Location of Functions
Annual Meeting registration, scientific sessions, poster sessions, short courses, town hall meetings, special sessions, the Annual Meeting Banquet, the Changnon Symposium Luncheon, the Johnson Symposium Luncheon, and exhibits will be held in the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591 (tel: 404-223-4000). AMS committee meetings will be held at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (tel: 404-659-0000).
- Area Map and Floorplans
Area map shows hotels and local attractions. Floorplans include locations of functions, email station locations, speaker ready room, etc..
Parking is available at the Georgia World Congress Center for $10 per day with no in–out privileges (subject to change).
- Registration Desk
- Exhibit Hall C1 Lobby
The AMS Registration Desk will be open for the Student Conference and this year’s two-day Short Courses on Saturday, 5 January, 7:30–10:00 a.m., and for this year’s one-day Short Courses on Sunday, 6 January, 7:30–9:00 a.m.
Annual Meeting registration will be held on Sunday, 2 February, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Monday, 3 February–Wednesday, 5 February, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 6 February, 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
- AMS Resource Center
- Monday–Thursday, 3–6 February; Exhibit Hall C2
The AMS Resource Center is located in Exhibit Hall C2 of the Georgia World Congress Center. This year's display includes information on various AMS programs and features the full array of AMS Books, including monographs. AMS retail items will also be available, as well as information on the 2015 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The hours of operation are Monday, 5:30–7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
- Message Center
AMS will operate a message center in the lobby of the Georgia World Congress Center for meeting attendees and exhibitors. The message center hours of operation are listed below. To leave messages for attendees or exhibitors, please call 404-222-5800:
Sunday, 2 February 12:00–5:30 P.M.
Monday, 3 February 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.
Tuesday, 4 February 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.
Wednesday, 5 February 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.
Thursday, 6 February 7:30 A.M.–3:00 P.M.
- Business Center
For everyday office needs, the Georgia World Congress Center operates a full service FedEx Kinko's Business Centers in the Building C Lobby. FedEx Kinko's offers a place to copy, fax, bind, scan, and print. Visit FedEx Kinko's and find a great selection of common office supplies at competitive prices including a variety of paper, envelopes, binder clips, pens, and more. They also offer computer access, a notary, and UPS, Federal Express, and U.S. Mail delivery. The hours of operation are 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. daily.
- Coat Check
- Near the AMS Registration Desk
A coat check will be available near the AMS Registration Desk. The hours
are noted below, please note that the location for the Wednesday evening
hours will be moved to outside of the Thomas Murphy Ballroom:
Saturday, 5 January, 7:30–7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 2 February, 9:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Monday, 3 February–Tuesday, 4 February, 7:30 a.m.–6:00p.m.
Wednesday, 5 February, 7:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Thursday, 6 February, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
- E-Mail Stations
- Sunday–Thursday, 2–6 February
E-mail stations will be located on the Lobby Level 1 and Level 2 Meeting Room Foyers of the convention center. As a courtesy to other attendees, e-mail users are asked to limit their time at the e-mail stations. Hours of operation during Sunday–Thursday, 2–6 February, are from 7:30 a.m. until the close of activities in the convention center.
For attendees with their own laptops, wireless access is free in all public areas, such as lobby/prefunction spaces.
- Member Services
A Member Services Desk is collocated with the AMS Registration Desk in the Lobby of Exhibit Hall C3 of the Georgia World Congress Center. The Member Services Desk provides attendees with the opportunity to renew dues, apply for membership, and/or inquire about account activity. AMS staff will be available for assistance during the following times: Monday, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Tuesday–Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
- Attendee Information Desk
The AMS Information Desk is located in the Georgia World Congress Center, on the 2nd floor escalator landing, one level up from the AMS Registration Desk and parallel to Food World. The hours of operation on Sunday–Thursday will coincide with those of the Registration Desk. The Information Desk provides maps of the convention center as well as schedules of committee meetings and conference sessions, plus details on other programs of interest.