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General Information


SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE24)

General Information


Standard Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms

All speakers must provide their own computers; SIAM will provide an LCD projector and screen in each technical session meeting room. Please review the Guidelines for Meeting Participants, which includes a detailed Audio-Visual policy.


Internet Access

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


Local Area

Visit https://www.travelportland.com for more information on Portland and the surrounding area.

The average June temperature in Portland varies between 54° F (12°C) and 74° F (23.1°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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Poster Session

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

Additional information will be posted here in March 2024.


SIAM Books and Journals

Those interested in purchasing SIAM books can do so at SIAM’s online bookstore https://bookstore.siam.org/. 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

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

  • Brief curriculum vitae (including your date of birth and a list of publications over the past 3 years).
  • Brief statement why attending 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].


Attendance Certification Letters

Attendance Certification Letters will be provided upon request only. Requests must be submitted to [email protected] and should include the full name of the individual requesting a letter, conference name, and a copy of the conference registration receipt/confirmation. If presenting, include presentation details (session number and talk title).

Please allow up to five (5) business days for processing. All letters will be sent via email.