SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences (GS03)
March 17-20, 2003
Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin
Austin, Texas

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences

Hotel Information

Location | Reservations | Deposit | Cancellations | Check-in/out | Parking | Hotel Room-Sharing | Climate | Fax/E-mail | Tourist Info | Phone Messages

Location

Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin
111 E. Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: (512) 478-9611
Reservations: (800) 333-3333 US
Guest Fax: (512) 473-8399
Reservation Fax (512) 473-1502
http://www.radisson.com/austintx/

Location and Information

The Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin offers upscale accommodations in a unique downtown/lakeside setting. Your first choice for convenience, the Radisson is within walking distance of the convention center; downtown business district, and the 6th Street and Warehouse entertainment districts.

At your doorstep, Town Lake offers the popular 10.1-mile Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, and on warm Texas nights you can view the nightly flight of Austin's famous bat colony. Most of all, you will appreciate the genuine southwestern hospitality and legendary service of this first-class meeting facility.

There is plenty of space to unwind. Work out in their executive fitness center or refresh in the outdoor pool. For dining and entertainment there's T.G.I. Fridays, an American Bistro featuring a wide variety of food, spirits, and fun!

In the heart of downtown Austin overlooking Town Lake, the Radisson Hotel & Suites offers the most modern meeting facilities in the area, including five Executive Boardrooms, and over 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.


Reservations

SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Radisson Hotel and Suites. Your support in staying at the Radisson Hotel and Suites helps keep SIAM meeting costs down, which directly affect you as an attendee. Reservations can be made directly via the internet at at http://www.radisson.com/austintx using the promotional code of SIAM03.

STUDENT RATE CANNOT BE CONFIRMED VIA THE INTERNET.

Reservation deadline Friday, February 21, 2003

Single/Double

$139.00++ per night (Approximately $160 including tax)

Student (with valid ID)

$100.00++ per night (Approximately $115 including tax)

All room rates based on availability.
Rates are subject to prevailing state and local occupancy taxes, currently 15% .

These rooms will be held for SIAM's exclusive use until Friday, February 21, 2003 only. Please be aware SIAM's room block fills quickly, so we suggest you make your hotel and travel plans early. Reservations made after Friday, February 21, 2003 will depend on availability and the above rates will not be in effect. Your reservation is not confirmed until acknowledged in writing by the hotel or verified by phone.

We urge you to make your reservations immediately as we expect a large turnout for this meeting. Fax (512-473-1502) or mail the Hotel Reservation Form directly to the Radisson Hotel and Suites. You may also make your reservation by phone (800-333-3333 or 512-478-9611). Remember to get your confirmation number! Please be certain to mention you are an attendee of SIAM Conference on Geosciences in order to obtain the discounted group rate.

Deposit

The Radisson Hotel and Suites requires a credit card to guarantee your reservation. The hotel accepts American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Japan Credit Bureau, En Route or Discover as a form of payment. The hotel will send out written confirmations upon request.

Cancellations

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the hotel by 4:00 PM Central Time at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled arrival in order to avoid incurring any charges on your credit card. Remember to get a cancellation number!

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM.

Parking

Overnight self parking at the rate of $5.00 or valet parking for $10.00 per day is available. Daytime parking for meeting and event attendees is based on availability and is $4.00 per day.

Hotel Room-Sharing List

A hotel room-sharing list is available for those who wish to share a room with another attendee at the conference to reduce expenses. If you are interested in finding a roommate, please fill-in and submit the Hotel Room-Sharing List Form. SIAM can only give you the name of other interested attendees; it is up to you to make the arrangements.

Climate

Austin's average high for March is 71° Fahrenheit and average low is 51° Fahrenheit. Please remember that meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Fax and E-mail Capabilities

SIAM cannot offer e-mail access for individual attendees. We suggest you bring your own laptop computer and use the dataport available in your room, the charge for which is based on the number of connectivity. If you do not have your own personal laptop computer, the hotel has a Business Center at which you can access the Internet for a charge of $.99 per minute.

Tourist Information

Please visit www.austintexas.org for more information on Austin, TX. The Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin, web site is www.radisson.com/austintx/ .

Phone Messages

To reach attendees or to leave a message, call 512-478-9611. The hotel will either connect you with the SIAM registration desk or forward a message to the attendee's room.


Created: 9/25/02 DAR
Edited: 9/25/02 DAR