Current as of Wednesday, January 16, 2008 00:26:59
Friday January 4, 2008 
Saturday January 5, 2008 
Sunday January 6, 2008 
Monday January 7, 2008 
Tuesday January 8, 2008 
Wednesday January 9, 2008 
Friday January 4, 2008  
8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.  AMS Short Course on Applications of Knot Theory (Part I) 
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Short Course on Combinatorics: Past, Present, and Future (Part I) 
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Saturday January 5, 2008  
8:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.  AMS Department Chairs Workshop

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Employment Register

8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Statistics Education and the consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education Workshop
Introducing concepts of statistical inference. 
8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Statistics Education and the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
Building (UP) an undergraduate statistics program. 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Short Course on Combinatorics: Past, Present, and Future (Part II) 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Board of Governors

9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.  AMS Short Course on Applications of Knot Theory (Part II) 
1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.  AMS Council

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

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Sunday January 6, 2008  
7:00 a.m.7:50 a.m.  Association for Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Nondenominational Worship Service

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

7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Assessment of Student Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, I 
7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.  Employment Register

8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Asymptotic Methods in Analysis with Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Environmental Mathematics: Some Mathematical Problems on Climate Change and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Banach Spaces, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSAWM Special Session on Zeta Functions of Graphs, Ramanujan Graphs, and Related Topics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Progress in Commutative Algebra, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Interactions Between Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Character Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Number Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on History of Mathematics 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Crossing the ``Bridge to Higher Mathematics": What Works and Why, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Ethnomathematics and Its Uses in Teaching 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Great Activities for an Introductory Statistics Class, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  MAA Session on Preparing Faculty for Success in a ProblemSolving and TechnologyRich Curriculum 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Research and Professional Development Activities for Math Majors, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Education and Applied Mathematics 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Workshop: Part I
Grant writing in the mathematical sciences. 
9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.  AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, I 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Developing department selfstudies. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Teaching a Galois theory course for undergraduates. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Directing undergraduate research. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAAProject NExT and Young Mathematicians Network Joint Panel Discussion
Tenure (and promotion)You know you want it. 
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.  SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Making the connection between research and teaching in undergraduate mathematics education. 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Student Hospitality Center

9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.  MAA Department Liaisons Meeting

9:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Using Ideas from Asian Mathematics in the Classroom, I 
10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
WenChing Winnie Li Combinatorics and Number Theory. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  AMSMAA Invited Address
Terence Tao Structure and randomness in the prime numbers. 
12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales
Come to the Grand Opening at 12:15! 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture I
Wendelin Werner Random conformally invariant pictures (Part I). 
2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.  MAA Invited Address
John H. Conway Threedimensional crystallographic groups: The thirtyfive prime space groups. 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, II 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Asymptotic Methods in Analysis with Applications, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Environmental Mathematics: Some Mathematical Problems on Climate Change and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Banach Spaces, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMSAWM Special Session on Zeta Functions of Graphs, Ramanujan Graphs, and Related Topics, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, II 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, II 
2:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.  AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Interactions Between Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology, II 
2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Character Theory, II 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Teaching and the philosophy of mathematics. 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Some deterministic models in mathematical biology and their simulations. 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Classroom response systems: Teaching with clickers. 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, I 
2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, II 
2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Number Theory, II 
2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.  MAA Session on College Algebra: Concepts, Data, and Models, I 
2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.  MAA Session on Curriculum Materials for Preservice Middle School Mathematics Teachers, I 
2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.  MAA Session on the Power of Inductive and Recursive Thinking 
2:15 p.m.6:30 p.m.  MAA Session on Serving Students Who Have Taken Calculus in High School 
2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Session on Topics and Techniques for Real Analysis, I 
2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.  MAA Session on Using Ideas from Asian Mathematics in the Classroom, II 
2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, II 
2:15 p.m.6:40 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Analysis and Computation of Stochastic Equations 
2:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.  Math on the Web, I 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAAProject NExT and Young Mathematicians Network Joint Poster Session 
2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.  AMS Workshop: Part II
Grant writing in the mathematical sciences. 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts Panel Discussion
Mathematics and Hollywood: A conversation with mathematical Hollywood writers and mathematics faculty. 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA Committee on Graduate StudentsYoung Mathematicians Network Joint Panel Discussion
How to interview for a job in the mathematical sciences. 
2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA Session for Chairs
What every chair should know about NSF funding. 
2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.  AWM Panel Discussion
The unseen AWM opportunities 
2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.  MAA Section Officers

