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 100% refund by cancelling your purchase by November 5, 2024. After that, only 50% refunds can be issued for any cancellations, up to December 31, 2024. After that date, no refunds can be issued. Please contact the Mathematics Meetings Service Bureau (MMSB) to make a cancellation. Special meals are available at banquets upon advance request, but they must be indicated on the Registration/Housing Form. Registration is expected to open by the end of August.

American Institute for Mathematics Math Circles Dessert and Games Night Reception, Thursday, 8:00–9:30 p.m. Come enjoy a fun evening of games and sweets with members of the Math Circle community. All JMM participants are welcome!

American Statistical Association Invited Address Reception, Thursday, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Join us for an open reception celebrating the vital contributions of statistics to science and society. Network with colleagues, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and enjoy refreshments. This is an opportunity to celebrate the power of data in shaping our world and the future of statistical science. All are welcome!

AMS Journal Reviewer Appreciation Reception, Thursday, 6:00–7:00 p.m. AMS Publications would like to express our gratitude to our journal editorial board members and reviewers. Please join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres!

Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS) Reception, Thursday, 6:00–7:30 p.m. The Association for Christians in the Mathematical Sciences warmly invites you to a free reception with light hors d'oeuvres and fellowship. Students are particularly encouraged to attend.

Association for Women in Mathematics Reception and Awards Presentation, Friday, 5:00–6:30 p.m. The AWM Reception which is open to all JMM participants will begin at 5:00 pm, during the AWM poster session. At 5:30, the AWM President will recognize all the recipients of the AWM, the AWM Service Awards, the AWM Fellows, the Poster Session Award Winners, and all of the other AWM prize winners honored during the Joint Awards Ceremony.

Canada/USA Mathcamp Alumni and Friends Gathering, Thursday, 6:00–7:30 p.m.

Estimathon!, organized by Andrew Niedermaier, Jane Street Capital; time to be announced.

Grand Opening Reception, Wednesday, 6:00–8:00 p.m. The JMM officially opens with a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony (at 4:30 p.m.), followed by an Awards Ceremony. Participants will then enjoy festivities to further celebrate our vibrant mathematical community. At the reception, the mathematical art display, vendor, and exhibitor booths will all be available to you, along with hors d’oeuvres, food stations, beverages, and entertainment. ALL are welcome! FREE!

Meet up with friends or explore on your own, but be sure to take in all the fun, refreshments, and special offerings.

Travel each aisle—many exhibitors are planning special offerings just for this evening!

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

Mathematical Reviews Reception, Friday, 6:00–7:00 p.m. All friends of Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet®) are invited to join reviewers as well as editors and staff of Mathematical Reviews (past and present) for a reception in honor of all the efforts that go into the creation and publication of the Mathematical Reviews database. We look forward to seeing old and new friends this year. Refreshments will be served.

Mathematical Institutes Open House, Thursday, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Please join us at the Mathematical Institutes Open House reception to learn about the latest programs and workshops held by several institutes. Hope to see you there!

Mathematically Bent Theater, organized by Colin Adams, Williams College; Friday, 6:00–7:00 p.m. When you are trying to prove a theorem, does it help to bang your head against the wall? Why does the Skiponacci Quarterly only produce three issues per year? Did you mistakenly take my tote-bag at the Wisconsin reception at JMM 2023? These are just a few of the questions we will not answer in this presentation of four short humorous math pieces.

MEET and SHARE: A Mathematicians’ Storytelling Event, presented by The Coalition for the Amplification of Historically Excluded Mathematicians (The Coalition); day and time to be announced.

National Association of Mathematicians Banquet, Friday, 6:00–9:00 p.m. A cash bar reception will be held at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The Cox-Talbot Invited Address will be given after the dinner, 7:45–8:45 p.m. Tickets will be available for sale once registration is open for the JMM.

NSA WiMS Networking Event; day and time to be announced.

MAA Reception, Friday, 8:00–10:00 p.m.

SLMath (MSRI) Reception for Current and Future Donors, Friday, 6:00–7:30 p.m. SLMath (formerly MSRI) invites current and prospective donors to an informal reception with appetizers & drinks. Directors Tatiana Toro and Hélène Barcelo will speak about upcoming events and programs, as well as the impact of private support on the Institute. SLMath thanks and acknowledges mathematicians who support the Institute's programs and workshops by joining our giving societies. For more information about the event or becoming an SLMath supporter, please contact

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Reception on Industrial Math Modeling, Thursday, 7:00–9:00 p.m. Learn more about SIAM’s commitment to training a workforce in the application of mathematical modeling, analysis, scientific computation, and machine/deep learning to real-world problems. Mingle with leaders and participants in SIAM programs and collaborations including the MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge, SIAM-Simons Undergraduate Summer Research Program, Graduate Student Mathematical Modeling Camp, Mathematical Problems in Industry Workshop, Math Modeling Hub, and BIG Math Network.

Spectra Reception for LGBTQ+ Mathematicians, Thursday, 6:00–8:00 p.m. This reception is one of Spectra’s annual social events for LGBTQ+ mathematicians and their allies. It will be a great time to socialize, meet each other, and learn more about our organization and its new directions.

Texas A & M University Department of Mathematics Reception, Friday, 5:30–7:30 p.m. All alumni, current students, faculty, and current and former postdocs from the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M University are invited to join us for this reception.

Transforming Post - Secondary Education Reception; day and time to be announced.

Undergraduate Student Reception, Friday, 6:00–8:00 p.m. A community-building event open to all undergraduate students and their supporters. Join us for activities, games, food, and fun. Organized by AMS and Pi Mu Epsilon, with funding from an AMS anonymous donor.

University of Washington Math Alumni Gathering; day and time to be announced.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni and Friends Reception, Thursday, 6:00–7:30 p.m. All alumni, friends, and participants in the Department of Mathematics programs at UW-Madison are invited. There will be light appetizers and a cash bar.

Yearly Gather: Collaborative Puzzle Time!, Wednesday, 8:45––10:00 p.m., organized by sarah-marie belcastro, MathILy, Corinne Yap, MathILy, Thomas Hull, Franklin and Marshall College, and Jonah Ostroff, University of Washington.

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