General Information


The Second Joint SIAM/CAIMS Annual Meeting (AN20)

General Information


Standard Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms

SIAM does not provide computers for any speaker. When giving an electronic presentation, speakers must provide their own computers. SIAM is not responsible for the safety and security of speakers’ computers.

A data (LCD) projector and screen will be provided in all technical session meeting rooms. The data projectors support both VGA and HDMI connections. Presenters requiring an alternate connection must provide their own adaptor.

All speakers should review SIAM's Audio-Visual Policy prior to the pre-registration deadline.


Internet Access

Attendees booked within the SIAM room block will have access to complimentary wireless internet access in their guest rooms. All conference attendees will have complimentary wireless internet access in the meeting space.

SIAM will also provide a limited number of email stations.


Local Area

Visit this website for more information on Toronto and the surrounding area.

The average July temperature in Toronto varies between 58° F (14°C) and 80° F (27°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

Learn more about SIAM membership and join today!


Poster Session

For information about preparing a poster, please visit Guidelines for Poster Presenters. See Submissions & Deadlines button for deadlines and submission information.

Further information will be posted here in April 2020.


SIAM Books and Journals

Those interested in purchasing SIAM books can do so at SIAM’s online bookstore. SIAM members get 30 percent off. Non-members get 20 percent off by using the code on the Titles on Display list available at the book display, when available.


Official Recognition Letter from Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), International Events and Convention Services Program (IECSP)

SIAM has obtained an official recognition letter from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), International Events and Convention Services Program (IECSP), to assist attendees with entry into Canada. Request a copy of this letter here.


Letter of Invitation

Confirmed authors in need of a Letter of Invitation to assist in the visa application process, please fill out the Letter of Invitation Request Form. Please allow three to four weeks for processing and delivery.

If you are not planning to present at the conference or are not yet an accepted author and need a letter of invitation before acceptance notifications are sent, please fill out the Letter of Invitation Request Form AND provide the following information to SIAM Conferences:

  • Brief curriculum vita (including your date of birth and a list of publications over the past 3 years.)
  • Brief statement why attending this conference would help your research and career.
  • Letter of recommendation. Have a senior person (e.g. Ph.D. advisor, head of department, president of a mathematical society) write a brief letter of recommendation on appropriate letterhead. This letter is not needed if you have a minimum of twelve entries in MathSciNet or other suitable professional database. If you are using MathSciNet, please state so and include your “MR Author ID” in your message to [email protected]. If using another professional database, provide the name of the database and associated ID or URL in your message to [email protected].