2011 meeting of the Michigan MAA & MichMATYC

May 6-7, 2011
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)


A draft timetable and a draft program with abstracts (~1200K, updated May 2, 2011) are available. Printed copies of the final version of these documents will be available at the meeting.

(updated April 28, 2011)

Driving Directions:

I-94 (coming in either direction): At exit #74 turn north onto US-131. You will go 2.8 miles on this road and then follow the directions below.

US-131 (coming in either direction): At exit #36A turn east unto Stadium Drive. You will go 2.2 miles on this street and then get in the left turn lane as you approach Howard Street. Go 0.6 miles on Howard Street (curving around the WMU campus) to West Michigan Avenue where you will turn right at the stop light. Heading east into the campus, you will very soon approach a rotary. Go three-quarters of the way around the rotary, and then head north on Rankin Avenue. Lot 61 is very soon on your right. You may park anywhere except in the spots in the "bus lane" which are a Bus Stop for both WMU and the Greater Kalamazoo Metro Transit System. You will walk through the Bus Stop Area to Rood Hall (3 story building) which is joined by walkways on the 2nd and 3rd floor to Everett Tower (6 story building).

All meals will be in the Fetzer Center, a short walk north of Rood Hall. The organ recital at 5:00 on Friday will be in Kanley Chapel, a short walk south east of Rood Hall.

Meal reservations can still be made, either by email or by phone until Monday, May 2, before 2:00 pm. Contact Dennis Pence (dennis.pence@wmich.edu, 269-387-4538) or the Mathematics Department Office (269-387-4510).

(updated April 27, 2011)

Registration still is being taken by regular mail. A registration form is available by clicking here. Please note that meal reservations must be received by April 29, 2011.

We are pleased to announce that Renate McLaughlin (winner of the Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan MAA, 2000) will give a half-hour organ recital in nearby Kanley Chapel, titled "Organ music from several countries spanning the time from early Baroque to the Present." The recital takes place from 5:00-5:30pm Friday.

There are a few remaining slots for contributed talks. Abstracts may be emailed to Mike Bolt (mbolt@calvin.edu). They also may be submitted via the electronic form
Abstract submission for the 2011 Michigan MAA meeting.

This year's AWM breakfast is at Rykse's Restaurant, 5924 Stadium Drive, and is convenient to many of the recommended hotels. Those planning to attend the breakfast are encouraged to contact Ruth Favro (rfavro@ltu.edu).

Information about the program for this year's Michigan NExT Symposium can be found at http://www.hillsdalesites.org/personal/dmurphy/MiNExT2011.html.