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Joint Mathematics Meetings

Social Events

All events listed are open to all registered participants. 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 tickets 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 Advanced Registration/Housing Form. Note: All rooms are subject to change.

**LOCATION CHANGED TO SAN DIEGO BALLROOM, LOBBY LEVEL, NORTH TOWER, MARRIOTT **  AMS 125th Anniversary Gala: In 2013, the American Mathematical Society celebrates its 125th Anniversary. To launch the year-long festivities, the AMS invites its members and friends to a celebratory dinner. Gourmet food stations and musical accompaniment will complement the special program. The Gala will be held this year in place of the traditional banquet on Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are US$62 including tax and gratuity. The Gala will be preceded by a reception at 6:00 p.m. San Diego Ballroom, lobby level (NEW LOCATION), Marriott

AMS Mathematical Reviews Reception, Friday, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. All friends of the Mathematical Reviews (MR) are invited to join reviewers and MR editors and staff (past and present) for a reception in honor of all of the efforts that go into the creation and publication of the Mathematical Reviews database. Refreshments will be served. Mission Hills Room, 3rd floor, Marriott

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. 

Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS) Reception and Guest Lecture, Thursday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. The reception will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a talk entitled Change of Perspective given by Mike Orrison, Harvey Mudd College, at 6:30 p.m. Students are especially encouraged to attend. An opportunity will be provided afterwards for delegates to go to dinner at local restaurants in small groups. Marina Ballroom D, 3rd floor, Marriott

Association for Women in Science Reception, Friday, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. You are invited to attend a dessert reception to mix and mingle with AWIS members. Enjoy conversations with your colleagues and learn about the various programs AWIS is focusing on to advance the STEM workplace and the impact these initiatives have on your professional career. This event is open to everyone. Point Loma Room, 1st floor, Marriott

 Annual Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians Reception, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend this open reception affiliated with NOGLSTP, the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals, Inc. For more information visit http://www.noglstp.net/qmath/. Delmar Room, 3rd floor, Marriott

Annual Reception for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians, Friday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. This informal cash bar social will take place on Friday, January 11 from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. at Flicks, 1017 University Ave (near the intersection of University and 10th in the Hillcrest neighborhood). It's not a large bar, so you should have no trouble finding us inside.  One may get to the bar by cab (approx. 3 miles from convention center), or take the #11 bus (Destination:  SDSU) from 1st Ave. and G St (bus travels north on 1st Ave) to the intersection of University and 10th.  The bus leaves every fifteen minutes and the ride takes a mere 23 minutes.  Please see http://transit.511sd.com for more details about public transportation.  The cost is $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 onsite reception on Thursday; see above for details.

AWM Reception: This open reception takes place on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. after the AMS Gibbs Lecture and has been a popular, well-attended event in the past. AWM will recognize all of the honorees of the Alice T. Schaffer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Woman. Note that formal prizewinner announcements are made at the Joint Prize Session on Thursday afternoon. Reception attendees are invited to participate in a networking activity based on the game SET which will provide opportunities to meet new people and have added fun at the reception. Lobby outside Room 6AB, Upper level, San Diego Convention Center

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Annual Alumni Reunion, Thursday, 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. All alumni, family, and spouses are welcome to attend. Miramar Room, 3rd floor, Marriott

University of Chicago Mathematics Alumni Reception, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Balboa Room, 3rd floor, Marriott

The Claremont Colleges Reception, Thursday, 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. All alumni, students, faculty, and friends are invited to join us for our annual reception. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guests are welcome. Mission Hills Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott

Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Workshop Detailing Fulbright Scholar Grants, Friday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. This workshop will provide participants knowledge of opportunities for those in mathematics to apply for long and short term Fulbright Scholar grants. Santa Rosa, 1st Floor, Marriott

Reception for Graduate Students and First-Time Participants, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. The AMS and 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. Light refreshments will be served. Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd floor, Marriott

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mathematics Alumni Reception, Friday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Everyone ever connected with the department is encouraged to get together for conversation and to hear about mathematics at the University of Illinois. Solana Room, 1st floor, Marriott

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! Rancho Santa Fe Rooms 1 and 2, Lobby level, Marriott


