1998 SIAM Annual Meeting
Ninth SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics

Jointly held for the first time

 

Registration Hours

The SIAM registration desk will be on the 2nd floor, New College Wilson Hall, Lobby area of the University of Toronto. New College, Wilson Hall is located on the corner of Spadina Avenue and Willcocks Street. It is open during the following times:

Sunday, July 12
Monday, July 13
Tuesday, July 14
Wednesday, July 15
Thursday, July 16
Friday, July 17

8:00 AM-7:00 PM
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
8:00 AM-12:00 PM

 Telephone Messages

The toll-free telephone number of the University of Toronto conference office is 1-888-834-7778. The office will either connect you with the SIAM registration desk 416-946-3901 or forward a message to the attendee's dorm.

Registration Fees

Preregistration Deadline: June 23, 1998.
All advance registration payments are to be made by credit card, check, or money order. All fees quoted are in U.S. dollars.

*SIAG/DM

SIAM/CAIMS/SMB Member

Non-Member

Student

Short Course on Risk Management, Sunday, July 12

Preregistration (Prior to 6/23/98)

$160

$210

$75

Registration (After 6/23/98)

$215

$265

$75

Short Course on Genomics, Sunday, July 12

Preregistration (Prior to 6/23/98)

$160

$210

$75

Registration (After 6/23/98)

$215

$265

$75

1998 SIAM Annual Meeting, July 13-17

Preregistration (Prior to 6/23/98)

$170

$225

$38

Registration (After 6/23/98)

$210

$265

$38

Ninth SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, July 12-15

Preregistration (Prior to 6/23/98)

$160

$165

$225

$35

Registration (After 6/23/98)

$220

$225

$285

$35

From Monday, July 13 to Wednesday, July 15, attendees for the Annual Meeting and DM conference are strongly encouraged to attend sessions from both the meeting and the conference. There is a surcharge for DM registrants to attend sessions on the 16th and 17th. There is a surcharge for Annual Meeting registrants to attend DM sessions on the 12th. The fees to attend sessions of both the meeting and the conference from July 12th to 17th inclusive are

Preregistration (Prior to 6/23/98)

$188

$243

$45

Registration (After 6/23/98)

$243

$298

$45

*Member SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics

Social Events (ticket required whether the event is complimentary or not)

SIAG/DM "Meet and Greet Hour," Discrete Mathematics Conference Registrants only
Sunday, July 12

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

Annual Meeting "Welcome Reception,"
Sunday, July 12

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

Poster Session/Pizza Party,
Monday, July 13

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00

$12.00

"Community Reception,"
Tuesday, July 14

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

complimentary

BBQ/Canadian Style,
Thursday, July 16

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00

Short Course Registration fees
Mathematics of Financial Risk Management
Introduction to Computational Genomics
July 12, include:

  • Course notes

  • Coffee breaks
  • Lunch on Sunday, July 12

Registration fees
for 1998 SIAM Annual Meeting, July 13-17, and Ninth SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, July 12-15 include:

  • SIAG/DM "Meet and Greet Hour"*, Wetmore Lobby, Sunday July 12 - DM registrants only!

  • Welcoming Reception* in Hart House, all registrants welcome, Sunday, July 12
  • Coffee twice daily, Wetmore Hall
  • Admission to all technical sessions, including overlapping sessions of both meetings on July 13-15
  • Admission to Exhibits, Wetmore Hall
  • Admission to Networking Picnic*SIAM Members Only!Thursday, July 16
  • Admission to SIAM Business Meeting and Community Reception*, Tuesday, July 14
  • Final Program and Abstract Booklet

*Ticket required for admission (see preregistration form)

For more information on the Meet and Greet Hour, Welcoming Reception, Networking Picnic, and Community Reception, please refer to the social events section in General Information.

How to Register

Complete the preregistration form and return it with your payment to SIAM. You can register by any of the following methods:

We urge attendees to preregister and save!

To qualify for the preregistration rate, the preregistration form and payment must be received at the SIAM office by Tuesday, June 23, 1998. Registrations received after Tuesday, June 23, will be subject to the on-site registration fees for either of the short courses, the annual meeting, or the discrete mathematics conference. The difference will be charged to your credit card or collected from you on-site.

