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Workshop on Taking Stock: Women of All Colors in Law School
June 15–17, 2003
New York, New York

  

When and Where?

The workshop will begin on Sunday, June 15 with registration at 5:00 p.m., followed by two days of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions and small group discussions. The workshop will conclude at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2003. In addition to the program sessions, there will be a reception on Sunday and luncheons on Monday and Tuesday.

  

Hotel
The Mid-Year Meeting sessions and sleeping accommodations will be at The Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, 811 Seventh Avenue at 52nd Street, New York City. The room rate is $209.00 for single occupancy and $229.00 for double occupancy. This rate is subject to a 13.25% sales tax plus $2.00 per night occupancy tax. To make a reservation: complete the Hotel Reservation Request and mail it to The Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers; or, if paying by credit card, either call (212) 581-1000 (do not use the toll free reservation number) or fax the form to (212) 262-4410. The cut-off date for making a room reservation is May 25, 2003. Specify the AALS Mid-Year Meeting when making a reservation in order to receive the special rate. Please note that the cut-off date does not guarantee availability. To ensure accommodations, please make your hotel reservation early.

  

Child Care
The hotel recommends Babysitters Guild (phone: (212) 682-0227; website: www.babysittersguild.com) for any child care needs. AALS does not endorse this service but provides this information for your reference.

  

Local Transportation
The Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers is located on 7th Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets in midtown Manhattan and is easily accessible from Newark International (EWR), John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA) Airports. Visit the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey website for additional information on ground transportation to and from the airports to the Hotel.

John F. Kennedy International Airport transportation options can be found at: www.panynj.gov/aviation/jgtsmain.htm LaGuardia Airport transportation options can be found at: www.panynj.gov/aviation/lgtsmain.HTM Newark International Airport transportation options can be found at: www.panynj.gov/aviation/egtsmain.HTM

  

Airline Discounts
AALS is pleased to announce that it has been able to secure special discount agreements with both United Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Reservations can be made by you or your professional travel consultant.

United Airlines offers a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fare, including First Class, and 10% off the unrestricted mid-week coach fares when purchased 7 days in advance. An additional 5% discount will apply when you purchase your tickets at least 30 days in advance of departure. Discounts apply on United and United Express. Call United toll free at 1-(800) 521-4041 and refer to the Meeting ID Number 598BS (7 days a week, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. EST.) Mileage Plus members receive full credit for all miles flown to this meeting.

Delta Air Lines offers 5% off published round-trip fares (applicable restrictions must be met) within the continental U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, San Juan, Nassau, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean and 10% discount off unrestricted domestic coach fares with no advance ticketing required. An additional 5% will apply when ticketing 60 days in advance of departure. Special round-trip zone fares are also available within the continental U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, San Juan, Nassau, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean for savings on mid-week travel to the meeting (two day minimum stay; no Saturday night stay required; 7-day advance ticketing; fares fully refundable). Call Delta Meeting Network toll free at 1-(800) 241-6760 and refer to File Number 191184A (Monday - Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. EST).

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