ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 1997 (SAC '97)
February 28th - March 2nd

The Final Programme is now available

Welcome from the Conference Chair

The 12th annual SAC is part of the pre-ACM'97 activities and runs parallel to the ACM SIGCSE Conference. It precedes the ACM 50th Anniversary Conference starting on March 3, 1997.

The symposium consists of technical sessions, which consist of 14 tracks (see figure). These are running on Friday, February 28, and Saturday, March 1 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM in 5 concurrent tracks: details are in the final programme. There will also be a keynote address each day, from Adele Goldberg (Director of Neometron, Inc) and Elliot Soloway and Cathie Norris (Universities of Michigan and North Texas, respectively). There are also six tutorials, running concurrently from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Sunday, March 2. Registrants for the technical sessions will receive the SAC'97 Proceedings.

All events are at the Hyatt St. Claire, 302 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113. The hotel is in downtown San Jose; there is complimentary shuttle service from the San Jose International Airport, and the hotel is four blocks from the I-280 Almaden/Vine exit: I'm sure that SIGCSE'97 won't mind you having a peek at their map, where it is hotel number 4, and there is some unofficial travel information.


Early registration ends January 31, 1997. There is a discount for joint registration with the SIGCSE Conference. See the registration form. Registration on Friday and Saturday is at the Fairmont Hotel (170 Market, a block from the St. Claire), and on the other two days at the St. Claire. Complete the registration form and mail it immediately.


Note: The information given in the printed programme is wrong!
However, special rates are available for SAC'97 attendees for reservations received by January 26,1997: here is the correct information.

There is also some unofficial travel information.


Jim Hightower (Conference Chair), Barrett Bryant (Programme Chair), K. M. George (Conference Vice-Chair), Jan Carroll (Proceedings Editor), Sami Khuri (Local Arrangements), Dave Oppenheim (Treasurer), and Paul Rivera (ACM HQ).


SAC'97 is co-sponsored by ACM Special Interest Groups SIGAPP SIGCUE, SIGBIO and SIGAda.

For more information:

For general information, contact the Symposium Chair Jim Hightower (714)449-4191, the Symposium Vice-chair K.M. George (405)744-5221 or the Programme Chair Barrett Bryant (205)934-2213.

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