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Registration & Information



Registration is now open. Participants can pick up their registration materials at the onsite registration desk. MAA does not mail registration materials.


MAA MathFest cancellations must be received by Friday, May 12, 2017 to qualify for a full refund. A 50% refund is available through Friday, June 23, 2017. Cancellations must be received by email to the MAA Meetings and Events 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, July 26, 2017 through Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Registration will open at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, with various student events in the afternoon. The Exhibit Hall and Grand Opening Reception will be open to all registrants from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, immediately followed by the Pi Mu Epsilon J. Sutherland Frame Lecture at 8:00 PM, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

MAA MathFest sessions and events will conclude by 6:00 PM on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The detailed Schedule at a Glance will be posted closer to conference.


MAA MathFest 2017 is taking place in Chicago at the Hilton Chicago:

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


All MAA MathFest attendees are responsible for making their own housing accommodations, but MAA has reserved a room block at its meeting headquarters hotel (Hilton Chicago).

Room reservations for all MAA MathFest hotels will 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.

Room Rates:

King bed, 1 bathroom: $176 single/double occupancy, $201 triple, $226 quad rate
2 Double beds, 1 bathroom: $176 single/double occupancy, $201 triple, $226 quad rate
2 Double beds with 2 bathrooms (larger room): $196 single/double occupancy, $221 triple, $246 quad rate

Accommodations Notes:
All rates will also be charged local taxes and fees, which are currently 17.4%.
Discounted MAA rates can be reserved Sunday, July 23 through Sunday, July 30 2017, based on room availability at the Chicago Hilton.

Hilton Chicago room descriptions are available here

Reservation deadline for MAA MathFest hotel room discounts: Monday July 3, 2017 (or until hotel rooms are sold out)

MAA guests will receive complimentary WiFi access in their guest room and in the MAA MathFest meeting spaces.

Hotel check-in time: 4:00 PM
Hotel check-out time: 12:00 Noon
All guests arriving before 4:00 PM will be accommodated as rooms become available.
Baggage storage will be available onsite, for a small fee.

Welcoming Environment Policy

The MAA encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collegiality. The MAA strives to foster a welcoming environment for all, as a professional society supporting open discussion of mathematics and mathematics education. Therefore MAA specifically prohibits any conduct that is discriminatory, harassing, or threatening by any staff member to any other person engaged in MAA operations or activities. While MAA does not control the behavior of third parties, the MAA requests that all individuals attending activities sponsored or co-sponsored by MAA, its Sections, or its Special Interest Groups, conduct themselves professionally and respectfully toward other participants. Violations may be reported directly to the Executive Director or the Compliance Officer (Associate Treasurer). For immediate concerns at a meeting, proceed to the registration area or hotel/convention center security office.