Conference Venue/Hotel Information
SIGCOMM 2002 will be held at the prestigious Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Way, Mellon Square (412.281.7100). The hotel room block is called ACM SIGCOMM 2002, and the rate is $128.00/night.
You will be flying into Pittsburgh
International Airport (PIT). The conference hotels are 30-35 minutes away
by car. The cheapest way to get to downtown from the airport is via the Airport
Flyer (28X) bus service. The Airport Flyer is run by Port Authority Transit
of Allegheny County. You can board the bus in the ground transportation area
outside of the baggage claim. One-way fare is $12.00. There are also Taxis
available at the airport, Yellow Cab charges a rate of $2.00 (to step in the
cab) and $1.70 per mile. There is no flat rate.
Expect the temperature in late August to be approximately 80ºF and humid during the day, and approximately 60ºF at night.
There will be a laptop bar and wireless facilities available at the conference. The wireless facilities will not be turned on in the presentation room.
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