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December 8–9, 2015
San Francisco, California

Library Selection
Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots (Ecco, 2015)
By John Markoff




Conference Location Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California, USA 94108
Hotel Phone: +1 415.398.1234

hotel Reservations
November 13, 2015

TTI/Vanguard has arranged a discounted block of rooms for US$299 per night at the Grand Hyatt hotel.

Online Reservations:
CLICK HERE for online reservations. Select "Attendee" as your guest type in the pull down menu.

Telephone Reservations:
Please contact central reservations at please call +1 888.421.1442 (toll-free within North America) or for international toll-free numbers, click here. Please mention you are with TTI/Vanguard to receive our group rate.

To receive the government rate and to guarantee your reservation, please contact Robin Lockett with your check-in and check-out dates and your credit card information. Robin can be reached at +1 310.394.8305, ext. 245 or rlockett@ttivanguard.com. This rate is valid through November 13 or until the government room block fills, whichever comes first. Reservations made after that date are on a space available basis. We recommend booking your room early!

• The group rate is available through November 13, 2015, and is subject to availability.
• The rate does not include taxes or additional charges that may apply.
• You are responsible for any change/cancellation to your reservation.

Travel Options

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located 14 miles/23 km from the hotel. 

Ground Transportation:
• Taxi: Approximately US$45 one-way.
• Supershuttle or Airport Express: Both US$17.50 one-way. Reservations are not required between the hours of 7:00 am–10:00 pm. Go to the Departures Level and look for the area marked "shuttle zone". Super Shuttle has blue vans with yellow lettering and Airport Express has white vans with blue and red lettering. This is a shared ride.
• BART (train): US$8.10 one-way. Take the airport Skytrain to the BART Station. Any northbound train will stop at Powell Station, which is four blocks south of the Grand Hyatt.

Oakland International Airport (OAK) is located 19 miles/31 km from the hotel.

Ground Transportation:
• Taxi: Approximately US$65 one-way.
• Supershuttle: US$27 one-way. Reservations are required and this is a shared ride. 
• BART (train): US$6.80 one-way. Take Air-BART shuttle to Oakland Airport/Coliseum BART station. All west bound trains stop at Powell Station which is 4 blocks south of the Grand Hyatt.

Guest/Spouse TTI/Vanguard gladly welcomes your guest/spouse to any of our reception/dinner functions. Guests/spouses may attend breakfasts but only after the conference has begun (8:30 am–9:30 am). Please note: Guests/spouses cannot be accommodated inside our conferences, workshops, on field trips, or at our working breakfasts and lunches.

Attire Dress for TTI/Vanguard conferences is business casual.

Internet Internet connectivity, both Ethernet and wireless, will be provided during the meeting.

Contact For questions about reservations and logistics for this event, please contact:
Robin Lockett at rlockett@ttivanguard.com or +1 310.394.8305, ext. 245.

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