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Wednesday, August 6

Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area Tour

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)

Explore the Columbia River Gorge and stand in awe of the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States! You will enjoy spectacular views of many waterfalls along the Historic Columbia River Highway.  We will also be touring many of the other wonderful sites along the Columbia Gorge including Crown Point Vista House, a unique visitor’s facility that was built in 1916. 

MAA-PME Student Reception

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East

Math Jeopardy

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East

Grand Opening Reception

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Exhibit Hall

The MAA MathFest Grand Opening Reception will launch this year’s MAA MathFest on a high note. This event, intended to draw attendees together in a spirit of camaraderie, replaces the opening banquet. While scientific sessions will still commence on Thursday, we warmly invite you to enjoy complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar while you mix and mingle in the Exhibit Hall with other registered participants and guests, sponsors, and exhibitors. 

Thursday, August 7

Wellness Strand - Thursday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)

Take care of the body as well as the mind by participating in guided walks and group runs each day prior to scheduled meetings at MAA MathFest. Registration required; see form for details. Please complete the Participation Waiver, and email it to meetings@maa.org or turn it into the registration desk onsite. 

Group 1: Guided 2.5 mile walk

Group 2: Group runs - 3 miles (one group approximately 9:30/mi pace; another group 8:45/mi pace) 

Sponsor:
Pearson

Graduate Student Reception

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East

Graduate students are invited for some refreshments and to meet several of the invited speakers. 

Friday, August 8

Wellness Strand - Friday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)

Take care of the body as well as the mind by participating in guided walks and group runs each day prior to scheduled meetings at MAA MathFest. Registration required; see form for details. Please complete the Participation Waiver, and email it to meetings@maa.org or turn it into the registration desk onsite. 

Group 1: Guided 2.5 mile walk

Group 2: Group runs - 3 miles (one group approximately 9:30/mi pace; another group 8:45/mi pace) 

Sponsor:
Pearson

AWM-MAA Morning Coffee

8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Ballroom Foyer

The Association for Women in Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America invite you to enjoy coffee and light refreshments before the Etta Z. Falconer Lecture.

Pi Mu Epsilon Centennial Celebration Banquet

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway

All PME members and their supporters are welcome. See the registration form for more information on this ticketed event.

MAA Ice Cream Social and Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway

We will recognize all of the students who gave talks in the MAA Student Paper Sessions and award prizes for the best of them. All undergraduate students are invited to attend.

Saturday, August 9

Wellness Strand - Saturday

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)

Take care of the body as well as the mind by participating in guided walks and group runs each day prior to scheduled meetings at MAA MathFest. Registration required; see form for details. Please complete the Participation Waiver, and email it to meetings@maa.org or turn it into the registration desk onsite. 

Group 1: Guided 2.5 mile walk

Group 2: Group runs - 5 miles (one group approximately 9:30/mi pace; another group 8:45/mi pace) 

Sponsor:
Pearson

Closing Banquet

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion

Emcee:
Annalisa CrannellFranklin & Marshall College

Speaker
Michael StarbirdUniversity of Texas at Austin

Sunday, August 10

Willamette Valley Wine Tour

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)

Visit the renowned Willamette Valley in Oregon's premier wine country for an afternoon of wine tasting and education known around the world for exquisite sparkling and still wines.

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