General Information

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E-Mail

SIAM will provide a limited number of e-mail stations for attendee use on-site.

Funding Agency

SIAM and the conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.

Local Area

Visit http://onlysf.sfvisitor.org/ for more information about the area.

Membership

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SIAM members save $105 on registration for the SIAM Conference on Control & Its Applications!   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.

Free 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 (toll free US and Canada only)
Fax: +1-215-386-7999
E-mail: membership@siam.org
Postal mail: SIAM, 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688  US

Poster Session

No poster session is scheduled for CT07.

SIAM Books and Journals

Display copies of books and complimentary copies of journals are available on site. SIAM books are available at a discounted price during the conference. If a SIAM books representative is not available, completed order forms and payment (credit cards are preferred) may be taken to the SIAM registration desk.

Transportation

By Air

SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements.  To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, contact Amy Hueber at +1-215-628-3322 or toll free (US and Canada) at 866-71-WINGS(. Press two (2) when you hear the recording, and ask to be transferred to Amy. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications.  Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. 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 (http://www.expedia.com), Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com), and Travelocity (http://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 the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport web site, http://sanfranciscoairport.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp and click on “Maps and Directions” 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 San Francisco. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call (800) USA-RAIL, go to http://www.amtrak.com or contact Uniglobe Wings Travel. 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 Uniglobe Wings Travel or your own travel agent. Uniglobe Wings Travel can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Uniglobe Wings Travel.

Driving Directions
If renting a car, please obtain a map and directions from your rental car company. Another option is to visit Mapquest or another similar web site. SIAM highly recommends you contact the hotel directly at +1-650-347-1234 or visit their web site for driving directions.

Visa

International attendees at conferences in the U.S. 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. It is recommended that you apply for a visa as soon as possible.

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