Eighth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing

By Air

SIAM has selected Northwest Airlines as the official carrier for this conference. Discounts are available to conference attendees from March 10 to March 20, 1997.

By flying Northwest, you can take advantage of the following discounts:

  • 5% off lowest applicable published fare.
  • 10% off unrestricted Y fares (full coach).

    SIAM has selected Get-A-Way Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. Get-A-Way Travel will make your reservations on Northwest or the airline of your choice. To take advantage of Northwest discounts, you must book your reservations through Get-A-Way Travel. Call 800-223-3863 or 215-379-6800, or fax your reservations to 215-379-6834. Ask for Carol Brecht. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Eighth SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing in Minneapolis. Get-A-Way Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you.

    Ground Transportation

    By Car From the Airport

    When leaving the airport, stay to the right. Take 494 West to 35W North. Follow 35W North for about seven or eight miles. This route will take you directly into downtown Minneapolis. Exit on 11th Street. Stay in the left lane and go three lights until you intersect with 2nd Avenue. Make a left on 2nd Avenue and follow it until you reach Nicollet Mall. Make a right on Nicollet Mall. The Hyatt Regency is directly on the left.

    Public Transportation From the Airport

    Airport Shuttle

    Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is approximately 15 minutes from the hotel. The Airport Express airport shuttle runs every half hour from 5:30 AM through 11:00 PM daily, seven days a week. The cost for a one-way ticket is $10; round trip is $15. The Airport Express counter is outside the baggage claim area.


    Cabs are also available outside the baggage claim area. The average one-way cost from the airport to the hotel is $21.

    Rental Cars

    Most national car rental companies have a reservations desk across from the baggage claim area at the airport.

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    MMD, 11/4/96