Registration Information

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First Joint Meeting of CAIMS and SIAM
24th Annual Meeting of CAIMS/SCMAI
2003 SIAM Annual Meeting

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC, Canada
June 16-20, 2003

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
900 Rene Levesque Boulevard West
Montreal QC H3B 4A5
Direct Telephone: (514) 861-3511
Fax: (514) 954-2296
Reservations: 1 (800) 441-1414

Note: A passport is *highly recommended* for U.S. visitors entering Canada. U.S. citizens should have their birth certificate or citizenship certificate as well as a picture ID; permanent residents (who are not citizens) need their alien-registration card and passport. Citizens from all countries other than the U.S. must have a valid passport, and in some cases a visitor visa may be required.

For more information, please review CUSTOMS and TRAVEL INFORMATION!

SIAM Registration Desk

The SIAM registration desk is located in the Foyer. It is open at the following times:

Sunday June 15 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

June 16

7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Tuesday June 17 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Wednesday June 18 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Thursday June 19 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Friday June 20 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM

Registration Fees

Pre-registration deadline – Thursday, May 15, 2003
If registration and payment are not received by this date, you will be expected to pay the ON-SITE fee upon arrival at the conference.

Please note: It is SIAM policy that all speakers pre-register. Speakers who do not pre-register will be required to register on-site at the higher rate.

All advance registration payments are to be made by credit card, check or money order. All fees quoted are in U.S. dollars.

CAIMS/SIAM Conference Registration...
(on or before 5/15/03)

On-Site Registration (After 5/15/03)


Student registration is available for undergraduate and graduate students ONLY. The student rate is not available to post-doctorates.

Conference Registration Fee Includes:

Conference Speakers

The Conference Organizing Committee expects every speaker of a scheduled presentation to register and attend the conference.

Please Note: It is SIAM policy that all speakers must pre-register. Speakers who do not pre-register will be required to register on-site at the higher rate.

If it becomes necessary for a speaker to cancel a presentation, he or she must try to find an alternate presenter immediately, preferably a co-author. SIAM Program Manager, Connie Young, must be informed immediately of any change to a scheduled presentation. Please e-mail her at A “no-show” or cancelled presentation can cause serious inconvenience to the attendees and conference organizers. The committee thanks all speakers in advance for their compliance with this request.

How to Register

Web: Submit the on-line registration form at
Fax: 215-386-7999
Phone: 215-382-9800 or 1-800-447-7426 toll free (U.S. or Canada only)


Mail: SIAM Conference Department, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA


After paying by wire transfer, please fill out the Wire Transfer Form. Filling out this form will enable SIAM to recognize your particular wire transfer when it arrives at SIAM and process your order much more promptly.

Cancellation Policy

On or before April 16, 2003 Full refund
April 17 – May 15, 2003 $75.00 Cancellation Fee
After May 15, 2003 No Refund

SIAM accepts VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Please indicate credit card type, account number, and the expiration date on the Registration Form.

Pre-register and Save!

We urge attendees to pre-register and save!
To qualify for the pre-registration rate, return the Registration Form with payment to reach the SIAM office by Thursday, May 15, 2003.

Any registration received at the SIAM office after Thursday, May 15, 2003 will be subject to the full registration fee. We urge you to pre-register and save $60.

There will be no prorated fees. Refunds will not be issued after Thursday, May 15, 2003.

Join SIAM! – The Premier Professional Society for Applied Mathematicians and Computational Scientists.

SIAM members save $100 on registration for the 2003 SIAM Annual Meeting! In addition to supporting the profession, SIAM members receive subscriptions to SIAM Review and SIAM News, and enjoy substantial discounts on SIAM books, journal subscriptions and conference registrations.

Join SIAM now and enjoy an 18-month membership (from July 1, 2003 through December 31, 2004) for just $162. If you’ve already paid the non-member registration fee for the 2003 SIAM Annual Meeting, we’ll deduct the $100 member discount from your dues -- you will only pay $62 for 18 months of membership.

Contact SIAM Customer Service for an application form or join on line at
Telephone: 215-382-9800 (worldwide); or 800-447-7426 (U.S. and Canada only)
Fax: 215-386-7999
Postal mail: SIAM, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA

Complimentary Graduate Student Memberships (Master’s and Ph.D. candidates) are available to all graduate students who attend an institution that is an Academic Member of SIAM. Join on line or download an application at

*SIAM Corporate Members and Sponsors

SIAM corporate members provide their employees with knowledge about, access to, and contacts in the applied mathematics and computational sciences community through their membership benefits. Corporate membership is more than just a bundle of tangible products and services; it is an expression of support for SIAM. SIAM is pleased to acknowledge its corporate members. In recognition of their support, non-member attendees who are employed by the following organizations are entitled to the SIAM member registration rate:

Corporate Sponsor

Corporate Members

*List current at time of publication.

Created 8/20/02
Edited 3/11/03