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Monday January 5, 2004 
Tuesday January 6, 2004 
Wednesday January 7, 2004 
Thursday January 8, 2004 
Friday January 9, 2004 
Saturday January 10, 2004 
Monday January 5, 2004  
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  AMS Short Course on Trends in Optimization 
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Short Course on the History of Mathematical Technologies: Exploring the Material Culture of Mathematics 
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Tuesday January 6, 2004  
8:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.  Dept Chairs Workshop

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Board of Governors

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  AMS Short Course on Trends in Optimization 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Short Course on the History of Mathematical Technologies: Exploring the Material Culture of Mathematics 
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.  Board of Governors' Lunch

1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.  AMS Council

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  AMS Council Dinner

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Project NExT Dinner

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Wednesday January 7, 2004  
7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Employment Center

7:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Uses of the WWW that Enrich and Promote Learning, I 
8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, I 
8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, I 
8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.  AMS Session on Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Session on Real and Complex Analysis 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Algebra, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Teaching a History of Mathematics Course 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  MAA Session on Teaching Operations Research in the Undergraduate Classroom 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and Write about Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I 
8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Number Theory and General Algebra 
9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, I 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Designing and evaluating assessments for introductory statistics. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Open discussion on beginning level courses. 
10:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.  MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, I 
10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
Michael Aschbacher The status of the classification of the finite simple groups. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  AMSMAA Invited Address
Stephen Wolfram A New Kind of Science and the Future of Mathematics. 
12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.  Mathematical Art Exhibit

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture 1
SunYung Alice Chang Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part I. 
2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.  MAA Invited Address
Neil J. A. Sloane The online encyclopedia of integer sequences, or, confessions of a sequence addict. 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, II 
2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, II 
2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, II 
2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, II 
2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, II 
2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, II 
2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, I 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers. 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Handson discrete math with technology. 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Number Theory 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebra, II 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebraic and General Topology 
2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Applied and Computational Mathematics: Research For and By Undergraduates 
2:15 p.m.3:30 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom, II 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, II 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  MAA Session on Getting Students to Discuss and Write about Mathematics, II 
2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.  MAA Session on The Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems in the Teaching of Mathematics, I 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Service learning in mathematics: They wrote the book. 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Requirements Panel Discussion
Quantitative literacy across the curriculum. 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
The impact of laptop computers on classroom instruction. 
2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.  Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations. 
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Writing textbooks in mathematics. 
2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Section Officers

2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
PMET: Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers, grades 712. 
2:45 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations 
3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.  MAA Invited Address
William W. Dunham Selections from the calculus museum. 
3:20 p.m.4:35 p.m.  AWM Panel Discussion
Supporting the diverse personal lives of mathematicians. 
3:45 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
CINEMATH: Mathematics on the silver screen. 
3:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Committee on the Mathematics Education of TeachersNCTM Panel Discussion
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the mathematics community 
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.  Welcome Reception for Undergraduate Students

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Introduction to mathematical card tricks. 
4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Computation and discovery in the number theory classroom. 
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
A fresh start for collegiate mathematics. 
4:35 p.m.5:00 p.m.  AWM Business Meeting

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Some mathematics of Leonhard Euler. 
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  Graduate Student Reception

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Special Presentation
A live computer experiment. 
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Mathematical Institutes Open House

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  First Timers Reception

7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.  Young Mathematicians Network Town Meeting

8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.  AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Eric Lander Biology as information. 
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.  AWM Reception

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Thursday January 8, 2004  
7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.  Elsevier Science 5K Fun Run/Walk and Breakfast

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.  Employment Center

7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Infinite Combinatorics and Inner Model Theory, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, II 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Coding and DesignTheoretic Applications of Polynomials, III 
8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Java applets in teaching mathematics. 
8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.  AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Difference Equations 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics 
8:00 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA Session on Courses Below Calculus: A New Focus, III 
8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.  MAA Session on The Effective Use of Computer Algebra Systems in the Teaching of Mathematics, II 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Placement Strategies 
8:00 a.m.12:10 p.m.  MAA Session on Chaotic Dynamics and Fractal Geometry 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Truth in Using the History of Mathematics in Teaching Mathematics 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Technology in Mathematics Teacher Preparation Courses, I 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III 
8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Conformal Geometry, III 
8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on the Dynamics and Stability of Coherent Structures 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Svetlana R. Katok Symbolic dynamics for geodesic flows. 
9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, III 
9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, II 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Teaching linear algebra with applications. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity. 
9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.  MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Mentoring new faculty. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
The impact of technology in calculus courses on longterm student performance and employment. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Special Presentation
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning and teaching in the mathematical sciences. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Committee on Minority Participation Panel Discussion
Strengthening Underrespresented Minority Mathematics Participation (SUMMA). 
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.  Mathematical Art Exhibit

