Francisco Marriott Marquis
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, California 94103 USA
+1 415 896 1600

Airports:

San Francisco (SFO) – 13 miles/21 km
Oakland (OAK) – 19 miles/30 km
San Jose, CA (SJC) – 45 miles/72 km
Mass Transit to downtown San Francisco is available

 
 

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Sleeping room rate

IEEE has arranged a special room rate of US$225, for single or double occupancy, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, for people attending Sections Congress 2011.
 
NOTE: Rates do not include 15.5% taxes, plus US$0.25 per room per night.
 
To guarantee the negotiated IEEE rate, all room reservations must be made by Tuesday, 26 July 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  After this time, please call the hotel directly to make a reservation.

 
 

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Registration deadline

Registration is closed.  Please e-mail the Sections Congress Registrar with questions.

 
 

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Registration rate

Attendees

  • US$525 (US$575 after 22 July)
  • Registration fee covers all meals (breakfasts, lunches, dinners) associated with SC2011 events (except Sunday evening).  Includes Honors Ceremony.  

Partners/Children

  • Adults - US$350 (US$400 after 22 July)
  • Children ages 7 to 17 - US$150 (US$200 after 22 July)
  • No fee for children 6 and under.
    • Registration fee covers breakfasts (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday) and evening event on Friday as well as Honors Ceremony.  Registration fee for partners and children does not include lunches.
    • The fee for partners/children is not mandatory, but individuals may not participate in Sections Congress 2011 events if this fee is not paid.
     
    Special Event: a visit to the Computer History Museum
    • On Sunday evening, attendees will have a chance to visit the Computer History Museum, see the new 25,000 square foot interactive multimedia exhibit, "Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing," and enjoy a reception. 
    • There is an additional fee (US$10 per member, $5 per additional person), which includes transportation, the exhibit, and the reception.
    • Participants can sign up for this event when completing their SC2011 registration.
 
 

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San Francisco tourism

A few links to San Francisco travel and tourism Web sites:

 
 

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Dress code

The suggested dress code for Sections Congress 2011 is:

  • Opening and Honors Ceremonies - business attire
  • All other sessions - business casual
 
 

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