Participants should make their own arrangements directly
with a hotel of their choice.Special
rates have been negotiated at the hotels listed below. Rates quoted do
not include sales tax of 10% plus a $2.00 tourism assessment per room
per night.Hotels have varying
cancellation or early checkout penalties; be sure to ask details when
making your reservation. The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or
for the quality of the accommodations. When making a reservation, participants
should state they are with the American Mathematical Society group (AMS
Days Inn,2600 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA; 415-665-9000. Rates start at $89.25 for single and $106.25 double.Rates include a special discount of 15%. Reservations
are on a space available basis only and participants must make reservations
directly with this hotel using the phone number listed in this announcement.
The Great Highway Inn, 1234 Great Highway, San
Francisco, CA, 94112; 800-624-6644, 415-731-6644, fax: 415-731-5309.Rates are $ 98/single and $125/double.Cancellation policy requires a 48-hour notice.
Sheraton Gateway Hotel-San Francisco
Airport, 600 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, CA., 94010; 650-340-8500,
www.sheratonsfo.com.Rates are $100 single/double.There
is an additional $15 fee per person for triple or quad occupancy.
A list of restaurants will be available at the registration
Please visit the Web site maintainedbySan FranciscoStateUniversity at www.sfsu.edu and the site maintained
by the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.sfvisitor.org.
AMS Book Sales: Examine the newest titles from the
AMS! Many of the AMS books will be available at a special discount offered
only at the meeting. Complimentary coffee will be served courtesy of AMS
Editorial Activity:An acquisitions editor from the
AMS Book program will be present to speak with prospective authors. If
you have a book project that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please
stop by the book exhibit.
TA Development 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 Assistants for their important roles as
classroom instructors. The faculty edition of the publication "Teaching
mathematics in Colleges and University: Case Studies for Today's Classroom,"
will be provided to workshop participants at no charge, compliments of
the AMS. For a recent review of the book, visit http://www.maa.org/reviews/casestudies.html.
The workshop will be held on Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. and 3:00
p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 434, Thornton Hall.
The registration desk will be located on the third
(main) floor of Thornton Hall, and will be open from
to on Saturday, and to on Sunday. Talks will take
place in the ScienceBuilding and Thornton Hall.
Registration fees: (payable on-site only) $40/AMS
and CMS members; $60/nonmembers; $5/emeritus members, students, or unemployed
mathematicians.Fees are payable
by cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is served by all major airlines.Shuttles from the airport to the campus are available and cost
$12 to $15 dollars.Taxi service is approximately $40 one way.If driving from the airport, go North, on 101
to 380 North to 280 North.From 280 North, follow the signs for 19th Ave and SFSU.As the Freeway ends, remain in the right lanes
of traffic and exit onto JuniperoSerra
Blvd.From JuniperoSerra turn left on Holloway Avenue, then turn right onto Font Blvd, then right onto Lake Merced Blvd., and then right onto South
State Street Drive.The University
parking structure is on South State Street Drive.
From the North:
Take Highway 101 South, cross the Golden GateBridge. Take 19th Avenue/Highway 1 exit. Follow 19th Avenue to campus at Holloway Avenue.
From the South: Take I-280 North, exit at 19th Avenue. Take JuniperoSerra
Boulevard to Holloway Avenue, turn left on Holloway Avenue to campus at 19th Avenue. To get directly
to the parking garage from 19th and Holloway continue down Holloway to
Font Blvd. Take a right on Font Blvd. until you come to Lake Merced Blvd. Take a right onto LakeMerced and then take another immediate
right onto State Drive. The public parking garage
is straight ahead.
the East: Take I-80 West across the Bay
Bridge to Highway 101 South. Take 101 South to I-280 toward Daly City. Take the Mission St./Daly City exit, bearing right onto Sagamore Street to Brotherhood Way to JuniperoSerra
Boulevard North. Take JuniperoSerra
Boulevard to Holloway Avenue, turn left on Holloway Avenue to campus at 19th Avenue. To get directly to the parking
garage stay on Brotherhood Way and turn right onto Lake Merced Blvd. Two stoplights up is the entrance
to the public parking garage (turn right).
Special rates have been negotiated
with Avis Rent A Car for the
period April 26 to May 11, 2003, beginning at $23.99/day for a subcompact
car at the weekend rate (the weekend rate is available from noon Thursday
until midnight Monday)All rates
include unlimited free mileage. Rates do not include state or local surcharges,
tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges.Renter must meet Avis’ age, driver, and credit
requirements, and return to the same renting location.Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or
online at www.avis.com.Please quote Avis Discount Number B159266 when making reservations
in May is variable, with temperatures from 70º Fahrenheit to 85º Fahrenheit.The weather can turn cold, overcast, and windy due to the close
proximity of the SFSU Campus to the ocean.