TRISECTION MEETING
 of ILLINOIS, INDIANA, and KENTUCKY

of MAA and

MIDWEST HISTORY of MATHEMATICS

FALL 2004 MEETING

UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE
Evansville, Indiana

November 5-6, 2004

The featured speaker on Friday is:
  Woody Dudley from Depauw University. The title of his talk is "Angle Trisectors".
   
The featured speakers on Saturday are:
  Ron Graham, President of Mathematical Association of America will speak on "Archimedes, Combinatorics and the Stomachion"
             and
  Brian Conrey, Executive Director, American Institute of Mathematics will speak on "Primes and zeros: a million dollar mystery".

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The program for the Tri-Section Meeting is now available here. You may reach the website of the Indiana Section for additional information about the spring sectional meeting.  Select Indiana Section. 

 


Directions to Campus
From the North:   
Follow US 41 South into Evansville to Lincoln Avenue.  Turn left on Lincoln Avenue and go approximately one half mile.  The University sits on the left and parking is available in the front oval, or in Lot C.  To access Lot C, turn left at the stoplight onto Weinbach Avenue and then another immediate left into the lot.

From the South:     Follow US 41 North into Evansville.  Turn right onto Lincoln Avenue and travel approximately one half mile.  The University sits on the left and parking is available in the front oval, or in Lot C.  To access Lot C, turn left at the stoplight onto Weinbach Avenue and then another immediate left into the lot.

From the East:    Taking Interstate 64 West towards Evansville, merge onto exit number 29A, this is I-164 South.  Drive about thirteen and a half miles and merge onto exit number 7B, IN-66 West (or the Lloyd Expressway West).  Turn right, and head west about 4 miles.  Take the Weinbach Avenue exit, and turn left at the stoplight.  Go through the next 2  stoplights, staying on Weinbach Ave., about one half of a mile.  Turn right at the third stoplight, onto Lincoln Avenue.  The University of Evansville is about a half a block west and sits on the right.

From the West:    Taking Interstate 64 East towards Evansville, merge onto US 41 South via exit number 25A into Evansville.  Travel about 14 miles after exiting and turn right onto Lincoln Avenue.  Go approximately one half mile.  The University sits on the left and parking is available in the front oval, or in Lot C.  To access Lot C, turn left at the stoplight onto Weinbach Avenue and then another immediate left into the lot.


Campus Map
A campus map of the University of Evansville can be found at http://www.evansville.edu/aboutue/campusmap.asp and is also shown below.


Parking on Campus
On Friday and Saturday, participants can park where they find space.  Security will not be giving citations on these days due to the conference.  Parking lots close to the meeting locations are circled in yellow.  The buildings used during the conference are designated with red arrows.

Meeting Registration
Registration can be made online at INMAA Online Registration. The registration fee is $20. There is no registration fee for students.

The MAA meeting will be held in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science. On campus registration will be held in the Koch Center Atrium beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday and 7:00 a.m. on Saturday.  The onsite registration fee is $20. All participants, including students, are expected to sign-in at the registration table.

Meal Reservations
Dinner will be served in the McCurdy Alumni Memorial Union Building. Dinner will be a buffet and the cost is $20 per person.

Lunch will be served in the McCurdy Alumni Memorial Union Building. Lunch will be a buffet and the cost is $9 per person.

Advanced reservation is required for lunch and dinner and must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 29, 2004.  Reservations must be made online at INMAA Online Registration.

 

Math Competition             Sponsored in part by  

Undergraduates, join us November 5, 2004 for a special mathematics competition commemorating the Trisection Meeting! This competition will consist of multiple choice questions over topics ranging throughout the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. Scoring will be done by taking the number of questions answered correctly and subtracting one-quarter of the number of questions answered incorrectly. There will be no penalty for answers left blank. We will have awards for the overall winner and the top three finishers by class. Also, all who compete will receive some recognition of participation. The competition is free.  The final registration date is Friday, October 22, 2004 at 5:00 pm. If you are interested in participating please e-mail maa (at) evansville.edu with the subject line "COMPETITON REGISTRATION". Include in the body of the e-mail your name, school, and class (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior). Please be aware that the competition registration is separate from the conference registration. To register for the conference and to make reservations for meals, you need to visit the Indiana MAA website (
INMAA Online Registration)

The Math Competition will be on Friday, November 5 at 4:00-6:15 in Koch Center 133.

 

Area Accommodations, including an Area Map

Rooms Reserved at the Following Hotels:  *All rooms are individual pay*
Executive Inn                     877-424-0888       http://www.executiveinnevansville.com
          40 non-smoking only rooms, 37 double and 3 king suites, at $55/night
          Executive Inn offers a shuttle between their hotel and UE during the conference
          Reservation cut off date: 10/6/2004
 

Casino Aztar Hotel             800-544-0120       http://www.casinoaztar.com/hotel/
          40 rooms, 30 non-smoking and 10 smoking, $65/night
          Reservation cut off date: 10/15/2004
          Refer to block #2146 or UE Tri-state Math Association block
 

Fairfield Inn East                812-471-7000
                                         800-228-2800   
          40 rooms: 30 non-smoking, 10 smoking and 20 double rooms and 20 king rooms
               at $55/night
          Reservation cut off date: 10/15/2004                                        
 

Hampton Inn                     812-473-5000
                                         800-426-7866
         40 rooms: 20 king and 20 double at $66/night
         Reservations made by calling 1-800-HAMPTON and asking for group code - TSM   
         Reservation cut off date: 10/15/2004 
 

Other Area Hotels
River House                       812-425-3176
Radisson Hotel                   812-424-8000
Marriott Hotel                    812-867-7999
                                         800-228-9290
Holiday Inn - Airport          812-424-6400
                                         800-465-4329
Drury Inn North                 812-423-5818
Holiday Inn                        812-473-0171
                                         800-465-4329
Signature Inn                      812-476-9626
                                         800-822-5252
Lee's Inn                            812-477-6663
                                         800-733-5337
Comfort Inn                       812-477-2211
Drury Inn East                   812-471-3400
                                         800-378-7946
Red Roof Inn                     812-476-3600
                                         800-843-7663
Residence Inn                    812-471-7191
                                         800-331-3131
Baymont Inn                     812-477-2677
Best Western                     812-471-3414
Holiday Inn Express           812-867-1100
Studio Plus                        812-479-0103

Student Accomodations

Limited student housing will be available on a first come/first serve basis. Students are expected to bring sleeping bag, towels, etc. Interested students should email their name, year in school, affiliation and gender to maa (at) evansville.edu.

Area map located at http://www.evansville.edu/docs/areamap.pdf.

 

Additional Info:  maa (at) evansville.edu