SAB96 Registration by August 30th (fwd)

Eugene Leitl (
Thu, 29 Aug 1996 11:11:26 +0200 (MET DST)

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Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 11:52:32 +0200
From: Jean-Arcady MEYER <>
Subject: SAB96 Registration by August 30th

!! Note: if you plan to attend SAB96 and have not yet registered,
please do so ASAP. Your registration should arrive by August 30th.

After that, mail will be delayed due to Labor Day (Sep 2) and your
registration may not get processed in time for the conference!!

***********************CONFERENCE INFORMATION*******************************

From Animals to Animats
The Fourth International Conference on
Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB96)

September 9th-13th, 1996
Sea Crest Resort & Conference Center
North Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA



The objective of this conference is to bring together researchers in
ethology, psychology, ecology, artificial intelligence, artificial
life, robotics, and related fields so as to further our understanding
of the behaviors and underlying mechanisms that allow natural and
artificial animals to adapt and survive in uncertain

The conference start with an opening reception on Sunday, September
8th. Technical sessions start in the morning on Monday, September 9th
and run until early Friday afternoon. The conference banquet will be
held on Thursday evening, September 12th, and tickets for it are sold
separately and in advance. Wednesday afternoon is left free for


The invited speakers are James Albus, Jelle Atema, Daniel Dennett,
Randy Gallistel, Scott Kelso, and David Touretzky.

The conference will consist of a single track of 35 papers, 30
posters, and several demonstrations. Full details of the schedule
will be maintained on the web page.

***********************REGISTRATION IS OPEN*************************

Included in full conference registration fees are:

* Reception and breaks
* Lunches (4 days)
* Entry to the all technical and poster sessions
* Conference proceedings published by MIT Press

Please purchase your banquet tickets separately and in advance, as
they may not be available at the conference.

Members of the International Society for Adaptive Behavior (ISAB) will
save $50 on registration fees for this conference. In addition, ISAB
members receive an annual subscription to Adaptive Behavior, the
premier journal of the field, as well as discounts to other
ISAB-related meetings. To join ISAB, please visit

Early registration (postmarked before June 30, 1996) is recommended as
it helps us plan and saves you $50. For the convenience of overseas
colleagues, we will process a limited number of MasterCard or VISA
registrations. Full-time students, and ISAB members should be able to
prove their status at the registration desk with an ID card or member
number. Please fill out this form and send with your check (in US
dollars, made out to "Brandeis University") to:

SAB96 Registration
c/o Ms. Myrna Fox
Computer Science Department
Brandeis University
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02254 USA

Dr__Mr__Ms__ Last Name First Name Middle





Phone Fax

FEES (in US dollars)

Category EARLY REGISTRATION Regular Total
Postmarked by June 30th

ISAB Member $250 $300
Non-Member $300 $350
Full-Time Student
Include copy of ID $175 $225
Banquet Tickets $40 each
Total fees Enclosed

In addition, 6 foot tables for publishers and other vendors are
available for $250 for the 5 days of the conference.

If you register but must cancel, and you notify us before July 8th,
you will receive your fees minus a $50 service charge. If you notify
us before August 26th, you will receive a refund minus a $100 service
charge. After August 26th your fees will not be refundable.



The entire conference will take place at the Sea Crest in North
Falmouth on Cape Cod. Participants should fly into Boston Logan
Airport and either rent a car or take the Bonanza Shuttle Bus ($30
r/t, see schedule on Web page) to Falmouth, and transfer to the hotel
by the hotel shuttle.

All participants are responsible for making their own reservations by
contacting the group reservations office at (800) 225-3110, and must
state they are attending the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior
Conference in order to receive the special rate. 200 rooms have been
set aside for our use, and are being held on a first-come first-served
basis until August 8th. Single and double rooms are available for $90
plus tax. Children under 16 may stay in their parent's room for
free. The rooms have two double beds; 3 or 4 persons may share a room
for $100 and $110 plus tax, respectively. The conference rate also
applies to the 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting dates. Each
room reservation must be secured with a credit card deposit for one

If a reservation is cancelled 8 days or more prior to arrival, the deposit
is refunded, minus a $10 service charge. If a reservation is cancelled 7 days
or less prior to arrival, or the individual does not show up for the
specified dates, the reservation will be cancelled and the deposit

In case of overflow, the Quality Inn (508) 540-2000 and the Falmouth
Inn (508) 540-2500 have rooms available at $65 and $60 per night plus


Delta Airline is the official airline for SAB96, and is offering
special discounted meeting fares from the US and Canada. To take
advantage of these fares:

1) Please call or have your travel agent call
1-800-241-6760 between 8 am and 10 pm EST,

2) Refer to file number "XI304"