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Conference location

For people staying in the DoubleTree Hotel, Berkeley Marina, there will be a morning/evening bus that will drop people off either on Hearst Street or Hearst/Leroy and then you can can walk to the workshop and conference venues. We will have signs and volunteers to help guide.

Hotel information

A block of rooms have been reserved for November 2-7, 2009, at the DoubleTree Hotel at the Berkeley Marina. A special room rate will be available until October 13th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. You can book your reservation online.

The hotel details are as follow:

Group Name:ACM SenSys '09
Group Code:ACM
Check-in:02-NOV-2009
Check-out:07-NOV-2009
Hotel Name:Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Berkeley Marina
Hotel Address:200 Marina Blvd.
Berkeley, California 94710
Phone Number:510-665-7141

Travel information

Visa Information

General Visa Information:

The sites http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov & http://travel.state.gov have information about obtaining a visa for those traveling to the United States. Both sites have links to websites for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. The embassy and consulate websites have very helpful information about procedures, timelines, communities served, required documentation, and fees.

Letters from ACM:

International registrants should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. All visa inquiries must be handled by ACM HQ. Please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to supportletters@acm.org and include your name, mailing address, and fax number, as well as the name of the conference you are attending. (Authors of papers/posters should also include the title). Please note that ACM does not issue formal "letters of invitation" to any of its conferences.