SC2003 will be held at the Phoenix Civic
Plaza Convention Center. For more information about the center,
go to http://www.ci.phoenix.az.us/CIVPLAZA/plazaidx.html.
Registering for the conference
If you didnt register in advance, you can still register
either for tutorial sessions, the technical program or a one-day
exhibits pass. Each person attending a conference activity
must have a personal registration badge for that event or
session. The conference registration desk is located near
Lobby A at the north end of the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention
Hours for the registration desk and conference
Saturday, Nov. 15: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
In addition to the wireless network installed in the Convention
Center by the SCinet team, conference attendees may access
their email in the Email Room, which is sponsored by Sun Microsystems.
The Email Room is in Room 5, just off Lobby A of the Convention
Center. Email Room hours are:
Sunday, Nov. 16: Noon to 6 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. to Noon
Parking in the Phoenix Civic Plaza area
There are a number of parking garages in the convention center
area. View the map showing
entrances to parking garages.
First Aid and Emergency Help
In the Convention Center, First Aid stations are located in
Hall B and in Hall E. For other emergencies in the Convention
Center, please contact one of the Guardsmark security officers
on duty in the facility.
The SC2003 Media Room will be located in Room 15, just off
Lobby One in the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center. All
media representatives are asked to check in at the Media Room
upon arrival to have your credentials verified for registration.
More information can be found on the Media Information page
Downtown Phoenix Information
The 90-block downtown area of Phoenix is known as Copper Square.
To help visitors find their way around the area, the Downtown
Phoenix Partnership provides 22 Copper Square Ambassadors
(CSAs).On duty seven days a week, 365 days a year, CSAs are
happy to provide directions or recommendations, answer questions,
or walk you to your destination anything to help make
your experience in Copper Square more pleasant and memorable!
Copper Square Ambassadors are easy to recognize in their black
and khaki uniforms with the Copper Square logo and can be
seen on bike or foot throughout the 90-square-block area.