When you register yourself, you can also register children and/or a care giver (for yourself or for the child).
Cancelations will full refund by October 4th, 2019. Cancelation requests submitted by the end of October 18th, 2019 will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas. We can however issue a visa support letter.
For visa support letters, please send all requests to the Office of SIG Services via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Visa Support letters will be issued via email or fax.
Those requesting a letter should allow 7-10 business days to receive it. If you do not receive your visa support letter in a timely fashion, please let the registration chairs at email@example.com know, so that we can follow up with appropriate action.
For participants under visa waiver program of the United States must apply for ESTA authorization at least 72 hours before travel (https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/).
To help lower the impact of holding UIST, you will have the opportunity to make a contribution toward carbon offsetting activities during registration time. For more details, please see our sustainability page.
We recommended to stay at the Royal Sonesta hotel on Bourbon St. in the French Quarter, which will be the conference venue in the heart and soul of Louisian. For the sake of convenience we recommend staying at the Royal Sonesta. Book your room now! The cutoff date for the reservation is September 20, 2019.
The French Quarter is a densely packed, historic, and highly social part of New Orleans. There are several other hotels within two blocks of the conference, including Hotel Monteleone, Crowne Plaza New Orleans, Prince Conti Hotel, Dauphine Orleans Hotel, and the Four Points Sheraton French Quarter.
Within a half mile of the Royal Sonesta there are over 100 restaurants, bars, and music venues. There are also museums, many historic landmarks, outdoor markets, street musicians and guided tours for those that want to experience the culture of New Orleans in their free time. There are several other hotels within two blocks of the conference.