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The focus for the SAME Conference this year is Fostering Student Agency - using their will to engage mathematics.

Conference Information

  • The SAME Conference will be held on March 2, 2019 from 9:30am to 3:00pm.
  • The cost is $30 with SAME Membership or $20 if you've already paid your dues at Asilomar.*
    (registrations after February 22nd will incur a $10 late fee)
  • Payment options: Purchase Order, personal check, credit card (Visa or Mastercard)
  • Cost includes 3 break-out sessions, discussion with students over their competition entries, lunch, raffle tickets, and fun with mathematics!

Breakout Sessions

Enjoy 3 separate break-out sessions. One will revolve around the problem asked for this year's student competition and will be based on grade level. Select two more sessions from our list of break-outs all based on grade level and personal interest. View more details on breakout sessions.

Student Competition and Exhibit

Teachers are invited to have students (grades 3rd-12th) enter into our student competition. Winning entries will be exhibited as part of the conference and the winning students are invited to attend to showcase their thinking to solve the problem. Get more information on our Student Competition page.

2019 SAME Conference Schedule

9:00-9:30am Check-in
9:30-10:00am Welcome & Ignite Talks
10:05-11:05am Break-out Session #1
11:10-12:10pm Break-out Session #2
12:10-1:00pm Lunch, Door Prizes, & Networking
1:00-1:40pm A Look at Student Competiton Problems
1:45-2:05pm Student Competition Exhibits
2:05-2:30pm Award Ceremony & Dessert

Ignite Talks

The Ignite Talks were so popular last year, we're bringing them back for 2019! Ignite talks is a series of presentations where each speaker has five minutes to talk about a topic that they are passionate about, accompanied by 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. Intrigued? See an example of an Ignite Talk below! This year we will have Ignite Talks by Scott Farrand, Joe McLean, Deb Stetson, and Julie Swenson. .

Paying via Purchase Order

How to Pay via Purchase Order:

If you already have a purchase order:

  • Download a registration form
  • Fax or email registration form and PO to (916) 278-5084 or
  • Mail the original PO to the MASE Office (address is on the registration form)

If you do not already have a purchase order:

  • Have your principal or district office (whoever has approved payment) email Debbie Dennick at confirming that they have approved payment. 
  • Fax your registration form to (916) 278-5084 or email it to
  • When you receive the PO fax it to the above number
  • Mail the original PO to the MASE Office (address is below and on the registration form)

Certificates of Attendance Signed forms will be available following the close of the conference.

Contact Debbie Dennick ( or at (916) 278-4497

Looking for materials and videos from the 2018 SAME Conference?

Click here to view the Ignite! talks by Deb Stetson, David Chun, & Scott Farrand

Click here to view materials from various 2018 SAME Conference workshops