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2004 Fall Western Section Meeting
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 16—17, 2004
Meeting #1000

Associate secretary:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS,


Participants should make their own arrangements directly with the hotel. The rates quoted for the DoubleTree Hotel are available until September 15. When making a reservation identify yourself as being with the UNM Math and Stat group attending the AMS Meeting. After September 15th, rooms may not be available at the quoted price. The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations. Rates quoted do not include taxes. Hotels have varying cancellation or early checkout penalties; be sure to ask details when making your reservation.

Double Tree Hotel, 201 Marquette NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102, 866-224-9330, 888-223-4113; \$79/single or double. Deadline for reservations is September 15. Be sure to check the cancellation policy.

Shuttle to and from the campus will be provided at the following times:
Saturday: To Campus: 7:00am and 7:45am / From Campus: 7:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday: To Campus: 7:00am and 7:45am / From Campus: 5:00pm and 6:00pm
This shuttle service is made possible through the generosity of the Efroymson Fund.

Food Service

A list of Albuquerque restaurants will be available at the registration desk.

Local Information and Campus Map

For further information please consult the Web site maintained by the Department of Mathematics at the University of New Mexico:

To view a campus map please visit: Dane Smith Hall is building 48 at F-G-3. For travel information please visit:

Other Activities

AMS Book Sale: Browse the list of Titles on Display in Albuquerque, featuring the newest publications from the AMS! Meeting participants can take advantage of special pricing discounts.

Complimentary coffee will be served courtesy of AMS Membership Services. The AMS Book Sale will operate during the same hours as registration.

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.


Private parking lots are within walking distance to the meeting and are located on Cornell Avenue between Central Avenue and Silver Avenue and on Silver Avenue between Cornell Avenue and Stanford Avenue. These lots have coin operated machines at a cost of \$2.25 per day. Exact change must be deposited in the machine.

Registration and Meeting Information

Registration will take place in Dane Smith Hall located on Las Lomas Blvd., across from University House on Yale Avenue from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday, October 17. Registration fees are \$40 for AMS or CMS members, \$60 for nonmembers; and \$5 for students/unemployed/emeritus, payable on site by cash, check or credit card. All talks will take place in Dane Smith Hall.

Social Event

The department of math will host a reception in the atrium of Dane Smith Hall, Saturday, October 16, at 6:00 p.m.


By Air: Albuquerque Sunport International Airport : Albuquerque is served by many of the major commercial carriers and several commuter airlines. The Sunport is located 2 miles south of UNM and 4 miles southeast of the Doubletree Hotel. Driving time to either location is approximately 10 minutes.

Announcing Delta Air Lines as the official airline for the sectional meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico!

The following specially negotiated rates are available for this meeting and exclusively to mathematicians and their families for the period October 13, 2004, through October 20, 2004.

Other restrictions/discounts may apply, and seats are limited.

Delta Air Lines is offering:

* A 5% discount off Delta's published round-trip fares within the continental United States, excluding A, D, I, U, and T classes of service.

* A 10% discount off Delta's domestic published unrestricted round-trip coach fares (Y06/YR06) rates. No advance reservations or ticketing is required.

* An additional 5% bonus discount if you purchase your ticket 60 days or more prior to your departure through Meeting Network Reservations or your travel agent; online not applicable.

To take advantage of these discounts and make immediate reservations, call Delta Meeting Network at 800-241-6760, between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Sunday, referencing File Number 205778A.

Traveling to Albuquerque by car: Albuquerque is served by two major interstates, I-25 (north-south) and I-40 (east-west). The Martin Luther King exit one mile south of the I-25­I-40 interchange allows access to the Doubletree Hotel (go approx. one mile west to downtown; hotel is on right between 2nd and 3rd Streets) and UNM (go east to University Blvd., enter campus, turn right on Redondo Rd., and follow it to visitor parking or residence halls).

Driving Directions from Sunport to Doubletree Hotel: Take I-25 north to Martin Luther King exit, turn left on MLK, go approximately one mile; Doubletree Hotel is on right between 2nd and 3rd Streets.

Driving Directions from Sunport to UNM: Take Yale Blvd. exit north until you dead-end at Central Ave. Cross Central Ave. to enter campus.

Transportation from/to the Sunport: Shuttle and taxi service available after all flights outside at baggage claim level. 24/7 service available from Airport Shuttle (505-765-1234; typical charge \$16) and Albuquerque Cab (505-883-4888; typical charge \$15). Sunport provides a shuttle to Rental Car Center. Doubletree Hotel does not have a private shuttle.

Getting around Albuquerque is easiest by car, but the city has regular bus service along Central Ave. from downtown to UNM for participants who wish to stay downtown. Taxi service is available but best arranged beforehand.

Car Rental: Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the period October 9 to October 24, 2004, beginning at \$24.99/day for a subcompact car at the weekend rate (the weekend rate is available from noon Thursday until Monday at 11:59 p.m.). 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's age, driver, and credit requirements, and return to the same renting location. Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or online at Please quote Avis Discount Number B159266 when making reservations.


October weather is generally pleasant with daytime temperatures in the 60 degree F. range, and night-time temperatures in the 30-45 degree F. range. For up to the minute weather please visit