SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences (GS03)
March 17-20, 2003
Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin
Austin, Texas

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences


Transportation Information

Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin
111 E. Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: (512) 478-9611
Reservations: (800) 333-3333 US
Guest Fax: (512) 473-8399
Reservation Fax (512) 473-1502

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 215-643-6585 or 1 (800) 698-2424. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences. 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

By Train

Amtrak has a rail station in Austin. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call 1-800-USA-RAIL, go to , or contact Travel Leaders. It is about a five minute ride to the hotel from the train station. Taxis are available for transportation for approximately $8.00.

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 512-478-9611 for driving directions.

Created: 9/25/02 DAR
Edited: 9/25/02 DAR