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IEEE TEXAS TECHNICAL TOUR (9-19 Oct 2019)

[THIS VtOOLS EVENT LINK IS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE IEEE TEXAS TECHNICAL TOUR, a 10-day bus tour, OF SIGNIFICANT TECHNICAL SITES IN TEXAS. THE TOUR BEGINS IN HOUSTON, THEN TO SAN ANTONIO, AUSTIN, WACO AND DALLAS.  SINCE VtOOLS DOES NOT ALLOW FOR EVENTS LONGER THAN 5 DAYS, Please visit our web page for the complete details of the Tour: http://sites.ieee.org/ieee-tx-technical-tour.

When registering, please indicate [in the Special Requests Box] if you desire the pickup/dropoff option for San Antonio.  Payment for this option, $100 per person, will be due NLT 1 July 2019. 

Also there will be a $1,000 additional cost per single traveler; only 6 singles allowed per Tour.

Final Tour Payments [TOTAL COST to be determined by 1 January 2019] are required to be made by 1 July 2019.  Failure to complete the final payments in a timely manner may result in only a 50% refund or complete forfiture; please see our complete registration information on our web site.

 

Texas is the home to a number of centers of technical excellence of national importance, as well as several key IEEE historical awards celebrating technological breakthroughs.  These will form the basis of a number of technology oriented visits throughout Texas organized by the San Antonio Life Member’s Group.  Our primary focus will be on IEEE Life Members and their spouses.

This tour will mirror previous IEEE Life Member tours of the past: Panama Canal, England/Scotland, Japan, Canada, Europe, etc.

 The Tour will consist of a 10-day bus tour starting 09 October 2019 and ending 19 October 2019.  It will include significant technical sites planned in Houston (NASA, IEEE Milestone on Superconductivity, Rice University Computing activities), San Antonio (Southwest Research Institute Technology Labs, the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology, Toyota Plant Tour), Austin (University of Texas Microgrid, Texas Super Computer Center) and Dallas (Texas Instruments Computer Center) plus many more.  The Tour also includes historical, cultural and social events.

Registering lets us know that you have interest in taking the Tour.  The official registraion will open on 1 December 2018, at which time a down Payment fee of $200 per person will need to be collected to hold your registration.  The down payment fee is refundable less a $50.00 handling fee up until 31 March 2019 when the balance of the total cost is due.  No refunds of the down payment will be made after 31 March 2019 and funds will be forfeited. Final payments are required NLT 1 July 2019 to continue to hold your place(s).  After that date we have obligations on certain contracts, so refunds requested will be at the descretion of the Tour Committee; Failure to complete the final payments in a timely manner may result in only a 50% refund or complete forfiture; please see our complete registration information on our web site. Please contact us with any questions.

More details on registration can be found on our website at Http://sites.ieee.org/ieee-tx-technical-tour.

 We hope you will join us for this first Technical Tour in Texas.

 



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  • Start time: 09 October 2019 01:00 AM
  • End time: 13 October 2019 12:00 PM
  • All times are US/Central
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  • 4450 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
  • Houston, Texas
  • United States 77204-3028
  • Building: Hilton Hotel - University of Houston Main Campus
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  • Starts 20 November 2018 01:00 AM
  • Ends 01 July 2019 11:59 PM
  • All times are US/Central