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The Twenty First Midwest Geometry Conference, 2016

(supported by Wichita State University, the NSF and the Simons Foundation)

Wichita State University

Wichita, KS, 67260 USA

March 11-13, 2016

The conference will start in the afternoon on March 11th

and will end at 1pm on March 13th.


Personal Vehicle: Individuals traveling by personal vehicle to Wichita State University will be required to obtain a (free) Visitor Pass at the university police department to park on campus on Friday. Parking on campus may be very limited. Please refer to the campus parking map for police department location and designated parking areas. Permits are not necessary on Saturday or Sunday and parking will probably be readily available during the weekend.

On Friday, you may park at the WSU Metroplex at 29th and Oliver and ride a (free) shuttle bus to the main campus. No parking permit is required to park in the public areas of the Metroplex. The shuttle buses will not be running on Saturday or Sunday.

Campus Map

Conference topics

Plenary speakers

Schedule (tentative).

The conference will take place in the rooms 127, 353 and 372, Jabara Hall, WSU.

Friday, March 11th

Saturday, March 12th

Sunday, March 13th

Organizing Committee

Thalia Jeffres (Wichita State University)
Zhiren Jin (Wichita State University)
Kirk Lancaster (Wichita State University)
Mark Walsh (Wichita State University)
Shihshu Walter Wei (University of Oklahoma)

Managing organizer

Kirk Lancaster
Office phone: (316)978-3982
FAX: (316)978-3748
The conference e-mail:


Mrs. Deana Beek: (316)978-3961

Contributed Talks

A limited number of 20 min. contributed talks will be considered.

Contributed Graduate Student Talks

We strongly encourage graduate students to present 20 min. contributed talks, especially when these talks present research which has been or will be submitted for publication in professional journals.

Financial assistance

Some financing for travel and lodging will be available (especially for junior faculty and students), although we encourage participants to use other sources of funding available.

Student participation is strongly encouraged.


We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following hotel:
    Northrock Suites

    7856 E 36th Street North
    Wichita, Kansas 67226
    Fax: 316.634.1744
    Reservations: 800.881.0067
    $69.99 + city tax per night (for up to 2 people in the room)
    Reservation deadline: March 4th, 2016.
    Their Web page

    The hotel has nice rooms equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, TVs and VCRs. The price at the North Rock Suites includes a full buffet breakfast. Please mention that you are attending the Midwest Geometry Conference at Wichita State University.


    There is no registration fee


    Please return this form by March 10th to

    or paper mail to

    Kirk Lancaster
    Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Department
    Wichita State University
    Wichita, KS 67260-0033

    or FAX to 316-978-3748 (Attn: Kirk Lancaster).

    1. Last Name: _______________________________
    2. First Name(s): _____________________________
    3. E-mail Address: ____________________________
    4. Department: ______________________________
    5. Institution: ________________________________
    6. Mailing address _________________________________________
    7. Telephone number: _________________________
    8. Position:
    Professor or Associate Professor _____
    Assistant Professor __________________
    Graduate Student _____________________
    Undergraduate Student ________________
    Other (explain) __________________________________________
    9. Planned Arrival Date and Time (notice that the sessions start in the afternoon on March 11th): ___________________________
    10. Planned Departure Date and Time: ______________________________
    11. Do you plan to have a car, or will you require transportation?_________________
    12. Will you need a university parking permit? __________________________
    13. Will you request financial assistance? _______________________
    14. Is there a chance that you can find another means of support? _________________________________
    16. Would you like to contribute a 20-minute talk? ______________
    If so, please give a title here. ________________________________
    Be sure to send a copy of an abstract to the Organizing
    Committee no later than February 29, 2016. We plan to announce a
    schedule by March 1, 2016.
    Last edited March 10th, 2016

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