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The Annual Meeting of the Illinois Section of the MAA

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
March 29-30, 2019

Plenary speakers for the conference will be the following:

An undergraduate student math contest will take place on Friday afternoon.

Registration Information

If you prefer to pay by check, you should mail the registration form with your payment to Pat Kiihne, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650. Mail-in registrations should be mailed so that they arrive by March 15.

If you prefer to register on-line, we are now using EventBrite for conference registration. You must pay by credit card to use this option. EventBrite fees will be added to your total. To keep your fees as low as possible, you should choose the single ticket that matches your situation. Options are available for faculty registrants from institutional sponsors and for Section NExT participants. Just look down the list of tickets until you find the one you need. On-line registration will be available until 6 p.m. March 15.

EventBrite conference registration

If you have questions about registration, contact Pat Kiihne (

Information on lodging and parking will be available soon.

Contributed papers are invited from undergraduate and graduate students, college and university faculty, business and industrial mathematicians and data scientists, and all others who have something to offer toward the ends of the Association. Expository talks, pedagogical innovations, and primary research are all welcome. Talks should be accessible to the broad audience typically represented at these meetings. Abstracts should be submitted at

EasyChair abstract submission

Please use the "Keywords" section of the abstract submission page to indicate whether you are an undergraduate student, graduate student, faculty, business/industry/government, or other.

Our submission system will prompt you to upload a paper. This is unnecessary except for those speakers submitting their work toward the sections awards for outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research. Those students should submit papers in accordance with the award guidelines.

Travel funds are available to support student attendance at the section meeting. Up to $50 per student is available for Illinois institutions to use in support of student travel, with a max of $200 per institution. Limited funds are available.

We ask that institutions which already provide full support not request these funds. Travel funds are not available to the hosting institution or to institutions within 50 miles of the meeting site. Travel awards are available for all students (secondary, undergraduate, or graduate); however, preference will be given to students presenting at the meeting.

The travel form is available as a Word document or as a PDF document. Please send completed forms electronically to Pat Kiihne ( by March 22, 2019.