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Nestled in the picturesque hills of Northwest Austin, the Renaissance Austin Hotel is the cornerstone of the Arboretum, a 95-acre park development consisting of walking and jogging paths, nature trails, restaurants, boutiques, and shops. The Renaissance Austin Hotel is opportunely located near major high-tech firms and the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, which is part of The University of Texas at Austin, home of the Texas Advanced Computing Center.

The deadline for reservations is Sunday, September 23, 2007.

Reservations Direct: 800-HOTELS-1 (800-468-3571)
Group Code: 2007 PLASMA

Reservations Online: go to Renaissance Hotels
Standard Guestroom Group Code: icsicsa
Government Guestroom Group Code: plaplaa

Standard Guestroom Rate: $149.00 (single/double), $169.00 (triple/quad)
Government Guestroom Rate: $106.00 (single/double), $126.00 (triple/quad)

Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759
Main Phone: (512) 343-2626
Fax: (512) 346-7953
Toll Free: (800) 468-3571

Room rates are subject to a 15% occupancy tax (9% city tax plus 6% state tax).
The standard guestroom rate for single or double occupancy is $149.00 per night.

A limited number of guestrooms are blocked for participants from U.S. Government laboratories on a first-come/first-served basis. Once the limited number of guest rooms is full only the $149.00 rate will be offered. If you are a current U.S. Government employee (civil service) you are eligible for the government rate. The government rate, to eligible participants, for single or double occupancy is $106.00 per night.

For inquiries about the government rate block please contact Saralyn Stewart (

Complimentary self-parking at the Renaissance Hotel is available to all participants. Valet parking is available at $14 U.S. dollars per day.