2010 SIAM Great Lakes Conference:
Modeling and Numerical PDEs in Mathematical Biology

o Conference site

Fairlane Center South (Map)
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126-2638

o Audio-Visual Policy

Standard Audio-visual Set-up in Meeting Rooms:

All rooms (plenary, special sessions) will have a projector. Overhead projectors could be available in the rooms upon request. If you would like to request an overhead projector for your talk, please email the co-organizer, Yangjin Kim (yangjink@umd.umich.edu), no later than April 1, 2010. Speakers may inquire about ordering additional audio-visual equipment by contacting yangjink@umd.umich.edu if necessary.
All rooms are equipped with USB drive hook-up for presentation. Speakers may use their own computers. SIAMGL is not responsible for the safety and security of speakers' computers.

o Local Area

Visit www.detroit.world-guides.com for more information on Detroit and the surrounding area.
The average temperature in Dearborn during April varies between 40 degree(F) and 62 degree(F). Check the weather before your visit: weather.com. Remember meeting room temperatures and personal comfort zones vary widely. It would be good if you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions.

o Things to do

Here

o Poster Session

1) Posters need to fit within a 48 inch (122cm) square. Please bring pins or poster tape to attach your poster to the board. The poster spots will be numbered 1-?.
2) Please email Yangjin Kim (yangjink@umd.umich.edu) the title/abstract of your presentations (please ignore this if you already did).
3) Please submit your poster when you arrive at the conference site. The local organizers and staff members (Belinda and Sandra) will mount your poster in the morning.

o Parking

Parking is available for free at a parking lot at the conference site (Fairlane Center South). Please also see a campus map. Fairlane Center is located at the left upper corner.

o Internet/Email

An Internet cafe will be available at the conference site (Fairlane Center) for attendees. Free wireless service will also be available at the conference site.

o Driving direction

Windsor (27.9 km; 22 mins) (Google Map Direction)

(0) Windsor, ON, Canada
(1) Head northeast on Wyandotte St E toward Dufferin Ave (go 0.2 km)
(2) Take the 1st left onto Goyeau St (About 1 min, go 74 m)
(3) Take the 1st left onto Detroit-Windsor Tunnel (Toll road Entering United States (Michigan), About 2 mins, go 1.1 km)
(4) Continue onto Unknown road (About 1 min, go 1.1 km)
(5) Slight left at Randolph St (go 43 m)
(6) Take the 1st right onto E Jefferson Ave (go 0.3 km)
(7) Continue onto I-375 N (About 2 mins, go 2.1 km)
(8) Continue onto I-75 N, go 1.2 km)
(9) Take exit 53A toward Warren Ave (go 0.4 km)
(10) Merge onto Chrysler Dr (About 1 min, go 0.5 km)
(11) Take the ramp on the left onto I-94 W (About 6 mins, go 10.1 km)
(12) Take exit 210A for US-12/Michigan Ave toward Dearborn (go 0.6 km)
(13) Turn right at Michigan Ave/US-12 W, Continue to follow US-12 W (About 5 mins, go 4.2 km)
(14) Take the exit toward MI-39 N/Southfield Fwy (go 0.4 km)
(15) Merge onto Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.9 km)
(16) Turn left at Hubbard Dr. Destination will be on the right (About 2 mins, go 0.7 km) (total 23.8 km)
(17) Conference site (19000 Hubbard Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126)

South (From Toledo, OH; 56 miles, 1 hour)
(Google map from Ohio State U, Cleveland )

(0) Toledo, OH
(1) I-75 N (About 45 mins, go 48.5 mi)
(2) Take exit 41 for MI-39/Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.3 mi)
(3) Turn left at MI-39 N/Southfield Rd (About 4 mins, go 1.4 mi)
(4) Slight left to stay on MI-39 N/Southfield Rd, Continue to follow MI-39 N (About 4 mins, go 3.9 mi)
(5) Take exit 6 toward Michigan Ave/US-12 (go 0.2 mi)
(6) Merge onto Southfield Frwy Srv Rd (About 1 min, go 0.4 mi)
(7) Continue onto Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.6 mi)
(8) Turn left at Hubbard Dr. Destination will be on the right (About 2 mins, go 0.4 mi, total 56.7 mi)
(9) Conference site (19000 Hubbard Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126)

West (From Ann Arbor; 34 miles, 35 mins) (Google Map)

(0) Ann Arbor (I-94)
(1) I-94 E (About 22 mins, go 23.9 mi)
(2) Take exit 204 to merge onto MI-39 N/Southfield Fwy (About 4 mins, go 4.0 mi)
(3) Take exit 6 toward Michigan Ave/US-12 (go 0.2 mi)
(4) Merge onto Southfield Frwy Srv Rd (About 1 min, go 0.4 mi)
(5) Continue onto Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.6 mi)
(6) Turn left at Hubbard Dr. Destination will be on the right. (About 2 mins, go 0.4 mi)
(7) Conference site (19000 Hubbard Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126)

North (From Lansing) (Google Map)

(0) Lansing
(1) I-96 E toward Detroit (About 1 hour 10 mins, go 75.8 mi, total 82.0 mi)
(2) Take exit 183 for MI-39/Southfield Fwy ( go 0.2 mi, total 82.3 mi)
(3) Keep right at the fork to continue toward MI-39 S/Southfield Fwy and merge onto MI-39 S/Southfield Fwy (About 3 mins, go 3.0 mi, total 85.3 mi)
(4) Take exit 7 toward MI-153/Ford Rd (go 0.2 mi, total 85.4 mi)
(5) Merge onto Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.8 mi, total 86.2 mi)
(6) Turn right at Hubbard Dr. Destination will be on the right (About 1 min, go 0.4 mi, total 86.6 mi)
(7) Conference site (19000 Hubbard Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126)

o Airport (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW))

- Ground Transportation (Taxi: about $41 to the conference site)

- Driving direction (14.4 mi, 20 mins) (Google Map)
(0) Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, MI 48242
(1) Head southwest (0.2 mi)
(2) Slight right toward John D Dingell Dr (1.0 mi, about 3 mins)
(3) Continue straight onto John D Dingell Dr (1.3 mi, about 3 mins)
(4) Continue onto W G Rogell Dr (0.6 mi, about 1 min)
(5) Slight right to merge onto I-94 E (5.7 mi, About 6 mins
(6) Take exit 204 to merge onto MI-39 N/Southfield Fwy (About 4 mins, go 4.0 mi)
(7) Take exit 6 toward Michigan Ave/US-12 (go 0.2 mi)
(8) Merge onto Southfield Frwy Srv Rd (About 1 min, go 0.4 mi)
(9) Continue onto Southfield Rd (About 1 min, go 0.6 mi)
(10) Turn left at Hubbard Dr: Destination will be on the right (About 2 mins, go 0.4 mi; total 14.4 mi)
(11) Conference site (University of Michigan-Dearborn, Fairlane Center South, 19000 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126-2638)
(Map images : text, Map, Street)

Last update : Feb 21, 2010