BIOMATRIX CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Dan Davison dbd at THEORY.BCHS.UH.EDU
Tue Apr 17 11:31:05 EST 1990




[A schedule will be posted as soon as I can type it in]


 Bioinformatics, Integration of Organismic and Molecular Data Bases,
		 and Use of Expert Systems in Biology

	      George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

			   July 9-11, 1990



			  CONFERENCE SUBJECT

The meeting is to advance understanding, foster communication, and
explore the organization of a Society dealing with those fields of
research that have come to be summarized in the term BIOMATRIX.

The program will consist of invited papers, poster sessions, and
workshops.  Anyone wishing to present a poster or workshop should
submit a one-page abstract to the above address before May 1, 1990.
Persons wishing to give workshops should state hardware and software
requirements.


For registration forms and a tentative schedule, contact
hmorowitz at GMUVAX (BITNET) or hmorowitz%gmuvax.bitnet at cunyvm.cuny.edu

		       CONFERENCE REGISTRATION



		   Sunday, July 8, 4:00-8:00 pm and
		Monday, July 9, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p. m.
		Harris Theatre Lobby in Robinson Hall




			    TRANSPORTATION


AIRPORTS: Two airports server the GMU area and both provide frequent
flights to and from most US and international citites as well as
foreign currency exchanges.
	* Dulles International Airport is closer to the GMU campus.  A
one-way taxi fare to the campus is approximately US$25.00-$30.00.
Public transportation is via a bus to the West Falls Church Metro
Station, Metro to the Vienna stop and CUE bus to campus.

	* Washington National Airport is accessible by the Washington
Metro subway system to the Vienna stop and CUE bus to campus.

DRIVING:  George Mason University is accessible from the Capitol
Beltway (I-495) or Interstate 66.  From 495, take Braddock Road (Exit
620 West) and enter the campus at Roanoke Lane.  From I-66, take Chain
Bridge Road (Route 123 South) through the City of Fairfax.  Turn left
on University Drive and turn right into the campus on Pohick Lane.
	Once on campus, follow the signs to Parking Lot E if you are
staying in the dormitories or Parking Lot B is you are attending only
the conference sessions.  Campus parking permits will be distributed
at the conference registration desk. 


			     REGISTRATION


To register for the conference, complete the registration form and
return it with your check or purchase order for the appropriate amount
to the address indicated below.  Registration should be received by
June 8, 1990.  Requests for refunds of prepaid enrollments will be
honored if received 10 days prior to the the start of the conference;
however, substitutions may be made at any time.

Registration Fee: 	US$50.00
Meals: continetial breakfast is included; Lunch is on your own.  The
following events require tickets: 
	Sunday night reception US$8.00 per person
	Monday barbecue dinner US$14.00 per person
	Tuesday dinner         US$20.00 per person


Housing:

	US$21 per person, double occupancy, per night
	US$32 per person, single occupancy, per night


Please return the registration form with your check or purchase order
mae payable to GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY to:
	Business Manager
	School of Continuing and Alternative Learning
	George Mason University
	Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444
	USA

For inquires regarding registration contact: Conference and Community
Services, +1 703 323-2198

For information regarding the program AND REGISTRATION FORMS, contact:
Harold Morowitz, +1 703 323-2262 or hmorowitz at GMUVAX (BITNET),
hmorowitz%gmuvax.bitnet at cunyvm.cuny.edu (Internet).



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