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  Session for Math Club Advisors

3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.  MAA Invited Address
Paul H. Edelman Mathematics and the law: The apportionment of the House of Representatives. 
3:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.  AWM Business Meeting

3:50 p.m.5:50 p.m.  MAA Committee on Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Tracking our students from college algebra to calculus: Where they come from, where they go, and where they don't. 
3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Engaging students in college mathematics courses. 
4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.  MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I 
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.  Reception for Undergraduate Students and Math Club Advisors

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Guest Lecture and Business Meeting 
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.  AMS Special Presentation on Congressional Fellowships

4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Beyond formulas and algorithms: Teaching a conceptual/thematics single variable calculus course. 
4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Introduction to the mathematics of modern cryptography. 
4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Mathematics and geometry of voting. 
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  MAA Special Film Presentation
Flatland: The Movie. 
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Help for undergraduates: Negotiating the Joint Meetings. 
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.  Reception for Graduate Students and FirstTime Participants
The AMS and MAA warmly invite these special groups to meet the leadership of your sponsoring organization. 
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Mathematical Institutes Open House Reception

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Wolfram Research, Inc. Presentation/Reception

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Guest Lecture, Business Meeting, and Reception 
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Dancing mathematics and the mathematics of dance. 
8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.  AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Avi Wigderson RandomnessA computational complexity view. 
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.  AWM Reception

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Monday January 7, 2008  
7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.  Employment Register

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

7:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, I 
8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.  AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Banach Spaces, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Stochastic, LargeScale, and Hybrid Systems with Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on TimeFrequency Analysis: Hilbert Huang Transform and Wavelet Analysis, I 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, and Epidemiology, III 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Progress in Commutative Algebra, II 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Monotone Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.  AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, III 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Mathematics for Teaching: Educating Elementary and Middle School Teachers for Success, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Conformally Flat Lorentzian Manifolds, I 
8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Modular Forms and Modularity, I 
8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology, III 
8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Wavelets and applications: A multidisciplinary undergraduate course with an emphasis on scientific computing. 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Analysis and Ordinary Differential Equations, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.9:10 a.m.  AMS Session on Abstract Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, I 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on College Algebra: Concepts, Data, and Models, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Crossing the ``Bridge to Higher Mathematics": What Works and Why, II 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Demos and Strategies with Technology that Enhance Teaching and Learning Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.  MAA Session on Topics and Techniques for Real Analysis, II 
8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, III 
8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on From Global Predictions to Local Action, I: Dynamical Systems Challenges in Climate Change 
8:30 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Philosophy of Mathematics 
8:40 a.m.11:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  MAA Invited Address
Karen H. Parshall 4000 years of algebra: An historic tour from BM 13901 to \em{Moderne Algebra}. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Evaluating student presentations in mathematics. 
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.  MAA Invited Paper Session on Using the New Technologies in Teaching Mathematics 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Poster Session on Outreach Programs for Underrepresented Populations in 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
Exciting, surprising, and satisfying: Why and how to teach proof. 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Research and outreach focusing on the mathematics education of K8 Latino/a students. 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Student Hospitality Center

9:15 a.m.12:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Dynamical Systems 
9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.  Math on the Web, II 
10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Audrey A. Terras Fun with zeta functions of graphs. 
10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Visualizing abstract mathematics with cellular automata. 
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.  SIGMAA Officers Meeting

