General Information

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Funding Agency

SIAM and the conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.


Though SIAM is unable to offer e-mail access for individual attendees, high speed internet access is available at the conference hotel and the University.

Local Area

Additional information about the University and its surroundings, including campus maps, is now available at

For more general information about the Seattle metropolitan area and the University of Washington, see Seattle’s Web site ( or the University of Washington Web site (

The average temperature in Seattle during September varies between 52° F (11°C) and 70° F (21°C) . Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket and umbrella to the sessions.


Join SIAM now and save!

SIAM members save $100 on full registration for the 2006 SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures! Join your peers in the premier professional society for applied math and computational science. SIAM members receive subscriptions to SIAM Review and SIAM News and enjoy substantial discounts on SIAM books, journal subscriptions, and conference registrations.

Free Student Membershipsare available to all students who attend an institution that is an Academic Member of SIAM, are members of Student Chapters of SIAM, or are nominated by a Regular Member of SIAM.

Join online, download an application, or contact SIAM Customer Service:

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 (worldwide); or 800-447-7426 (toll free US and Canada only)
Fax: +1-215-386-7999
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Poster Session

The poster session is scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2006, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.  Presenters are requested to put up their posters no later than 5:30 PM on Sunday, the official start time of the session.  Boards and push pins will be available to presenters beginning on Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 4:30 PM.  For information about preparing a poster, please visit

Note: Any poster presenter who fails to show and present a confirmed presentation will be considered a no-show.  No-shows will be billed $55 per accepted poster.

SIAM Books and Journals

Display copies of books and complimentary copies of journals are available on-site. SIAM books are available at a discounted price during the conference. If a SIAM books representative is not available, completed order forms and payment (credit cards are preferred) may be taken to the SIAM registration desk.


SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, contact Amy Hueber at +1-215-628-3322 or toll free (US and Canada) at 866-71-WINGS. Press two (2) when you hear the recording, and ask to be transferred to Amy. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves. Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. 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.

Transportation to and from Seattle Tacoma International Airport is available using taxicabs, shuttles, buses and rental cars. Detailed information is now available at


International attendees at conferences in the U.S. may already be aware that there have been recent changes to the visa program for scientific visitors, which affect even people from visa waiver countries. The site, maintained by the National Academies, provides guidance on obtaining the necessary documents. It is recommended that you apply for a visa as soon as possible.

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