America West, Southwest Airlines Offer Discounts for SC2003
Both America West and Southwest airlines are offering special discounts for SC2003 attendees. Here are the details:
On flights from November 6-27, America West Airlines is offering a discount of up to 10 percent on airfare, plus other travel discount options to and from the ACM/IEEE SC 2003 conference. Use the Convention and Meeting Services (CAMS) Code AP4074 to receive your discounts.
There are three options for making your discounted reservations

  • Use your CAMS Code at in the eCertificate area of the home or Air Schedules and Reservations pages for your airline reservations. Your discount will be outlined in detail on the Purchase page. Enter AP4074T if purchasing your tickets 60 days or more prior to travel and AP4074 for ticket purchases less than 60 days prior to travel.
  • Call the America West Group & Specialty Travel Department directly at 800-548-7575 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday (any time zone in continental U.S.).
  • Contact your preferred travel agent and reference your CAMS Code.

Southwest Airlines offers up to 10 percent off most fares for air travel to and from SC2003, with the convenience of Ticketless Travel. To qualify, call Southwest Airlines Group and Meetings Reservations at (800) 433-5368 and reference the assigned ID Code number A0221. Reservations sales agents are available 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, or 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Central Standard Time.

Conference Shuttle Buses
SC2003 will again be providing shuttle bus service between the conference hotels and the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center. Bus service is provided at no cost to attendees and will run every 15-20 minutes during the following times:

Saturday, Nov. 15: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16: 7:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17: 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18: 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19: 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20: 7:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21: 7:15 a.m. to 2: p.m.

Flying to and from Phoenix
Phoenix is served by the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. For more airport information, go to

Local transportation
For information regarding transportation to and from the airport, go to

Information about car rental facilities at the airport can be found at

Parking in the Phoenix Civic Plaza area
There are a number of parking garages in the convention center area. View the map showing entrances to parking garages.

First Aid and Emergency Help
In the Convention Center, First Aid stations are located in Hall B and in Hall E. For other emergencies in the Convention Center, please contact one of the Guardsmark security officers on duty in the facility.