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1999 SIAM Annual Meeting

Sixth SIAM Conference on Optimization

Jointly held for the first time


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By Air

SIAM has selected Delta as the official carrier for this conference. Discounts are available to conference attendees from May 7 to May 18, 1999. The Gold File number for the meeting discount is 118399A.

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

  • 5% off lowest applicable published fare

  • 10% off unrestricted Y fares (full coach)
  • Zone fares--(stay a minimum of two (2) nights; no need for Saturday stay over)

SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, call 800-243-4370 or 215-628-3322, fax your reservations to 215-628-0310, or use their on-line reservations system at [email protected]. Ask for Debbie Murphy or Jan Hyatt. Be sure to mention that you are attending the 1999 SIAM Annual Meeting or the Sixth SIAM Conference on Optimization. Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Uniglobe Wings Travel office hours are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM eastern standard time. If you need assistance after hours or in case of emergency, call 1-800-787-4315. Uniglobe Travel has 24-hour assistance available for all of its clients nationwide. If you need to take advantage of this free service, call 1-800-878-4315.

Ground Transportation

MARTA rail line

Atlanta is internationally recognized for having one of the best rapid transit systems in the world. When in Atlanta take MARTA! Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is a reliable, hassle-free, easy-to-ride transit system. Perhaps best known for its efficient air-to-rail connection, the MARTA Airport Station is located inside the Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport next to the baggage claim. Just follow the signs "To Ground Transportation" and take any Northbound train to the Peachtree Center Station. Follow the signs to the street - go up a very large escalator, then turn immediately and get on the next up escalator to the street. Turn left on Peachtree Street and at the 'Hard Rock Cafe' turn left again onto International Boulevard and walk about two blocks to the Spirit of Atlanta Hotel. The hotel is located on the corner of International Boulevard and Courtland Street. SIAM has arranged for discounted rail passes. UpdatedIndividual passes cannot be purchased from SIAM. We are only offering "special" weekly passes (see registration form). You can purchase the discounted passes in advance, mark what you want on the registration form and we'll mail your discounted pass before the meeting, or if you miss the preregistration date, April 19, 1999, you can purchase them at the airport. Just tell them you are attending the SIAM meetings in Atlanta. This is the system you can use all week to get around Atlanta if your destination is not within walking distance.

NewAtlanta Airport Shuttle

Atlanta Airport Shuttle offers ground transportation at the hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. Phone 404-768-7600 or fax 404-584-7653 to make advance arrangements.

Car Rentals

Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or Uniglobe Wings Travel can assist you in making rental-car reservations at the time you make your flight reservations.

Driving Directions

Driving from Atlanta's Hartsfield International airport is just a short 10 mile drive. Take I-75/85 North to International Blvd., exit, turn left at 2nd traffic light and continue straight, hotel on the left. We suggest that you get map and directions from rental car company when you pick up your car.

Arriving in Atlanta from I-20 East or 1-20 West, take 75/I-895 North connector to International Blvd. exit, turn left at 2nd traffic light and continue straight, hotel on the left.

Arriving in Atlanta from I 75- or I 85 South, take Courltand Avenue exit, turn right for 3 blocks, hotel on the left.

Maintained by Maryann M. Donaghy, [email protected]
Created: 11/9/98 Updated: 3/12/99