SUMS Conference at James Madison University


Here is the schedule for SUMS 2013.   All events will be held in the HHS building on the east side of the JMU campus.  Driving directions from I-81 and the hotel area are on the Local Information page.

9:00-10:00
Registration and breakfast
Please check in at the registration table when you arrive. 
Poster presenters should also check in at room 2201.
  Second floor balcony Health and Human Services (HHS) Building
Registration and breakfast
Please check in at the registration table when you arrive.
Poster presenters should also check in at room 2201.
Second floor balcony Health and Human Services (HHS) Building
10:00-11:00

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Remarks:     President Jonathan Alger, JMU

 Opening Address:  Robert Lang      From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Mathematics of   Origami

11:10-12:05 Contributed Undergradute Research Talks I-III
Each talk will be fifteen minutes long, with five minutes at the end for questions and room change.
For specific order, For specific order, please see the draft program.
HHS 2203, 2204, 2208, 2209, 2210
12:10-1:10 Poster Session and Lunch
second floor balcony HHS second floor hallway, nTelos room.

1:10-2:25 Contributed Undergradute Research Talks V-VIII and Panel Sessions
Each talk will be fifteen minutes long, with five minutes at the end for questions and room change.
For specific order, please see the draft program.
HHS 2203, 2204, 2208, 2209, 2210; panel HHS 2202
2:25-2:55 Tea
Second floor balcony
3:00-3:10 Prize session: speaker prizes, poster competition winners, candy contest
Laura Taalman and Elizabeth Brown, organizers
HHS 2301
3:10-4:00

Closing Ceremonies

Closing Address:     Carolyn Yackel, Mercer College: Beautifying Life with Mathematics

HHS 2301