Mary L. Comer, Purdue University, USA; Minh N. Do, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA;
Aggelos K. Katsaggelos, Northwestern University, USA
Venue and Accommodation
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
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.
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:
The closest international airport to Chicago is O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
Letters of Invitation
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Last Updated: May 11, 2009