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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh SIGS

Special Interest Group Activities An important feature of SHOT is that it includes a number of special interest groups (SIGSs) who meet during our annual meeting.� In order to introduce all the members to all the SIGs, we are holding a special “Meet the SIGs Coffee Break” on Friday morning from 10-10.30 am.� During this…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Sessions

Session Schedules To see details of the topics, participants, and schedule of the more than fifty academic sessions that will be taking place at the SHOT Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, please see the attached PDF file. Print out the file, review it, mark it up, and bring it with you as a convenient way of…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Program

Program Overview A pdf version of the Final Progam is available here. Thursday, 15 October 8 am-5 pm Executive Council Meeting (open to all members), Duquesne Room 8 am-5 pm� Conference Registration, North Lobby Concourse 12-5 pm Editorial Board Meeting IEEE Annals of Computer History, Birmingham Room Afternoon Tours�������� 12:30 Fallingwater 12:45 Steel Valley 1:00…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Plenary

Opening Plenary The speaker at this year’s plenary session is 2006 Sally Hacker Prize winner and Senior Writer for the American Scientist Brian Hayes. He will speaking on "Industrial America Seen Through a Chain-Link Fence." In describing the subject he notes: "When I was a small boy, I spent much of one summer peering through…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Hotels

Conference Hotels Headquarters Hotel Hilton Pittsburgh 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Tel: 412-391-4600, Fax: 412-467-3400, Toll Free: 1-800-445-8667 (US & Canada), +800 44 45 86 67 (International) All sessions for the 2009 Annual Meeting will be at the Hilton Pittsburgh, located at Pittsburgh’s famous “Point.”� The Hilton is ideally situated to maximize members’ “Pittsburgh”…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh History

Pittsburgh: A Brief History Originally occupied by the Shawnee and Delaware tribes, Pittsburgh had become the center of a contest between the British and French empires for control of North America by the mid 18th century.� Each nation built forts at the Pittsburgh Point where the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela forms the Ohio.…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Events

Special Events Opening Plenary and Reception Our annual meeting will kick off with events at the Senator John Heinz History Center on Thursday evening.� At 7 pm, we will have an opening plenary session featuring Brian Hayes, 2006 Sally Hacker Prize winner and Senior Writer for the American Scientist (an abstract of his speech is…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Beyond SHOT

Pittsburgh Beyond SHOT Should you arrive in Pittsburgh in advance of the meeting or stay beyond its conclusion–or if you just want to do something different–Pittsburgh offers a great variety of cultural activities and experiences.� Here is a short list. Theaters Pittsburgh is home to a 14-block Cultural District centered along the Liberty and Penn…

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January 3rd, 2013

Pittsburgh Meeting Overview

Annual Meeting Pittsburgh, 15 – 18 October, 2009 “Hell with the lid off,” the “Smoky City,” the “Iron City,” the “Steel City,” the “City of Bridges,” the “Renaissance City”–Pittsburgh has been known by all of these appellations at one time or another.� Today, however, Pittsburgh is often called “America’s most livable city.”� It’s a place…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Travel

Travel To and Around Tacoma Getting to Tacoma Additional information will be added to this page as it becomes available. If you do not see the information you require email shot@virginia.edu for assistance. By Air SEATAC, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, is the airport code you want when you or your travel agent makes your reservation. SeaTac…

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