SICB 2002 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, Jan. 2-6

Hotel and Travel


Hotel Reservations
The SICB Annual Meeting will be held at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 Convention Way, Anaheim, California, 92802. Please complete the Hotel Reservation Form enclosed in the registration brochure (downloadable as PDF file via this link) and fax it to the Marriott Anaheim or call the hotel directly. SICB has arranged special rates for the Annual Meeting attendees at the hotel. The special rates are available four days prior and three days after the meeting dates of January 2-6, 2002. All reservations must be made by Friday, December 7, 2001.
If you drive to the SICB Annual Meeting, you may park at the Anaheim Marriott. Daily rates range from $12 for self-parking to $17 for valet (subject to change).

Discounts at Disneyland
Visit the Mouse and his friends and see the recently opened California Experience-all at a discount. Tickets may now be ordered for those wishing to visit Disneyland and the California Adventure theme parks. Save $9 or more off of the non discounted rate by ordering the SICB special group tickets. Please note that your tickets will be in your registration packets unless you notify the SICB business office that you will need them prior to that time. Arrangements will be made on a case by case basis if they are needed earlier. Registration will open on Wednesday, January 2 at 2 pm for general pickup. There is no charge for children under 3 years of age.
Convention ratesAdultChild
1 Day$34$30Effective day of use to either Disneyland or California Adventure to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002
2 Day$65$57Effective for 2 visits over 14 days commencing with first use; valid for 1 Disneyland and 1 California Adventure park visit to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002
3 Day$95$84Effective for 3 visits over 14 days commencing with first use; valid for Disneyland and California Adventure park visits to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002
4 Day$111$98Effective for 4 visits over 14 days commencing with first use; valid for Disneyland and California Adventure park visits to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002

Twilight rates (not available at gate--only through SICB purchase) Valid the earlier of 4 pm or 4 hours before park closes
All ages$29Saturday only rateEffective day of use to either Disneyland or California Adventure to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002
All ages$21Every day except SaturdayEffective day of use to either Disneyland or California Adventure to be used Jan 1-Dec 13, 2002


Air Travel
Two airports, LAX and Orange County Airport, serve Anaheim and are nearly equally convenient to the meeting. LAX is about 45-60 minutes from the hotel and Orange County is about 20-30 minutes away.
United Airlines is offering a 10% discount off the unrestricted midweek coach fare when tickets are purchased at least 7 days in advance or 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares, to all attendees of the SICB Annual Meeting, available from December 30, 2001-January 9, 2002. An additional 5% discount will apply when tickets are purchased at least 60 days in advance of the attendee's travel. This special offer applies to travel in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico segments of all United Airlines, United Express and Shuttle by United flights. United's convenient schedule and discounted fares are available through United's Meeting Desk. To reserve your flight call United at (800) 521-4041. Request Meeting ID Code 502UA for the special discount. Dedicated reservationists are on duty seven days a week from 7:00 am to Midnight Eastern Standard Time.

Ground Transportation/Airport Shuttle Service
Super Shuttle - (714) 517-6600; Advance reservations not needed for LAX. For Orange County call (800) Blue-Van or go to www.supershuttle.com for reservations and information. Cost one way is $14 from LAX and $10 from Orange County. Discount coupons will be sent with meeting registration confirmation letters.

Airport Bus - (714) 938-8900; Runs about every half-hour. Cost one way is $16 from LAX and $11 from Orange County.
Coupon for reduced fare can be downloaded from this webpage. Click here to open coupon in a separate window, print out and take along to the meeting.

Taxi - Cost is $65-75 from LAX and $35-45 from Orange County.

Car Rental
Special discounted rates have been arranged with Hertz from Los Angeles/Orange County, CA, available from December 27, 2001- January 14, 2002.
CarPer dayPer week
Economy$34.99$159.99
Compact$40.99$174.99
Midsize$43.99$180.99
Full size (4dr)$49.99$203.99
Premium$53.99$214.99
Minivan$59.99$299.99
To book a car call Hertz at (800) 654-2240; in Canada at (800) 263-0600, (800) 620-9620 (Toronto). Request Meeting #02460008 for special rates.