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2001 AMS Spring Western Section Meeting
University of Nevada, April 21 - 22, 2001
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meeting #965

Associate secretary:
Bernard Russo, AMS


Participants should make their own arrangements directly with the hotel of their choice and request the American Mathematical Society discount. The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations.

Howard Johnson Inn , 5100 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV (1/2 mile to CBC); 702-798-2777 or toll-free 800-634-6439; \$49 single or double. Deadline for reservations is March 20, 2001. N.B. Cancellations must be made 14 days prior to date of arrival in order to receive a refund.

Wellesley Inn & Suites , 1550 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV; 702-731-3111; \$129 for a suite. Deadline for reservations is March 19, 2001. N.B. Cancellations must be made by March 19 in order to receive a refund.

Key Largo Casino & Hotel , 377 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV: 702-733-7777 or toll-free 800-634-6617; all rates are single or double as follows: \$39.99 Sunday through Thursday, \$59.99 Friday and Saturday. A two-night minimum stay is required for Saturday arrivals. Deadline for reservations is March 19, 2001. N.B. Cancellations must be made up to 48 hours prior to arrival in order to receive a refund.

Food Service

There are a number of restaurants adjacent to the campus. A list of restaurants will be available at the registration desk.

Local Information

Please visit the Web site maintained by the Department of Mathematics and the University of Nevada Web site. See campus map.

Other Activities

AMS Book Sale: Examine the newest titles from the 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.

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.


Participants should park in the Thomas & Mack parking area and may use any meter, student, or staff area. There is no charge for weekend parking.

Registration and Meeting Information

The registration desk will be located in the first floor lobby of Classroom Building Complex-A (CBC-A) and will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The four invited talks will be in Building A of the Classroom Building Complex (CBC-A). All other talks are in Building C of the Classroom Building Complex (CBC-C).

Registration fees: (payable on-site only) \$40/AMS members; \$60/nonmembers; \$5/emeritus members, students, or unemployed mathematicians. Fees are payableby cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.


The following specially negotiated rates on USAirways are available exclusively to mathematicians and their families for the period April 18 - 25, 2001. Discounts apply only to travel within the continental U.S. Other restrictions may apply, and seats are limited. Receive a 5% discount off First or Envoy Class and any published USAirways promotional round-trip fare. By purchasing your ticket 60 days or more prior to departure, you can receive an additional bonus discount. Or you may receive a 10% discount off unrestricted coach fares with seven-day advance purchase. For reservations call (or have your travel agent call) USAirways Group and Meeting Reservation Office toll-free at 877-874-7687 between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Refer to Gold File number 88111579 .

By air: McCarren International Airport is located approximately two miles from the UNLV campus. Taxi, shuttle, limo, and car rental services are readily available at the airport.

Driving: UNLV is located north of the Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway intersection. The airport exits by way of Swenson Avenue to Tropicana Avenue.From Swenson go right onto Tropicana, then left onto Thomas & Mack Drive.

Car rental: Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the period April 14 - 29, 2001. 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, taxes, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges. Renter must meet Avis's age, driver, and credit requirements. Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or online. Nonweekend and weekly rates are also available. Please quote Avis Discount Number J098887when making reservations.

Daily weekend rates are: Subcompact, \$22.99; Compact, \$23.99; Intermediate, \$24.99; Full-size (2-door), \$25.99, Full-size (4-door), \$26.99; Premium, \$29.99; Luxury, \$70.99; Minivan, \$70.99; and Sport Utility, \$70.99.


The average high and low temperatures in April are F and F. The climate is typically dry, with an average of .17 inches of rainfall in April.