Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security
SOUPS 2011 will be held on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh,
PA. Carnegie Mellon is located approximately 22 miles from the
Pittsburgh International Airport. SOUPS registration, breakfasts, and
most sessions will be held on the fourth floor of the Gates Center
for Computer Science. The registration desk will be located near
the fourth-floor street-level entrance. SOUPS lunches and the
poster session will be held in the Newell-Simon Hall third-floor atrium.
Hotel: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Select -
University Center, which is located about three-quarters of a
mile from CMU. Register by July 3, 2011 for the conference rate of
$129/night. Use the group code SC2.
Dorm housing: A block of rooms has been reserved in the
Carnegie Mellon Boss Hall, which is
located on campus. Double rooms
(suitable for 1 or 2 people, shared bathrooms in each suite of
rooms) are available at the rate of $30/night per person in a double
room (2 person per room) with linen, $54/night per person in a
double as a single room (1 person per room) with linen. These rooms
are not air conditioned.
Rooms must be reserved by June 19, 2011. Only a small number of rooms
are available, so reserve early if you are interested in this
option. To make your reservation call 412/268-1125 8:30am-5pm
Eastern M-F or email (Carolyn Manley) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please add the phrase SOUPS 2011 Housing in the subject line.
The CMU web site has a list of other nearby
Hotel shuttle and parking: The hotel will provide a free
shuttle to CMU. The shuttle leaves the hotel every 30 minutes from
7:30 am to 9 pm. The hotel charges $20/day for parking.
campus is available in the East Campus Garage ($10/day) in the
Gates Garage ($14/day), and in
the garage below the CIC building ($16/day). If you wish to park in
the CIC garage you must approach the building from S. Neville
St., which passes under Forbes Ave. We recommend that you walk to campus or take
advantage of the hotel shuttle. If you plan to take the hotel
shuttle, be aware that there may not be enough room for everyone on
the 8:30 am shuttle, so consider taking the 8 am shuttle.
Child care: The Carnegie Museums, located right next to CMU,
offer week-long camp programs for children age 4 and up. Programs for
children age 6 and older are full day, with optional pre-care and
after-care. Past SOUPS attendees have found this to be a convenient
child care option that their kids really enjoyed. Camp registration
information for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Camp
Earth and the Carnegie Museum of Art Art
and Architecture Camps will be available online in March. For assistance in making other child care arrangements
in Pittsburgh, please contact the SOUPS general chair.
Pittsburgh: There is lots to see and do in Pittsburgh. The
Carnegie Museum of Natural
History, the Carnegie Museum of Art,
Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and the Cathedral of
Learning Nationality Rooms are all within walking distance of the Holiday
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Pittsburgh cultural events.
The annual Pittsburgh
Vintage Grand Prix will be held July 23 and 24 in
Schenley Park, near CMU. Come see over 2,000 show
cars and vintage car races held on city streets.
For further assistance with registration or local arrangements, please Contact Jennifer Lucas -
phone: (412) 268-9870 -
email: jmlucas AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu
SOUPS is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon CyLab.