It is strongly recommended for any event requiring
a ticket, that tickets be purchased through advance
registration. Only a very limited number of tickets,
if any, will be available for sale on site. If you must
cancel your participation in a ticketed event, you may
request a 50% refund by returning your ticket(s) to
the Mathematics Meetings Service Bureau (MMSB) by
December 27. After that date no refunds can be made.
Special meals are available at banquets upon advance
request, but this must be indicated on the Advance
Wednesday - Friday
Student Hospitality Center,
Wednesday Friday, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.,
and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m., organized
by Richard Neal, University of Oklahoma. A reception
for undergraduates will be held here on Wednesday,
4:00 p.m . 5:00 p.m.
Reception for First-Time Participants,Wednesday,
5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. The AMS and the MAA Committee
on Membership are cosponsoring this social hour. All
participants (especially first-timers) are encouraged
to come and meet some old-timers and pick up a few tips
on how to survive the environment of a large meeting.
Refreshments will be served.
Graduate Student Reception,
Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., organized by
Betty Mayfield, Hood College, and Shawnee
McMurran, California State University San Bernardino.
Mathematicians representing a wide range of disciplines
will join interested graduate students at an informal
reception. Complimentary food and beverages will be
served. NOTE: This event is only for students who sign
up on the Advance
Sciences Institutes Open House, Wednesday, 5:30
p.m. 8:00 p.m. Participants are warmly invited
to attend this open house sponsored by several of the
mathematical institutes in North America.
All participants are invited to a dinner to honor
AWM's Noether Lecturer on Wednesday. A sign-up sheet
for those interested will be located at the AWM table
in the exhibit area and also at the AWM panel discussion.
AWM Reception: There is an open reception on
Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. after the AMS Gibbs Lecture.
This has been a popular, well-attended event in the
MAA Two-Year College Reception, Thursday, 5:45
p.m. 7:00 p.m., is open to all meeting participants,
particularly two-year faculty members. This is a great
opportunity to meet old friends and make some new ones.
There will be hot and cold refreshments and a cash bar.
Sponsored by Addison Wesley Longman.
Lehigh University Reception, Thursday, 5:45
p.m . 7:00 p.m. All friends and graduates of
the Lehigh Math Program are invited to attend.
The University of Iowa Department of Mathematics
Alumni Reception, Thursday, 5:45 p.m. 7:00
Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered
Mathematicians Reception, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this open reception.
Meet some new friends or get together with some old
friends. Please join us!
University of Chicago Department of Mathematics
Alumni Reception, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. 7:00
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Reception,
Thursday, 6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
NSA Women in Mathematics Society, Thursday,
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to this annual
networking session on Thursday evening. Please stop
by the NSA booth in the exhibit area for the exact location.
Claremont Colleges Reception, Thursday, 6:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All alumni and friends of the Claremont
Colleges are invited.
MER Banquet: The Mathematicians and Education
Reform (MER) Forum welcomes all mathematicians who are
interested in precollege, undergraduate, and/or graduate
educational reform to attend the MER banquet on Thursday
evening. This is an opportunity to make or renew
contacts with other mathematicians who are involved
in education projects and to engage in lively conversation
about educational issues. The after-dinner discussion
is an open forum for participants to voice their impressions,
observations, and analyses of the current education
scene. There will be a cash bar beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 each,
including tax and gratuity.
Knitting Circle, Thursday,
8:15 p.m . 9:45 p.m. Bring a project (knitting/crochet/tatting/beading/etc.)
and chat with other mathematical crafters.
Joint PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast,
Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Reception for Mathematicians in Business, Industry,
and Government, Friday, 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.,
organized by Michael Monticino, University of
North Texas. This welcome reception is open to all conference
participants and in particular those interested in the
mathematics of business, government, and industry (BIG).
The reception will be a great opportunity to interact
with BIG mathematicians and learn more about BIG mathematics.
The reception is sponsored by the BIG SIGMAA.
Michigan Alumni Get-Together, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. This reception is sponsored by the
University of Michigan Department of Mathematics Alumni,
who are invited for h'ors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Reunion Reception,
Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
New Mexico State University Mathematics Association
Reception, Friday, 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. All
members and friends are invited; there will be a no-host
NAM Banquet, Friday, 5:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
The National Association of Mathematicians will host
a banquet on Friday evening. A cash bar reception will
be held at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:00
p.m. Tickets are $48 each, including tax and gratuity.
Mathematical Reviews Reception, Friday,
6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. All friends of Mathematical
Reviews (MR) are invited to join reviewers and MR
editors and staff (past and present) for a reception
in honor of all the efforts that go into the creation
and publication of the Mathematical Reviews database.
Refreshments will be served.
MAA-Educational Advancement Foundation Reception,
Friday, 6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. We are pleased to
announce the publication of R. L. Moore, Mathematician
and Teacher. All mathematicians are cordially invited
to join us for this book launching.
The Ohio State University Friends and Alumni Reception,
Friday, 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences
(ACMS) Banquet, Friday, 6:30 p.m. This annual dinner
will feature a talk by Thomas Banchoff, Brown
University, on Dali: The Christian dimension.
Tickets are $40 ($30 for ACMS members and $20 for students)
and may be purchased by sending a check payable to ACMS
to Dr. Robert Brabenec, Dept. of Mathematics,
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM) Reunion,
Friday, 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. All BSM alums are
invited to attend. Please stop by the BSM booth in the
exhibit area for more details.
MAA Project NExT Reception, Friday, 8:30 p.m.
10:30 p.m. All MAA Project NExT national and
Section NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends
of MAA Project NExT are invited.
Notices Tenth Anniversary Reception,
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. All meeting participants
are invited to join Notices Editorial Board members
and AMS staff for a reception in honor of the tenth
anniversary of the Notices transition into its
present magazine-style format and wider-ranging expository
content. Refreshments will be served.
AMS Banquet: As a fitting culmination to the
meetings, the AMS banquet provides an excellent opportunity
to socialize with fellow participants in a relaxed atmosphere.
The participant who has been a member of the Society
for the greatest number of years will be recognized
and will receive a special award. The banquet will be
held on Saturday, with a cash bar reception at
6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $44, including
tax and gratuity.