Recent & Upcoming Events

Information about the Annual PNW MAA Section Meeting is on the PNW MAA Meeting Page. Information about National MAA Meetings can be found at the National MAA Meeting Page.

There are two calendars here, one for Unique Events which list the actual dates of the meeting and another for Repeating Events which indicate the rough timing of these meetings.

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Unique Events

You can email the webmaster (link below) to place your event on the list. Information should include the event name, the website, the dates of the event, and its location. If you have a contact name and address, that will be included as well.

June 28-29, 2018: The Montana ActiveStatistics Conference
Location: Carroll College.
Contact: Kelly Cline (

Keynote Address by Prof. Robert Gould, Director of the UCLA Center for Teaching Statistics

Please join us for a conference and workshop on statistics, data science, and innovations in the teaching of these subjects. In addition to contributed papers and roundtable discussions, we will hold a special session where we will share a freely available set of statistics teaching materials developed at Carroll College including labs based on large data sets from AirBnB, Montana FWP, and more! No registration fee will be charged, breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Confirmed Invited Speakers include:

  • Robert delMas, University of Minnesota
  • Jennifer Green, Montana State University
  • Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
  • Brian Steele, University of Montana
  • Matt Roscoe, University of Montana
  • Roger Johnson, South Dakota School of Mines
  • Kyle Caudle, South Dakota School of Mines

Call for Papers: We are seeking papers on topics in statistics, data science, and the teaching of these subjects. Please submit an abstract, no more than 200 words to: Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes in length with a question and answer session to follow. Proposals from undergraduate students will receive special consideration.

Paper Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018.

Conference Registration Deadline: June 10, 2018

Robert L. Gould has been with the UCLA Statistics Department since its founding in 1998 where he has served as Director of the Center for Teaching Statistics. He has served on the ASA Undergraduate Statistics Education Initiative, the Advisory Committee on Teacher Enhancement, and the GAISE writing committee.

April 1, 2017: WWU Great Puzzle Hunt
Location: Western Washington University.
Contact: Millie Johnson (
Description: The Answer to WHAT IS IT?: Participants are connected to our Game platform on their smartphone. Outdoor adventure. Teams of 4-6, teambuilding, diverse situations, hands on, need lots of skill sets. OPEN to all. Each team assigned QR code and gets game app, must reach location & scan QR code (which starts clock) to receive puzzle. Need to have bag of stuff, scissors, tape, hole punch, etc. to MacGyver your way through. Once you determine code words and enter, clock stops and you are sent to next destination. Top three teams each division win prizes. Lots of extras. Register to participate, spread the word, NEED volunteers. Cost $8 students (any school), $15 non- students. Last year's puzzles, and more info here:
April 12, 2014: Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Location: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Contact: Nathan Gibson (
March 28, 2014 – March 29, 2014: Rocky Mountain Section Meeting
Location: University of Wyoming.
October 26, 2012 – October 28, 2012: HPM Americas Section 2012 West Coast Meeting
Location: Berkeley, CA.
Contact: Amy Ackerberg-Hastings (
March 10, 2012: Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (NUMS)
Location: Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
Contact: Naiomi Cameron (
November 19, 2011: Combinatorial Potlatch
Location: Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.
Contact: Rob Beezer (
October 1, 2011 – October 2, 2011: History and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM) Americas Section 2011 West Coast Meeting
Location: San Diego, CA.
Contact: Amy Ackerberg-Hastings (
May 12, 2011: David Bressoud Speaks at PSU\'s Fariborz Maseeh Lecture Series
Location: Portland, OR.
Contact: Peter Veerman (
February 24, 2011 – February 27, 2011: !4th Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Location: Portland, OR.
Contact: Karen Marrongelle (
December 4, 2010: Ron Graham speaking at the Canadian Math Society Public Lecture
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Contact: Afton Cayford (
October 16, 2010: Northwest Probability Seminar
Location: Redmond, WA.
Contact: David Wilson (
May 20, 2010 – May 22, 2010: Washington State Community College Mathematics Conference
Location: Yakima, WA.
Contact: Carolyn McCallum (
April 24, 2010: 2nd annual Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Location: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Contact: Nathan Gibson (
April 17, 2010 – April 18, 2010: AMS Western Sectional Meeting
Location: Albuquerque, NM.
Contact: Nathan Gibson (
October 24, 2009: Pacific Northwest Probability Seminar
Location: Seattle, WA.
August 30, 2009 – August 31, 2009: Oded Schramm Memorial Conference
Location: Redmond, WA.
June 6, 2009 – June 8, 2009: CMS/CSHPM Summer Meeting
Location: Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's NL.
April 30, 2009 – May 2, 2009: ORMATYC Conference
Location: Inn at Spanish Head, Lincoln City, OR.
Contact: Pat Rhodes (
April 23, 2009 – April 25, 2009: WAMATYC/WSCC Conference
Location: Columbia Basin Community College, Pasco, WA.
Contact: Heidi Ypma (

Repeating Events

If you wish to have a repeating event placed here, please email the webmaster (link below). You should provide a link to a URL that contains a schedule including location, date, and time of the events.

Probability Seminar
Information about the University of Washington Probability Seminar event can be found at the UW Probability Department website.
Combinatorial Potlatch
This event occurs once a year around November 1. More information can be found at the Combinatorial Potlatch Homepage.
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