JOINT MATHEMATICS MEETINGS AWM WORKSHOP

Date: January 4 - 7, 2017
Location: Atlanta Georgia
Application deadline for graduate students:  August 15, 2016
 

The AWM Workshops serve as follow-up workshops to Research Collaboration Conferences for Women (RCCW)s, featuring both junior and senior women speakers from one of the Research Networks supported by the AWM ADVANCE grant.  

When: The next AWM workshop to be held in conjunction with the annual Joint Mathematics Meetings will be in Atlanta, GA January 4 - 7,  2017.

Format:
The workshop will consist of a Special Session focused on Number Theory organized by Alina Bucur and Ellen Eischen, and a Poster Session for graduate students. Selected junior and senior women from the Research Collaboration Conferences for Women (RCCW)s WIN3 and WINE will be invited to give 20-minutes talks in the Special Session on Number Theory. The speakers will be supported by the National Science Foundation AWM ADVANCE grant: Career Advancement for Women Through Research Focused Networks.  The Poster Session will be open to all areas of research and graduate students working in areas related to number theory are especially encouraged to apply.  The graduate students will be selected through an application process to present posters at the Workshop Reception & Poster Session. With funding from NSF, AWM will offer partial support for travel and hotel accommodations for the selected graduate students. The workshop will include a reception, luncheon and a mentoring session where workshop participants will have the opportunity to meet with other women mathematicians at all stages of their careers.  In particular graduate students in number theory will have the opportunity to connect with the Women in Number Theory (WIN) Research Network.

Poster Competition:  As part of the Workshop Poster Session there will be a Poster Competition. A team of judges will select the top poster. The winner will be offered a prize of a visit to a North American Mathematical Sciences Institute event with basic expenses paid. The prize visit will  normally occur within a year of the date of the poster competition unless there are unusual circumstances.  The Mathematical Sciences Institutes with the help of Dr. Leslie Hogben, AIM, and Dr. Ulrica Wilson, ICERM, Co-Chairs of the Mathematical Sciences Institute Diversity Committee will work with the recipient of the top poster award to find the best opportunity available for that poster presenter.
 
Mentors: We also seek volunteers to act as mentors for workshop participants, in particular the graduate students. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the AWM office at awm@awm-math.org.  
 
Eligibility: To be eligible for selection and funding, a graduate student must have made substantial progress towards her thesis.  Women with grants or other sources of support are welcome to apply. All non-US citizens must have a current US address.
 

All applications should include:

 

• a title of the proposed poster

• an abstract in the form required for AMS Special Session submissions for the Joint Mathematics Meetings

• a curriculum vitae

• one letter of recommendation from her thesis advisor

Applications (including abstract submission via the Joint Mathematics Meetings website) must be completed electronically by  August 15, 2016.  

The link to the graduate student application form through MathPrograms.org is available here:  https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/460