MAA/Project NExT Reception, Friday, 8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.; organized by Julia Barnes, Western Carolina University Shreveport; Judith Covington, Louisiana State University; Matthew DeLong, Taylor University; and Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton; and. All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited. Marina Ballroom F, 3rd floor, Marriott

MAA Two-Year College Reception, Wednesday, 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. Cardiff/Carlsbad Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott

mpe13 logoMath Institutes Open House: MPE 2013 U.S. Launch, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Participants are warmly invited to attend this open house which is co-sponsored by several of the mathematical science institutes in North America. This reception precedes the Gibbs Lecture. Come find out about the latest activities and programs at each of the institutes that may be suited to your own research. San Diego Ballroom B, Lobby level, Marriott

MER/IME Banquet, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. The Mathematicians and Education Reform (MER) Forum and the Institute for Mathematics and Education (IME) welcome all mathematicians who are interested in precollege, undergraduate, and/or graduate educational issues to attend the MER/IME 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 US$65 each, including tax and gratuity. Marina Ballroom E, Marriott

CANCELLED - University of Michigan Mathematics Friends and Alumni Reunion 2013, Friday, 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Presidio 1, Lobby level, Marriott

Opening Day at America's Only Museum of Mathematics, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. America's only Museum of Mathematics, recently named the National Museum of Mathematics, opened its doors just a few weeks ago. Come take a virtual tour of the Museum, and hear anecdotes, challenges, and aspirations for the nation's only hands-on science center focused on math and learn how you can get involved. Santa Rosa, 1st floor, Marriott

National Association of Mathematicians Banquet, Friday, 6:00 p.m.–8:40 p.m. 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$62 each, including tax and gratuity. The Cox-Talbot Invited Address will be given after the dinner. Marina Ballroom E, 3rd floor, Marriott

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. The Living Room at Marina Kitchen, Marriott

Reception for Alumni and Friends of the Department of Mathematics at North Carolina State University, Friday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. All alumni, friends, and participants in the Department of Mathematics programs (e.g., REU, REU+, REG, IMSM, RTG) are invited to attend. Meet old friends and learn about recent events in the department. H’ors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided. Please see http://www.math.ncsu.edu/ or contact Hien Tran, (tran@math.ncsu.edu), for more information. Presidio 2, Lobby level, Marriott

NSA Women in Mathematics Society Networking Session, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. All participants are welcome to this annual event. Please stop by the NSA booth in the exhibit hall for the exact location.

NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences, Graduate Research Fellows Reception, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. The Division of Mathematical Sciences at NSF invites current and recent NSF Graduate Research Fellows (GRFs) to an information exchange and networking session. NSF funding opportunities for postdocs and junior faculty will be presented, and attendees will discuss the Graduate Research Fellowship Program, including ideas for how the Division of Mathematical Sciences might support and interact with the GRF awardees. Solana Room, First floor, Marriott

NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellows Reception, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. The NSF will host a reception for current and former recipients and current holders of Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRFs).  Pt. Loma Room, First floor, Marriott

Pennsylvania State University Mathematics Alumni Reception, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.–8:15 p.m. Please join us for hors d’oeuvres and beverages and mingle with math alumni, faculty, and College of Science representatives. Solana Room, First floor, Marriott

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 and Araceli Neal, American Society for the Communication of Mathematics. Exhibit Hall B1, Ground level, San Diego Convention Center

Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion, organized by Murli M. Gupta, George Washington University, Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–noon, in Room 10, San Diego Convention Center. This is a reunion of the participants from our past 18 years who are in various states in their mathematical careers: some are students (undergraduate or graduate), others are in various jobs, both in academia as well as government and industry. The participants will describe their experiences relating to all aspects of their careers, and a few will give talks on the research areas they are exploring. See http://www.gwu.edu/~spwm.

Reception for Undergraduates, Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Student Hospitality Center, Exhibit Hall B1, Ground level, San Diego Convention Center

YP17 HCSSiM Reunion Breakfast, Friday, 7:17 a.m.–8:00 a.m., La Costa Room, 4th Floor, Marriott

UW-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.