Important Dates

Abstract Due: February 15 2010
Full Paper Due: February 22 2010
Notification: April 22 2010
Final copy due:  May 12 2010
Conference: July 21-23 2010


George Mason University, USA, July 21-23 2010

 Research 1 Room 163.

Campus map: link

The symposium will be held in the heart of Fairfax, Virginia Northern Virginia's technology corridor near Washington, D.C..

For information on getting to and from George Mason University, please visit the following link: http://www.gmu.edu/resources/welcome/Directions-to-GMU.html.


The conference organizers have arranged a special rate at the following hotels:

Comfort Inn University Center,
11180 Fairfax Blvd,
Fairfax VA 22030
Phone 703-591-5900, Fax 703-273-7915

SpringHill Suites Fairfax Fair Oaks
11191 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 USA
Phone: 1-703-691-7880
Fax: 1-703-691-7884

While booking please mention the special rate for "GMU Policy 2010", which is $ 89.00 per night.

There is a shuttle available from the SpringHill Suites to Research 1 (GMU) and back. The shuttle is scheduled so that participants can come in time and leave after the last event (talk or the dinner). The hotel provides shuttles to the Metro independently, but those have to be arranged on an individual basis.

There is a Metro to George Mason shuttle which is available free of charge (http://shuttle.gmu.edu/masontometro.html). It runs every 30 minutes and takes people to the Vienna Metro Station. The stop closest to Research 1 is the Sandy Creek Shuttle Stop.

Those who do not take the shuttle or drive, Taxi's are the other option. Those who drive can park at the Sandy Creek Parking deck ($ 12.00 per day), that is across from Research 1.

We hope you will have a wonderful time in Washington DC !!!