It is strongly recommended that for any event requiring
a ticket, tickets should 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 January
2. 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
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 Sunday, with a cash bar reception
at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are US$46, including
tax and gratuity; in the Marriott Rivercenter, Grand Ballroom
Salons H & I.
Association of Christians in the Mathematical
Sciences (ACMS) Reception and Banquet, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.
to 9:00 p.m. This annual dinner will be followed by an after-dinner
talk in the Marriott Rivercenter, Grand Ballroom Salons C &
D.Tickets must be purchased by December 1; to do so, please visit
ACMS Worship Service, Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to
7:50 a.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon C. This
nondenominational service will be conducted by ACMS members and
is open to all meeting participants.
Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered
Mathematicians Reception, Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 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 in the Valero
Room, Marriott Riverwalk.
AWM Reception: There is an open reception
on Thursday at 9:30 p.m. after the AMS Gibbs Lecture, and in the
Marriott Riverwalk Ballroom Salons A/B/C. This has been a popular,
well-attended event in the past.
All participants are invited to a Friday luncheon
to honor AWM's Noether Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies. Those
interested may email firstname.lastname@example.org;
a sign-up sheet for those interested will also be located at the
AWM table in the exhibit area and also at the AWM panel discussion
and Business Meeting.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM) Reunion,
Saturday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All BSM alums are invited to
attend in the Balero Room, Marriott Riverwalk. Please stop by
the BSM booth in the exhibit area for more details.
University of Chicago Department of Mathematics
Alumni Reception, Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Marriott
Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon E.
Claremont Colleges Reception, Friday, 6:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon
F. All alumni and friends of the Claremont Colleges are invited.
NEW! Twelfth Annual Reception for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians: This informal, cash bar social will take place on Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham St. (near the intersection with Houston St). The bar is located just a few blocks north of the convention center. Please note there is also an on-site reception on Friday; check the official conference program for details.
Reception for Graduate Students
and First-Time Participants, Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The AMS and the MAA cosponsor this social hour. Graduate students
and first-timers are especially encouraged to come and meet some
old-timers to pick up a few tips on how to survive the environment
of a large meeting. Refreshments will be served in the Marriott
Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salons A/B/C.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department
of Mathematics, Alumni Reception, Saturday, 5:15 p.m. to 7:00
p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon A Everyone
ever connected with the department is encouraged to get together
for conversation and to hear about mathematics at UIUC.
University of Iowa Mathematics Department Reception,
Friday, 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This event features snacks and
a cash bar in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon B.
University of Michigan Department of Mathematics
Alumni Reception, Friday, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Riverview
Room, Marriott Riverwalk. The memory of Ms. Ethel Rathbun will
be honored at the reception.
Knitting Circle, Friday,
8:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Bring a project (knitting/crochet/tatting/beading/etc.)
and chat with other mathematical crafters in the Marriott Rivercenter
Conference Room 8.
Lehigh University Reception, Friday, 5:45
p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon
A. All friends and graduates of the Lehigh Math Program are invited
The Legacy of R. L. Moore Project in conjunction
with MAA is hosting a reception for the Project NExTers, Thursday,
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Conference Rooms 13 and 14 of the Marriott
Rivercenter. All MAA Project NExTers National and Section NExT
Fellows, consultants, and other friends of MAA Project NExT are
MAA Project NExT Reception, Saturday, 8:30
p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the Marriott Rivercenter, Grand Ballroom
Salons H & K, organized by T. Christine Stevens, St.
Louis University; Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota
Duluth; and Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton. All MAA
Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of MAA-Project
NExT are invited.
MAA Two-Year College Reception, Friday, 5:45
p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Marriott Rivercenter, Conference Rooms
17 & 18, 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.
Mathematical Reviews Reception, Saturday,
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom
Salon D. 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.
Mathematical Institutes Open House, Thursday,
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom
Salons D/E/F. Participants are warmly invited to attend this open
house cosponsored by several North American mathematical institutes.
This popular reception precedes the AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture.
Come and hear the latest about programs and research happening
among the institute community.
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 Friday 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.
in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon D. Tickets are
US$47 each, including tax and gratuity.
Reception for Mathematicians in Business, Industry,
and Government, Friday, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the Bonham
Room, Marriott Riverwalk, 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.
NAM Banquet, Saturday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:30
p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon C. The National
Association of Mathematicians will host a banquet on Saturday
evening. A cash bar reception will be held at 6:00 p.m., and dinner
will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are US$48 each, including
tax and gratuity.
Conference for Undergraduate Women Open House Reunion,
Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Milam Room, Marriott Riverwalk.
New Mexico State University Mathematics Association
Reception, Friday, 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott
Rivercenter, Conference Room 9. All members and friends are invited.
Please join us for refreshments and conversation.
NSA Women in Mathematics Society Networking Session on Friday, January 13, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to this annual networking session on Friday evening. Please stop by the NSA booth in the exhibit area for the exact location.
Ohio State University Friends and Alumni Reception,
Saturday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo
Student Hospitality Center,
Thursday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, 9:00
a.m. to 3:00 p.m., organized by Richard and Araceli
Neal, American Society for the Communication of Mathematics.
A reception for undergraduates will
be held here on Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Room 215,
Friends of Williams Reception, Thursday,
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Room 205, Convention Center, organized
by Frank Morgan, Williams College.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of
Mathematics Reunion Reception, Friday, 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
in the Travis Room, Marriott Riverwalk.