SPAA 2005 Local Information


Visa Requests

For traveling to the United States to attend SPAA 2005, please allow extra time for travel planning. Attendees visiting the U.S. should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. Please direct your questions regarding visa matters to Irene Frawley at If you require a visa memo, please send your name, complete mailing address and fax number to, and for those with accepted papers, please include the title and all authors of your paper. Mrs. Frawley will assist you in providing visa memos for attending the conference. Please note that it may take several days for a visa memo to be sent out after it is requested. Please plan accordingly.

Room Reservation

The SPAA 2005 conference will take place in the

Alexis Resort and Villas
375 E. Harmon
Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
Phone: +1-800-582-2228
Fax: +1-702-796-3354

The negotiated room rate is $79.- a night. This rate applies for reservations made for the period of July 15-22. You will receive this rate only if you reserve a room until June 24. Reservations can be done via a special hotel webpage or by phone. The hotel does not accept reservations made by fax or mail.

For more information, please visit

Finding a Roommate

In order for us to match you with some roommate(s), please send an email to containing the following information:


Travel information will be made available here.


Information about activities in and around Las Vegas can be found at a web page maintained by a UNLV student for the ISPAN 2005 conference or at

Questions and Comments: If you have any questions or comments, please send them to