technical matters contact Conference Chair Mike Cattolico
For conference administration matters contact
Submit an Application
Application Deadline: March 31, 2006.
To apply for a student travel award:
- Submit the application by
the deadline: March 31, 2006
- Provide proof of full-time student status (a clear,
readable photocopy of valid student ID is sufficient)
- Provide a budget of estimated expenses
Submit your completed application and proof of student
status by mail or fax to:
GECCO-2006 Student Travel Awards
11410 NE 124th ST
Kirkland, WA 98034-4399
Applications will be reviewed by the GECCO-2006 Travel
Awards Committee. Decisions about travel awards will
be made in April.
As a condition of acceptance, travel award recipients
are required to
- Provide their social security or taxpayer identification
- Submt an expense report, with original receipts,
to SIGEVO by Friday August 11, 2006.
USA Travel Advice Regarding Visas
General Visa Information
The sites http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov and http://travel.state.gov have
information about obtaining a visa for those traveling
to the United States. Both sites have links to websites
for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. The embassy
and consulate websites have very helpful information
about procedures, time lines, communities served, required
documentation, and fees.
Letters from ACM
International registrants should be particularly
aware and careful about visa requirements, and should
plan travel well in advance. All visa inquiries must
be handled by ACM headquarters..
Please send your request for a letter in support of
a visa application to Stephanie Smith at ACM headquarters
Your request must include:
- Your name
- Mailing address
- Fax number
- Name of the conference you are attending
- Authors of papers/posters should also include the
Please note that ACM does not issue formal "letters
of invitation" to any of its conferences.
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