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2016 MC-MAP Training Workshop

MC-MAP Training Workshop
Date: September 15-17, 2016.
Location: University of Colorado Denver in Downtown Denver, CO (1201 Larimer Street, 4th Floor).

The MC-MAP Training Workshops will provide a focused training for new Math Circle leaders that will start them on a year-long partnership program with monthly check-ins to help get their Math Circle off the ground. Note: For 2016 a $100 registration fee per participant is requested for workshop attendance.

Below there will be more information about:


Workshop Schedule

Thursday, September 15, 2016. 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm. (Check-in begins at 2:00 pm, dinner will be provided)
Friday, September 16, 2016. 8:30 am - 6:00 pm. (with Julia Robinson Math Festival running 9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
Saturday, September 17, 2016. 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Workshop Ends (lunch provided)

The workshop schedule is available here (.pdf)
The presentations from the workshop are available here
The training booklet (pdf) is available here

Quite a few of you will be arriving earlier on Thursday. We encourage you to enjoy Downtown Denver as we’ve put together a packed schedule for the rest of your weekend. Hint: The famous Tattered Cover bookstore is across from Union Station, where the airport train will drop you off!

We will provide a place for you to drop-off luggage beginning at 10:00 am, if you want to then go explore downtown Denver. Please contact namc.manager@msri.org if you plan to drop-off your luggage.

Meals: We will be providing dinner on Thursday night, lunch on Saturday, and many wonderful snacks for all the times in-between. Prearranged working lunch groups are planned for Friday afternoon at restaurants in Downtown Denver. Both hotels offer breakfast, but it is not free. For alternative breakfast options in Downtown Denver, click here.


Local Details


Packing List

  • Please bring a laptop computer. Google Drive will be used to share training materials for this program. We have shared the Training Materials with the Google Drive account that you shared with us for the Google Group. Please click here and see if you have any issues accessing the files.
  • Clothing: The average high in Denver for our workshop dates is 74 and the average low is 50. The dress code is casual but you’ll probably want a sweater and comfortable shoes, some walking to/from the light rail to campus and to/from the hotels to the light rail may be required.


For further questions about the 2016 MC-MAP Workshop program please contact namc.manager(at)msri.org.

MC-MAP is a program of the National Association of Math Circles, and is funded by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, National Science Foundation, Clowes Foundation, and National Security Agency MEPP.