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ACM SIGMOBILE

The Seventh Annual
      International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking

July 16-21, 2001, Rome, Italy

http://www.sigmobile.org/

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Conference Venue

The opening day of the Conference, July 18th, will be held at Palazzo Colonna, one of the most beautiful Baroque Historical Palaces in Rome. The next two days of the ACM SIGMOBILE Seventh Annual Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking Technical Program will be held at the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi center on July 19th and 20th. The Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi is located in downtown Rome, within walking distance from the Via Veneto, theater of Federico Fellini's renowned movie "La dolce vita." It is also close to the enchanting Villa Borghese Park, one of the largest botanical parks in Rome. Restaurants, shopping areas, and other major downtown Rome attractions are within walking distance.

Tutorials and Workshops will be located at the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi conference center. 

Accomodations

The official lodging site for the ACM SIGMOBILE Seventh Annual Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking is the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi, that is a deluxe five-star hotel. Arrangements have been made to reserve a block of rooms on a discount rate July 15th - July 20th, 2001. Arrangements have also been made with the following hotels on special discounted rates.

Parco dei Principi is NOT fully booked

For a multilingual currency converter go to http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic

Class

Hotel Name

Single Room

Double Room (for single use)

Double Room

*****

Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi

 

 

207

   258

****

Hotel Albani

 

 

171

   217

***

Hotel Villa Borghese

 

 

118

   145

***

Hotel Invictus

 

 

118

   140

***

Hotel Fiume

115

145

   170

***

Hotel Marcella

110

150

   175

**

Hotel Paisiello Parioli

  85

  91

   113

**

Hotel Villa Porpora

  91

  98

   118

Please note that in Italy, the hotel class is denoted by the number of stars on an one to five ascending scale. Five Star hotels belong to the deluxe category; Four star hotels are exclusive, and comfortable; Three star hotels are provide comfortable accomondations; Two star hotels provide economical lodging.   

Rooms are available July 15th - July 20th . Please RESERVE YOUR ROOM EARLY  since mid-July is a busy Tourist Season and hotel  availability is an issue. 

All Hotels are in walking distance, 5-10 minutes, of the Conference Site. You can locate the suggested hotels and the Conference on the map

To take advantage of the discount rates you should register through the D.G.M.P. s.r.l. agency by completing the last page of the registration form (accomodations). 

Travel

Rome is served by an international airport with regular daily flights via domestic and international airlines. For more information and flight schedules check http://www.adr.it/en/fiumic/fiumic-00.html

Transportation

By Train

There is a regular train service between the airport and the main railway station "Roma Termini" (around 7.5 Euros one way). Information on the train schedules is available at http://www.adr.it/en/fiumic-00.html or at the Italian railway system page (FF SS - FERROVIE DELLO STATO): http://www.fs-on-line.com/

From Rome Termini you can either take a taxi to the conference site or the 910 bus. Get off after 8 stops at the Via Giovanni Paisiello bus stop.  The hotel is within 2 minutes walking distance (350 m), at Via Gerolamo Frescobaldi 5. For details refer to the map

By Taxi

Taxi service from the airport to the hotel area is approximately 50 to 70 Euro, one way. Taxis are available outside the airport  arrival terminals, or can be reserved by calling one of the following numbers: 

Cooperativa Samarcanda: +39 06 5551

Radio Taxi "La Capitale": +39 06 4994

Pronto Taxi: +39 06 6645

Auto Radio Taxi: +39 06 3570

Radio Taxi Tevere: +39 06 4157

By Car

Car rental companies are located in the airport arrival area. For the web pages click on the relevant  link.

Maggiore Budget 

EuropCar

Hertz

Avis

Registration

To register please fill out the form at the Registration page

Around Rome

This selection of links provides you with useful information you may need during your visit in Rome.

ABCroma is probably the most exhaustive site about Rome. You will find anything about not only Arts, Monuments, Buildings, Places but also on Events, Shopping and Public Transport.

Subterranean Rome. Above (actually, beneath) all famous Roman buildings and monuments, probably the most interesting attraction of Rome is her subterranean labyrinth of channels, docks and tanks. This site let you discover the dark side of Rome.

Imperial Forums Official Website provides you all information about the "Fori Imperiali". With pictures, animations and reconstructions.

Happy Rome offers general information about social life in Rome and Special Events. This site tries to render social life of Roman citizen.

Roma On-line is a virtual magazine, where news and articles are constantly updated to offer you latest news.

Romeguide offers you a full turistic guide. Route maps, restaurants, markets and historical information; "your full pocket web guide to travel and sightseeing Rome and Italy", as title says.

The Christian Catacombs of Rome let you visit Christian Catacombs, an interesting archeological site located near Rome.

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