2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings booked in San Diego

December 15, 2012 by  

Billed as the largest mathematics meeting in the world, the Mathematical Association of America, in partnership with the American Mathematical Society, will present the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego January 9-13, 2013.

Scheduled sessions will be presented by the Association for Women in Mathematics, the National Association for Mathematicians, the Association for Symbolic Logic and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

A special lecture focusing on “The Public on Mathematics and the Melting Polar Ice Caps” will be presented by Kenneth Golden on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Golden is a Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Utah.

Emily Shuckburgh will present the AMS-MAA Invited Address on January 9 at 11:10 a.m. The title of her presentation is “Using Mathematics to Better Understand the Earth’s Climate.” Shuckburgh is a climate scientist and is headquartered at the British Antarctic Survey.

The conference will feature comprehensive scientific programs focused toward mathematicians of all ages and experience levels. Other educational courses will be offered such as the MAA Short Course, the AMS Short Course and the MAA Mini-courses.

In recognition of outstanding achievements in the mathematical field, prizes and awards will be given out at designated ceremonies. A fun and challenging contest, “Who Wants to be a Mathematician”, will present the nation’s top high school math student as they participate in the competition.

Vendor exhibits will offer an opportunity for guests to peruse industry goods and services including software and hardware applications, health and lifestyle companies, and scientific publishers. Vendors often work with printing companies to prepare printed materials such as flyers and posters to use in their event marketing campaigns.