SUMS Conference at James Madison University


Here is the final program for SUMS 2014
.   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

10:00-10:10

Opening Remarks

Dr. Dave Carothers, Department Head, Mathematics & Statistics
HHS
2301

10:10-11:00

Opening Address:
A Combinatorial Gaming Zoo

Dr. Gwyneth Whieldon, Hood College
HHS 2301

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.
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.
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
Roger Thelwell and Elizabeth Brown, organizers
HHS 2301

3:10-4:00

Closing Address
Making Mathematics Real: Knot Theory, experimental mathematics and 3D printing

Dr. Laura Taalman, National Musem of Mathematics

 HHS 2301