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Joint Math Meetings 2014

Dates: January 15-18, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD
Official Website: http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/jmm

Here is the SIGMAA MCST Flyer with most of these events all printed on one page! Click here! (.pdf)

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Math Circle Related Events:

  • Throughout the meeting: Exhibit sponsored by math camps
  • Thursday (8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.) Presentation: Plans for Math Awareness Month 2014 (Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery)
  • Thursday (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) Poster Session: MAA Committee on the Participation of Women
  • Thursday (9:20 a.m. - 9:40a.m.). Talk: 'Math Club Hosts Math Circle.'
  • Thursday (10:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.). MAA Council on Outreach Presentation: Math Days for high school students at local colleges and universities
  • Thursday (2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.). Projext NeXT Panel: 'Service and Outreach.'
  • Thursday (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.). NAMC Dinner at Brio Tuscan Grill (100 East Pratt). Email Peter for a headcount, ptrapa(at)math.utah.edu
  • Friday (1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.) AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, I
  • Friday (6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m) Summer Program and Outreach Meet and Greet
  • Friday (2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.) AMS Committee on Science Policy-AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
  • Saturday (8:00 a.m.-10:50 p.m.) AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, II
  • Saturday (9:00 a.m.-9:55 a.m.) SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Mathematicians.
  • Saturday (10:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.) SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Math Circle Workshop.
  • Saturday (1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.) SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Students & teachers.
  • Saturday (2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.); SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: A Math Wrangle!
  • See below for more details.



    Mathematics Awareness Month 2014 Presentation
    Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-8:50 a.m.
    The theme is "Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery". Come to hear about plans for 2014.
    Room 308, BCC
    Presenters:
    Eve Torrence, Randolph-Macon College
    Bruce Torrence, Randolph-Macon College
    Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College and American University
    See more here


    MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
    Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
    Mathematical outreach programs. Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC
    Organizers: Elizabeth Yanik, Emporia State University
    See more here.


    Math Club Hosts Math Circle.
    9:20 a.m. Presented by Jacci White*, Saint Leo University , Monika Kiss, Saint Leo University (1096-M1-301)
    Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
    Room 349, BCC
    MAA Session on Student Activities, I
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    MAA Council on Outreach Presentation
    Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:35 a.m.-11:55 a.m.
    MAA Council on Outreach Presentation: Math Days for high school students at local colleges and universities.
    Room 327, BCC
    Organizers: Deanna Haunsperger (Carleton College), Rebecca Swanson (Colorado School of Mines)
    Panelists:
    Robert Devaney, Boston University
    Justin Gash, Franklin College
    Teresa Moore, Ithaca College
    Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown State University
    David Strong, Pepperdine University
    See more here.


    Project NeXT panel on Service and Outreach
    2:30 p.m. Panelists David Auckly, Kansas State University; Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College, Kiran Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego; Eve Torrence, Randolph Macon College
    Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
    Room 309, BCC


    NAMC Dinner at Brio's
    We have a reservation at Brio Tuscan Grill (100 East Pratt) at 6pm. The dinner will be no host but NAMC will provide appetizers.

    Please email NAMC Director Peter Trapa to be included in the headcount, ptrapa(at)math.utah.edu.


    AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, I
    Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Room 314, BCC
    Organizers: Christina Eubanks-Turner (Loyola Marymount University), Virginia Watson (Kennesaw State University), Daniel Zaharopol (Art of Problem Solving Foundation).

