SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (2003)
Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, CA
May 1-3, 2003

Co-Sponsored by
Army High Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC)
and University of Illinois, Chicago

Transportation Information

Cathedral Hill Hotel
1101 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: 415-776-8200
Reservations: 800-622-0855 US
Fax: 415-441-2841

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 Data Mining. 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 San Francisco. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call 1-800-USA-RAIL, go to , or contact Travel Leaders. 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 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 415-776-8200 for driving directions.