General Information

E-Mail

SIAM is unable to provide e-mail for individual attendees.

Local Area

Visit Santa Fe’s Web site (http://www.santafe.org/) for more information about the area.

The average temperature in Santa Fe during March varies between 25° F (-4°C) and 56° F (13°C). Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely.

It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Membership

SIAM members save $105 on registration for the 2007 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences! 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 (U.S. 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 USA

Poster Session

The poster session is scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2007. For information about preparing a poster, please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/presenters.php. See PARTICIPATION button for submission deadlines.

Note: Any poster presenter who fails to appear and present his or her confirmed presentation will be considered a no-show. No-shows will be billed $55 per accepted poster.

For information about preparing a poster, please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/presenters.php.

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.

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 inquire about ordering additional audio-visual equipment by contacting meetings@siam.org.

SIAM does not provide computers for any speaker. If an electronic presentation is planned, the speaker must use his/her own computer. SIAM is not responsible for the safety and security of speakers’ computers.

All speakers, please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/av.php prior to the pre-registration deadline..

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 Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences.  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 , Orbitz, and Travelocity are just a few.

Ground Transportation

Public Transportation from Santa Fe Airport

Taxis are available at the airport for transportation to the hotel. Please visit the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza web site and click on “Directions" to find local directions. SIAM also suggests you contact the hotel directly for any shared transportation information.

For shuttle information between Albuquerque and Santa Fe please visit: http://www.shuttlesantafe.com/index.html

By Train

Amtrak has a rail station in Santa Fe.  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 +1-505-988-2811 or visit their web site for driving directions.

Visa Information

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

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