10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Undergraduate career paths in math: What can you do with a math degree? 
10:45 a.m.12:05 p.m.  MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Classroom voting comes to the mathematics classroom. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  SIAM Invited Address
Inez Fung From global predictions to local action: Mathematical challenges in global warming. 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture II
Wendelin Werner Random conformally invariant pictures (Part II). 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Stochastic, LargeScale, and Hybrid Systems with Applications, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on TimeFrequency Analysis: Hilbert Huang Transform and Wavelet Analysis, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Progress in Commutative Algebra, III 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Monotone Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications, II 
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.  AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of Information and Knowledge, IV 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Mathematics for Teaching: Educating Elementary and Middle School Teachers for Success, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, I 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Conformally Flat Lorentzian Manifolds, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Voting Theory, II 
1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, II 
1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Modular Forms and Modularity, II 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
More music and mathematics. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
A beginner's guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning in mathematics. 
1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Analysis and Ordinary Differential Equations, II 
1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, II 
1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Number Theory, III 
1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.  MAA Session on Assessment of Student Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Curriculum Materials for Preservice Middle School Mathematics Teachers, II 
1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Demos and Strategies with Technology that Enhance Teaching and Learning Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Great Activities for an Introductory Statistics Class, II 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, I 
1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Research and Professional Development Activities for Math Majors, II 
1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.  MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IV 
1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on From Global Predictions to Local Action, II: Mathematics of Social and Economic Feedback in Climate Change 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Creating and implementing a capstone course in mathematics for preservice secondary teachers. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Panel Discussion
The political dimension of ethnomathematics. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAAAMS Special Presentation
Putting math on the Web the correct way. 
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.  Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.  MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education 
2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.  AMS Invited Address
Peter Teichner Quantum field theory and generalized cohomology. 
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.  Project NExT Panel Discussion
Making the math major work for the underprepared student. 
2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.  MAA Panel Discussion
Dueling platforms: Java vs. Flash. 
3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.  SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Guest Lecture 
3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.  AMS Retiring Presidential Address
James G. Arthur Semisimple groups as universal examples. 
4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.  Joint Prize Session

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.  Joint Prize Session Reception

5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.  SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Business Meeting, Guest Lecture, and Reception 
5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
Sharing residues from College Algebra Workshops. 
5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Business Meeting and Reception

5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.  SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting

5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.  BIGSIGMAA Reception for Mathematicians in Business, Industry, and Government

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  University of Iowa Mathematics Department Reception

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

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Math Caucus Reception

5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.  North Carolina State University Department of Mathematics Alumni Reception

5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.  Reception for Friends of the New Mexico State University Department of Mathematical Sciences

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

5:45 p.m.7:30 p.m.  University of Wisconsin Reception

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
The proof is in the pudding: Humorous theater of the mathematical variety. 
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.  Brigham Young University

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  University of Chicago Mathematics Alumni Reception

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Reception for Alumni and Friends of the Claremont Colleges

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  SIGMAAARTS Business Meeting

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.  MAA Committee on Minority ParticipationNorth American Institutes Informal Gathering
Conversations with minority scientists. 
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.  MER Banquet

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.  NSA Women in Mathematics Society Networking Session
The location of this session is available at the NSA booth in the exhibit area. 
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  MAA Music Presentation
Tones are real functions, rhythms are sequences. 
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.  Clay Mathematics Institute Film Presentation
Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem. 
8:15 p.m.9:45 p.m.  Knitting Circle

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Tuesday January 8, 2008  
7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Modular Forms and Modularity, III 
7:30 a.m.7:30 p.m.  Employment Register

7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, II 
7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Geometry and Topology, III 
7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS General Session 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Structure, Geometry, and Symbolic Computation of Algebraic Groups and Symmetric Spaces, III 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Secant Varieties and Related Topics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Wavelet Sets and Tilings of $R^n$, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, II 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic Dynamics, I 
8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Biomathematical Modeling, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Coherent Structures, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, III 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Probability, Statistics, and Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, III 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  MAA Session on Building Diversity in Advanced Mathematics: Models that Work 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Countering ``I Can't Do Math": Strategies for Teaching UnderPrepared MathAnxious Students Interested in Business and the Sciences 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II 
8:00 a.m.10:45 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.  SIAM Minisymposium on From Global Predictions to Local Action, III: Working Groups and Round Table Discussion
We will summarize the outstanding problems from Monday's sessions and define steps toward the development of integrated economic and climate models. 
8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  PME Council

