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The Infinite Possibilities Conference 2015 (IPC) will be held at Oregon State University (OSU) on March 2-3, 2015. IPC is a national conference designed to promote, educate, encourage and support minority women interested in mathematics and statistics. IPC 2015 is co-hosted by Building Diversity in Science and OSU.

IPC 2015 and the NSF-sponsored Mathematical Biological Institute will also offer a Short Course on Biostatistics for IPC participants on Sunday March 1, 2015.

The Dr. Etta Z. Falconer Awards Banquet will be held on Tuesday evening, March 3, 2014.

Location:  All sessions will be in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center at Oregon State University located in Corvallis, Oregon.


Registration now open at: diversityinscience.org


Special Invited Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Erika Camacho, Arizona State University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College

Special Invited Banquet Speaker: Dr. Deborah Jackson, National Science Foundation

Special Workshop Presentation: “What to do when you are the only____ in your  department”: Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore, National Center for Faculty Diversity


There are two official conference hotels. The Hilton Garden Inn and the Holiday Inn Express. Reserve by 1/26/15

Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn is less than a block away from the conference center. http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/C/CVOCH GI-IPC-20150227/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Rate: $114/night

Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express doesn’t have a dedicated page for the conference but we do  have a group rate (below) and the website for the hotel is: www.hiexpress.com/Corvallis‎ Please note that the Holiday Inn Express is not in walking distance to the conference site, but transportation will be provided. Riverfront hotel views are available.

Rate: $104/night

Group code: IPC


Driving Directions

From I-5:
Take Interstate 5 to Hwy 34 (Exit 228).  Follow Hwy 34 West to Corvallis (12 miles). 

From Hwy 99:
If traveling south to OSU, Hwy 99 becomes 4th St.
If traveling north to OSU, Hwy 99 becomes 3rd St.

Flying Directions

The nearest airports are Portland Airport (PDX) and Eugene Airport (EUG).

From Portland Airport:
Hut Shuttle (http://www.hutshuttle.com/) from Portland airport to Corvallis Hilton Garden is approximately 2 hours; fee is $85 round trip; runs every two hours. 

From Eugene Airport:
Omni Shuttle (http://www.omnishuttle.com/) from Eugene Airport to Corvalis is approximately 1hour;  fee is $130 round trip +$10 for each additional person if reserved at the same time; runs on demand.



Infinite Possibilities Conference 2015
March 1-3, 2015
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon

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IPC is a project of Building Diversity in Science (BDIS).