Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Intelligent Virtual Agents Conference 2006

Location will be in Sunny Warm Southern California. Marina Del Rey is located close to the famous Venice Beach.

The conference will be held at the Marina del Rey Marriott:

4100 Admiralty Way

Marina del Rey, California 90292 USA



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Los Angeles is a large spread out city and there are many things to do here, this is Hollywood, the movie capital of the world.


Getting around LA and the beaches can be quite a challenge, especially if you decide to take the 405 Parking lot.. I mean Highway, but there are many cool things to see and do.


Santa Monica Pier

La Brea Tar Pits

USC Campus

UCLA Campus

Caltech Campus

Jet Propulsion Laboratories


Hollywood Sign

Graumanís Chinese Theater (With all the foot and hand prints of the movie stars)

Universal Studios + Universal City Walk


San Diego (About 3 hrs south)

San Diego Zoo

Highway 1 costal road drive

Aero and Egyptian theaterís (Show old movies)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Getty Museum

Natural History Museum

California Science Center

Hollywood Bowl

Pasadena and the Rose Bowl

Culver City

Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive

Pacific Aquarium in Long Beach

Queen Mary in Long Beach

Laguna beach and all other beaches along the coast south of LA

Farmers Market in LA

The Griffith Observatory


And if you get done with all that here are some more Attractions

Hotel Booking


Book on line here: Marina del Rey Marriott or by calling 1-800-228-9290.

The USC/ICT room rate is as follows (US Dollars): (The link above now should fill in the IVA group code automatically on the web site)


Single:† †††††††††††† $189.00

Double:†††††††††††† $189.00

Triple:†† †††††††††††† $209.00

Quads:† †††††††††††† $229.00

Additional Person:†††††† $20.00

Hotel Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%)


The Cut-Off Date for Reduced Rate Reservations is Monday July 31, 2006.



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