8:15 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Session on Numerical Analysis, I 
8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems in Geometry, I 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  MAA Invited Address
Carl Pomerance The covering congruences of Paul Erdös. 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Gregory L. Cherlin Model Theory and algebraic groups. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Developing department selfstudies. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Teaching a Galois theory course for undergraduates. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Directing undergraduate research. 
9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum, I 
9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AMSMAA Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Becoming a teacher of college mathematics: Research on mathematics graduate students' professional development. 
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Student Hospitality Center

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical sciences graduate programs. 
9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Victor Marek Answer Set Programming. 
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.  Math on the Web, III 
10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematician. 
10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
Donald G. Saari A new mathematical frontier: The social and behavioral sciences. 
11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.  AMSMAA Invited Address
Fan Chung The mathematics of PageRank. 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture III
Wendelin Werner Random conformally invariant pictures (Part III). 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Pavel R. Hrubes Proof complexity after NP $\not=$ coNP. 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  MAA Lecture for Students
J. Brian Conrey The Riemann Hypothesis. 
1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.  AMS Current Events Bulletin 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Nonassociative Algebras 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Secant Varieties and Related Topics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Wavelet Sets and Tilings of $R^n$, II 
1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, III 
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Learning and Math Graduate Students in K12 Classroom 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic Dynamics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Applications of Computer Algebra in Enumerative and Algebraic Combinatorics 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Biomathematical Modeling, II 
1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Expanders and Ramanujan Graphs: Construction and Applications, I 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Coherent Structures, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems in Geometry, II 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Teaching and the philosophy of mathematics. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Some deterministic models in mathematical biology and their simulations. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Classroom response systems: Teaching with clickers. 
1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, III 
1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Abstract Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, II 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  AMS Session on Numerical Analysis, II 
1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.  AMS Session on Analysis and Functional Analysis, I 
1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.  MAA Session on Cryptology for Undergraduates, I 
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.  MAA Session on Guided Discovery in Mathematics Education 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VI 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VII 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, VIII 
1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.  NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences 
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.  AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Making teacher preparation our business 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  MAA Special Presentation
A quick introduction to \em{WebWork}, a webbased interactive homework system. 
1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.  Project NeXT Panel Discussion
Capstone and onesemester research projects for a variety of students. 
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on From Global Predictions to Local Action, IV: Working Groups and Panel Discussion
This session includes a panel discussion on how to develop the training required to tackle the mathematical challenges in modeling climate change. 
2:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, I 
2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.  AMS Special Presentation
Wiki math. 
2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.  RMMC Board of Directors

2:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.  MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients 
2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.  SUMMA Special Presentation
Summer research programs. 
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.  AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Advocating for mathematics: Influencing policymakers through congressional visits in districts and states. 
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Poster Session for Undergraduates

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Beyond formulas and algorithms: Teaching a conceptual/thematics single variable calculus course. 
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Introduction to the mathematics of modern cryptography. 
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Mathematics and geometry of voting. 
3:45 p.m.4:40 p.m.  AMS Session on Applications of Mathematics, IV 
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  MAA Information Session
Current issues in actuarial science education. 
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Reception for Alumni and Friends of the University of Oregon Mathematics Department

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.  University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Department of Mathematics Alumni Reception

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.  University of Michigan Alumni and Friends GetTogether

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  SIGMAA on Mathematics and Computational Biology Business Meeting and Reception

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.  MAA Film Presentation and Reception
{\rm Hard Problems}: A documentary about the USA team's participation in the 2006 International Mathematical Olympiad. 
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.  Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences Banquet

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Association of Symbolic Logic Reception

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Reunion

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  Hawkes Learning Systems Presentation

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.  NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Reception for University of Maryland Alumni and Friends

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.  SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Business Meeting

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  MAA Dramatic Presentation
So you want to teach environmental math, do you? 
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.  National Math Circle Organizational Meeting and Reception

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.  Informal Evening of Wine and Jazz
Join your colleagues at the San Diego Wine \& Culinary Center, 200 Harbor Drive, across from the Convention Center for a relaxing time. 
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.  Young Mathematicians Network Town Meeting

