Spring 2016 Joint ArizMATYC and MAA – Southwest Section Conference

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.

  1. Chicken Marsala
  2. Seared Mahi Mahi
  3. 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

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Several vendors will be available at the conference. Potential vendors should contact Barbara Boschmans (Barbara.boschmans@nau.edu).

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.

Spring 2016 Vendor Registration


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.


The conference organizer is Brian Beaudrie (Brian.Beaudrie@nau.edu) or Shannon Guerrero (Shannon.Guerrero@nau.edu). For questions about this page, contact webmaster@arizmatyc.org .

Previous ArizMATYC Meetings

Arizona Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges