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College of Humanities & Sciences

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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Richmond, Virginia May 30 - June 1, 2018

Ecology • Evolution • Epidemiology • Medicine • Neuroscience • Fluid Dynamics

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The conference will have plenary talks, break-out sessions, and a poster session. We welcome participation from researchers at all academic levels working in mathematical biology.

Plenary Speakers

Gerda de Vries, University of Alberta

Trachette Jackson, University of Michigan

John Tyson, Virginia Tech

Sebastian Schreiber, University of California, Davis


Organizing Committee

David Chan, Laura Ellwein, Cheng Ly, Reed Ogrosky, Angela Reynolds, Suzanne Robertson, and Rebecca Segal


If you have any questions, please email


VCU Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Grace Harris Hall
1015 Floyd Avenue
Box 842014
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2014


This conference is held in cooperation with AWM and supports the Welcoming Environment Statement of the Association for Women in Mathematics. 

This Conference is Sponsored by:

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 Abstract Submissions  3/14/2018
 Travel Award Application 3/14/2018
 Registration 4/30/2018- Closed
 Refund Request5/8/2018

Registration closed, April 30, 2018.

The Abstract deadline was 3/14/2018.

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Holiday Inn Express Richmond - Downtown

The group rate is $121/night plus taxes with the BAM group code.  This rate includes breakfast and wifi.  Parking is $8/day. The rooms will be available at this rate if booked by April 20, 2018.

If you are interested in sharing a room while attending BAMM! please fill out this Roommate Matching Form. You will then be given access to the contact information for others seeking a roommate.

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Richmond travel info:


Parking is available nearby in the parking decks (88 and 89 on the map).  Cost of parking is $10 per day. FREE Street parking is available within a short walk on Main St and Cary St every day.  Please pay attention to parking restriction signs. 

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The main conference venue is the Academic Learning Commons on VCU's campus located at 1000 Floyd Avenue

Detailed schedule with abstracts

Speaker Index

Wednesday (5/30)

8:45 am Welcome
Plenary: John Tyson
Morning Parallel Sessions
Plenary: Gerda de Vries
Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Evening Networking  Event

Thursday (5/31)

Plenary: Sebastian Schreiber
Morning Parallel Sessions
Plenary: Trachette Jackson
Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Evening Poster Session

Friday (6/1)

Morning Parallel Sessions
End by 1:00 pm

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