should make their own arrangements directly with a hotel of their choice.
Special rates have been negotiated with the hotels listed below. Rates
quoted do not include sales tax (currently 13.5%). The AMS is not responsible
for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations. When making
a reservation, participants should state that they are with the American
Mathematical Society meeting group.
Western InnTowner, 2424 University Ave, Madison WI 53705;(608-233-8778;
(608) 233-1325 (fax); www.inntowner.com;
$89/single, $94/double. Early Booking Bonus: Reservations made before
August 10, 2002 receive a $5.00 discount off room rate. The hotel is 1.3
miles from campus. Complimentary airport/campus shuttle. Reservation deadline
is September 11, 2002.
Western Inn on the Park, 22 South Carroll St, Madison WI 53703; (608)
257-8811; (608) 257-5995 (fax); $99/single, $109/double. The hotel is
about 1.8 miles from campus. Reservation deadline is September 11, 2002.
666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison WI 53703; (608) 257-9071; (608) 256-0910 (fax);
www.theedgewater.com; $109/queen/king, $169/lakeview double. This hotel
is a little over a mile from campus. Reservation deadline is September
Center, 1950 Willow Dr, Madison WI 53706; (608) 231-1341; (608) 239-9183
(fax); http://www1.uwex.edu/ecc/friedrick/; $62/single; $72/double. This
hotel is on the west end of campus, about a 15-minute walk to Van Vleck
Hall. Reservation deadline is September 11, 2002.
Madison Monona Terrace, 9 E. Wilson, Madison WI 53703;(608) 255-5100;
www.hiltonmadison.com; $119/standard single, $129/double. The hotel is
approximately 2 miles from campus. Reservation deadline is September 11,
Johnson Plaza Hotel, 525 W. Johnson, Madison WI 53703; (608) 251-5511;
(608) 251-4824 (fax); $94/single, $104/double. The hotel is 0.9 miles
from campus. Complimentary airport/campus shuttle. Reservation deadline
is September 11, 2002.
Inn, 441 N. Frances St., Madison WI 53703; (608) 285-8040; (608) 285-8051
(fax). $99/single, $109/double. The hotel is approximately 0.2 miles from
campus. Reservation deadline is September 11, 2002.
A list of
area dining options will be available at the registration desk.
the Department of Mathematics' web page at www.math.wisc.edu for information
on the University of Wisconsin-Madison and links to other sites related
to Madison, call the Campus Information and Visitor Center 608/263-2400,
or stop by the Center at 716 Langdon Street (Red Gym) for assistance in
planning your trip to campus.
Sale: Examine the newest titles from AMS! Most books will be available
at a special 50% discount offered only at meetings. Complimentary coffee
will be served, courtesy of AMS Membership Services.
Using Case Studies: A Workshop for Faculty: Diane Herrmann,
University of Chicago, will guide workshop participants in the effective
use of the case studies method as a tool in preparing Teaching Assistant
for their important role as classroom instructors. The faculty edition
of the publication Teaching Mathematics in Colleges and Universities:
Case Studies for Today's Classroom, from the CBMS series Issues in
Mathematics Education, will be provided to workshop participants at no
charge, compliments of the AMS. For a recent review of the book, visit
MAA Online http://www.maa.org/reviews/casestudies.html.
The workshop will be held on Sunday, October 13, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30
a.m., and 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Room B211, Van Vleck Hall.
awards of $200 per department are available for up to ten departments.
(At most two faculty representatives from each department,
please.) Travel support is provided by the Calculus Consortium for Higher
Education, and to be eligible for this support, faculty representatives
must have their department chair send a letter to the AMS stating the
department's serious intent to use the case studies materials in their
TA training or development program.
the workshop is limited so please contact the Professional Services Department
at the AMS (email: email@example.com or phone:401-455-4107)
to sign up for the workshop and to request consideration for travel support.
For questions about the workshop program, please contact Professor
Herrmann (email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone: 773-702-7332).
and Meeting Information
fees: (payable on-site only) $40/AMS members; $60/nonmembers; $5/emeritus
members, students, or unemployed mathematicians. Fees are payable by cash,
check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.
will take place in Van Vleck Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday,
October 12, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday, October 13. All sessions
will be held in Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive.
of Mathematics invites all meeting participants to a reception at the
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St, starting at 6pm on Saturday, October 12.
the campus parking lots are available without a permit from Friday (after
5pm) through Sunday. Please read the signs posted in each lot to determine
if parking is available. Visit the website http://www.wisc.edu/ath/vinfo/cmap/fullmap2.html
for location of lots. You may also park on Observatory Drive, just west
of Charter Street after 5pm on Friday and during the entire weekend.
also a City of Madison parking ramp on Lake Street, near University Avenue.
This ramp is about 3 blocks from Van Vleck Hall.
Dane County Regional Airport, on Madison's northeast side, provides regional
and national air service to and from Madison. Seventy-five flights daily
connect passengers to 22 locations, reaching 600 domestic and 70 international
destinations with one stop-service.
Take I-90 or US 151 to Hwy 12/18. Follow Hwy 12/18 and exit at Park Street
(Exit 261 B). Proceed north on Park Street about four miles to Johnson
Street and turn right on Johnson Street. Proceed one block to Lake Street
and turn left on Lake Street.
parking ramps that charge by the hour are available on Lake Street and
are within a five-minute walk to campus.
Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the period
October 5--October 20, 2002. All rates include unlimited free mileage;
the weekend rates quoted are available from noon Thursday until Monday
at 11:59 p.m. Rates do not include state or local surcharges, tax, optional
coverages, or gas refueling charges. Renter must meet Avis' age, driver,
and credit requirements. Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or
online at www.avis.com. Non weekend and weekly rates are also available.
Please quote Avis Discount Number B159266 when making reservations.
Cabs are readily available for service to campus and downtown, and many
hotels offer shuttle service: Badger Cab (http://apartmentrenting.com/badgercab/)608/265-5566;
Madison Taxi 608/258-7458; Union Cab (http://www.unioncab.com/taxi.html)
latest weather forecast please visit http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/Madison_WI_US_f.html.
Weather in October is generally mild and dry with temperatures in the