There are many opportunities to meet new friends and greet old acquaintances in addition to the vast array of scientific sessions offered at these meetings. Some of these are listed below.
There will be a networking center located in West Terrace in the San Diego Convention Center, TopLevel. This will be a great place to relax between sessions and forge new friendships. Free Wi-Fi will be available in this area throughout the meeting.
The AMS strongly encourages use of the Employment Center venues for all professional interviews of prospective employees at society meetings. The use of personal hotel rooms is particularly discouraged.
The MAA strongly discourages the use of personal hotel sleeping rooms as the site for professional interviews of prospective employees. This practice is intimidating for some job-seekers, particularly those who find the situation uncomfortable and possibly unsafe.
There will be many opportunities for networking at the meeting. Some suggestions are: