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Eighth Annual Microsoft Research Networking Summit

Data Analytics and the Networks that Enable them

The summit will be held at the Willows Lodge, Woodinville, WA.

Attendance at the event is by invitation only. Microsoft Research will pay the hotel and travel expenses for all academic participants. Industry participants are expected to pay for their own expenses.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Willows Lodge. To stay at the lodge, please drop a note to with the dates of your stay, no later than May 20th 2012.

Our corporate travel office will book air travel for academic participants. To book your travel, please send email to In your email, mention the following details:

Event name: Microsoft Research Networking Summit (MCS2012). 
Host/approver: Victor Bahl (
IO number: 86139

You may be asked for your credit card information for verification purposes.

** Note for academic participants:

You must book the hotel on your own, using the link above. You will need to provide your credit card information, as you do for any hotel reservation. However, upon checkout, Microsoft will cover the room cost. You are responsible for incidentals.

As mentioned above, our corporate travel office will book air travel for you. There is no out of pocket cost to you, although you may be asked for credit card information for verification purposes.

You will need to pay for taxi from airport to hotel. It will cost $50-$60. Microsoft will reimburse this cost later. We will provide details at the summit. 

Reimbursement Instructions:

For reimbursement of taxi fares, forward the original receipts to Dawn Cox at:

Microsoft Corporation 
Attn: Dawn Cox 
One Microsoft Way 
Redmond, WA 98052 


Please also include your mailing address and phone number with the receipts.