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2007 Electronic Materials Conference

2007 ELECTRONIC MATERIALS CONFERENCE • June 20-22, 2007• University of Notre Dame • Indiana, USA

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IMPORTANT INFO

PROGRAM-AT-A-GLANCE
(PDF DOWNLOAD - 8.1 MB)

FINAL PROGRAM
(WED-THUR)

(PDF DOWNLOAD - 1 MB)

FINAL PROGRAM
(FRIDAY-INDEX)

(PDF DOWNLOAD - 5.2 MB)

EXHIBIT FLOOR PLAN
(PDF DOWNLOAD - 82 Kb)

June 20 – Welcoming Reception

 

Travel Information

ABOUT THE LOCATION

Computer/Network Facilities
Registrants will have access to Notre Dame’s information technology infrastructure, which includes more than 500 workstations in 12 computer clusters, and the ResNet Ethernet network, which provides Internet access to all campus dorm rooms and several public areas. A temporary username and password will be provided to registrants upon check-in. Each technical session room has a video projector, a VGA connection for a laptop, and a Windows workstation equipped with CD and floppy disk drives, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat software.

Messages
Telephones and a message board will be located near the EMC registration desk in McKenna Hall. Messages will be posted on the board throughout the conference.

Dress
Casual clothing is in order with a sweater or light jacket occasionally needed for the evenings. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as the university is essentially a pedestrian campus.
 
Campus Smoking Policy
The university prohibits smoking in all buildings, including residence halls. Smoking is permitted in designated areas outside.

Americans With Disabilities Act
TMS strongly supports the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against, and promotes public accessibility for, those with disabilities. In support of, and in compliance with ADA, we ask those requiring specific equipment or services to contact TMS Meeting Services in advance.

TRANSPORTATION

AIR TRAVEL
Notre Dame is a 15-minute drive from South Bend Regional Airport and a two-hour drive from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

Directions From South Bend Regional Airport

  1. Take "Lincolnway West" east (left out of airport) to downtown South Bend.
  2. Turn Left onto Indiana 933 (Michigan Street).
  3. Stay on Indiana 933 to Angela Boulevard which is the second stop light north of St. Joseph River.
  4. Turn right onto Angela Boulevard.
  5. Turn left at the first stop light onto Notre Dame Avenue.
  6. Visitor parking is on the right side of Notre Dame Avenue, about 200 yards from Angela Boulevard.

Directions From O’Hare Airport

  1. Take Route 190 east out of airport to Route 90 east (Kennedy Expressway) toward downtown Chicago where it merges with Route 94 south (Dan Ryan Expressway).
  2. Take the “Skyway” exit off the Dan Ryan Expressway and remain on Route 90 to the Indiana Toll Road which eventually merges with Route 80.
  3. Take exit 77 (South Bend/Notre Dame).

CAR

Directions From the North

  1. The university is located south of the Indiana Toll road (Interstate 80/90).
  2. Exit Interstate 80/90 at exit 77.
  3. Turn right onto Michigan (Indiana 933).
  4. Turn left at the fourth stop light (Angela Boulevard).
  5. Turn left at the first stop light (Notre Dame Avenue).
  6. Visitor parking is on the right side of Notre Dame Avenue, about 200 yards from Angela Boulevard.

Directions From the South

  1. Take U.S. 31 north which becomes Indiana 933 just south of South Bend.
  2. Stay on Indiana 933 to Angela Boulevard which is the second stop light north of St. Joseph River.
  3. Turn right onto Angela Boulevard.
  4. Turn left at the first stop light onto Notre Dame Avenue.
  5. Visitor parking is located on the right side of Notre Dame Avenue, about 200 yards from Angela Boulevard.

CAR RENTAL
Hertz Car Rental
Hertz is the designated car rental company for EMC. To receive the special conference rates, mention CV#02QJ0022 when making a reservation online at www.hertz.com or by telephoning 1-800-654-2240. Special round-trip rates are available from June 13-29:

  • Daily rates range from $38 to $72 with weekly rates ranging from $144 to $306, depending on the type of car reserved.
  • Special weekend rates are also available.
  • Rates include unlimited mileage.
  • Rates are guaranteed for one week prior to EMC through one week after and are subject to car availability.

Terms and Conditions: Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply. Government surcharges, taxes, tax reimbursement, airport related fees, vehicle licensing fees and optional items, such as refueling or additional driver fees, are extra. Minimum rental age is 25 (exceptions apply). Standard rental conditions and qualifications apply. Weekend rentals are available for pick-up between noon Thursday and noon Sunday and must be returned no later than Monday at 11:59 p.m. Thursday pick-up requires a minimum three-day keep; Friday, a minimum two-day keep; Saturday and Sunday, a minimum one-day keep. Weekly rentals are from five to seven days. Extra day rate for weekly rentals will be charged at 1/5 of the weekly rate. A "rental day" consists of a period of 24 consecutive hours with each day starting at the time of the day the rental began.

TRAIN
The South Shore Line trains run directly from the Chicago Loop (corner of Michigan and Randolph) to South Bend Regional Airport in South Bend. From the airport, the Notre Dame campus is approximately a 15-minute ride.

PARKING

Please pay particular attention to any construction on campus. Be prepared for detours and follow instruction signs and security officials.

Notre Dame Residence Halls
The on-duty guard at the security gate will direct conference attendees to the appropriate lot for parking after unloading at their assigned residence halls.

Morris Inn
Parking is restricted to overnight and to dining guests of the inn.

Visitor Parking

  • Parking is restricted to the conference/visitors lot west of the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts at the entrance to campus.
  • Coupons to exit the lot ($1 each) are available for purchase at the information desk of the Center for Continuing Education (CCE) in McKenna Hall. (price at gate, $2 each)
  • Parking fee is not included in the cost of housing.
  • Parking for handicapped guests with appropriate license designations or stickers is available directly adjacent to CCE.
  • Cars parked in areas not designated for visitors will be ticketed and towed.

RECREATION

Notre Dame’s recreational facilities are available to conference guests. Name tags must be worn at all times and room keys must be presented in order to use the recreational facilities:

  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Racquetball
  • Basketball
  • Squash
  • Weightlifting
  • Tennis

Schedules and reservation information will be included in your conference packet. Walking and jogging route maps marked with distances will also be available at the information desk in the Center for Continuing Education, McKenna Hall. For further facility information, visit www.nd.edu/~recsport.


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