GENERAL INFORMATION

IEEE WCNC BADGES and TICKETS
IEEE WCNC Badges must be worn at all times and are necessary for admittance to all IEEE WCNC Sessions, shuttle buses, CTIA WIRELESS Keynotes, and the Exhibit Floor. You must wear your name badge at all times while in the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Tickets and Badges are needed for entry to the Tutorials)

IEEE WCNC 2065 SESSIONS
All IEEE WCNC Sessions will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center

CTIA WIRELESS 2006 SESSIONS
CTIA Keynotes –Location: Hall N4
Wed 5 April 9:00 – 11:00
Thu 6 April 9:30 – 11:00
Fri 7 April 9:30 - 10:30

IEEE WCNC REGISTRATION
Registrations is available in the following areas

IEEE WCNC Session Area
Advance Registration Pick-Up and On-Site Registration North Hall Level 2 near room 248

Mon. 3 April 7:00 – 18:00
Tue. 4 April 7:00 – 17:30
Wed. 5 April 8:00 – 17:30
Thu 6 April 8:00 – 15:30

CTIA WIRELESS 2006 Registration Area
On-Site Registration Only Hall C2
Wed 5 April 7:30 – 17:00
Thu 6 April 7:30 – 15:30

SHUTTLE BUSES & MONORAIL

Shuttle Bus Routes and Schedule
For your convenience, shuttle bus service will be available between the Las Vegas Convention Center and most of the official CTIA WIRELESS 2006 hotels. The buses will drop off outside the Las Vegas Convention Center between Registration Hall C2 and the Central Lobby.

Wed 5 April 7:00 – 18:00
Thur 6 April 7:00 – 18:00
Fri 7 April 7:00am – 15:30

Las Vegas Monorail System
The Las Vegas Monorail is a fun, exciting, state-of-the-art public transportation system. This $650 million transportation system runs along a 4-mile route adjacent to the Las Vegas resort corridor with stops at the following seven stations: MGM Grand, Bally's/Paris, Flamingo/Caesars Palace, Harrah's/Imperial Palace, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas Hilton, and Sahara. The Las Vegas Monorail system operates Monday thorough Thursday from 7:00 – 2:00 and Friday through Sunday from 7:00. to 3:00.

Pricing:
Single Ride $5.00/2-Ride $9.00/10-Ride $35.00
Unlimited One Day (24 Hours) $15.00
Unlimited Three Day (72 Hours) $40.00 (Available at www.lvmonorail.com only)

Ticket Availability:
Tickets are available at automated ticket vending machines at all of the monorail stations.
Ticket machines are also located in all of the resort properties.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday-Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.

If you have special access needs please stop by the IEEE WCNC office in room N231 or send an email to IEEE WCNC2006@comsoc.org

SPEAKER'S BREAKFAST
Speakers should attend the speaker's breakfast on the morning of their presentation from 7:00 - 8:00 in the Las Vegas Hilton. Please sit with the session chair and authors of your session.

Mon. 3 April Room Pavilion 9
Tue. 4 April Room Pavilion 9
Wed. 5 April Room Ballroom F
Thu 6 April Room Ballroom F

STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT CHECKS
Students will receive a certificate honoring your grant at the Speakers Breakfast on the day of your presentation. You must check in at the speakers breakfast on the day of your presentation in order to receive your grant.

IEEE WCNC NETWORKING AM/PM BREAKS
Networking AM/PM Breaks will be in the IEEE WCNC Session Area.

WiFi ACCESS
Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access will be available to all attendees with Wi-Fi compatible devices in the Public Areas and Pre-Function Areas of the Convention Center. WiFi Access will be available Wednesday and Thursday only

RESTAURANTS AND REFRESHMENTS
Food Courts and Restaurants are conveniently located throughout the Convention Center. Concessions are available on the CTIA Exhibit Floor.

IEEE WCNC HEADQUARTERS OFFICE
Persons who need to talk to a specific IEEE staff person or who has questions should go to the IEEE WCNC headquarters Show Office located in N231

HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
Las Vegas Hilton
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
1-888-732-7117

Business services center is located in the East Tower Lobby across from the Regis Signature Salon.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
As in many large cities worldwide, please exercise caution, care and awareness of your physical surrounding as your participate in nightly activities.

TIPPING
This is part of the American way of life, based on the principle that you should pay for any special service. Here are some examples: bartenders: 10-15%, bellhops: at least $1 per bag, taxi drivers: 15% of the fare, valet parking attendants: $2

A FRINEDLY REMINDER
Please turn off anything that chirps, beeps, buzzes or rings, including but not limited to pagers, beepers, cell phones, PDA, laptops during the conference. The speakers and audience thank you for your consideration and cooperation.

EVALUATION FORMS
Please take a moment to complete any evaluation forms and return to the location designated on the form. Your feedback is important to us and helps us plan future meetings.