The Sixth ACM International Workshop on
UnderWater Networks (WUWNet)

December 1 -  2, 2011

Seattle, Washington, USA

Sponsored by ACM SIGMOBILE



ACM WUWNet will be held in the University of Washington’s Center for Urban Horticulture located at the university’s Botanic Gardens. The Center is very close to the UW campus, with hotels, shops, and restaurants nearby.

3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, Washington 98105
Main Phone: 206-543-8616
Fax: 206-685-2692

Parking is free at the workshop venue at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

Meeting map, (including directions to a good seafood restaurant nearby!)
UW campus map

Internet Access
Workshop attendees will have complimentary wireless internet access in the meeting rooms of the Center for Urban Horticulture.


Please contact the hotels below directly to make your reservations. All hotels are 100% non-smoking. At hotels, posted rates apply.

Hotel Deca
4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-634-2000
Reservations: 800-899-0251

Silver Cloud Inn
5036 25th Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-526-5200
Reservations: 800-205-6940

University Inn
4140 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-632-5055
Reservations: 800-733-3855

Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-826-4242
Reservations: 866-944-4242

Traveling to Seattle

By Air

The Seattle-Tacoma (SeaTac) International Airport is located to the south of Seattle. It serves major domestic and international airlines and is easily accessible via taxi, bus, or light rail (see below for details).

By Train

Seattle can be conveniently reached by train (Amtrak Cascades line) from Portland, Oregon (3.5 hours) or Vancouver, B.C., Canada (4.5 hours).

Other Options

There are many ways to travel to Seattle from Victoria and Vancouver, B.C. including the Victoria Clipper Service. For details see HERE.

Transportation to and from the UW Campus

From the Airport

By Car: For a map and automobile transportation options to the Center for Urban Horticulture from the airport or other locations in Seattle please see HERE.

By Taxi: Yellow cab is the exclusive taxi service provider from SeaTac airport. At the time of this writing the cost to take a taxi from the airport to the UW campus is approximately $49. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

By Train: Sound Transit Light Rail can be used to travel from SeaTac airport to downtown Seattle. Once in downtown you will then need to catch a cab, or use a bus to get to the UW campus. The light rail fair is $2.50 per person. Purchase your tickets at the automatic ticket dispensers; it will take VISA, MasterCard, or cash. For details please see HERE.

To the Airport

By Taxi: For traveling to SeaTac airport from the UW campus or other locations you have multiple taxi options. A flat rate fee of $32.00 is charged for this service from downtown (with a surcharge for locations elsewhere) by all taxicabs that operate in Seattle.

By Train: Sound Transit Light Rail also provides service to SeaTac airport from downtown Seattle (not the UW campus). The fair is $2.50 per person. Purchase your tickets at the automatic ticket dispensers; it will take VISA, MasterCard, or cash. For details please see HERE.

In the City

Public transportation within downtown Seattle and beyond is offered via Metro Transit buses or Sound Transit bus and light rail service.

Downtown Seattle has a Metro Transit “Ride Free Area” from 6:00 am – 7:00 pm daily.

Seattle Tourism

Seattle invites you to explore two cities in one. Here you will find a vibrant, sophisticated metropolis surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant recreation. For places to go and see please consult Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau and Seattle City Government. Tripadvisor also has a nice list of top attractions in the city.

Visa Information

The sites http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov and http://travel.state.gov have information about obtaining a visa for those traveling to the United States. Both sites have links to websites for U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. The embassy and consulate websites have very helpful information about procedures, timelines, communities served, required documentation, and fees.

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