Meetings of MAA - Kansas Section

2018 KSMAA Meeting

The 2018 KSMAA meeting will be held at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS on April 20-21, 2018. Dr. Matt Boelkins, chair of the Congress of MAA, will be the invited speaker.

picture of Prof. Matt Boelkins

More information will be forthcoming.

2017 KSMAA Meeting

The 2017 KSMAA meeting was held at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS on April 28-29, 2017. Dr. Francis Su, past MAA President, was the invited speaker.

picture of Prof. Francis Su

2016 KSMAA Meeting

The Department of Mathematics at Fort Hays State University hosted the Spring 2016 MAA Kansas section Meeting on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9.

Invited Speaker was:
Dr. Stephen F. Kennedy, Senior Acquisitions Editor, MAA Books, Carleton College

Dr. Kennedy presented:


A schedule of events for the 2016 KSMAA meeting can be found here.

2015 KSMAA Meeting

The 2015 KSMAA meeting was held at Fort Scott Community College in Ft. Scott, KS on March 27-28, 2015, hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Science. Dr. Jenna Carpenter, 1st Vice President of the MAA and Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics, Associate Dean of Administration & Strategic Initiatives, and Director of the Office for Women in Science and Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, was the keynote speaker, speaking on "Mentoring Women and Underrepresented Minorities in Mathematics" and "Women in Computing." Dr. Carpenter's webpage can be found at .


Schedule at a Glance

Schedule with Abstracts

2014 KSMAA Meeting

The Department of Mathematics and Economics at Emporia State University hosted the Spring 2014 MAA Kansas sectional Meeting on Friday March 28 and Saturday March 29.

Invited Speakers were:
Dr. Ron Wasserstein, Executive Director of American Statistical Association
Dr. Stephen Kennedy, Carleton College, MAA Senior Acquisitions Editor

More information of the meeting is available on

2013 KSMAA Meeting

The 2013 KSMAA section meeting was Friday (starting at 1 pm) and Saturday, April 19 and 20, 2013 at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO. The meeting was joint with the Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska/SE South Dakota Sections. Invited speakers included Rick Gilman of Valparaiso University, Judy Walker of University of Nebraska, and Robert L. Devaney of Boston University. More information can be found at the meeting webpage at

2012 KSMAA Meeting

The 2012 KSMAA section meeting was Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, 2012 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS.
Keynote speaker (Saturday talk): George Andrews, Penn State, former AMS president (2009-2010) and Polya Lecturer (2007-08 and 2008-09)
Invited speaker (Friday evening reception): Estela Gavosto, KU.

2011 KSMAA Meeting

The 2011 section meeting was held on Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2011 at Baker University in Baldwin City, KS. The invited speaker was MAA Past-President David Bressoud.

More on Past Meetings

For the location of past meetings, along with copies of programs, pictures, and business meeting minutes, visit the KSMAA History page.

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Last update: August 8, 2017

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