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7-Jan-2014

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American Mathematical Society

Selected events at the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings

The annual math meetings provide an opportunity for mathematicians in all fields of mathematics to present talks and participate in panels on theoretical research and on applications of math to significant issues such as education, finance, and the arts.

Free and open to the general public:

Two events of general interest open to registrants but not the public are:

Members of the press may register free for the meeting and are welcome to use the Press Room that will offer free wireless access, the book of abstracts, phone (410-649-6074) and a place to conduct interviews. The Press Room will be on the fourth floor of the Baltimore Convention Center, in the VIP Room near Ballroom I, open: Wednesday, January 15 through Friday, January 17, 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 18, 7:30 a.m. to noon.

(Five acronyms used below: ASA: American Statistical Association, BCC: Baltimore Convention Center, NSF: National Science Foundation, SIAM: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and SIGMAA: Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America)

Topics of interest to the mathematical community, scientists, policy makers, teachers, parents and the media include: The Common Core Standards, MOOCS and Technology in Education, General Math Education, The Arts, Sports, The Workforce, Diversity, Financial Markets, Open-source Publishing, and History of Math

The Common Core Standards

MOOCS and Technology in Education

General Math Education

The Arts

Sports

The Workforce

Diversity

Financial Markets

Open-source Publishing

History of Math

More Events

Prizes and Awards

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See the full program at http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/meetings/national/jmm2014/2160_program.html.

The Joint Mathematics Meetings are held for the purpose of advancing mathematical achievement, encouraging research, and providing the communication necessary to progress in the field. These meetings serve to preserve, supplement, and utilize the results of the research of mathematicians the world over. Keeping abreast of the progress in mathematics results in the furtherance of the interest of mathematical scholarship and research.



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