Wednesday Updates

  • Voting for best poster and demo will be open to midnight tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 14). Information on how to vote, along with your unique code, was provided in the envelope you received at registration

  • Dinner starts at 6:30pm tonight. Be sure to bring your dinner ticket with your meal selection. You will need to present this to ticket to enter, and must place this ticket on the table when you sit down. The "yellow" conference shuttle will run between the Hyatt Place, Hotel Bethlehem, and Comfort Suites from 4pm to midnight tonight.

Poster and Demo Reception Starts at 6:30pm

The Poster and Demo Reception Starts at 6:30pm tonight. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. To gain admittance bring your badge. You have received two drink tickets in your registration envelope. Please bring these with you to claim your drinks. Pennsylvania state law requires that you be 21 and older to drink alcohol, and you must provide proof of age if you look 35 or younger. Also don't forget to bring your sheet with your personalized code that will allow you to vote online for the best poster and best demo.

Submission to Lightning Talks

The Lightning Talks will be held at 4pm on Wednesday. To submit a Lightning Talk send a single slide in PDF format to Oscar Corcho by midnight Tuesday. Presentations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will receive a confirmation number that specifies the order of your talk. Each talk will be strictly limited to 2 minutes, and there will be a maximum of 30 talks.

A Few Tips for Your Trip

We are excited to have the ISWC community visit Bethlehem. We are currently experiencing lovely fall weather, with daily high temperatures in the 65-70 °F (18-21 °C) range. The forecast for the upcoming week is typically mostly sunny or partly cloudy, with a slight chance of showers on Tuesday.