The Spring meeting of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Technical Committee (TC) and Executive Committee (EC) will take place on
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16-17, 2017 on the campus of Virginia Tech. Use the Roanoke/Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA)
if air travel is required. Shuttle service between the airport and Virginia Tech is available from the
Smart Way Bus Service
. The fare is only $4.00 each way (exact change required). The bus will only take you to campus (Squires Student Center), but if you
call the Inn at Virginia Tech
ahead of time at 540-231-8000, they will send a shuttle
to pick you up.
The IAB meeting will take place at the
Skelton Conference Center
which is adjacent to the Inn at Virginia Tech. The TC meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
and conclude at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The EC meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 17th, beginning at 12:00 p.m. EC members are encouraged to participate in
Tuesday evening's poster session and social event.
The cost for extra participants for this meeting (beyond three/member) will be US$395 per person.
You are responsible for registering for the meeting
(the case-sensitive password is "WBC"), and for making your own hotel reservation. A block of rooms has been reserved at
the Inn at Virginia Tech, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia, 24061.
A special room rate of $135.00 per night, single or double occupancy, has been negotiated with the hotel, and includes complimentary
parking and internet access. You must make your reservation on or before Friday, April 21, 2017,
as rooms will be released to the public at this time and the special rate will no longer be offered. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly
at (877) 200-3360 or (540) 231-8000. Mention that you are part of the "WBC I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Meeting" to receive the discounted rate.
Meeting registration should also be completed by April 21st.