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Seventh Annual Microsoft Research Networking Summit

Focus on: Mobile + Cloud

Hotel and Travel Information

The summit will be held at Westin Hotels & Resorts in Bellevue, WA 

Attendance at the Networking Summit 2010 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. 

You can make hotel reservations here. You must book by May 7th, 2010 to get the special group rate of $159 per night. This special rate is available for all participants, academic and industrial.  

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 (MCS2010). 
Host/approver: Victor Bahl (
IO number: 1168608 

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.

"A picture is worth a thousand words"  

Mount Rainier
The Ballroom