SIAM Southeastern Atlantic Section Conference

September 18-19, 2021


This meeting will take place on the campus of Auburn University located in Auburn, Alabama. Mell Classroom Building is located at 231 Mell Street, Auburn, AL 36849.

By Air: If you fly to Auburn, you can travel to either the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Atlanta, GA) or the Birmingham International Airport (Birmingham, AL). The distance from either airport to Auburn University campus is approximately 100 miles.

Note: There is a one-hour time change (Eastern Time to Central Time) when driving across the Georgia-Alabama state line.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is located 100 miles from the Auburn University campus. Average travel time between the airport and campus is 1.5-2 hours. There is a scheduled ground shuttle service between Hartsfield-Jackson and various points in Auburn via Groome Transportation. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Groome Transportation:, (706) 612-1155. The cost for a one-way shuttle service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Auburn University is US$43.00. The shuttle schedule can be found here: For information regarding all other ground transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, please visit:

Birmingham International Airport (BHM), 5900 Airport Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35212 is 114 miles from Auburn University campus. Please visit the airport web site for a list of airlines and lists of cities with daily direct flights to BHM. Rental cars available at BHM can be found here, Taxis, limousine and shuttle services are also available at the Birmingham International Airport. For a complete listing, please visit Uber also services BHM. For more information, please visit the Birmingham International Airport website.

By Bus: The closest Greyhound Bus station to Auburn University is located at 300 Columbus Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801, which is about 10 miles from the meeting. Please contact Greyhound Tel: 1-800-231-2222; Website:

By Car

From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport: Depart S Terminal Parkway toward Airport Boulevard and bear right onto Airport Boulevard. Take ramp left for I-285 toward Montgomery. At exit 69, take ramp right for GA-14-SPUR toward South Fulton Parkway. Take ramp right for Buffington Road toward Red Oak. Turn left onto Buffington Road. Turn left onto Estes Drive, and then immediately turn right onto Glen Haven Point. Turn left onto Sable Way. Turn left onto Sable Trail. Turn right onto Sable Way. Turn left onto Sable Bay Point, and then immediately turn right onto Sable Run Road. Turn left onto Buffington Road. Turn right onto Flat Shoals Road. Take ramp left for I-85 S / GA-403 S. Entering Alabama, at exit 57, take ramp right and follow signs for Bent Creek Road. Turn right onto Bent Creek Road. Turn left onto E Glenn Avenue. Turn left onto E Samford Avenue. Turn right onto S Gay Street. Turn left onto Miller Avenue. Road name changes to Roosevelt Drive. Library Parking Deck will be on your right, 5 Roosevelt Drive.

From the Birmingham International Airport: Depart toward Messer Airport Hwy and then, keep straight. Take ramp right for I-59 S / I-20 W. At exit 124A, take ramp left for I-65 South toward Montgomery. At exit 171, take ramp right for I-85 North toward Atlanta. At exit 51, take ramp right for US-29 toward Auburn. Bear left onto US-29 / AL-15 / AL-147 / S College Street. Keep straight onto AL-147 / S College St. Turn left onto Roosevelt Drive. Library Parking Deck will be on your right; 5 Roosevelt Drive.

From Montgomery: Take I-85 North toward Atlanta. At exit 50, take ramp right toward Auburn Technology Parkway and then turn left onto Cox Rd / CR-12. Bear right onto Wire Rd / CR-137 and then turn right onto W Samford Avenue Turn left onto Mell Street and then turn right onto Roosevelt Drive. Library Parking Deck will be on your left. 5 Roosevelt Drive.


Parking is available at the Library Parking Deck (5 Roosevelt Dr) whick is adjacent to Mell Classroom Building or in the Comer Lot. A campus parking map can be found here, No permits are needed. Enforcement officers are advised to not ticket in those areas on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, they do not enforce A and B zones, so participants are welcome to park in these during the weekend.

Staying at the Hotel at Auburn University: Park at the hotel and walk over to Draughton Library-Mell Classroom Building.

Local Transportation

Bus Service: Tiger Transit, servicing Auburn University and Auburn, has several bus stops in the area of the meeting. For a map and schedule, please visit:


Taxi Service: Licensed, metered taxis are available in Auburn through Tiger Taxi; (334) 444-4444;

TNCs: Both Lyft and Uber also operate in the Auburn area.