General Chairs

Edward J. Delp, Purdue University, USA; Thomas S. Huang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Program Chairs

Mary L. Comer, Purdue University, USA; Minh N. Do, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA;
Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, Northwestern University, USA


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Venue and Accommodation

 

Hotel Information

The 27th PCS was held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on May 6-8, 2009.

PCS was held at the The Embassy Suites - Chicago Downtown Lake Front Hotel.

 

The address of the hotel is:

Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront
511 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
USA

We have reserved a block of rooms at the hotel at the very attractive rate of $219.00/night.

Each room at the hotel is a suite, includes breakfast, and an evening beverage reception each day of your stay.

Attendees should reserve rooms by contacting the hotel directly.

Via telephone: Call +1 800 525 2509 or +1 312 836 5900 and ask for the "Picture Coding Symposium" block of rooms.

Online: Go to www.chicagolakefront.embassysuites.com First, fill in your dates of stay and click GO. This will take you to a new page, titled "Select Your Reservation Details." At the bottom of the same page there is a line Group/Convention Code and you should enter the code PCS to receive the group discounted rate.


 

Chicago

One of the largest cities in North America, Chicago is among the world's twenty-five largest urban areas by population. Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States after New York City and Los Angeles, with a population of nearly 3 million people.

 

More information about Chicago can be found at:

 

Chicago Visitors Website

Official Chicago Website

 

The closest international airport to Chicago is O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

 


 

Letters of Invitation

 

If you need a letter of invitation for obtaining a visa to the USA, please contact Professor Edward Delp (see contact information).

 


 Questions and inquires can be directed to pcs2009@ecn.purdue.edu or see the information contact page.

 

 

Last Updated: May 11, 2009