JMM 2019 Baltimore

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 January 8, 2019. 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.

2019 AMS “Until Next Time” Social, Saturday, 7:00-9:30 pm. Join your colleagues on the last evening of JMM 2019 as we say “until next time”! This year’s AMS closing event will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore, MD, located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor just 0.6 miles away from the Baltimore Convention Center. Guests will enjoy the evening at this Baltimore destination with access to exhibits and hands-on displays. Join us for live music, various food stations, interactive activities and learning opportunities, and a chance to wish your colleagues well “until next time”!

While guests are welcome to choose their transportation method, we are pleased to provide a free shuttle service. Shuttle service will pick up guests every 10-15 minutes beginning at 6:45 pm from both the Hilton Baltimore and Baltimore Convention Center and dropping off at the venue. Return shuttle service will pick up guests at the Maryland Science Center beginning at 7:30 pm and return guests to the Baltimore Convention Center and Hilton Baltimore. Accessible shuttle service will be available.

Purchase your tickets when registering for the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Regular Tickets: US\$75; Student Tickets: US\$35. A limited number of tickets will be available at the special students rate. Limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door!

Past/present/future AP Calculus & Statistics Readers, Wednesday, 5:00-7:00 pm. Peter’s Pour House, corner of Water & Grant Streets (

Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS) Reception and Lecture, Thursday, 5:30–7:30 pm. The reception will take place between 5:30 and 6:30 pm, followed by a short program and 20-minute talk at 6:30 pm. Students are encouraged to attend, and opportunity will be provided afterwards for delegates to go to dinner at a local restaurant. The talk will be given by Sloan Despeaux. Stadium Ballroom, Marriott Inner Harbor

Association for Women in Mathematics Reception and Awards Presentation, the AWM Reception which is open to all JMM participants will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 pm after the AMS Gibbs Lecture. The AWM President will recognize all of the honorees of the AWM Alice T. Schafer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Woman, the recipients of the AWM Dissertation Prize, the AWM Service Awards, and the AWM Fellows at 10:00 pm. Room 327/328, Baltimore Convention Center

Backgammon! organized by Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College; Friday, 8:00–10:00 pm. Learn to play backgammon from expert players. It’s a fun and exciting game where players with a good mathematics background have a decisive advantage. Boards and free lessons will be provided by members of the US Backgammon Federation. Stop by anytime! Key Ballroom 9 & 10, Hilton

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Annual Alumni Reunion, Thursday, 5:30–6:30 pm. Promenade, Marriott Inner Harbor

University of California, San Diego Reception, Friday, 6:00–8:00 pm. Reception for Mathematics alumni. Johnson B, Marriott Inner Harbor

Canada/USA Mathcamp Alumni & Friends Gathering, Wednesday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  We’re hosting the annual Mathcamp mini-reunion!  Join us for snacks, games, and good conversation with friends old and new. Poe B, Hilton

Reception for Graduate Students and First-Time Participants, Wednesday, 5:30–6:30 pm. 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. Key Ballroom 7, 9 & 10, Hilton

ICERM Mixer, Friday, 6:00-8:00 pm. ICERM welcomes all past and future participants of our semester programs, workshops, collaborations and Summer@ICERM undergraduate programs to come together for its annual mixer. Those interested in the Simons collaboration 'Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, and Computation' are also invited. Refreshments will be served. Carroll A, Hilton

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Friday, 6:00–7:30 pm. Department of Mathematics Reception. Everyone ever connected with the Department is encouraged to get together for conversation and to hear about mathematics at the University of Illinois. Johnson A, Hilton

Johns Hopkins University Department of Mathematics Reception, Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  Please join us at this reception for alumni, students, faculty, and friends of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Mathematics.  Prospective students are especially welcome! Carroll A, Hilton

Joint Prize Reception,Thursday 5:30–6:30 pm. Ballrooms I & II Lobby, Baltimore Convention Center

Knitting Circle, Thursday, 8:15–9:45 pm. Bring a project (knitting/crochet/tatting/beading/etc.) and chat with other mathematical crafters! Key Ballroom 8, Hilton

MAA/Project NExT Reception, Friday, 8:00–10:00 pm. All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of MAA Project NExT are invited. Organizers: Julia Barnes, West Carolina University, Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University, Matt DeLong, Taylor University and David Kung, St Mary’s College of Maryland. Stadium Ballroom, Marriott Inner Harbor

MAA Two-Year College Reception, Thursday, 5:30–7:00 pm, 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. Key Ballroom 11 & 12, Hilton

Mathematical Reviews Reception, Friday, 6:00–7:00 pm. All friends of the Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet) 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. Promenade, Marriott 

Mathematical Institutes Open House, Wednesday, 5:30–8:00 pm. Please join us at the Mathematical Institutes Open House reception to learn about the latest programs and workshops being held by a number of institutes. Hope to see you there. Grand Ballroom East West ABC, Marriott

The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) Reception for Current and Future Donors, Thursday, 6:30–8:00 pm. MSRI invites current and prospective donors to an informal reception with appetizers and drinks. Directors David Eisenbud and Hélène Barcelo will speak about present and upcoming events and programs, as well as the impact of private support on the Institute.

