"New" New Ways of Analyzing Variation

November 4-6, 2010

San Antonio, Texas





The University of Texas at San Antonio

Hotel registration now available (Conference Special Ends : Follow this link to take advantage of the special conference rate. A conservative number of rooms were initially blocked at the host hotel. Please make your hotel room reservations as soon as possible to give us a better idea of the number of additional rooms to add to the block.(Hotel Registration Deadline: October 11, 2010.)

Welcome to the 39th New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference. NWAV39 will be held on November 4 - 6, 2010, at the elegant Hotel Contessa, a four-diamond luxury suites hotel, which is located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas and right on the famed San Antonio Riverwalk. 

A reflection of the state's most popular destination, this contemporary 12-story property captures both the historic and cultural essence of San Antonio. From the atrium lobby overlooking the Riverwalk, and the warmth created by the Mediterranean design, to the overall comfortable elegance, Hotel Contessa establishes a friendly welcoming environment from the moment of your arrival. 

Luxurious fabrics and exquisite Mediterranean decor personalize each of our opulent suites. With details such as oversized bathrooms, flat screen televisions and wireless Internet access, you will have everything necessary to enjoy our world-class retreat from the ordinary.

Luxury accommodations include:

- 265 Guest Suites Featuring a Bedroom, Separate Parlor with Sleeper Sofa

- Flat Screen Televisions

- Free Local Calls

- Oversized Bathrooms

- Free Wireless Internet Access

- In Room Safe 

Our special conference package is a daily per person flat rate that includes breakfast, lunch, and continuous breaks each day at $109 per person for a triple occupancy room, $117 per person for a double occupancy room or $189 each day per person for a single room. This special rate has a value of $194-$266 respectively.


The daily charge for conference attendees not staying in the host hotel is $77 + tax; it is not advantageous for attendees to stay elsewhere. A conference attendee sharing a room w/a non-conference attendee will pay the single room rate of $189 - there is no room charge for the non-conference guest but they cannot receive the daily meals. Each conference guest will have a lanyard that indicates whether they are entitled to the meals.


If you would like assistance in finding a roommate, please send the following information to the conference organizer at nwav39@gmail.com:

 +Your name, email address and phone no. 

+Your affiliation


+Anticipated arrival/departure (length of stay, days of the week)