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.  Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations. 
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Invited Address
Manjul Bhargava The representations of integers by quadratic forms. 
10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Visual linear algebra. 
10:15 a.m.11:25 a.m.  AMS Session on Analysis, I 
10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Finding your next job. 
10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Undergraduate programs and courses in the mathematical sciences: A CUPM Curriculum Guide. 
10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Assessment in a refocused college algebra program. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  SIAM Invited Address
Martin Golubitsky Coupled cell systems: A potpourri of theory and examples. 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
SunYung Alice Chang Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part II. 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II 
1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, I 
1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability and Its Applications in Combinatorics and Algorithms, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Time Scales and Applications, III 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, II 
1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Orthogonal Polynomials, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on The Many Lives of Lattice Theory and the Theory of Ordered Sets, with Connections to Combinatorics, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics, III 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, I 
1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonstandard Methods, III 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Teaching linear algebra with applications. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Developing your department's assessment plan. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research. 
1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Group Theory 
1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Functional Analysis 
1:00 p.m.3:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Analysis, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Nonlinear Elasticity: Theory and Applications 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Discrete Mathematics 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  MAA Session on Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs 
1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathlets for Teaching and Learning Mathematics 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Math and the Arts, I 
1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.  MAA Session on Strategies that Work to Positively Change Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics, I 
1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on WeBWorK, a WebBased Homework System, I 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematics education in a research intensive department: What makes it work? 
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.  MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Technology and the mathematics major. 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Successful activities for a Math Club. 
1:15 p.m.2:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Calculus of Variations 
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics.\break N.B. Thursday, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Mathematica tutorial. 
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Poster Session

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.  Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM)

2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.  AMS Invited Address
Eva Tardos Network games and approximation algorithms. 
2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
The undergraduate mathematical statistics sequence. 
2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Panel Discussion
The history of applications in teaching undergraduate mathematics: 19502000. 
3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.  AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Hyman Bass Mathematics, mathematicians, and mathematics education. 
4:25 p.m.6:30 p.m.  Joint Prize Session and Reception

5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting and Invited Address

5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  SIGMAA on Statistics Education
2004 business meeting and swap session. 
5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Video Presentations
``Only Four Colors" {\em and} ``An Introduction to Topology". 
5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.  Web SIGMAA Panel Discussion and Inaugural Business Meeting.

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Lehigh University Reception for Friends and Graduates

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA TwoYear College Reception

5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.  NSA Women in Mathematics Society (WIMS)
Annual networking session. Stop by the NSA booth \#203205 for the suite location at the Wyndham Hotel. 
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Alumni Reception for the University of Chicago's Mathematics Department

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Mathematicians Reception

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  The Ohio State University Friends and Alumni Reception

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.  MER Banquet

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.  Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.  Knitting Circle

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Friday January 9, 2004  
7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.  Joint PME and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.  Employment Center

7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III 
8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Classical and Nonlinear Special Functions, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, III 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Topological Dynamics and Ergodic Theory, III 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, I 
8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.  AMS Session on Operator Theory 
8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Statistics 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Statistics Education Discourse on Inference 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Math and the Arts, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Applications of Mathematics in Computer Science 
8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, V 
8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  PME Council

8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
James A. Yorke Almost every observation, a mathematical theory of measurement. 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Steffen Lempp The prooftheoretic strength of some combinatorial principles. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Incorporating discrete mathematics in the preparation of K12 mathematics teachers 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Designing and evaluating assessments for introductory statistics. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Origami in undergraduate mathematics courses. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions (repeated from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday). 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF
Assessment of student learning in undergraduate mathematics: Works in progress. 
9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.  MAA Project NExT Panel Discussion
Writing expository mathematics. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Proposal writing workshop for grant applications to the NSF division of undergraduate education. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers. 
9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.  Mathematical Art Exhibit

9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Francoise M. Point On theories of modules of fields with endomorphisms. 
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician. 
10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  Morgan Prize Presentations by the Recipients

10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.  Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations. 
10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
Gregory F. Lawler Random planar curves and conformal invariance. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  AMSMAA Invited Address
Bonnie Berger Mathematical challenges in molecular biology. 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
SunYung Alice Chang Conformal invariants and partial differential equations. Part III. 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Slawomir Solecki Cofinal types of topological directed orders. 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  MAA Student Lecture
Mark M Meerschaert Fractal Calculus Project. 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Neuroscience, Biomedicine, Genetics, and Epidemiology, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Classical and Nonlinear Special Functions, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  GAMMSIAM Special Session on Coding, Geometry, and Hyperbolic Dynamics, III 
1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Current Events 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, I 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, I 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, I 
1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Fixed Points: Theory and Application, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, II 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Handson discrete math with technology. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Some mathematics of Leonhard Euler. 
1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Geometry 
1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Probability and Stochastics 
1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Graph Theory 
1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Math and the Arts, III 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, I 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathematical Models of the Environment 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education. 
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.  NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions (repeated from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday). 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Voices of the partner disciplines: Building on the MAA curriculum foundations project. 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Session for chairs: The chair's role in teaching teachers. 
2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
R.W. Knight Vaught's Conjecture. 
2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics 
2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.  RMMC Board of Directors

