AMS October 13-14, 2001 Conference in Williamstown


Registration will take place in the Science Court, the glass entrance between the Chemistry and Physics buildings. Saturday 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

AMS Site for the October Conference at Williams

In particular, the following AMS site has information on hotels with rates negotiated by the AMS, and other information such as transportation to Williamstown: Hotel/Motel Information

Further travel information may be found on the Williams site for Visitors: Williams Info

SPECIAL LECTURE: Sir Roger Penrose, Oxford University, will give the talk "Science and the Mind" on Friday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall, Williams College. This event is sponsored by Williams College. All Welcome.


If you fly the best Airport is Albany, New York. You may want to rent a car there but if you need transportation Norm's Limo offers a pick up service form the airport (the conference site has information on other companies that also provide transportation). The usual rate is about $60 - 70 (depending on time of day, plus gratuity) each way, but they have agreed on a group conference rate of $25. You may have to wait up to an hour for the limo. You need to call them to make a reservation, and mention the October math conference. Their number is 413-663-8300.


There is free parking in the Brooks Parking Lot; use the Faculty/Staff spaces. The Brooks Parking Lot is behind Spencer Hall and the entrance is through Stetson Court off Main Street (in front of the Adams Memorial Theatre).


Follow this link for a campus map


The Clark Art Institute will offer free admission to conference participants who show their registration name badge on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14. For information on the museum follow Clark Art

Here are (non AMS) links to some Special Sessions:

Geometry and Topology of the Universe

Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics