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2001 AMS Fall Western Section Meeting
University of California - Irvine, California, November 10 - 11, 2001
Meeting #972

Associate secretary:
Bernard Russo, AMS


Participants should make their own arrangements directly with the hotel of their choice and state that they will be attending the AMS "math" meeting. All rooms will be on a space available basis after the deadline given. The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations. Prices do not include tax.

Atrium Hotel at Orange County Airport (John Wayne) , 18700 Mac Arthur Boulevard, Irvine, CA; 949-428-3793; \$129/ single or double; approx 5 miles to campus. Call the Atrium from the telephones located in the baggage claim for complimentary Orange County Airport Shuttle. Deadline for reservations is October 18.

Travelodge Orange County Airport (John Wayne) , 1400 SE Bristol Street; Santa Ana Heights, Costa Mesa, CA: 714-557-8700 \$54/single and \$59/double. Deadline for reservations is October 1.

Food Service

There are a number of restaurants located off-campus as well as the Cornerstone Café on campus. The Café will be open from 9:00 a.m. ­ 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and noon ­ 11:00 p.m. on Sunday. A list of restaurants will be available at the registration desk.

Local Information

Please visit the Web site maintained by the UC Davis Department of Mathematics at

Other Activities

AMS Book 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.


Parking is located off Bison Avenue in Lot #12A. Daily parking passes will be available from attendant for \$5.

Registration and Meeting Information

Registration will take place in the lobby of Rowland Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, November 10, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday, November 11. Lectures will take place in the Physical Sciences and Technology Building and Rowland Hall.

Registration 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.


By Air

The John Wayne Orange County Airport, Macarthur Blvd., Santa Ana, CA, is located 10 minutes from the UCI campus. No public transportation is available, however, taxicabs and shuttles are available.

The following specially negotiated rates on US Airways are available exclusively to mathematicians and their families for the period November 7--November 14, 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 US Airways 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) US Airways 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


From the North on 405 (San Diego Freeway): Take 405 South to 73 South and exit on Bison Ave. From Bison Ave., turn left and continue until you reach parking lots 12A and 16. Turn right onto these lots.

From the South on 5 (Santa Ana Freeway): Take 5 North and if coming from South of San Juan Capistrano, take 73 North. Exit on Bison Ave. From Bison Ave., turn left and continue until you reach parking lots 12A and 16. Turn right onto these lots.

Car rental

Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the period November 3 - November 18, 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, 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 Nonweekend and weekly rates are also available. Please quote Avis Discount Number J098887 when making reservations.

Daily weekend rates are Subcompact, \$34.99; Compact, \$37.99; Intermediate, 40.99; Full size (2-door), \$47.99, Full size (4-door), \$49.99; Premium, \$53.99; Luxury, \$63.99; Minivan, \$68.99; and Sport Utility, \$66.99.


The daytime temperatures typically range from 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit.