recordings of the Technical Sessions be available?
Blue Sky Broadcast
will be recording the audio and capturing all of the presentation
slides of all Symposium technical sessions (Tuesday through
Friday), in an MP3 DVD-ROM Package. Copies will be mailed out
approximately 4-6 weeks after the Conference. The cost will be $99
onsite for Symposium attendees, $150 post show for Symposium
attendees and $375 for all other orders. Orders will be taken at
the Blue Sky Broadcast order desk, which will be located in the
SID '08 registration area, or through the mail after the
can I order books?
publications are not available through advance registration. There
will be a Book Store adjacent to the Registration Desk at the
Conference. If you are not attending the Conference and wish to
purchase conference publications, please contact the SID HQ Office
at (408) 977-1013, fax (408) 977-1531, e-mail: email@example.com.
cameras and/or recorders allowed?
The use of flash
cameras, video recorders and audiotape is prohibited in all
Symposium and Seminar sessions. Picture taking in the Exhibit Hall
is prohibited unless specific permission is obtained from the
appropriate booth personnel.
is the cancellation policy?
A $25 cancellation fee
will apply on all cancellations made on or before May 2, 2008. In
addition, any registrant required to pay the $75 membership fee
will have that fee applied toward a new or renewed SID annual
membership. This membership fee is non-refundable. No refunds will
be made on cancellations received after May 2, 2008 or for
non-attendance, but copies of the appropriate conference
publications will be mailed upon request.
coffee be served during the Conference?
will be served Sunday, Monday and Friday outside the designated
session rooms, and in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday through
can I find out about job opportunities while at SID '08?
SID '08 will provide a
forum to match people looking for jobs with job opportunities. A
room at the Los Angeles Convention Center will be designated as
SID's job placement room where employers can list positions
available and meet with conference attendees seeking employment.
Also, individuals seeking employment may post a position-wanted
notice. The job placement room will be open from 8:00 am to 5:00
pm, Tuesday through Thursday.
mailing services available onsite?
A representative of a
mailing service will be available on Thursday and Friday, May
22-23 to mail attendees' books back to their office at the
attendees' cost. This mailing service will be located in the SID
I have to be a member of SID to attend the Symposium or
Registration for any
technical function at SID '08 requires the registrant be a SID
member at the time of the Conference in May. Technical functions
include any seminar, symposium or business conference function.
Exhibits-only registration does not require membership. Please
note that membership fees paid at last year's meeting in Long
Beach will have expired prior to this year meeting in Los Angeles.
on membership types and the benefits of a SID membership can be
found on SID's
is the Registration Desk open?
Sunday, May 18: 8:00
AM - 7:00 PM
Monday, May 19: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, May 20: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, May 21: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 22: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday, May 23: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
there a Speakers' Prep Room?
The SID Speaker Prep
Room is located in a room of the Los Angeles Convention Center. The
hours of operation are:
Sunday, May 18: 7:00
AM - 6:00 PM
Monday, May 19: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 20: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 21: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 22: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, May 23: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
there a Spouses' Hospitality Suite?
A Spouses' Hospitality
Suite will be set up in a room at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Refreshments
will be served each morning at 8:00 am. A local representative will
be on hand Monday and Tuesday morning to assist anyone looking for
things to do in and around Los Angeles.