Conference Information

Audio/visual Policy

Standard Audio/visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms

Every PLENARY SESSION ROOM will have TWO OVERHEAD PROJECTORS, TWO SCREENS, AND A DATA PROJECTOR. All other breakout rooms will have one overhead projector, one screen, and a data projector. Speakers may order additional audio-visual equipment, other than the standard audio/visual set-up listed above, by contacting lyons@siam.org.

All speakers please visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/resources/avnotice.htm prior to December 20, 2004.


Please visit archive.siam.org/about/member.htm for information about joining SIAM.


ANALCO Registration can be done via the registration pages found on the SODA05 Conference Pages.

Entering Canada

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 further information: US citizens and alien permanent residents should visit http://travel.state.gov/tips_canada.html. All other travelers should visit the Canadian site http://www.cic.gc.ca. For general information on travel to Canada, please see http://www.travelcanada.ca/tc_redesign/app/en/ca/home.do.

Local Area

Visit Vancouver’s web site (http://www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/) for more information about the area.

The average temperature in Vancouver during January varies between 32° F (0°C) and 42° F (6°C). Please remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.


SIAM is unable to offer e-mail access. If you do not bring your own computer to use in your room, there is a Business Center at which you may access the Internet.


Transportation information will be posted here as it becomes available.


Last Edited: May 13, 2004
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