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.  MAAProject NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited. 
8:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.  NAM CoxTalbot Address
Earl R. Barnes Title to be announced. 
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Wednesday January 9, 2008  
7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.  MAA Minority Chairs Breakfast Meeting

7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.  Joint Meetings Registration

7:45 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, III 
7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Session on Statistics, Game Theory, and Social Sciences 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, IV 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMSSIAM Special Session on Environmental Mathematics: Some Mathematical Problems on Climate Change and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, III 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, III 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Heegaard Splittings, Bridge Positions, and Low Dimensional Topology, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on ETheory, Extensions, and Elliptic Operators, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Aspects of Integrable Systems, I 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Expanders and Ramanujan Graphs: Construction and Applications, II 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability Theory and Statistical Mechanics, I 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  AMS Special Session on Global Optimization and Operations Research Applications, I 
8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.  MAA Session on Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Cryptology for Undergraduates, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, II 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Mathlets and Web Resources for Mathematics and Statistics Education, I 
8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Session on Using Innovative Technologies to Implement Active Learning in Mathematics (and in other STEM disciplines) 
8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, IX 
8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Coloring and Partitioning, I 
8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, II 
8:20 a.m.4:20 p.m.  AWM Workshop
This session has several parts that will be listed separately by time in the program. All presentations are open to all JMM participants. 
8:30 a.m.10:10 a.m.  AMS Session on Analysis and Ordinary Differential Equations, III 
8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.  AMS Session on Algebra and Group Theory, IV 
8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.  AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, I 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  AMS Invited Address
Constantine M. Dafermos Progress in Hyperbolic Conservation Laws. 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Ilijas Farah Applications of set theory to operator algebras. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AMS Special Session on The Feynman Integral in Mathematics and Physics, I 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Evaluating student presentations in mathematics. 
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.  MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Wavelets and applications: A multidisciplinary undergraduate course with an emphasis on scientific computing. 
9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.  NAM Panel Discussion

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.  Student Hospitality Center

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.  Exhibits and Book Sales

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

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.  Project NExT Panel Discussion
New technologies for faculty: Wikis, discussion boards, and clickers. 
10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  ASL Invited Address
Jan Reimann Measures and their random reals. 
10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.  NAM Business Meeting

10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.  MAA Retiring Presidential Address
Carl C. Cowen The teachingtechnology linkage in mathematics. 
10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.  AWM Workshop: Poster Session with Presentations from 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
Scott W. Williams Box Products 25 Years Later. 
1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.  ASL Invited Address
Simon R. Thomas A Descriptive View of Geometric Group Theory. 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, V 
1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV 
1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, IV 
1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.  AMS Special Session on the Feynman Integral in Mathematics and Physics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Heegaard Splittings, Bridge Positions, and Low Dimensional Topology, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on The Linear Diophantine Problem of Frobenius 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on ETheory, Extensions, and Elliptic Operators, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Aspects of Integrable Systems, II 
1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Expanders and Ramanujan Graphs: Construction and Applications, III 
1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Probability Theory and Statistical Mechanics, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Global Optimization and Operations Research Applications, II 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  AMS Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Biological Formations 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
More music and mathematics. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
A beginner's guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning in mathematics. 
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.  MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Visualizing abstract mathematics with cellular automata. 
1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.  AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV 
1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Mathematics Education 
1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Probability, Statistics, and Applications, II 
1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.  AMS Session on Analysis and Functional Analysis, II 
1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.  MAA Session on Biomathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum, III 
1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts, III 
1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Mathlets and Web Resources for Mathematics and Statistics Education, II 
1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.  MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, III 
1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, X 
1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.  SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Coloring and Partitioning, II 
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.  AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Establishing a career in mathematics. 
2:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.  ASL Session for Contributed Papers, III 
2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.  AWM Workshop: Research Presentations by Recent Ph.D.'s, II 
2:45 p.m.5:10 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, XI 
4:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.  MAA General Contributed Paper Session, XII 
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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