WWW6 Logistics, Special Events and Local Area Information
Bring a friend along! Everyone enjoys the California weather, atmosphere, and these special activities are sure to keep your friend busy while you are at the conference. We have made arrangements for the following activities:
Additional programs may be available. See the
Hospitality Desk at the WWW6 Registration area for more information.
You may book your reservations at the Hospitality Desk at the WWW6 Registration area on Sunday, April 6, from 1:00-4:00 pm, on Monday, April 7, and Tuesday, April 8, from 8:00 am to 12:00 Noon.
Any tour booking fewer than 20 persons is subject to cancellation. All tours will originate at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
There will be limited shuttle service to and from Cal Train's Lawrence Station on Tuesday and Thursday for participants and companions who wish to travel to Palo Alto/Stanford, San Francisco, and points in between.
A shuttle will depart from the Convention Center at 9:30 AM to connect with CalTrain's 10:11 AM northbound train. A return shuttle will depart from the Lawrence Station at 6:30 pm and return to the Conference hotels and the Convention Center.
See also the Cal Train website.
Everything at the conference is especially prepared for you! These are activities that you won't want to miss:
The Expo Opening will be on Monday night from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm and will include an opportunity to discuss Poster Presentations with their authors as well as a chance to mingle with the technologists and exhibitors. The event is included in registration fees for attendees. Refreshments will be provided, be sure to bring the drink coupons included in your registration packet. Companions may purchase tickets for $35.
Paramount's Great America Theme Park will be limited to conference participants for this special night of fun! Gates open at 6:00 pm and close at 10:00 pm. Conference Registration includes most main attractions, all you can eat food and drinks (beer, too). You will be able to purchase souvenirs so bring a little spending money. There are lockers to check personal belongings inside the gate of Great America as well as ATM machines.
Whether's it's dropping at freefall speeds on the Dropzone or doing several 360s on the latest 'coaster, thrills will be the theme of the night. There will be two special IMAX screenings, strolling musicians and abundant good food and cheer.
Shuttles will depart from both Conference
Hotels and the Convention Center directly to Great America and return. For
those guests not registered at the Conference wishing to enjoy this exciting evening, tickets can be purchased at the Information Desk. The cost for each additional entrance pass is $50.00. Ticket sales for this event will close on Tuesday, April 8, at 12:00 Noon.
Santa Clara Convention Center is a state-of-the-art 262,000 square foot facility. It is part of the innovative Santa Clara Trade and Convention Center complex. The adjacent 500 room, four-diamond Westin Hotel, Santa Clara and Techmart, the marketing center of Silicon Valley are also part of the complex.
The City of Santa Clara is
located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay
in the internationally-known "Silicon Valley." It exemplifies the
blending of the old and the new by offering a home to giant
computer and aerospace companies. In Santa Clara you will find
Northern California's largest theme park, golf and tennis along with
Conference Information DeskThe Sixth International World Wide Web Conference Information Desk will be located in the Convention Center Lobby and open from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm on Monday and 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesday through Friday.
In order to insure the integrity and security of the Sixth
International World Wide Web Conference, we request that all attendees wear
their name badges at all times. Entry to the Conference Center and rooms
at the Westin Hotel will be denied to those not possessing a badge.
The following meals are included in conjunction with the WWW6:
* If you are not signed up for Developer's Day but wish to stay
for History Day, to ensure a lunch on Friday you must pick
up a ticket at the Information Desk by Wednesday at 12:00 Noon.
Conference Shuttle TransportationThe conference shuttle service will run from 7:15am to 9:00am each morning.
The evening times are different each night. On Tuesday nd Wednesday, shuttles run from 5:00pm to 11:00pm; on Thursday and Friday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. During these times, shuttles will circulate between the Convention Center and the Conference hotels at approximately 20-minute intervals, depending on local traffic. These shuttles are complimentary.
There is also limited shuttle service to and from Cal Train's Lawrence Station on Tuesday and Thursday for participants and companions who wish to travel to Palo Alto/Stanford, San Francisco, and points in between.
