April 1-2, 2017
Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
1015 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23284
MAMLS at VCU will be a gathering of set theorists working on large cardinals, inner models, forcing and relative consistency results, sponsored by the NSF and the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at Virginia Commonwealth University. The meeting begins with breakfast at 9:00 AM on April 1, talks starting at 9:30 AM that day, and the meeting ends at 11:45 AM on April 2. Thanks to J. Alex McWhorter for desiging the poster.
While graduate students, young researchers, female mathematicians and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply for travel support, it should be stressed that any participants without their own sources of funding are eligible to apply. Requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis within the limits of the budget. To apply for travel support, contact For other questions, please send an email to
See below for information regarding where to stay and location of the meeting.
Click here for the schedule of talks. Abstracts are available here.
Omer Ben-Neria University of California at Los Angeles
James Cummings Carnegie Mellon University
Monroe Eskew Virginia Commonwealth University
Victoria Gitman City University of New York
Joel David Hamkins City University of New York
John Krueger University of North Texas
Dima Sinapova University of Illinois at Chicago
Hugh Woodin Harvard University
Additional Information
The closest airport is Richmond International Airport (RIC), which is 10.2 miles (25 minute drive) from the lecture hall. There is also an Amtrak station in downtown Richmond.
All talks will take place in Temple Building, Room 1165 located at 901 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23284.
Attendees of the conference are encouraged to stay at Linden Row Inn, located at
100 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219.
The hotel is 0.7 miles (15 minute walk) from the lecture hall. To make a reservation at the group rate, please follow these instructions:
  1. Go to the reservations page at
  2. Select your arrival and departure dates and number of adults
  3. Enter the following access code to view your discounted rate: MAMLS17
Rooms are available with the following features.
Shuttle - 6-person van anywhere within 2 miles
Queen - 109.00/night + taxes/fees
Double or King - 129.00/night + taxes/fees
Self parking on street - FREE
Valet parking - 18.00/day
Breakfast - Available for purchase in restaurant in Linden Row
Previous MAMLS meetings have been held from 1984 to the present at institutions including:
American University
Baruch College
Carnegie Mellon University
Cornell University
CUNY College of Staten Island
CUNY Graduate Center
Dartmouth College
East Stroudsburg University
George Washington University
Harvard University
Institute for Advanced Study
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Robert Morris University
Rutgers University
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Pennsylvania
University of Maryland
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University