[DSN logo] The International Conference on
Dependable Systems and Networks

The International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks
San Francisco, CA, June 22nd - 25th, 2003


DSN At A Glance

Detailed Session Information



Keynote Speaker

DSN Invitation


Local Information


The conference will be held at the Cathedral Hill Hotel, 1101 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94109. The hotel has extended the conference a rate of $149.00 single or double occupancy. This rate will be offered for three days prior to and three days after the conference subject to availability.

You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations using any of the following methods:

  • By telephone to 800-622-0855 or 415-776-8200
  • By fax to 415-441-2841
  • By e-mail to [email protected]
Be sure to reference DSN when making reservations to get the conference rate. The hotel will require a one night deposit or credit card to guarantee your reservation.

Please make your reservation by Friday, May 30, 2003 at 5:00pm Pacific Time. Reservations received after this date will be accepted by the hotel on a space available basis and may not receive the conference rate.

Social Events


There will be a welcome reception on Sunday, June 22 from 1800 to 2000.

Excursion and Banquet

On Tuesday evening, June 24th, we'll transfer via bus to pier 9 and board the luxurious yacht San Francisco Spirit for a three hour dinner cruise on San Francisco Bay.

Conference Registration Desk

The Registration Desk for DSN will be located in the hotel mezzanine and will be open on Sunday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 25.


The welcome reception is free of charge for guests. Please indicate your participation on the registration form for planning purposes. Additional tickets for the dinner cruise can be booked in advance on the registration form for $100.00 each. On-site availability is not guaranteed.


If traveling by air, San Francisco is most conveniently reached via San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Additionally, convenient rail service via Amtrak is available from many points in the US.

Taxi service from the airport to the hotel should cost about $37.00 for up to five people. SuperShuttle provides airport to hotel service for $12.50 per person.

Climate & Dress

In the words of the famous American author, Mark Twain "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco". Blessed with natural air conditioning, the mean high temperature for June is a pleasant 64 degrees (18 C). The mean low temperature is 53 (12 C). Layering is recommended. Rainfall in June is negligible.


For latest information regarding conference arrangements, www.dsn.org, for tourist information for San Francisco, www.sfvisitor.com. Registration questions can be directed to [email protected] referencing DSN.