ACE97 Registration is now open
matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Fri May 16 16:38:39 EST 1997
The Registration form for ACE97 has now been placed on the ACE97 Home Page,
http://probe.nalusda.gov:8000/ace97.html. A text copy is appended below.
Please note that you cannot register by email. Payment must accompany the
registration form, either a check or a signed credit card authorization as
hard copy (or fax).
If in addition you feel an urge to send a copy of the registration by email
you may do so (matthews at greengenes.cit.cornell.edu), and it would be
somewhat helpful in our planning. But the required form is the paper one.
We're looking forward to welcoming you to Ithaca and ACE97 !!
ACE97 Conference and Workshop
Ithaca, NY, July 27 - August 9, 1997
Registration and Housing
Please print out this form and mail or fax it with payment by July 7, 1997
Cornell Conference Services / ACE97
206 Robert Purcell Community Center
Ithaca, NY 14853-6001, USA
Credit card authorizations via fax can be accepted, but not via e-mail or
For up-to-date information on ACE97 please consult the ACE97 Home Page,
Phone _______________________ _______________________ ________________
Work Home Fax
Email ____________________________ Social Security number _______________
(not _________________________________ _______________________________
attending Name Phone numbers
Description of your ACEDB-related activities, for the ACE97 Home Page
There will be four tutorial sessions on the first day of ACE97, 2
morning and 2 afternoon. To help us schedule the topics to minimize
conflicts, please indicate which of the tentative topics below you wish
_____ New Curators - How to Create an ACeDB Database - Sam Cartinhour
Advanced Curators - Making use of ACeDB displays - (Unknown)
_____ Part 1: Map displays
_____ Part 2: Sequence display
_____ An Introduction to Java and Applets - John Morris
_____ ACEDB for Windows - Richard Bruskiewich
Setting up a WWW interface to ACEDB
_____ Part 1: Setting up an aceserver - Curt Jamison
_____ Part 2: Webace - Steve Beckstrom-Sternberg
_____ Acembly, Sequence Assembly Program - Jean Thierry-Mieg
_____ GeneFinder and ACeDB - Richard Durbin
_____ ACEDB query language
_____ Other suggestions ___________________________________________
There are three options for Registration, depending on which
portions of the Program you wish to attend.
* 3-Day: Tutorials and Conference only
* 6-Day: Including the first few days of the Workshop as well
* 14-Day: The entire meeting
All registrations include the Monday night Barbecue. The 14-Day
plan includes the Banquet Thursday, Aug. 5. Guests are spared the
cost of the daily coffee breaks.
3-Day _______ people x $ 50.00 = $ _____________
6-Day _______ people x $ 80.00 = $ _____________
14-Day _______ people x $180.00 = $ _____________
3-Day _______ people x $ 40.00 = $ _____________
6-Day _______ people x $ 60.00 = $ _____________
14-Day _______ people x $150.00 = $ _____________
All 14-Day Registrants:
For the Banquet there is a choice of entree:
* Braised Chicken with Lemon and fresh Thyme, served on a bed
of caramelized sweet onions
* Grilled Veal Chop with a Portabella fresh Thyme jus lie
Please indicate your choices below. (We must have this information
by the registration deadline.)
Inexpensive housing has been arranged in Cascadilla Hall, a
residence hall close to the meeting rooms. See below for details
and other options.
Arrival date ________________ Departure date _____________________
Single occupancy ____ people x $23.50/night x_____ nights = $__________
Double occupancy ____ people x $20.50/night x_____ nights = $__________
Total housing = $__________
For double occupancy: Roommate name ______________________________
The room rate in Cascadilla Hall includes continental breakfast
each day. Other meals are on your own. The "Collegetown" area of
inexpensive, moderate, and/or fast dining establishments is
nearby, and more sumptuous opportunities are available downtown
(six blocks, and one of Ithaca's famous hills).
Parking is available one block west (downhill) from Cascadilla
Hall for approximately $4.00/day. Please let us know if you plan
to have a car so we can obtain a parking sticker for you.
Yes _____ No _____
Full payment must accompany this form. If paying by credit card, please
provide account number and authorized signature. Cornell will accept only
the three cards indicated below. Checks or money orders should be made
payable to Cornell University, and be payable in US dollars. Foreign
participants must use a credit card, or submit a bank check (not a personal
For credit card payment, a PAPER copy of your signature is required. Fax is
acceptable but not email or voice phone authorization.
___Visa ___MasterCard ___American Express ____________________________________
Credit card number
Name as shown on card_________________________________ Expiration date ________
There is a $25.00 fee for cancellations prior to July 11, and a $25.00 fee
will be charged for any returned check or invalid credit card charge.
NO REFUNDS CAN BE GIVEN FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER JULY 11, 1997.
ACE97 HOUSING DETAILS
Cascadilla Hall is one of the oldest student residences at Cornell, and
one of the most recently renovated, retaining its classic exterior but
making it very comfortable and attractive inside. Perched on the edge
of scenic Cascadilla Glen, it is conveniently located less than a block
from the Hollister Computer Facility to the north and the Collegetown
eating / shopping / services area on the south. One floor of Cascadilla
Hall (45 rooms) has been reserved for us.
The rooms are equipped with telephones, and local calls are free.
Housekeeping service consists of bed linens and a towel exchange once
per week. It does not include daily bed making, room cleaning, or
wake-up call service. The Hall is not air conditioned. If the weather
is warm, electric fans are available for rent ($12).
To reserve a room in Cascadilla Hall, fill out the Housing section of
the form above and submit it with your registration.
Other housing options
Other housing within a block or two of the ACE97 activities includes
* Collegetown Motor Lodge, 607-273-3542, Fax 607-272-3542
In Collegetown. Reasonable.
* Statler Hotel, 607-257-2500 or 800-541-2501
Operated by the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. Nicer,
For those with cars, many other options are within a short drive. A
good summary of lodging in the Ithaca area is on the IthacaNet Web
To make reservations at one of these other locations, please contact
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