The Spring 2016 Joint ArizMATYC and MAA – Southwest Conference is scheduled for Friday, April 8 (8:00AM – 4:30PM) and Saturday, April 9 (8:00am – 11:00am) at Coconino Community College in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The campus is located at 2800 South Lone Tree, Flagstaff, AZ 86005.
Registration for the conference is $30.
The cost of the Friday evening banquet is $35 (banquet is optional). The banquet will be held from 6-9PM at the High Country Conference Center (201 West Butler). There will be three choices of entree.
- Chicken Marsala
- Seared Mahi Mahi
- Vegetarian Tart
You can choose your entree on the registration form above and also purchase extra tickets to the banquet.
There will also be a keynote speaker, Dr. Betty Mayfield, for the banquet. Dr. Mayfield is current First Vice-President of the MAA, and Professor and Director of the MS in Mathematics Education program at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Her presentation will take a look at an interesting episode in the history of mathematics, called “Gerbert d’Aurillac and the March of Spain: A Guy in the Right Place at the Right Time.”
ArizMATYC and the MAA Southwestern Section encourages you to submit a proposal to present at the conference.
Sessions are scheduled for 50 minutes with 5-10 minutes of questions.
Students are also encourage to submit a proposal. Student proposals are 25 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. Students desiring to present a 50 minute proposal should submit a proposal for a regular session.
The deadline for submitting a proposal is March 18. You will receive a confirmation email within five days of submitting the proposal.
Speakers and Titles (schedule._maa_arizmatyc_s16 PDF)
Friday, April 8th
8:00 – 9:00: Breakfast, Campus Commons
9:00 – 9:50: Opening Address (Dr. Dana Ernst, Northern Arizona), Campus Commons
10:00 – 10:50: Session I (Presentations)
11:00 – 11:50: Session II (Presentations)
11:00 – 11:50: Articulation Task Force Meeting, Board Room 200
12:00 – 1:10: Lunch and Campus Reports
1:10 – 1:40: Visit the Vendors
1:40 – 2:30: Session III (Presentations)
2:40 – 3:30: Session IV (Presentations)
3:45 – 4:45: AMATYC Business Meeting, Board Room 200
6:00 – 9:00: Banquet/Keynote
6:00: Cash Bar opens
6:30: Dinner begins
7:15 – 8:15: Speaker (Dr. Elizabeth Mayfield, Hood College)
8:30: Award presentation
Saturday, April 9th:
8:00 – 9:00: Breakfast
9:00 – 9:50: Session V (Presentations)
10:00 – 10:50: Session VI (Presentations)
11:00 – 11:50: Session VII (Presentations)
11:00 – 11:50: MAA Business Meeting, Board Room 200
Several vendors will be available at the conference. Potential vendors should contact Barbara Boschmans (Barbara.email@example.com).
Vendors may purchase tables ($100 or $175) or a presentation ($100). Sponsorship is also available for the conference. Vendors should follow the link below to register and pay for conference services.
There are three possible hotels:
Courtyard Marriott 928-774-5800
Call to reserve and mention “MAA/SW Regional Conference” as part of your reservation to receive a conference rate of $149.00 for a king or double queen room.
Doubletree Flagstaff 928-773-8888
Call to reserve and mention “MAA Regional” as part of your reservation to receive a conference rate of $159 per room.
Drury Inn 928-773-4900
Call or reserve online using the conference code MAA SW Regional and receive a conference rate of $154.95 per room. Online link to our special rate: https://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2269183
The room reservations must be made by March 7th before the held rooms are released.