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Contents of today's issue
Book Sales and Exhibits: Hall B1, San Diego Convention Center: Wednesday, 12:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-noon.
Email Access: Just outside Hall B, San Diego Convention Center. Open during various time frames, starting 3:00 p.m. Tuesday until 2:00 p.m. Saturday.
Employment Center: Hall A, San Diego Convention Center.
Joint Meetings Registration, MAA Minicourse Registration, Audiovisual Services, Banquet Ticket Sales, Transparency Sales, Abstracts: Hall B1, San Diego Convention Center.
Networking Center and Message Board: Upper level, bay side, San Diego Convention Center.
Restaurants/Concierge Help: There is restaurant/concierge desk staffed by the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau in the lobby outside Hall B2 on the first floor of the center, open Wednesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Participants will be able to get restaurant recommendations/reservations, tours, maps, event tickets, and general information about San Diego.
Student Hospitality/Information Center: Hall B1, San Diego Convention Center.
Wireless (free): Available in the San Diego Convention Center in the JMM Networking Center (upper leverl, bay side and the upper level, city side).
Instructions. 1. For Rooms/Corridors of 1-19 – Rooms 1-5 - In the wireless browser area on your device, look for the SSID of JMM. No username or password required. As soon as you see "JMM", you will be able to connect directly to the internet. 2. For Rooms 6-19 - In the wireless browser area on the device, look for the SSID of AMS. No username or password required. As soon as you see "AMS", you will be able to connect directly to the internet.
See the program page 231 for free wireless availability in the hotels.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Mathematics Alumni and Friends Reception, Wednesday, 5:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Rancho Santa Fe Room, Marriott. All UW-Madison Department of Mathematics alumni and friends are invited. Please come and visit with old and new friends.
AP Calculus Reception:Thursday, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Past, present, and future AP Calculus Readers are invited to the Kansas City Barbeque, 600 W. Harbor Dr., about a half-mile northwest of the Convention Center. Please join us for food, drink, and continued hospitality.
The University of Michigan Alumni Reception scheduled for Friday evening has been cancelled.
Please see http://transit.511sd.com for more details about public transportation. The cost is US$2.25. Buses will be leaving 1st and G at 4:57 p.m., 5:12 p.m., 5:27 p.m., 5:42 p.m., and 5:57 p.m. Please note there is also an on-site reception on Thursday; check the official meetings program for details.
PROMYS Gathering for Alumni and Friends, Friday, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided and there will be a cash bar, old friends, and good conversation in the Living Room at Marina Kitchen, Marriott (ground floor overlooking the pool).
Registration - There are 6,724 registered participants to date.
Contact - The number for the JMM telephone message center is 1-619-525-6212. The Employment Center is 1-619-525-6213.
Social Networking - To provide pathways for conversation and information exchange before and during these meetings, the following are available: 1) Twitter: @JointMath, please add #JMM13 to your "tweets"; 2) Facebook: become a fan at www.facebook.com/2013JMM; 3) Blog: blogs.ams.org/jmm2013/; and 4) Public pool on flickr to share photos: www.flickr.com/groups/jointmath2013/.
Come to the Cambridge University Press exhibit (booths 210, 212, 214) on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. for cupcakes to celebrate the Forum of Mathematics, Cambridge's new open access publishing venture.
Ken Golden will be available to sign postcards at the MPE2013 booth 106, Friday from 11:00 am to noon.
The recipients of the 2013 Mathematical Art Exhibition Awards are Best photograph, painting, or print: "Bended Circle Limit III" by Vladimir Bulatov; Best textile, sculpture, or other medium: "Inlaid Wooden Boxes of Makoto Nakamura's Tessellations" by Kevin Lee; and Honorable Mention: "Tessellation Evolution" (beaded necklace) by Susan Goldstine. See these and all the works in the Mathematical Art Exhibition in aisle 800 of the Exhibition Hall.
Congratulations to our room lottery winners! The following participants won free room nights: Ilesanmi Abeboye, Adrienna Bingham, James Carter, Celeste Cass, William Gamber, Larry Gerstein, Andrew Getz, Michael Henle, Allen Hibbard, Evelyn Lamb, Jaclyn Lang, Yoonbok Lee, Arutro Magidi, Donald Richardson, David Richeson, Skyler Seto, Julia Upton, Losaunne White, Kelly Zaccheo, and Holly Zullo. Get your registration/housing form in by November 4, 2013 for the Baltimore meetings and you could be a winner, too!
Ticket Resales. For those participants who find they cannot use tickets already purchased for social events, a section of the Message Board located in the Networking Center has been set aside for the posting of available tickets. Participants should tack up a message indicating the event for which the ticket is available, the price, and how to get in touch with the ticket owner. No ticket may be turned in at the Registration Desk for a refund.