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients 
2:30 p.m.6:25 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on Assessment of Student Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics 
2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on the Use of HandHeld Technology in College and University Developmental Algebra Classrooms 
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.  AMS Committee on Science PolicyAMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
A walk through the math pipeline from end to end. 
3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Introduction to mathematical card tricks. 
3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Computation and discovery in the number theory classroom. 
3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
PMET: Preparing mathematicians to educate teachers, grades 712. 
3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Byunghan Kim The typedefinable group configuration under the generalized typeamalgamation. 
3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.  London Mathematical Society
This session includes a Society meeting and an Invited Address by Gerard van der Geer. 
4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.  MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters Undergraduate Poster Session

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Business meeting and invited address by Chris Rasmussen. 
4:10 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on WeBWorK, a WebBased Homework System, II 
4:20 p.m.5:10 p.m.  AMSMAA Government Speaker
Michael S. Turner Dark energy, mathematical connections and the National Science Foundation. 
4:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, I 
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics for business decisions. 
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  MAA Business, Industry and Government Welcoming Reception

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  University of Michigan Alumni Reception

5:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.  University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Department of Mathematics Reception

5:30 p.m.8:40 p.m.  NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
J. Ernest Wilkins Reflections. 
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.  New Mexico State University Mathematics Association Reception

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.  University of WisconsinMadison Department of Mathematics Reception

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Environmental mathematics. 
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Mathematical Reviews Reception

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.  SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Inaugural Annual Address

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.  MAA Authors' Reception

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.  MAA Musical Presentation
The mathematics of acoustic paradoxes. 
8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.  MAA Project NExT Reception

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Saturday January 10, 2004  
7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

7:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonassociative Algebra, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, II 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Value Distribution Theory in Classical and pAdic Function Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, III 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, III 
8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.  AMS Session on History, Foundation and Mathematics Education 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on My Favorite Demo: Innovative Strategies for Mathematics Instructors, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Focus on Integrating Graphic Handhelds into Collegiate Mathematics 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI 
8:20 a.m.5:00 p.m.  AWM Workshop
This session consists of several parts listed separately throughout this program. All meeting participants are invited to attend all presentations. 
8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III 
8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s and Graduate Students, I 
8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.  AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The evaluation of state mathematics standards: How can mathematicians contribute? 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  MAA Invited Address
Erica L. Flapan When topology meets chemistry. 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Julia Knight Computable classification. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Fair enough? Mathematics of equity. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Java applets in teaching mathematics. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematicians and mathematics teacher educators working together to improve K12 mathematics education. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Doctorates in mathematics education: Where do they go? What do they do? How can mathematics departments contribute? 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AMSMAA Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Nonpermanent instructors: implications and issues. 
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.  NAM Panel Discussion
Underrepresented undergraduate research in the mathematical sciences. 
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.  Mathematical Art Exhibit

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.  Employment Center

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.  Math on the Web
Go to the Math on the Web Pavilion for the complete schedule of presentations. 
10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Steve Jackson Supercompactness measures. 
10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  NAM Business Meeting

10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Retiring Presidential Address
Ann E. Watkins Fallacies in elementary statistics. 
10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AWM Workshop: Poster Session by Women Graduate Students 
11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.  MAA Business Meeting

11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.  AMS Business Meeting

1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Kobi Peterzil Torsionfree groups in some ominimal structures. 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, III 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonassociative Algebra, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Competitive and Adaptative Dynamics in Ecology, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Multiscale and Oscillatory Phenomena: Modeling, Numerical Techniques, and Applications, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Modern Function Theory, III 
1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Applications, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Value Distribution Theory in Classical and pAdic Function Theory, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Variational Problems, IV 
1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Developing your department's assessment plan. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Visual linear algebra. 
1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, III 
1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Uses of the WWW that Enrich and Promote Learning, II 
1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II 
1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Technology in Mathematics Teacher Preparation Courses, II 
1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.  MAA Session on Strategies that Work to Positively Change Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on Applications of Topology to Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
What are colleges doing with students with AP placement? 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Oral presentations: Let's talk about it! 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
What can you do with a degree in mathematics? 
1:00 p.m.2:25 p.m.  AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Shaping a career in mathematics. 
2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Matthew Foreman Canonical Structure in the Universe of Set Theory. 
2:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.  AWM Workshop: Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s and Graduate Students, II 
2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Revisiting crossroads: Continuing the dialogue on twoyear college mathematics. 
2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Informal session on actuarial education. 
2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years
How to implement curriculum change. 
3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Using interactive labs to explore abstract algebra topics. 
3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Leonard Schulman Quantum algorithms and group representation theory. 
3:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.  MAA Session on Applications of Mathematics in Computer Science, II 
3:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.  MAA Session on Focus on Integrating Graphic Handhelds into Collegiate Mathematics, II 
3:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
{\rm Math Horizons}, a magazine for students. 
4:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.  MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
How to assess problem solving. 
4:30 p.m.6:05 p.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, II 
4:30 p.m.6:05 p.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, III 
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.  AMS Banquet Reception

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.  AMS Banquet

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