Sagebrush Inn & Conference Center
    Taos, New Mexico, United States
    20 - 24 April 2008
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    High-Power Laser Ablation 2008 will be held at:
    Sagebrush Inn and Conference CenterTaos, New Mexico

    Hotel Reservations

    Special hotel rates are available at the Sagebrush Inn for attendees. To receive this discount, advise the inn you are participating in the High-Power Laser Conference when you make your reservation.


    • Standard rooms: $79.00
    • Fireplace rooms: $79.00
    • Small suite: $89.00
    • Deluxe room: $99.00
    • Executive suite: $109.00
    • Comfort Suites: $92.00

    Rate Policies
    Rates are subject to sales tax (currently 12.5%). Above rates are basedon single or double occupancy. Each additional person will be charged $10.00 per night. Children 17 and under are free when sharing with an adult. A hot breakfast is included daily at the Sagebrush Inn. Please add $2.00 per person per day for breakfast gratuity. Check in time is 2:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am.

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    Taos, New Mexico (USA)

    Taos is a community rich in history and art that offers visitors world-class outdoor recreation and many culturally focused eventsand activities.

    More information on Taos:


    The community of Taos sits at 7500 feet (2290 meters) in elevation. Evenings in spring can be cold. Days are generally warm and sunny but rain and snow can occur.

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    Car Rental Information

    Hertz Car Rental is the official car rental agency for HP08. To obtain special SPIE rates, use the code information below. The closest Hertz location is in Santa Fe, New Mexico. There are no Hertz offices in Taos.

    Hertz Reservations:

    • You must identify yourself as a HP08 attendee
    • Use the Hertz/SPIE Meeting Code CV# 029B0011
    • In the United States call 1-800-654-2240
    • In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto
    • In Europe and Asia call the nearest Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent.
    • Book on-line at

    Other Car companies

    Shuttle Service

    Several companies offer shuttle service to Taos from Albuquerque International Airport. For rates and schedule information, please call:

    • FAUST Transportation, 1-888-830-3410  
    • Pride of Taos, 505-758-8340
    • Twin Hearts Express, 1-800-654-9456

    Or visit the ABQ Sunport for more transportation information at  


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