General Information

Audio-Visual Policy

Standard Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms
Every PLENARY SESSION ROOM will have TWO OVERHEAD PROJECTORS, TWO SCREENS, and ONE DATA PROJECTOR.  All other breakout rooms will have one overhead projector, one screen, and one data projector.  Speakers may inquire about ordering additional audio/visual equipment by contacting meetings@siam.org.

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.

All speakers, please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/av.php prior to April 26, 2007.

E-Mail

An Internet café will be available to attendees during registration hours.

Local Area

Please visit http://www.saltlake.org for local tourist information. Snowbird's web site is http://www.snowbird.com.

The average temperature in Snowbird during May varies between 51° F (11°C) and 70° F (21°C).  Please remember that meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

Membership

SIAM members save $105 on registration for the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS07)! Join your peers in the premier professional society for applied math and computational science. SIAM members receive subscriptions to SIAM Review and SIAM News and enjoy substantial discounts on SIAM books, journal subscriptions and conference registrations.

Free Student Memberships are available to all students who attend an institution that is an Academic Member of SIAM, are members of Student Chapters of SIAM, or are nominated by a Regular Member of SIAM.

Join online, download an application, or contact SIAM Customer Service:

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 (worldwide); or 800-447-7426 (U.S. and Canada only)
Fax: +1-215-386-7999
E-mail: membership@siam.org
Postal mail: SIAM, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688  USA

Poster Session

The poster session is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, at 8:30 PM in the Ballroom.  Presenters are requested to put up their posters between the hours of 8:00 PM and 8:30 PM on Wednesday, the official start time of the session.  Poster displays must be removed by 10:30 PM, the end of the poster session.  Posters remaining after this time will be discarded.

Boards and push pins will be available to presenters beginning Wednesday, May 30, at 8:00 PM.  For information about preparing a poster, please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/presenters.php.  See PARTICIPATION button for submission deadlines.

Note:  Any poster presenter who fails to appear and present his or her confirmed presentation will be considered a no-show.  No-shows will be billed $55 per accepted poster.

SIAM Books and Journals

Display copies of books and complimentary copies of journals are available on site. SIAM books are available at a discounted price during the conference. If a SIAM books representative is not available, completed order forms and payment (credit cards are preferred) may be taken to the SIAM registration desk.

Transportation

By Air

SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, contact Amy Hueber at +1-215-628-3322 or toll free (US and Canada) at 866-71-WINGS. Press two (2) when you hear the recording, and ask to be transferred to Amy. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS07).  Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Please be aware there is a fee for this service.

You also have the choice of using your own travel agent or an Internet service.  There are many web sites available to allow you to search for and purchase airline tickets online.  Expedia, Orbitz, and Travelocity are just a few.

Ground Transportation

Public Transportation from Airport

Canyon Transportation provides summer transportation from the airport to Snowbird. YOU MUST MAKE RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE. Reservations can be made when making your lodging reservation through Snowbird, or visit http://www.canyontransportation.com/ for additional information including rates and schedules. You may then make reservations using their online reservation form, e-mail, fax or telephone. When making reservations be sure to include your date of arrival, the airline you are using, the flight number, and time of arrival. The Canyon Transportation desk is located in the baggage claim area of the airport.

Remember to make reservations for your return to the airport after the conference. You must confirm your reservation for the trip from Snowbird to the airport with Canyon Transportation Inc. 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure.

By Train

Amtrak has a rail station in Salt Lake City.  To make train reservations through Amtrak, call (800) USA-RAIL, go to http://www.amtrak.com or contact Uniglobe Wings Travel.  Taxis are available at the train station for transportation to the hotel.

Rental Cars

Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through Uniglobe Wings Travel or your own travel agent. Uniglobe Wings Travel can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Uniglobe Wings Travel.

Driving Directions

If renting a car, please obtain a map and directions from your rental car company. Another option is to visit Mapquest, or another similar web site.  SIAM highly recommends you contact the hotel directly at +1-801-742-2222 or visit their web site for driving directions. 

 

Visa Information

International attendees at conferences in the US may already be aware that there have been changes to the visa program for scientific visitors, which affect even people from visa waiver countries. The site http://www.nationalacademies.org/visas/, maintained by The National Academies, provides guidance on obtaining the necessary documents.

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