Travel

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Sheraton Atlanta
165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
404-659-6500
 
All IEEE INFOCOM 2017 sessions will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta hotel 
Enjoy Southern charm and modern style in completely renovated hotel rooms and suites, offering guests the perfect downtown Atlanta location.  Guest rooms include complimentary WiFi , refrigerator and in-room safe 
 
IEEE INFOCOM Rate 
$185 Single/Double 
$10 Additional Person   
$138.00 Government (Note: rate increases to $142.00 in January )
Room rates are exclusive of sales/room tax.
Taxes at the time of the conference will be sixteen percent (16.9 %) (Sales tax 8%, occupancy 8%, MARTA 0.5% and TSPLOST 0.4%) plus a State Hotel Assessment Fee of $5.00 per room/per night.
 
Room Rate is valid April 26-May 7, 2017.
 
 
Reservations by phone: 888-627-8332

Reservation cut-off is Wednesday 22 March 2017.  Subject to availability.
 
A deposit equal to one night's stay is required to hold each individual's reservation. Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least three (3) working days prior to arrival, and a cancellation number is obtained.  
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE 
The IEEE Communications Society has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should IEEE INFOCOM 2017 fall short of the expected number of guest rooms.  By staying at a conference hotel, you will enjoy the convenience of residing at the conference venue and to a far greater extent provide valued assistance in support of IEEE ComSoc's financial obligations.

 

VISA INFORMATION

Do not delay in making your VISA arrangements for entry into the United States if needed. Such arrangements are the responsibility of attendees and other participants and may take up to a few months.

HOW TO OBTAIN A VISA
Complete information on how to apply for a VISA to enter the US can be found on the U.S. Department of State's Web Site


VISA ASSISTANCE LETTERS

TECHNICAL PROGRAM AND WORKSHOP PAPER AUTHORS
Authors needing VISA Assistance letters can download them from EDAS
1.      Log into EDAS site, and find your paper.
2.      Toward the bottom of the page, you will find in the properties column the words "visa letter", and beside it, an image of an envelope outlined in yellow.
3.      Click on this envelope, and you will be able to confirm or change your address information reflected in the letter.
4.      Then the system will generate the letter for your use.
5.      If you have any problems, please click the help tab in the EDAS system.

  • Authors need to indicate in EDAS that they are "presenters" in order to access the visa assistance letters.   
  • If you need a hard copy letter sent to you please complete the form at http://visa.comsoc.org, there is a $25USD mailing fee for hard copy request.


EVERYONE ELSE
1.      Register for the conference with payment 
2.      You will have the opportunity to request a VISA Assistance letter as part of the registration process. 

  • There is a $25USD mailing fee for hard copy request.


If you have questions regarding VISA Assistance letters contact Phyllis O’Neil at p.oneill@comsoc.org.