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May 23-28, 2010 • Hyatt Regency, Lake Tahoe
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ICMOVPE XV: Housing and Travel
May 23-28, 2010 • Hyatt Regency, Lake Tahoe


Hyatt Regency Lake TahoeDiscover this alpine paradise nestled within the Sierra Mountain range! This stunning locale is the focal point of this Four Diamond Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe hotel and the ideal setting for year-round pampering. 
Enjoy the natural wonders in and around this breathtaking hotel. Take a cruise on one of the private boats or try your luck in the casino. If you crave relaxation, try a deep-tissue massage in the world-class spa, or some quiet time on the private beach. From delicious cuisine and inviting guestrooms, to luxurious amenities and varied services, you’ll never forget this mountain escape at Lake Tahoe. Reconnect with your colleagues while enjoying the natural wonders in and around this remarkable Lake Tahoe, Nevada hotel.  Make your reservations one of these convenient ways!

  • Reservations by Phone  
    Call Hyatt Reservations directly at 888-421-1442, for international calls dial 402-592-6464. Reference "Minerals, Metals and Materials Conference" to receive the conference rate of $199 per night.
  • Online Reservations
    Visit the Online Reservations website to be sure you receive the conference rate of $199 per night.

The Hyatt is pleased to offer meeting attendees a 15% discount off all standard spa and salon treatment prices, when booked in advance. Visit the Stillwater Spa and Salon website to learn about available treatments, pricing and current specials.


Meeting attendees who require an international travel visa are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. Visit the ICMOVPE-XV Visa Page for more information and to generate a visa letter.


Air Travel
The Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe is easily accessible from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, and approximately 45 minutes away by car. The airport offers 24-hour service with 11 airlines servicing more than 160 arrivals and departures daily, including non-stop daily service to Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle.

Airport Shuttle Service
Airport transportation is recommended through North Lake Tahoe Express, which offers multiple shuttles daily direct from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport and the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe.  Guests should book the "Blue" line shuttle for service to Incline Village. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Rates and hours are available at or by calling 866-216-5222 directly.

HertzHertz Car Rental
TMS has arranged discounted car rental through Hertz Car Rental. To reserve your special meeting rates, please provide the TMS discount code "CV#01YS0004".  Make your reservation online at or call Hertz directly at 800-654-2240 (In the U.S. and Canada) or 405-749-4434.


Student attendance is strongly encouraged at this conference. The conference has a limited budget to aid students in need of financial assistance which will be primarily provided in the form of reduced or waived registration fees. To be considered for financial aid, requests must be submitted to Christine Wang at All submissions must be received before the March 30, 2010 deadline. Recipients of financial aid awards will be notified as quickly as is possible.

    • Full Name
    • Affiliation
    • Mailing Address
    • E-mail Address
    • Aid Requested
    • A 1-2 sentence biography about your student status and research interests
    • An abstract if you are presenting a paper