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Conference and tutorials (July 31 to August 3)
1 day $595
2 days $995
3 days $1295
4 days $1495
Pre-conference "Introduction to OT" tutorial (July 30)
with conference(*) $495
without conference $595
WET (Workshop on Education and Training, July 30)
with conference(*) $395
without conference $495
Post-conference tutorial (August 4)
with conference(*) $495
without conference $595
Eiffel Summit
without conference $595
* if registered for at least two conference days
Fees shown above are for Regular Registration
see below for discounts

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Included in the fees

All fees include: access to all sessions scheduled during the applicable days (except registration to WET workshop only); a copy of the conference proceedings; refreshments during morning and afternoon breaks; lunches; and free access to the exhibition.

Both the beach barbecue (July 31) and the conference dinner (August 2) are included in the registration. (Conference dinner included only if registered for two days or more.)


The above discounts do not apply to the Workshop on Education and Training (WET), the pre-conference session, or for the Summit only.

Group Discounts
A 10% discount is applicable to any registration of 3 or more people from the same company site, registering at the same time, for a minimum of 2 consecutive days. For 5 or more people the discount is 20%. Please submit one registration per attendee. These discounts are applicable to regular registrations only and may not be combined with any other discount. Contact the TOOLS Conferences to inquire about the benefits for larger groups.

Exhibit Passes

TOOLS issues free exhibit passes to those who are not registered for the conference sessions, but wish to visit the exhibit hall, open August 1 through August 3, 2000. Your exhibit pass entitles you to: free access to the Exhibit Hall, including the exhibit cocktail on Tuesday, August 1; refreshments during morning and afternoon breaks (served right in the exhibit hall); and admission to the keynote presentation (one on each day). Note that all conference registrations include free access to the exhibition.

Payment & Cancellation

TOOLS must receive pre-payment of the registration fees in order to guarantee you registration. Payment should be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express), check (in US dollars), or international money order to TOOLS Conferences and accompanied by the registration form. Substitutions will be accepted at any time. Written cancellations received by June 30, 2000 will be liable to a 50 percent service fee. After this date, there will be no refund.

5 easy ways to register:

1. Online
2. Email
3. Fax:
4. Phone: 805-685-1006
5. Snail mail:
TOOLS Conferences
ISE Building, 2nd Floor
270 Storke Rd.
Goleta, CA 93117, USA

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Practical Information

Special Events

Beach BBQ Dinner

A fun under-the-sun beach BBQ dinner at a local Santa Barbara beach will mark the first offical day of the conference - Monday, July 31, 2000. You will meet other attendees and speakers while being treated to a feast of local dishes and beverages, prepared by the best caterer in town. This event is free for attendees registered for that day. Additional tickets available at $30 per person.

Exhibit Cocktail

To mark the first day of the exhibit, a special cocktail will be held to welcome the exhibitors and put them under the spotlight. The cocktail will be held in the Exhibit Hall from 18:00 to 20:00 on Tuesday, August 1, 2000. There is not charge for this event for registered conference and exhibit attendees.

Conference Dinner

The evening will include a delightful meal served with local wine, followed by an enchanting musical program including opera singing and piano, held under the stars in the Rotunda of the Fess Parker resort. A number of awards and prizes will be handed out. The conference dinner will be held in the evening of Wednesday, August 2, 2000. The dinner is free to all attendees registered for that day and at least another day of the conference. Additional tickets available at $60 per person.


TOOLS USA 2000 will be held at the Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort, the most beautiful resort on the south coast, right across from the Santa Barbara beach, which offers many recreational opportunities. Rooms are available for conference attendees at the special rates of $189 single/double, $204 triple and $219 quadruple, Sunday through Thursday, and $239 single/double on Friday and Saturday. These special rates are guaranteed until July 10, or until vacancy.

For reservations contact:

To benefit from the special rate, mention that you are attending TOOLS.
If you register online, enter "TOOLS" in the Promotion Code field.

Travel Arrangements

American Airlines is the official carrier of the 34th TOOLS Conference. Discounts are offered to attendees traveling with AA from a destination in the US or through a connecting flight in the US. Simply call the American Airlines Meeting Services desk toll free number 1-800-433-1790 and specify the AN#6770UO.

The airport is only twenty minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, and a free shuttle service from the airport to the Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort is available by calling the Resort ahead of time, or upon arrival at 805-564-4333. Airport-to-hotel shuttle service is also available from most other hotels.

TOOLS attendees who want to rent a car can contact THRIFTY car rental. Simply call the worldwide reservation line at 1-800-THIRFTY or the local number (805) 681 1222.

For more information on carriers and flight availability, or car rental, please contact International Travel of Santa Barbara , Phone 1-800-383-2116 or (805)683-2117, Fax (805)683-2118, E-mail: itsb@sb.net.

Online Registration

You may register for TOOLS USA 2000 online, using the secure registration form.
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