[NotiAMCA] WCCM VII Announcement

Victorio Sonzogni sonzogni en intec.unl.edu.ar
Jue Mayo 5 07:54:31 ART 2005

Seventh  World Congress on Computational Mechanics
Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Spa
at Century City
Los Angeles, California USA

July 16-22, 2006

The Seventh U.S. World Congress on Computational Mechanics, co-hosted by 
Northwestern University and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 
will be held in Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Spa, Los Angeles, California, 
USA, July 16-22, 2006. The 7th WCCM will provide a forum for the latest 
developments in computational mechanics and engineering, computational 
nanotechnology, computational materials science, computational mathematics, 
computational bio-sciences, and high performance computing in mechanics and 
applied mathematics.

The Conference will highlight all areas of computational mechanics, but 
special emphasis is being placed on plenary and semi-plenary lecturers 
working on cutting edge developments in the field. Vendor exhibits in 
software and publications of interests to conference attendees will also be 

The sessions will be held in the Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Spa, a premium 
luxury hotel located in the prestigious Century City, where numerous guest 
rooms have been reserved for the 2006 WCCM attendees. The Westin Century 
Plaza Hotel & Spa is only minutes away by freeway to sandy beaches, Getty 
Center, Santa Monica, Third Street Promenade, UCLA, Universal Studios and 
Disneyland, and about 25 minutes to the LAX airport. The hotel is located in 
the heart of Century City on Los Angeles' fashionable West Side, directly 
adjacent to Beverly Hills and the famed Rodeo Drive. All guest rooms in 
Century Plaza Hotel & Spa feature newly renovated luxury amenities and 
appointments, high-speed Internet access, and large private lanais affording 
magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean to the west and Beverly Hills and 
Hollywood to the east. The luxury property overlooks the ABC Entertainment 
Center and sits across the street from Westfield Shopping town. The hotel 
features a recently completed 35,000-square-foot resort spa, Spa Mystique, 
which was voted Los Angeles' "best day spa". The hotel is easily reached and 
offers abundant opportunities for cultural and theme park visits. Other 
nearby hotels are also available.

An extensive social program is being planned, with a reception on Monday 
evening and a banquet on Thursday. Los Angeles is a top destination for 
international travelers. A spouse's program and optional tours to 
world-renowned attractions such as the Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Getty 
Center Museum, Huntington Library and Botanical Garden, Universal Studios, 
Disney Concert Hall, LA Museum of Art, LA Zoo, LA Museum of Natural History, 
and UCLA are planned.

Los Angeles is also within easy driving range of numerous other famed 
attractions, such as Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Salton Sea, Big Bear Lake, 
Channel Islands National Park, Catalina Island, Joshua Tree National Park, 
Death Valley National Park, Yosemite National Park, Kings Canyon/Sequoia 
National Parks, San Diego (SD Zoo, Sea World, SD Wildlife Zoo), and Las 
Vegas. San Francisco is also about one hour away by air.

For detail information, please visit: 

General Chairman
W. K. Liu
Organization Co-Chairmen
T. Belytschko, B. Moran, L. Keer, H. Espinosa

Technical Program Chairman
J. S. Chen
Organization Co-Chairmen
J. W. Ju, E. Taciroglu, S. Osher, T. Chan, N. Ghoniem 

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