Tickets for social events cannot be guaranteed after the advance registration date listed (June 23). The University of Toronto is not equipped to handle unexpected guests. Please register for all social events that you plan to attend so that you are not disappointed in the event that tickets are not available.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation prior to

June 23, 1998

Full Refund

June 24- June 30, 1998

$50.00 Cancellation Fee

After June 30, 1998

No Refund

Credit Cards

SIAM accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and check as forms of payment. When using a credit card, please indicate card type, account number, and the expiration date on the preregistration form. Remember to include your signature on the appropriate line.

All advance payments are to be made by credit card, check, or money order.

Non-SIAM Members

Non-SIAM members are encouraged to join SIAM to obtain the member rate for conference registration and enjoy the additional benefits of SIAM membership. As a member, you will receive free subscriptions to SIAM Review and SIAM News, and substantial discounts on SIAM books and journal subscriptions. Join SIAM now! Contact SIAM Customer Service for an application form by

  • Telephone: 215-382-9800; 800-447-7426 (US only)

  • Fax: 215-386-7999
  • Mail: SIAM, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688
  • Web: membership applications are available at www.siam.org/meetings/an98/meman98.htm

Social Events
(Prices in U.S. dollar, per person)

Poster Session/Pizza Get-Together
Monday, July 13
Sidney Smith Building, Hangar Pub
6:30 PM-8:30 PM, $12 U.S.
Advance registration necessary.

For those who have purchased tickets, pizza and beer will be served in the Hangar Pub, Sidney Smith Building. All SIAM attendees, however, are welcome to view the posters for free in the Hangar Pub if they do not want pizza and beer.

The Mathematical Association of America's 1998 Mathfest Social Event- Mystical Festival
Wednesday, July 15,
Courtyard of Pitman Hall at Ryerson Polytechnic University
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

MAA kicks off Mathfest 98 with food and magic! Enjoy a full-course meal with old friends and new colleagues. Brent Morris and Arthur Benjamin will entertain you with a mathematical bag of tricks. Participates and guests are welcome to attend. (See Reciprocity with MAA below for more information). Advanced registration is necessary and information can be found at www.maa.org.

"BBQ/Canadian Style"
Thursday, July 16, Medical Science Building Terrace
6:30 PM-8:30 PM, $20 U.S.
Advance registration necessary.

Chicken, pork chops, salads, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, fruit, cookies, soda, and beer will be served. Attendees of the 1998 SIAM Annual Meeting and the MAA Mathfest 98, which is being held in Toronto at Ryerson Polytechnic College, may attend this party. Because the University of Toronto campus is so beautiful we are again using the outside terrace of the Medical Science Building, across from Convocation Hall on King's College Circle. There is a $20 fee for attending this event.

MAA Attendees must submit the MAA/SIAM BBQ Registration Form at www.siam.org/meetings/an98dm98/maaform.htm.

Tickets and registration payment required. Use the Registration Form to register for SIAM's events; and MAA's registration form for their Wednesday event.

CAIMS/SCMAI and SMB Attendees

Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society/Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (CAIMS/SCMAI) and Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) attendees are entitled to the SIAM member registration rates.

Reciprocity with MAA

You may attend the 1998 MAA Mathfest being held at Ryerson Polytechnic College with your SIAM meeting badge. This reciprocal arrangement between SIAM and MAA applies to Thursday, July 16, and Friday, July 17, only. Additional information about MAA Mathfest 98 can be found at www.maa.org.

SIAM Corporate Members

Non-member attendees employed by the following institutions are entitled to the SIAM member registration fees.

  • Aerospace Corporation

  • Amoco Production Company
  • AT&T Laboratories-Research
  • Bell Communications Research
  • Bell Laboratories
  • The Boeing Company
  • Center for Computing Sciences, a Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses
  • Cray Research, Inc.
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Exxon Research and Engineering Company
  • General Motors Corporation
  • IBM Corporation
  • ICASE
  • IDA Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
  • IDA Center for Communications Research, Princeton
  • MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation
  • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
  • National Security Agency
  • NEC Research Institute
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory managed by the Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation for the Department of Energy
  • United Technologies Corporation

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