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General Information


Registration is now closed. Thank you to all those who attended MAA MathFest 2016; we hope you enjoyed the conference, and we look forward to seeing you in Chicago for MAA MathFest 2017!


MAA MathFest cancellations must be received by Friday, June 3, 2016 to qualify for a full refund. A 50% refund is available through Friday, July 15, 2016. Cancellations must be received by email to the MAA Meetings Department ( or in writing to:

Mathematical Association of America
Attn: MAA MathFest
1529 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036


MAA MathFest will take place from Wednesday, August 3, 2016 to Saturday, August 6, 2016. Mathematical sessions will start on the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2016.


MAA MathFest 2016 is taking place in Columbus, Ohio at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215

Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215


All MAA MathFest attendees are responsible for making their own housing accommodations, but MAA has reserved a room block at its meeting headquarters hotel (The Hyatt Regency Columbus). Reserve your room online and take advantage of discounted MAA MathFest hotel rates by making your reservation TODAY! The deadline for booking at the discounted MAA MathFest rates is July 1, 2016.

Room reservations for all MAA MathFest hotel swill be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Room rates are quoted in USD and do not include any additional fees and applicable taxes. All reservations are subject to availability.

Headquarters Hotel
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215

Rate: $159 Single/Double RESERVE HERE

Limited student rates available for $99/night RESERVE HERE
(please note that a valid student i.d. may be requested during your hotel check-in process, as proof of student status in 2016)

Reservations may also be made by calling 1-888-421-1442 and referencing group code: 2016 MAA MathFest/Project NExT

Additional Housing
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center
88 East Nationwide Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Rate: $139 Single/Double, $159 Suite
For reservations please call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group code 2096396.
The Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center will continue to honor the $139 Standard King/ 2 Queens Room rate and $159 Single King or Two Queen Suite rate for MAA MathFest attendees reserving rooms by phone after July 1, as long as sleeping rooms are available.

Additional housing information can be found here.


John Glenn Columbus International Airport is just a short distance east of downtown Columbus, Ohio. The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) AirConnect Bus costs $2.75 each way, and departs every 30 minutes from the airport to downtown hotels, with an early stop at the Drury Inn and Suites as well as the Hilton Columbus Hotel, both across the street from Hyatt Regency Columbus and Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Taxis from the Airport to the downtown Columbus, Ohio area can cost $22 - $24, and usually take about 10-15 minutes (distance = 8 miles)

Getting around Downtown Columbus is easy with the free Circulator

Click here for full information on parking (prices and locations) at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.