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Big Understanding
February 17-18, 2016
(Opening reception/dinner Feb 16)
Austin, Texas

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) and University of Texas
Feb 19, 2016

Library Selection
The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World (Basic Books, 2015)
By Pedro Domingos



Conference Location Four Seasons Austin 
98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: +1 512.478.4500

Hotel Reservations

TTI/Vanguard has arranged a discounted block of rooms for US$289 per night at the Four Seasons Austin Hotel.

Online Reservations:
CLICK HERE for online reservations.

Telephone Reservations:
Please contact central reservations at please call +1 512.478.4500. Please mention you are with TTI/Vanguard to receive our group rate.

• The group rate is available through January 15, 2016, 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

The local airport is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), which is 9 miles/14 km (approximately 25 minutes from The Four Seasons) and about $30 by taxi.  Currently, Lyft and Uber are allowed to pick up at the airport.  You can also do a shared ride for $16 through SuperShuttle.

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 or +1 310.394.8305, ext. 245.

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