(ASIS '97)


November 1-6, 1997

Meeting Venue & Registration Information

J.W. Marriott Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2000 Fax: (202) 626-6991 1-800 228-9290 http://www.marriott.com/marriott/dc-042.htm

Adjacent to National Theatre, National Press Club and Indoor Mall (110 shops and 18+ restaurants). Walking distance to White House, Metro Center, Federal Triangle, Capitol Hill. Two blocks from the mall, monuments and the Smithsonian Museums, Ford's Theater. Jogging on the Mall or along the Potomac River.


Recreation: Indoor pool, health club, sauna, whirlpool, game room, on-property massages available. Services/Features: Nonsmoking rooms, facilities for persons with disabilities, gift shop, teleconferencing, parking on site, 24-hour room service, voice-mail in rooms, business center.


Rates: Single/Double $150; Additional person, $10


Getting to Washington, D.C.
By Air or Car -- Get there for less!
Call our official travel agency, Conventions in America, at 1-800-929-4242 and ask for Group #425. You will receive 5% - 10% off the lowest applicable fares on American Airlines and US Airways, or the guaranteed lowest available fare on any carrier. Travel between October 27 - November 9, 1997. All attendees booking through CIA will receive free flight insurance and be entered in their quarterly drawing for domestic travel for two!


Alamo Rent A Car is offering special rates starting as low as $30/day or $134/week, with unlimited free mileage and bonus frequent flyer miles.


Call Conventions in America - 1-800-929-4242, ask for Group #425 Outside 800 area, call 619-453-3686 / fax 619-453-7976 Reservation hours: M-F 6:30am - 5:00pm Pacific Time (24 hour emergency number) Internet: flycia@scitravel.com


If you call direct:
US Airways 1-800-334-8644, Goldfile #99630084
Alamo 1-800-732-3232, ID #432369 GR
American 1-800-433-1790, ask for Starfile #62O7AB (NOTE: the AA starfile number - that is "O" as is Oscar)


By Train
Amtrak stops at Union Station, a short cab or Metro ride from the hotel. The MARC train operates weekdays to Union Station.


Getting to the Hotel
Washington's Metro can take you from National Airport to Metro Center or Federal Center, each a block from the hotel. Taxi fare from National Airport to downtown is approximately $10., from Dulles, $45. Washington Flyer Shuttle service from National or Dulles Airport to the hotel is available half-hourly: From National airport, $8 one way, $14 round trip; from Dulles, $16 one way or $26 round-trip.


How To Register
By Mail: Submit one copy of the registration form for each registrant and provide all information requested on the form. Send the completed forms to:
Conference Registrar
Dept. 5189
Washington DC 20061-5189.


You'll receive written confirmation of registration within two weeks if you register before, October 17, 1997.


By Fax: Send your completed form to 301/495-0810. Fax registrations must include MasterCard, American Express or VISA payment.


By Phone: Phone your complete information to 301/495-0900. Phone registrations must include MasterCard, AMEX or VISA payment.


By E-mail: Send all registration information with credit card information to meetings@asis.org. For more information call 301/495-0900, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, EST.


Via the World Wide Web: Use the secure form Now Available!


Early Registration Discounts
To qualify for registration discounts, your registration and payment must be received by ASIS by September 26, 1997. Late rates apply to registrations received after this date.


Members of the Special Libraries Association, Medical Libraries Association and American Association of Law Libraries may also register at the ASIS member rates. Include the name of your association and your membership number on the registration form.


Great News! - Special Discount
If this is your First ASIS Conference OR if you've never taken an ASIS Continuing Education course, you can SAVE BIG! Just register for the full conference AND any full day CE course and take $75 off your total registration fee. This offer is not available at the student or retired registration rate.


Annual Banquet and Proceedings
One admission ticket to the Awards Banquet, Wednesday, November 5, and a copy of the Proceedings are included with each full conference registration except for student categories. Additional banquet tickets or copies of the Proceedings may be purchased on site.


Cancellations & Refunds
Cancellations and refund requests will be honored only if received in writing by October 3, 1997. No cancellation or refund requests will be accepted after this date. All refunds will be subject to a $25 processing fee. Refund checks will be issued six to eight weeks after the conference. Special event fees are non-refundable.


For additional conference and registration information, contact ASIS:
E-mail:   ASIS@asis.org
Phone:    301/495-0900        Fax: 301/495-0810
Mail:     ASIS
8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 501
Silver Spring, MD  20910
Maryland Relay Service number for the hearing impaired: 800/735-2258.




Last updated 8/20/97 by awh