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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.

By Air

SIAM has selected Travel Leaders to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Travel Leaders, contact Amy Hueber at (800) 698-2424. Be sure to mention you are attending the CAIMS/SIAM Meeting. Travel Leaders will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Travel Leaders’ office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time. 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

Taxis are available

From to Dorval: Flat rate $28.00 CND, one way (approx. $19 USD)
From to Mirabel: Approximately $60.00 CND, one way (approx 41 USD)

Please visit Fairmont’s web site, for other methods of transportation or to find maps and directions to the hotel.

By Train

Amtrak has a rail station in Montreal. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call 1-800-USA-RAIL, or contact Travel Leaders. 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 Travel Leaders or your own travel agent. Travel Leaders can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Travel Leaders.

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 (514) 861-3511 for driving directions.

Created 8/20/02
Edited 3/4/03