General Information


Hybrid: SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS22)

General Information


Conference Location

David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC)
1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
U.S.
Phone: +1-412-565-6000
Email: [email protected]
http://www.pittsburghcc.com/
Unless otherwise specified, sessions are scheduled to take place at the DLCC.


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 AV Policy prior to the pre-registration deadline.


Internet Access

SIAM will provide a limited number of email stations for attendees during registration hours at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC). In addition, SIAM has arranged for wireless Internet access throughout the meeting areas at the DLCC. This service is being provided at no additional cost to attendees.

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel and Omni William Penn Hotel offer guests complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby and guest rooms.


Local Area

Visit http://www.visitpittsburgh.com/ for more information on Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

The average July temperature in Pittsburgh varies between 66° F (18.7°C) and 83° F (28.4°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

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SIAM members save up to $155 on full registration for the 2022 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN22), SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education (ED22), SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS22), and SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE22)! Join your peers in supporting the premier professional society for applied mathematicians and computational scientists. SIAM members receive subscriptions to SIAM Review, SIAM Unwrapped and SIAM News and enjoy substantial discounts on SIAM books, journal subscriptions, and conference registrations.

If you are not a SIAM member and do not join SIAM before you register for the conference, you can pay the non-member rate and still apply the difference between what you paid for the conference and what a member would have paid ($155 for a non-member) towards a SIAM membership. After you register, contact SIAM Customer Service for details about membership.

Any student who registers as a non-member will automatically be given a free membership in SIAM, so please ensure that your contact information and online profile are complete when you register.

Any student who registers as a non-member will automatically be given a free membership in SIAM, so please ensure that your contact information and online profile are complete when you register.

Join today or contact SIAM Customer Service.
Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 (worldwide); or 800-447-7426 (U.S. and Canada only)
Fax: +1-215-382-2220
Email: [email protected]


Poster Session

The poster session is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Presenters are requested to put up their posters by the official start time of the session. Boards and push pins will be available to presenters beginning Sunday, July 10 at 5:00 p.m. For information about preparing a poster, please visit https://www.siam.org/Conferences/About-SIAM-Conferences/Conference-Guidelines/Detail/Guidelines-for-Meeting-Participants.


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.


Visa Information

As of January 12, 2009, a valid ESTA approval is required for all Visa Waiver Program (VWP) to travel to the United States. Please visit the Visa Waiver Program for additional information and procedures regarding the visa waiver program as maintained by the U.S. Department of State.


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].