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Registration Information for the
2001 9th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology

As of November 5, 2001, all registrations will be handled at the site of the conference.



Registration Fees

Registration fees include the scientific program; Thursday evening welcoming reception; a.m. bagels and coffee, coffee breaks, poster session reception. and optional Friday, Saturday, Sunday lunch. There is a "no lunch" option that does not include lunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Optional Events:

  • Feynman Prize Banquet: Saturday Dinner 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Senior Associate Reception: Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    (Senior Associate membership not required to attend the reception)
  • Nanotechnology Patent Roundtable: Thursday 1:00 to 5:00 PM
    (free to registered Conference attendeees)

The registration for the tutorial is separate from the conference registration. The tutorial registration fee includes Thursday lunch. You may register for the conference only, the tutorial only, or both.

Tutorial space is limited, therefore early registration is recommended.

The deadline for early registration is Sept. 1

    by Sept. 1   after Sept. 1

Conference—Lunches included (Nov. 9-11)
Academic, Nonprofit, Govt.   $475   $595
Corporate, Individual   $595   $720
Full-time Student*   $225   $350
One day · Fri · Sat · Sun   $125   $225

Conference—NO LUNCHES** (Nov. 9-11)
Academic, Nonprofit, Govt.   $345   $465
Corporate, Individual   $465   $590
Full-time Student*   $95   $195

Tutorial Fees include lunch (Nov.8)   $475   $595

Optional Items:
Feynman Prize Banquet
Saturday Dinner, 5:30 -7:30 pm
  $55   $75
Senior Associate Reception
Saturday, 8:00-10:00 pm
  $45   $65
  (Senior Associate membership not required to attend the reception)
Nanotechnology Patent Roundtable
Thursday 1:00 to 5:00 pm
      $95
(for non-conf. attendees)
  (Roundtable free to registered Conference attendeees)

* Full-time students must provide copy of your university student ID with the registration application.
** No lunches option omits lunch on Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Senior Associates of Foresight Institute or IMM may register at the academic rate, regardless of their employment status. More information about becoming a Senior Associate.

Amounts over $175 are tax-deductible in the U.S. as a charitable contribution, excluding optional items.

A press pass is available that waives registration fees (fees for meals sill apply).

 

Registration Forms

Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard, check or international money order valid in the U.S. Make checks payable to the "Foresight Institute"; checks and bank drafts must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. Bank. Registrations with payment by credit card may be faxed.

As of November 5, 2001, all registrations will be handled at the site of the conference.

  • This form may be printed and faxed or mailed.
  • Register online using a secure Web form.
  • Register for a Press Pass

 

Refund Policy

Refunds of registration fees can only be made upon receipt of a written request, postmarked no later than August 30, 2001, and are subject to a $100 administrative fee.

Special Needs

Participants with special needs should notify the organizers at least one month in advance. Please contact Foresight Institute foresight@foresight.org, +1 (650) 917-1122, fax +1(650) 917-1123.

 

Accommodations and Travel

The Ninth Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology will be held at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, CA 95054. The Conference will begin with a reception the evening of Thursday, November 8, and end Sunday, November 11, 2001. An intensive Tutorial on Foundations of Nanotechnology will be held on November 8, from 9 AM until 5 PM.

Site and Accommodations

The Westin Hotel, Santa Clara, California, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Reservations: 1(800) 228-3000 or 1(408) 986-0700, Fax 1(408) 980-3990, clara@westin.com, or http://www.starwood.com/westin

Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations by Monday, October 15. Mention the Foresight Nanotechnology Conference to obtain the reduced room rate. Cut-off for conference rate extended to October 26

Group Rate: Single occupancy $120 or double $140 plus tax. Rooms at this rate are limited; reserve early.

Location: The Westin Santa Clara is in the heart of Silicon Valley, adjacent to the Santa Clara Convention Center and across from Great America The me Park. 20 minutes from the San Jose Airport and 40 minutes from the San Francisco Airport. For driving directions or more information go to http://www.starwood.com/westin

Driving directions to the Westin:

From San Jose From San Francisco From Oakland
Highway 101 North
Exit Great America Pkwy/Bowers.
Turn right onto Great America Parkway, about 1.5 miles down on the right.
Highway 101 South
Exit Great America Parkway/Bowers.
Turn left onto Great America Parkway, about 1.5 miles down on the right.
Highway 880 South
Exit Highway 237 West.
Exit Great America Parkway, about 1 miles down on the left.

Airport Transportation: The conference is convenient to both San Francisco and San Jose airports.

Airport Shuttle Services South Bay Flyer: Reservations not required. Call from San Jose Airport, 1(888) 463-5937. Vans pick up outside San Francisco Airport www.landyacht.com

 

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