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General Information

Audio-Visual Policy

Standard Audio Visual Set-Up in Meeting Rooms
Every PLENARY SESSION ROOM will have TWO OVERHEAD PROJECTORS, TWO SCREENS, AND ONE DATA PROJECTOR. All other breakout rooms will have one overhead projector, one screen, and one data projector. Speakers may order additional audio-visual equipment, other than the standard audio-visual set-up listed above, by contacting lyons@siam.org.

All speakers please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/resources/avnotice.htm prior to January 12, 2005.

Membership

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SIAM members save $100 on registration for the 2005 SIAM Conference on Computational Science & Engineering! Join your peers in the premier professional society for applied math and computational science. SIAM members receive subscriptions to SIAM Review and SIAM News, and enjoy substantial discounts on SIAM books, journal subscriptions and conference registrations.

Complimentary Student Memberships are available to all students who attend an institution that is an Academic Member of SIAM, are members of Student Chapters of SIAM, or are nominated by a Regular Member of SIAM.

Join online, download an application, or contact SIAM Customer Service
Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 (worldwide); or 800-447-7426 (US and Canada only)
Fax: +1-215-386-7999
E-mail: membership@siam.org
Postal mail: SIAM, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA

Visa Information

International attendees at conferences in the US may already be aware that there have been recent changes to the visa program for scientific visitors, which affect even people from visa waiver countries. The site http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/, maintained by the National Academies, provides guidance on obtaining the necessary documents.

Local Area

Visit Orlando's web site (http://www.orlandoinfo.com/) for more information about the area.

Also see what the Disney Coronado Springs Resort has to offer at:
http://wdwinv.com/files/2004/RESA-384-Pre-arrivalpage/index.htm!

The average temperature in Orlando during February varies between 50° F (10°C) and 73° F (23°C). Please remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Climate
The average temperature in Orlando during February varies between 51° F (11°C) and 74° F (23°C). Please remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

E-Mail

SIAM has arranged for complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional information will be available on-site.

Transportation

By Air
SIAM has selected TraveLeaders to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through TraveLeaders, contact Amy Hueber at (800) 698-2424. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Computational Science & Engineering. TraveLeaders will issue your ticket and mail it to you. TraveLeaders office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time. Please be aware there is a fee for this service.

You also have the choice of using your own travel agent or an Internet service. There are many web sites available to allow you to search for and purchase airline tickets online. Expedia (www.expedia.com), Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), and Travelocity (www.travelocity.com) are just a few.

Ground Transportation

Public Transportation from Airport
Taxis are available at the airport for transportation to the hotel. Please visit Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort web site, http://www.disney.ca/vacations/disneyworld/II/B/5/ and click on “Transportation” to find local directions. SIAM also suggests you contact the hotel directly for any information about sharing transportation.

By Train
Amtrak has a rail station in Orlando. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call (800) USA-RAIL, go to www.amtrak.com or contact TraveLeaders. Taxis are available at the train station for transportation to the hotel.

Rental Cars
Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through TraveLeaders or your own travel agent. TraveLeaders can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach TraveLeaders.

Driving Directions
If renting a car, please obtain a map and directions from your rental car company. Another option is to visit Mapquest (www.mapquest.com), or another similar web site. SIAM highly recommends you contact the hotel directly at (407) 939-1000 or visit their web site for driving directions.

 


Last Edited: 11/1/04
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