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More than 6200 mathematicians, exhibitors and students came to the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA) in Seattle, WA, January 6-9. Below are photos from the meeting and more information.
Photos from Invited Addresses and other presentations:
The Joint Prize Session (and reception afterwards):
The Mathematical Art Exhibition:
JMM 2016 at a glance:
Joint Mathematics Meetings Media Coverage:
Here are some links to coverage of the meeting: KOMO-TV segment about the 2016 national Who Wants to Be a Mathematician; KING5-TV segment, and "Mathematicians showcase students doing what they love," by Jerry Large, Seattle Times (published on Jan. 11, after meeting attendees were almost everywhere else). In addition, Eric Landquist (Kutztown University) did a segment on KCPQ-TV on Saturday, Jan. 9 (regarding the probability of the Seattle Seahawks winning their first playoff game (60%) and winning the Super Bowl (about 1 in 6)).
The National Who Wants to Be a Mathematician game:
See the 2016 national Who Wants to Be a Mathematician webpage for videos, photos and more information about the contestants and game.
Attendees and everyone interested in JMM can follow the meetings on JMM Twitter (@JointMath) and the JMM 2016 Blog, written by Adriana Salerno, Evelyn Lamb, and Beth Malmskog. See also a "Report from the Joint Meeting in Seattle," by Ed Dunne on the Beyond Reviews: Inside MathSciNet Blog, focusing on Math Reviews people and events.
See you at JMM 2017 in Atlanta, GA, January 4-7.
All photos: Steve Schneider/JMM.