Join us next spring at the UCLA campus.
The AWM Research Symposium 2017 will be
held at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) April 8 -9, 2017. The symposium will showcase the research of
women in the mathematical professions. It
will feature four plenary talks, special
sessions on a broad range of research in pure
and applied mathematics, and poster sessions for graduate students and
recent PhDs. Eight of the special sessions will be organized by the ResearchNetworks supported by the NSF AWM ADVANCE grant.
Poster Session Application
Click here for the schedule at a glance.
Click here for the schedule at a glance, mobile friendly version.
Click here for a PDF file of the Program.
Symposium Registration: Registration fee is $40 for AWM members, $70 for non-members and $25 for students. Online registration closes at 11:59 (EST) on April 6, 2017.
The main part of the symposium will be held in the Mathematical Sciences Building at the University of California, Los Angeles, with the plenary talks in the nearby Moore Hall. The Reception and Banquet on Saturday evening will be at the Faculty Center. See map of the University of California, Los Angeles, for more details.
Parking: Please click here for general parking information. Please click here for IPAM parking and directions.
*Updated Parking Information for April 8th and 9th*
100 parking spaces have been reserved for Research Symposium participants. Participants can make their way to the parking kiosk on Westwood Blvd.
(click here for map). At the kiosk, please let the parking staff know that you are
there for the AWM Research Symposium, pay for parking, and you will be directed to
Affordable Transportation to and from LAX to UCLA: Please click here for details.
List of Restaurants
*For nursing mothers who
need some privacy, please see Amanda Leibert at the registration desk at IPAM for a key
to a private room.*
Information about driving to the University of California, Los Angeles, can be found here.
Hotel Information. The cutoff date for the conference rates ranges from March 1 through March 17.
Special Sessions by Research Networks supported by the ADVANCE grant:
- Women in Sage Math (Alyson Deines, Anna Haensch)
- Women in Government Labs (Cindy Phillips, Carol Woodward)
- EDGE-y Mathematics: A Tribute to Dr. Sylvia Bozeman and Dr. Rhonda Hughes (Alejandra Alvarado, Candice Price)
- SMPosium: A celebration of the Summer Mathematics Program for Women (Alissa S. Crans, Pamela A. Richardson)
- The many facets of statistics – applied, pure and BIG (Monica Jackson, Jo Hardin)
- History of Mathematics (Janet Beery)
- Commutative Algebra (Emily Witt, Alexandra Seceleanu)
- Biological Oscillations Across Time Scales (Stephanie Taylor, Tanya Leise)
- Geometric Group Theory (Pallavi Dani,Tullia Dymarz, Talia
- Recent progress in Several Complex Variables (Purvi Gupta, Loredana Lanzani)
- Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education (Shandy
Hauk, Pao-sheng Hsu).
Special Session Schedule
Wikipedia edit-a-thon Expand Wikipedia’s coverage
of women in mathematics (Ursula Whitcher)
Friday Evening Student Event (7 pm April 7, 2017)
Poster Session Abstracts
Reception and Jobs Panel
Banquet on Saturday Evening (co-sponsored by Microsoft Research)
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Magnhild Lien, California State
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Luminita Vese, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Carol Woodward, Lawrence Livermore National