Thursday, January 27, 2005

More visa fiascos

You just can't win: when a conference is in the US, people have a hard time getting into the country, and when it isn't, people have a hard time getting back into the country.

At least one SODA PC member had visa trouble precluding their coming to Vancouver. Moreover, one of the Best Student Paper awardees (Ravikrishna Kolluri) couldn't make it for visa issues: someone else had to give the talk in his place.

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