When making a reservation, participants should state that they are with
the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Meeting at the University of Utah
group. Rates quoted do not include tax. Cancellation and early checkout
policies vary; be sure to check when you make your reservation. The AMS
is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations.
Chase Suites 765 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, 801-532-5511;
for information email firstname.lastname@example.org;
$74 single or double. Deadline for reservations is September 6, 2006.
Be sure to check cancellation and early checkout policies.
Hilton 255 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT; 801/328-2000
or 877-776-4936 toll-free; $103 single or double. Deadline for reservations
is September 22, 2006. Be sure to check cancellation and early checkout
University Guest House 110 South Fort Douglas Blvd, Salt Lake
City; 801-587-1000 or 888-416-4075 toll-free; email@example.com;
$72 Single or double. Deadline for reservations is September 22, 2006.
Be sure to check cancellation and early checkout policies.
There are a number of restaurants adjacent to the campus. A list of restaurants
will be available at the registration desk.
Please visit the Web site maintained by the Department of Mathematics
the University of Utah Web site www.utah.edu.,
or Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau site at www.visitsaltlake.com.
Book Sales: Examine the newest titles from the AMS! Many of the
AMS books will be available at special discounts available only at the
meeting. Complimentary coffee will be served courtesy of AMS Membership
AMS Editorial Activity: An acquisitions editor from the AMS book
program will be present to speak with prospective authors. If you have
a book project that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please stop
by the book exhibit.
Parking is not enforced on weekends (except in the obvious do not park
zones and special reserved spots) and participants can park in any of
the posted lots free of charge. (See map at http://www.map.utah.edu/).
and Meeting Information
The registration desk will be located in the Leroy Cowles Building, and
will be open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon
on Sunday. Talks will take place in the following buildings: Leroy Cowles
Building (LCB), Alfred Emery Building (AEB), James Widtsoe Building (JWB),
and the James Fletcher Building (JFB).
Registration fees: (payable on-site only) $40/AMS members; $60/nonmembers;
$5/emeritus members, students, or unemployed mathematicians. Fees are
payable by cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.
By Air: The Salt Lake City International Airport is served by
most major airlines and is located ten minutes from downtown Salt Lake
City. Taxi fare is approximately $20-$25.
Driving: From the Salt Lake International Airport: Take I-80 East
approximately 1.5 miles to the North Temple exit. Follow North Temple
approximately 3 miles to State Street (one block beyond the Mormon Temple).
Turn right on State Street and go south three blocks to 200 South. Turn
left proceeding east on 200 South for approximately 2 miles until you
reach University Street (1400 East).
From I-15 Northbound: Take the eastbound 600 South exit. At State Street
turn left proceeding 4 blocks north until you reach 200 South. Turn right
proceeding east on 200 South for approximately 2 miles until you reach
University Street (1400 East).
From I-15 South Bound: Take the eastbound 600 South exit. At 300 West
turn right proceeding approximately 1.5 miles south until you reach 200
South. Turn left proceeding east on 200 South for approximately 2 miles
until you reach University Street (1400 East).
Once you get to University Street you will be facing "President's
Circle". This is a one-way street that you enter on the south. Drive
¾ of the way around the circle to the Mathematics Complex.
Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the
period September 30-October 15, 2006 and begin at US$24.99/day (weekend
rate) . All rates include unlimited free mileage; the weekend rates quoted
are available from noon Thursday until Monday at 11:59 p.m. Rates do not
include state or local surcharges, tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling
charges. Renter must meet Avis' age, driver, and credit requirements.
Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or online at www.avis.com. Non
weekend and weekly rates are also available. Please quote Avis Discount
Number B159266 when making reservations
for International Participants
Visa regulations are continually changing for travel to the United States.
Visa applications may take from three to four months to process and require
a personal interview, as well as specific personal information. International
participants should view the important information about traveling to
the U.S. found at http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/Traveling_to_US.html
If you need a preliminary conference invitation in order to secure a visa,
please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you discover you do need a visa, the National Academies website (see
above) provides these tips for successful visa applications:
- Visa applicants are expected to provide evidence that they are intending
to return to their country of residence. Therefore, applicants should
provide proof of "binding" or sufficient ties to their home
country or permanent residence abroad. This may include documentation
- family ties in home country or country of legal permanent residence
- property ownership
- bank accounts
- employment contract or statement from employer stating that the position
will continue when the employee returns;
- Visa applications are more likely to be successful if done in a visitor's
home country than in a third country;
- Applicants should present their entire trip itinerary, including travel
to any countries other than the United States, at the time of their
- Include a letter of invitation from the meeting organizer or the U.S.
host, specifying the subject, location and dates of the activity, and
how travel and local expenses will be covered;
- If travel plans will depend on early approval of the visa application,
specify this at the time of the application;
- Provide proof of professional scientific and/or educational status
(students should provide a university transcript).
This list is not to be considered complete. Please visit the web sites
above for the most up-to-date information.
Temperatures vary from 70 F to 50 F in October. Fall is the favorite
season of many who visit and live in Utah. Vibrant colors splash across
the mountains and canyons as the cooler temperatures turn the leaves all
shades of gold, purple, red, green, and brown. For up to date forecasts