General Information

Audio-visual Policy

Equipment etc.

Guidelines for the preparation of your Presentation

Taking your presentation to the Conference Centre


The Internetcorner will be available for checking e-mails in the lobby of the Conference Centre. W-LAN will also be available to all particpants.

Local Area

For information on the conference venue, Leipziger KUBUS, please visit .  Visit for more information on Leipzig, Germany and the surrounding area.

Leipzig has much to offer. Find out what's unique and characteristic about Leipzig – so it is for instance the hometown of Johann Sebastian Bach, director ‘musices lipsiensis’ – and choirmaster of the St. Thomas' Boys Choir. There is the Leipzig Gewandhaus, famous ”Auerbach’s Keller“, the beautiful old townhall…

The average temperature in Leipzig, Germany during June varies between 53.6° F (12°C) and 71.6° F (22°C) .  Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.


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Poster Session

Poster Session is on Monday, June 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  For information about preparing a poster, please visit  See SUBMISSIONS button for deadlines.

SIAM Books and Journals

Information about SIAM Books and Journals that will be displayed will be posted when available.


For information on how to get to the conference venue, please visit

How to get to the Leipziger KUBUS, Permoserstraße 15, 03418 Leipzig, Germany:
- by taxi from Leipzig airport to UFZ / KUBUS: approx. EUR 30
- by taxi from Leipzig central station to UFZ / KUBUS: approx. EUR 8
- by public transport: From Leipzig airport to Leipzig central station: There are trains which go all day long, it will take you about 15 min.

From Leipzig Central Station please take tram no. 13 direction "Taucha" or 3 direction “Sommerfeld” to stop "Permoserstraße/Torgauer Straße" (about 12 min). Please change to bus no. 90 direction "Paunsdorf/Sommerfeld" to stop "Leonhard-Frank-Straße" (1 stop) or cross “Torgauer Straße” and walk along “Permoserstraße" (5-7 min).

Visa Information

Citizens of the United States with a valid passport do not need a visa to enter Germany if they do not expect to stay more than 90 days and do not expect to work there.  For visa information for other countries, please visit .

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice.  Travelers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

All visa inquiries should be sent to SIAM Conference Registrar, Joyce Bagley ([email protected]).

Letter of Invitation

Confirmed speakers 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 a confirmed speaker, please fill out the form AND provide the following information to [email protected]:

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