MathFest 2010

Dates: August 5 – 7, 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

MathFest Website

Events of Interest to Math Circle Community

NAMC BOOTH (19) in the Exhibit Hall

The NAMC is a MathFest 2010 Sponsor. Join us at our MathFest Booth (Booth 19) to learn about the newest additions to the NAMC website, including future events, continued development of the NAMC Problem Database, and more information!

Schedule

Friday, August 6

6:15 pm – 9:15 pm, NAMC Group Dinner at Cafe Euro

  • We invite NAMC members to join us for dinner! Meet at 6:15 pm in the Omni lobby or at 6:30 at the Cafe Euro Restaurant.
  • Saturday, August 7
  • 6:30 am, 3rd Annual MathFest 5K Fun Run/Walk (NAMC Sponsored Event)
    Get active with your colleagues and have some fun along the bike path at North Shore Park! More than 150 MathFest attendees participated in the 2009 MathFest 5K Fun Run/Walk and this year is sure to be a hit. The fee is $25 and all participants will receive a t-shirt. Donations are being accepted to present to a local Pittsburgh charity.
  • 9:00 am – 10:20 am, Mathematics Circle Demonstration (Monongahela) Presented by Joshua Zucker, “Coins in Twoland”
    Participants: Local middle and high school students
    Organizers: Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University; Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University; James Tanton, St. Mark’s School.
  • 10:30 am – 11:20 am. MAA Invited Address (Grand Ballroom): The Mathematics of Math Circles, Zvezdelina Stankova, Mills College.
  • 1:00 pm – 4:20 pm, Invited Paper Session (Monongahela)
    Title: The Mathematics of Math Circles and BeyondOrganizers: Zvezda Stankova, Mills College; Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University.
  • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Panel Discussion (Monongahela)
    Title: Math Circles: Transforming (or Subverting) Pre-College MathematicsOrganizers:
    Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University; Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University.Panelists: Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University; Jim Lewis, University of Nebraska; William McCallum, University of Arizona; James Tanton, St. Mark’s School; James Taylor, Santa Fe Preparatory School.