A shuttle will depart from the Convention Center at 9:30 AM to connect with CalTrain's 10:11 AM northbound train. A return shuttle will depart from the Lawrence Station at 6:30 pm and return to the Convention Center. From the Convention Center, connect with a shuttle to return to the hotels.
See also the Cal Train website.
Assistance and support for accessibility issues will be featured in the Access Room, Ballroom E, Monday through Thursday. This includes support services for disabled participants, support for presenters and exhibitors and demonstrations of Access Technologies.
A full service business center is located at the Westin Hotel
adjacent to the Santa Clara Convention Center. In addition to fax
capabilities, attendees will be able to arrange package shipping. Rate
sheets are available at the Information Desk.
Attendees will find access to the internet in many locations throughout the Convention Center. Sponsorship from Apple Computer, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Corporation allowed us to place general access systems throughout the main lobbies of the Convention Center. Use these systems for quick access to conference information on ICE.
The following rooms will be open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm for your convenience. All systems have Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator installed.
Room 202 - 20 systems including WindowsNT and MacOS
Room 208 - 20 systems including WindowsNT and MacOS
SecuritySecurity guards are present at the WWW6 to protect you and the equipment inside the convention center. When a guard asks you for your name badge or to complete a property pass, please cooperate.
SmokingSmoking is not permitted anywhere inside the convention center. Smokers must use outdoor smoking area.
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A medical technician is on call at the conference. Go to the
if you need emergency assistance. For other types of assistance:
Dental Referral Service: (800)917-6453
Legal Referral Service: (408)971-6822
In case of an earthquake, please remain calm and take shelter under a stable object. Face away from any glass.
Remain where you are until the shaking stops. If directed to evacuate the
conventions center, proceed to the nearest designated exit (see conference
map). Do not use the elevators.
In case of a fire, please leave the building by the closest safe exit. Do not use the elevators.
In case of any emergency, do not return to the building until authorities give the all clear.
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General Information: Santa Clara
General Information: San Jose
General Information: San Francisco
Yahoo! Map of Santa Clara
Yahoo! Map of San Jose
Yahoo! Map of San Francisco
Transportation: Santa Clara
Transportation: San Jose Airport
Transportation: Cal Train
Transportation: San Francisco
Special Interest: San Jose Visitor Guide
Special Interest: Biking in Santa Clara Valley
Special Interest: Travel Tips in Santa Clara
Special Interest: Looking for jobs?
Special Interest: More Looking for jobs?
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5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95052
2885 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
3100 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110
1740 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112
1350 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112
1250 Lakeside Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
American Airlines (800)433-7300
America West Airlines (800)235-9292
Delta Airlines (800)221-1212
Mexicana Airlines (800)531-7921
Northwest Airlines (800)225-2525
Reno Air (800)RENO-AIR
Skywest/The Delta Connection (408)287-1313
Southwest Airlines (800)435-9792
Transworld Airlines (408)298-6600
United/United Express (800)241-6522
South & East Bay Airport Shuttle (408)559-9477, (800)548-4664
V.I.P. Airport Shuttle (408)378-8847
Automobile RentalsAble Rent-A-Car (408)436-6400
Alamo Rent A Car (408)288-4650
Avis Rent A Car System (408)993-2224
Budget Rent A Car - San Francisco (415)875-7540
Budget Rent A Car - San Jose (408)286-7850
Dollar Rent A Car (408)280-2200
Enterprise Rent-A-Car (408)452-1100
Hertz Corporation (800)654-3131
Limousine ServiceAxess Limousine (408)428-9160
Chic Limousine Service (408)736-5555
Expresso Limousine (408)982-5466
Ishi Limousine, Inc. (408)730-5652, (800)422-4744
Mirage Transportation Services (408)297-6270
Sharp Limo (408)745-6117
Sterling Limousine (408)370-3521, (800)966-1821
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Last modified Tue Apr 8 08:41:56 PDT 1997 by Kathryn Henniss.