Eighth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-2693
Telephone: 612-370-1234
U.S. Only: 800-233-1234
Fax: 612-370-1463

SIAM is holding a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis on Nicollet Mall for attendees of the Eighth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. These rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis at $105 per night, single or double occupancy. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, February 12, 1997. Reservations made after that date will depend on availability.

We urge you to make your reservations as soon as possible. Call 612-370-1234, or 800-233-1234 (U.S. only), or complete the reservation form and fax it to 612-370-1463 or mail to Reservations, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2693. Reservations can also be made via the electronic preliminary program, which can be accessed at http://www.siam.org/meetings/pp97/pp97home.htm. A PostScript file is available that can be downloaded, printed out, and faxed or mailed directly to the hotel. When making your reservation by phone, make sure to mention that you are an attendee of the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing to obtain the rate of $105.


To guarantee your reservation, Hyatt Regency requires a deposit in the amount of one night's room rate. Payment can be made by either AMEX, MC, VISA, DC, or check. The hotel will mail confirmation notices. To obtain a refund of a deposit, your cancellation must be received by the hotel before 4:00 PM, 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival.


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


March conditions remain cold and vary from sunny to snowy. Winter apparel is advisable.


There is a large parking ramp attached to the Hyatt. Parking fee for hotel guests is $9.75 per day. For SIAM attendees not staying at the hotel, parking costs range between $4.75 and $9.75 per day.

More About the Hotel:

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located in the heart of the downtown business and financial district with a direct connection to the Minneapolis Convention Center via the skyway. Many areas of interest are only a short walk or cab ride away. The hotel has three restaurants and bars. Spike's Sports Bar and Grille is an authentic sports bar featuring basketball, billiards, golf, trivia, and satellite TV. It has a lively atmosphere with casual food and drinks. Taxxi is an American Bistro which welcomes you with a diverse menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Lobbi Bar is a relaxing place to meet friends any time of day. The Regency Athletic Club and Spa, located on the 6th floor of the hotel, features racquetball, squash, and indoor tennis. Complete fitness equipment, sauna, whirlpool, and steam room are also available.

Tourist Information

As a new service to SIAM members we are including the web site address for the city in which the meeting will be held. You will find this URL when you access the electronic preliminary program. This will allow you to learn about the city before you arrive.

Fax & E-mail Capabilities

During the conference SIAM cannot offer e-mail or Internet access capabilities for individual attendees. We suggest you bring your own laptop and use hotel facilities. If you do not have a personal computer the hotel business office offers this service.

Hotel Room-Sharing List

SIAM will keep a list of attendees who wish to share a room with another attendee to reduce expenses. For information on how to find a roommate, please refer to the Hotel Room-Sharing List.

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