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Fri 19 - Fri 26 October 2012 Tucson, Arizona, United States

Anti-Harassment Policy

The organizers of the SPLASH Conference are dedicated to a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, therefore we are pleased to announce the adoption of the SIGPLAN anti-harassment policy.

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A breathtaking desert sanctuary located in a lush 100-acre desert garden at the foothills of the magnificent Santa Catalina Mountains, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort captures the spirit, beauty and culture of the Southwest’s Sonoran Desert. Newly renovated guestrooms offer private terraces, breathtaking views of the area and every creature comfort. Resort facilities include two signature 18-hole golf courses, two pools, tennis courts, hiking trails, and par course. A variety of dining options including the innovative Flying V Bar and Grill. Group facilities feature 37,000 square feet for up to 1,500.

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Conference attendees have multiple on-site dining choices - the Canyon Cafe for breakfast and lunch, Bill’s Grill for lunch and an early evening snack, The Cascade Lounge for casual afternoon and evening meals, and the Flying V Bar & Grill for evening dining.

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If you are registered at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, there is no separate parking fee for your car. Likewise, for those conference attendees who choose to stay at a different hotel, there is no parking fee during the day. However, if you are not registered at the resort, the resort will charge you a $9.00 parking fee if you leave your vehicle in the resort parking lot over night.


If you do not have a car, transportation options between the resort and the Tucson area are limited.

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Why stay at the Conference Hotel?

The conference hotel has a very reasonable rate ($139 plus tax per night for atendees). Staying at the conference hotel will increase your chances to socialize with other attendees and will be the most convenient. If you wish to take advantage of the wonderful amenities, including five restaurants and lounges, two Tom Fazio-designed golf courses, a full service spa, a tennis center, and an array of recreational activities including swimming pools, and nature trails.

To reserve a room at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort use this link or call +1-800-234-5117 (and make sure to reference ACM/SPLASH).

Regional Events - Before, During, and After

The Tucson area has an active calendar for different types of music and theater entertainment. This list is a small sample of events in the area. If you are interested in attending any local events during your visit to the Tucson area, you should do an Internet search to find the most current event list.

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