The Kentucky Section
2018 KYMAA Annual Meeting Page

The 2018 KYMAA Annual Meeting will be held April 6-7, 2018 at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Our invited speakers are Susan Jane Colley (Oberlin College; editor of The American Mathematical Monthly) Counting Curves: Tales from the Enumerative Crypt, Paul Pollack (University of Georgia) 2000 years of summing divisors and Steve Wilkinson (Northern Kentucky University; winner of the 2017 KYMAA Distinguished Teaching Award) What Do Mathematicians Do? (How I learned to appreciate matrix decomposition).

Please follow the links below and note the important dates for the 2018 KYMAA Annual Meeting registration and abstract submissions:

  • Abstract Submission:
    • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 is the deadline for submitting abstracts for talks at the meeting.
    • You must register (see below) for the meeting in order to have an abstract accepted.
    • Click to open an abstract submission form.
  • Meeting Registration:
    • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 is the deadline for banquet and lunch reservations. If you have any questions, please email our section treasurer Atilla Sit
    • Click to open a registration form.
    • After submitting your registration form you may pay online with either Paypal or a credit card. You may bring a check to the meeting, as well.

      In order to pay using Paypal or a credit card, please use the Paypal button just below. Choose the appropriate payment from the drop-down menu and then click 'Buy Now'. It will take you to a new window where you will need to enter your billing information to pay.

      2018 KYMAA Annual Meeting

  • Meeting Schedule and Abstracts will be posted when ready.
  • Campus map and meeting location information
    • Hyatt Place Bowling Green (2 on map)
    • Parking for Hyatt is Alumni Square Garage (3 on map)
    • Main conference site is Gary Ransdell Hall (81 on map)
    • Chestnut Street South Lot is just east of Gary Ransdell Hall (conference parking)
    • Friday banquet is at Knicely Conference Center (ample parking available at that location) (89 on map)
    • Saturday lunch is in Downing Student Union (41 on map)
  • Hotels in the area:
    • Hyatt Place Bowling Green

      1347 Center Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

      There is a block of 50 rooms reserved.
      25 King rooms with one king bed and a pullout sofa ($109)
      25 Queen rooms with two queen beds and a pullout sofa ($119)

      The block expires on March 6. Rooms will be released after that time, and the group rate will no longer be honored. Check-in is 3pm CT. Complimentary breakfast Saturday 7:30am-10:30am. People can either call and say they are with KYMAA to be a part of our block and get our rate, or they can go online using the Group Code below.

      Follow these steps to reserve a room:
      1. Go to
      2. Choose dates between April 6, 2018
      3. Click on Special Rates (AAA, GOVT,...) + (This will drop down more options)
      4. Click on "Corporate or Group Code"
      5. Type in G-WKMC
      6. Click "Check Availability"
      7. From there, you can choose your room type and book a reservation
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