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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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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Tours

Tours and Special Activities "The field trips were wonderful. The sessions were fantastic." -Attendee of the 2009 SHOT Annual Meeting Note: All tours will depart at the times listed below.� Please do not count on your tour guide waiting for you if you are late! Thursday, 30 September: Mount Rainier National Park Established in 1899…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma SIGS

Special Interest Group Activities An important feature of the SHOT Annual Meeting is the inclusion of a number of special interest group (SIG) gatherings.� Albatrosses The Albatrosses, whose interests cover all things related to aviation and aerospace, will have an informal breakfast on Sunday morning followed by a roundtable session highlighting the current research of…

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January 3rd, 2013

Tacoma Sessions

Schedule of Sessions "I’ve been attending SHOT meetings since 1969 and last year’s conference was arguably the best organized one I’ve ever attended." -Attendee of the 2009 SHOT Annual Meeting To see details of the topics and participants of all the academic sessions that will be taking place at the SHOT 2010 in Tacoma, please…

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January 3rd, 2013

Registration

Register for the SHOT 2010 Annual Meeting Register today for the SHOT 2010, the society’s Annual Meeting in Tacoma, 30 September – 3 October. Please note that your registration fee this year includes FREE continental breakfast on Friday and Saturday.� If you are going to a breakfast with a fee (such as Envirotech or the…

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