MSRI thanks and acknowledges mathematicians who support MSRI’s programs and workshops through membership in the Archimedes Society or the Gauss Society. Archimedes Society members support MSRI with annual gifts. Gauss Society members support MSRI with planned gifts through arrangements in their wills and estates.

For more information about the event and how to join the Archimedes or Gauss Societies, please contact, Annie Averitt, Director for Advancement and External Relations,; 510-643-6056, Carroll A, Hilton

{MathILY, MathILy-Er} Yearly Gather, Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm. Come one, come all, and play a recently created mathematical game or solve a new puzzle! And learn about the {MathILy, MathILy-Er} summer programs for high-school students, then hang out with {MathILy, MathILy-Er} alumns and instructors. Peale C, Hilton

University of Michigan Alumni and Friends Reception, Thursday, 5:30-7:00 pm. Brent, Hilton

National Association of Mathematicians Banquet, Friday, 6:00–8:40 pm. A cash bar reception will be held at 6:00 pm, and dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. Tickets are US\$65 each, including tax and gratuity. The Cox-Talbot Invited Address will be given after the dinner. Holiday Ballroom 6, Hilton

North Carolina State University Reception for Alumni and Friends of the Department of Mathematics, Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  All alumni, friends, and participants in the Department of Mathematics programs (e.g., REU, REU+, REG, IMSM, RTG) at North Carolina State University are invited to attend and meet old friends and to hear recent events in the department.  Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided (contact Hien Tran,, for more information). Johnson B, Hilton

NSA Women in Mathematics Society Networking Session, Thursday, 6:00–8:00 pm. Paca, Hilton

Penn State’s Eberly College of Science and Department of Mathematics Reception, Thursday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  Alumni, students, and faculty are welcome.  No charge to attend but please RSVP to  Carroll B, Hilton

Prime Factors, Thursday, Doors open 7:30 pm; Show - 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm. The Story Collider is proud to partner with the American Mathematical Society to present this special show at the Joint Mathematics Meetings. Join us for five true, personal stories about the people and events that primed our storytellers’ lifelong curiosity in math. Featuring stories by Darren Glass, Hollee McNamee, Talitha Washington, Glen Whitney, and Kitty Yang. This event is free. Three door prizes to be given! Key Ballrooms 1-2-3, Hilton

PROMYS and Ross Reception for Alumni and Friends, Thursday, 6:30–8:30 pm. There will be hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and interesting conversations! Poe B, Hilton

SCUDEM Gathering and Reunion, Friday, 7:00-8:30 pm. SIMIODE is holding an information Gathering for SCUDEM IV 2019 – Student Competition Using Differential Equations Modeling for those interested in learning about hosting and participating in this team event for high school and undergraduate students scheduled for October 2019. This will be an opportunitiy for past participants (local site host coordinators, coaches, and students) to reunite and share their experiences and for colleagues who want to learn more about SCUDEM. Douglas, Hilton

Spectra Reception for LGBT Mathematicians and Allies, Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm. Annual reception for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender mathematicians and their allies. Begun in 1996, this event is organized by Spectra, a volunteer association for LGBT mathematicians that is affiliated with NOGLSTP, the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. Harbor Ballroom, Marriott

University of Chicago Mathematics Alumni Reception, Thursday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm. Johnson B, Hilton

University of Tennessee Mathematics Alumni and Friends Reception, Thursday, 5:30-8:00 pm. We invite friends of the department, alumni, and possible future alumni to come and renew old friendships or make new ones.  Please join us at Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 (across the street from the Convention Center).

Texas A&M University Mathematics Department Reception for Alumni, Students, and Faculty, Friday, 5:30–7:30 pm. All alumni, current students, faculty, and current and former post-docs are encouraged to join us for this reception. Carroll B, Hilton

Reception for Undergraduates, Wednesday, 4:30–5:30 pm. Holiday Ballroom 4, Hilton

University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics Reception, Thursday, 6:00-8:00 pm. Join the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics for a cocktail reception celebrating the accomplishments of our Faculty, and its' members over the past year. All welcome, refreshments provided. Pickersgill, Hilton

University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Reception, Thursday, 6:00-7:30 pm, Ruth, Hilton