SPRING 2019 MEETING

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, USA

REGISTRATION

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MEETING INFORMATION

MEETING FLYER  13Oct2018

SCHEDULES & AGENDAS

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PRESENTATIONS

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HOTEL

MAIN HOTEL

Hilton Anaheim

777 West Convention Way

Anaheim, California  92802

phone: (904) 588-1234

Standard Room: US$169/night, single or double

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Mention "IEEE Transformers" to get the group rate.  Cut-off date for reduced group rate: March 1, 2019

NOTE: The hotel is likely to sell-out before this date!

Hotel is ~15 miles/24 km north of the SNA airport; hotel does NOT provide shuttle service to/from SNA airport.  The hotel is approximately 1 mile from Disneyland® Resort

Estimated fares to/from hotel: ~US$45 taxi / ~US$ 30 Uber or Lyft.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES & TOURS

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► SATURDAY, MARCH 23: House of Blues - Downtown Disney

 

► MONDAY, MARCH 25: SPOUSE/COMPANION TOUR - WARNER BROTHERS STUDIO & HOLLYWOOD

Explore working sets and actual sound stages. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will take you behind-the-camera for a revealing look at the magic of Hollywood. You'll also check out Stage 48: Script to Screen, a new interactive sound stage where you can learn about the production process of a film or TV show, sit on the couch at Central Perk on the actual set of Friends, become Hobbit-sized at our forced perspective special effect table, soar above Hogwarts on a broomstick and much more. Make sure to visit The Archive, with two floors of memorabilia, including costumes and props from the Harry Potter films, and explore the Picture Car Vault, currently featuring all the Batmobiles from the celebrated film series.

After Warner Bros. Studio tour, enjoy a picnic lunch before heading out on a Hollywood double decker bus tour with stops at famous places like the Chinese Theater, Dolby Theater, Walk of Fame, Madame Tussauds, the Hollywood Sign, West Hollywood, Sunset Strip, London Hotel/Whisky A Go Go, Miracle Mile, La Brea Tar Pits, LA County Museum of Art, Melrose Ave., CBS Television, Paramount Studios, Beverly Hills Sign and the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Lots of walking, so BRING COMFORTABLE SHOES!

► TUESDAY, MARCH 26: SPOUSE/COMPANION TOUR - DOWN THE COAST WITH INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Begin the day with a beautiful drive (app 40 min) down the Pacific Coast Highway to Dana Point, where you will spend the morning making your own bracelets with a view of the ocean in the background at StillWater, located above Dana Point Harbor,.  Dine on sustainable, locally-sourced produce, meat and fish at StillWater from Chef Steve Kling.

After lunch, visit Mission San Juan Capistrano, historic landmark and museum. See a snapshot of California’s history by touring exhibits and museum rooms with an experienced guide or explore 10-acre grounds of gardens, fountains and adobe preserved architecture.  Visit the newly conserved Serra Chapel, the only standing church where Saint Serra is known to have said mass.  Revel in the 400 year old golden retablo, historic paintings and wall décor before heading back to the hotel along the Pacific Coast Highway.

The afternoon will include lots of walking, so BRING COMFORTABLE SHOES!

► WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27: SOCIAL EVENT - DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE® PARK STAGE 17

Enjoy dinner and entertainment in the Hyperion Courtyard within one of the most visited areas of this Disney park – Stage 17.

TECHNICAL TOURS
   

► TBD

The identifier for the nearest airport, John Wayne International Airport, is SNA.

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