    • 1:00 p.m. MATHCOUNTS - 3 unique approaches to extracurricular math. Lou DiGioia*, MATHCOUNTS Foundation (1096-97-2149)
    • 1:30 p.m. MAA's American Mathematics Competitions. Steven R Dunbar*, Mathematical Association of America (1096-97-2129)
    • 2:00 p.m. Ten Years Of Working Online With High-Performing Students. David Patrick*, Art of Problem Solving (1096-97-373)
    • 2:30 p.m. Navajo Nation Math Circles Project (NNMCP). Tatiana Shubin*, San Jose State University Henry Fowler, Diné College David Auckly, Kansas State University (1096-97-982)
    • 3:00 p.m. Calculus in the Mites Program. Michael Craig*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alexander T. Frumosu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1096-37-2079)
    • 3:30 p.m. The kids don't bite, but they never stop asking questions: Two new recruits teach at MathPath. Jane Butterfield*, University of Minnesota David Clark, University of Minnesota (1096-97-523)
    • 4:00 p.m. Why MathPath Works. Sam Vandervelde*, St. Lawrence University (1096-97-1176)
    • 4:30 p.m. A viable pathway for underserved students to enter advanced mathematical study. Daniel Zaharopol*, The Art of Problem Solving Foundation (1096-97-2732)
    • 5:00 p.m. "Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe": the role of summer mathematics programs in the educational paths of talented students. Mira Bernstein*, Canada/USA Mathcamp (1096-97-2664)
    • 5:30 p.m. Exploration with PROMYS. Glenn Stevens*, Boston University (1096-97-1987)

    See more here


    AMS Committee on Science Policy-AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion: The public face of mathematics.
    Friday January 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Room 336, BCC
    AMS Committee on Science Policy-AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion: The public face of mathematics.

    Moderator: Arthur Benjamin (Harvey Mudd College)
    Panelists:

    • Keith Devlin, Stanford University
    • Cathy O'Neill, Johnson Research Labs
    • Tom Siegfried, Freelance Journalist
    • Steve Strogatz, Cornell University

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    Summer Program and Outreach Meet and Greet
    Friday, January 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    Room 314, BCC
    Join experienced leaders of middle and high school mathematical outreach programs to find out how to get involved or learn some new strategies for your work. This will be an opportunity to share stories and ideas, and to more deeply connect with the community. Groups will leave for dinner from the reception.
    See more here


    AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, II
    Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Room 314, BCC

    Organizers: Christina Eubanks-Turner (Loyola Marymount University), Virginia Watson (Kennesaw State University), Daniel Zaharopol (Art of Problem Solving Foundation).

    • 8:00 a.m. Discussion
    • 8:30 a.m. The Junior Mathematical Congress series. Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson*, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (1096-97-297)
    • 9:00 a.m. Math Beyond the Classroom. Jenny McNulty*, University of Montana (1096-00-1734)
    • 9:30 a.m. Outreach without income: An approach to outreach without funding. Paulette N Willis*, Reasoning Mind (1096-97-500)
    • 10:00 a.m. SFSU (CM)$^2$: Creating Momentum Through Communicating Mathematics: Graduate students mentoring K-12 students in-school, after-school, and over the summer. Brandy S Wiegers*, San Francisco State University (1096-97-986)
    • 10:30 a.m. Math Circle Examples from Kansas and the Navajo Nation. David Auckly*, Kansas State University Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University Henry Fowler, Dine College (1096-97-831)

    See more here


    SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Mathematicians.
    Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Room 327, BCC
    Description: Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.

    Organizers: Paul Zeitz (University of San Francisco), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University)
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    SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Math Circles Workshop
    Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Room 327, BCC

    Description: Weird ways to work with pi: An accessible and interactive presentation for middle-and high-school educators.
    Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.

    Presenters:
    James Tanton, St. Mark's School
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    SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers:Demonstration for precollege students and teachers as participants.
    Saturday January 18, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
    Room 327, BCC

    Description: Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.

    Organizers: Paul Zeitz (University of San Francisco), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University)
    See more here.


    SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: A Math Wrangle!
    Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Room 327, BCC
    Organizers: The SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers

    Description: Come see how everyone can get involved in this exciting combination of mathematical problem solving, public speaking, strategy, and rebuttal.

    Organizers: Steve Dunbar (American Mathematics Competitions), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University).
    See more here!


    Exhibit sponsored by math camps (HCSSiM, MathPath, NY Math Circle, MathCamp, SPMPS, Epsilon Camp, PROTaSM, among others) in Exhibit Hall F, Level 100 of the BCC throughout the meeting.