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Site

The workshop will be held at the Somerset Inn, Troy, Michigan. The Somerset Inn is conveniently located near I-75 and adjacent to an upscale shopping mall that includes Nieman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and several restaurants. Birmingham, located three miles away, offers an eclectic mix of shops, art galleries, restaurants, and coffee houses in a comfortable small city atmosphere.

By Air

SIAM has selected Northwest Airlines as the official carrier for this workshop. Attendees should fly to Detroit's Metro Airport. Discounts are available to conference attendees from October 18 to October 26, 1998.

By flying Northwest Airlines, you can take advantage of the following discounts:

  • 5% off lowest applicable published fare

  • 10% off unrestricted Y fares (full coach)
  • Zone fares where applicable.

If you book 60 days prior to your departure, you will receive an additional 5% discount on the lowest published fare of the Y unrestricted fares.

SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making their travel arrangements. To book your reservations, call 800-243-4370 or 215-628-3322, fax your reservation to 215-628-0310, or use their on-line reservation system at uniwings@aol.com. Be sure to mention that you are attending the SIAM Workshop on Mathematical Foundation for Features in Computer-Aided Design Engineering and Manufacturing. Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Uniglobe Wings Travel has 24-hour free emergency asssistance. If you need to take advantage of this service, call 1-800-878-4315 reference # SOS A85H.

Ground Transportation

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 Uniglobe Wings Travel or your own travel agent. Uniglobe can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. Call 800-243-4370 or 215-628-3322, or fax your reservations to 215-628-0310, or use their on-line reservation system at uniwings@aol.com . Be sure to mention that you are attending the SIAM Workshop on Mathematical Foundation for Features in Computer-Aided Design Engineering and Manufacturing.

CABS and VANS

  • Distance from Detroit Metro airport to hotel is about 45 minutes drive.

  • A cab costs $55 one way
  • A van costs $24 one way; $46 RT - one-day advance reservation required
  • The name of the van company is Commuter Transportation. The phone number is 888-854-6700 or 313-941-2700
  • Commuter Transportation counter is located in the baggage claim area. Counter is open 7:00 AM to midnight.

DRIVING
When coming from Metro Airport follow Eastbound 1-94 several miles to Northbound 1-75. Take the Big Beaver Road West #69. The Somerset Inn is located on the south (or left) side of Big Beaver Road approximately a mile and a half from 1-75. Official address is Somerset Inn, 2601 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, Michigan 48084

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MMD Created: 6/10/98 Updated: 8/17/98