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Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math

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Undergraduate Participants

What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

Do I have to present a talk or a poster to attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math?

I am a graduate student. Can I attend NCUWM as a participant?

Where do I go for registration?

What expenses am I responsible for?

How do I ask for funding support?

How do I receive the award once I have been approved for travel funds?

How do I pay my registration fees?

I am unable to attend the conference. Who do I notify to cancel?

If I cancel my registration, will I be eligible for a refund?

How do I make my hotel reservation?

What if I need to arrive early or stay late?

What if I want my own room?

How do I request a roommate?

What if I would like to room with more than one other person?

How do I change my requested roommate?

What is the deadline for roommate requests?

I'm flying into Omaha. How do I get to Lincoln?

What type of attire should I bring?

Where is the Nebraska Student Union?

I did a project with another conference participant. Can we present together?

What materials and programs are available to people giving a talk?

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

Whom do I contact with any other questions?

What meals are provided?


What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

The conference registration fee is $30.

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Do I have to present a talk or a poster to attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math?

No - we would like to encourage all undergraduate women in mathematics to attend. This conference is an opportunity for women to network, learn about the field and options after graduation.

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I am a graduate student. Can I attend NCUWM as a participant?

No - the conference is limited to undergraduates in mathematics. If you are interested in participating as an invited graduate student in future years, please contact the conference at ncuwm@math.unl.edu

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Where do I go for registration?

To register for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, please click here.

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What expenses am I responsible for?

Undergraduate student participants are responsible for the registration fee, lunch on Saturday (all other meals at the conference are provided), and travel to and from the conference. Students are encouraged to seek support from their home institutions to subsidize these expenses. The conference also has a limited number of travel awards; the Travel Request Forms are available on the registration site.

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How do I ask for funding support?

Students are encouraged to seek support from their home institutions to subsidize expenses. The conference also has a limited number of travel awards. If you would like to request funds to assist you as you travel to Lincoln, please download the form. The form should be completed and submitted by your faculty advisor to gledder1@unl.edu, or mail to:

NCUWM
Ctr for Science, Math & Comp Ed
251 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0131

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How do I receive the award once I have been approved for travel funds?

Reimbursement forms will be available at the conference registration desk. Please bring copies of your expenses, including air, train or shuttle fare, and mileage. Alternatively, electronic receipts may be e-mailed to Shannon Parry at ncuwm@math.unl.edu.

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How do I pay my registration fees?

You can pay your registration fee by submitting a personal check to the Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education. Please do so within one week of registration to:

Shannon Parry, Event Coordinator
Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
251 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0131

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I am unable to attend the conference. Who do I notify to cancel?

To cancel your registration, please notify Shannon Parry as soon as you realize you will be unable to attend.

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If I cancel my registration, will I be eligible for a refund?

You could be eligible for a refund if we are notified as soon as possible and, unless there are unusual circumstances, before the registration deadline.

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How do I make my hotel reservation?

For Undergraduate Participants only: please fill out your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page located here. Hotel reservations will be completed by the conference staff. If you have a preference not listed on our page, please contact Shannon Parry at ncuwm@math.unl.edu.

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What if I need to arrive early or stay late?

The conference provides lodging for Friday and Saturday only. If your travel requires an extra night (or two), please make note on your conference registration. You will need to provide the hotel with a credit card upon check-in.

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What if I want my own room?

If you want a single room, you will be responsible for the additional expense, which is $46 each day. Be prepared to present a credit card when checking in at the hotel.

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How do I request a roommate?

Please complete your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page here. In order to room with a specific person, both of you will need to request each other on the form. If this does not happen, you will be randomly assigned a roommate by conference staff.

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What if I would like to room with more than one other person?

When completing your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page, you can list more than one other person. For us to include all of you in the same room, everyone will need to request each other on the form. Please note there will still only be two beds per room.

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How do I change my requested roommate?

The deadline for changing your registration details is December 15, 2009. Changes after this date can be requested to Shannon Parry at ncuwm@math.unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

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What is the deadline for roommate requests?

The deadline for changing your registration details is December 15, 2009. Changes after this date can be requested to Shannon Parry at ncuwm@math.unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

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I'm flying into Omaha. How do I get to Lincoln?

There are shuttle services that will transport you from Omaha Epply Airport to the Holiday Inn. OMALiNK is one; Epply Express is another. You may also rent a car for the weekend. While you are required to cover the expense at the time of the conference, you may request travel assistance either before or after the conference. Travel funds are limited, so please make your request early.

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What type of attire should I bring?

The entire conference is business-casual.

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Where is the Nebraska Student Union?

The Nebraska Student Union is at 14th and 'R' Streets, approximately 6 blocks from the hotel in lovely downtown Lincoln. A map can be found here.

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I did a project with another conference participant. Can we present together?

Yes. There is a place to notify conference organizers on the registration page.

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What materials and programs are available to people giving a talk?

We will provide a laptop computer, projector, and a microphone. If you need anything else, please contact Shannon Parry for accommodation. You may also list your needs on the final details are of the registration page.

Note: please be sure that your presentation is either on a computer provided by you, or a jump drive/memory stick. No other media will be accessible via our machines. In the event of disaster and our machines are not working properly, be sure to have your presentation available in hard copy.

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I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

The registration page includes a comments area to make special requests. You may also contact Shannon Parry at ncuwm@math.unl.edu with any and all requests, including sign language interpretation, handicapped accessible rooms, dietary appropriate meals, etc.

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Whom do I contact with any other questions?

Send your questions to the main conference e-mail at ncuwm@math.unl.edu. Unique questions will be forwarded to the appropriate conference staff.

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What meals are provided?

All meals are provided with the exception of lunch on Saturday.

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Faculty Participants

What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

How do I register for the conference?

How do I make a hotel reservation?

What expenses am I responsible for?

I drove with a group of students, can I be reimbursed?

Our school paid for the airline tickets and need to be reimbursed. How do we do that?

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

Who do I contact with any other questions?


What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

The conference registration fee is $30.

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How do I register for the conference?

To register for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, please click here.

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How do I make a hotel reservation?

You must make your own arrangements with the hotel. You can make your reservation online, in which case you should use our three letter group code: MAT. If you wish, you can contact the hotel directly at (402) 475-4011, and ask for 'in-house reservations.' Be sure to indicate you are with NCUWM for the conference room rates. You do need to call the hotel directly. The Holiday Inn chain's central reservation system will not let you book rooms in the conference's reserved block and will not offer you the conference rate. All reservations must be secured with a credit card.

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What expenses am I responsible for?

Faculty attendants are liable for the registration fee, travel, and lodging. The conference provides meals, including a Faculty Lunch Forum on Saturday, January 30th.

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I drove with a group of students, can I be reimbursed?

Yes. Please complete a travel request form and include the names of the student(s) attending the conference.

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Our school paid for the airline tickets and need to be reimbursed. How do we do that?

Please submit an invoice from your home institution that lists all student attendees and costs associated with travel. Please make sure to list your home institution's Federal ID number on the invoice. We cannot reimburse without all of this information.

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I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

The registration page includes a comments area to make special requests. You may also contact Shannon Parry with any and all requests, including sign language interpretation, handicapped accessible rooms, dietary appropriate meals, etc.

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Who do I contact with any other questions?

Most questions can be answered by the main conference e-mail at ncuwm@math.unl.edu. Unique questions will be forwarded to the appropriate conference staff.

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