The Conference will be held in the University Center Building 86 on THIS MAP.

Transportation Information

SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra
July 15-19, 2003

Conference location:
The College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187

By Air

There are three airports convenient to Williamsburg: The Richmond International Airport (RIC), Norfolk International Airport (ORF), and the Newport News/Williamsburg Airport (PHF).

SIAM has selected TravelLeaders to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through TravelLeaders, contact Amy Hueber at (800) 698-2424. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Linear Algebra Meeting. TravelLeaders will issue your ticket and mail it to you. TravelLeaders’ 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 on-line. Expedia (, Orbitz (, and Travelocity ( are just a few.

Ground Transportation

Public Transportation from Airport
Please contact the hotel at which you are staying for directions from the airport.
Days Inn Colonial Downtown: 1-757-229-5060
Williamsburg Hospitality House: 1.800.999.4485

(Also see Richmond the Groome transportation service (

Those staying at The College of William and Mary dorms should visit for directions or call Conference Services at 1-757-221-4084.

By Train

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

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. Regardless of if you rent or drive your own car, SIAM highly recommends you contact the hotel or college directly for driving directions.