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Program Updates/Cancellations


Please keep checking here to catch any last program updates before and during MAA MathFest 2016!

AMS-MAA Joint Invited Address


Understanding Symplectic Geometry and Topology through Polytopes and Lattice Points (NEW)

Thursday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom
Tara HolmCornell University

Please Note: This talk is replacing Ravi Vakil's address listed in the program. Dr. Vakil is unable to speak at MAA MathFest 2016.

Invited Paper Session Knot Theory, Part B

Thursday, August 4, 2:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m., Fairfield


Khovanov Homology Mod 2 Detects Adequate Homogeneous States (NEW)

2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Thomas Kindred, The University of Iowa

TCPS 7. Encouraging Early Career Teaching Innovation, Part B

Using Microsoft OneNote for Lesson Plans (UPDATED TITLE)

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Michelle Cordier, Wheeling Jesuit University

GCPS on Teaching Calculus

Discovery Learning in the Calculus Classroom (UPDATED TITLE)

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Louis Freese, DeVry University

Canceled Events and Sessions

Please note the following canceled events:

Committee Meeting

Council on Members and Communities (CANCELED)

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Ohio Center B

Invited Paper Session Knot Theory, Part B

Thursday, August 4, 2:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m., Fairfield

Accessible Problems for Undergraduates in Knot Coloring (CANCELED)

2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Candice Price, Sam Houston State University

TCPS #5: Inviting All Students to Do Mathematics -- Engaging Courses, Projects, & Activities for Liberal Arts Students, Part A

How I Spent My Summer Vacation or How to Plan and Organize a Math Study Abroad (CANCELED)

9:10 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
Pamela PetersSan Juan College
Lisa Ruffier, San Juan College

TCPS #10: Recreational Mathematics: Puzzles, Card Tricks, Games, Gambling, and Sports, Part A

Two-Player games on Arithmetic Expressions, Graphs, and Checkerboards (CANCELED)

3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Sarang Aravamuthan, Tata Consultancy Services

GCPS on Linear & Abstract Algebra

Pancake Worlds (CANCELED)

10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Charles Buehrle, Franklin & Marshal College

GCPS on Probability, Statistics, and Calculus

New Perspectives on Curves of Pursuit(CANCELED)

2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Andrew Gard, University of the Virgin Islands

Finding a Calculus Primitive Source for our 2-space Parabola Curve (CANCELED)

4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Alexander L. Garron, Sand Box Geometry LLC

On the Logistic Equation with Two Delays (CANCELED)

3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Amera Almusharrf, Oakland University

GCPS on Outreach and Other Topics

Mathematics in Rural America: Access and Outcomes (CANCELED)

2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Daniel Showalter, Eastern Mennonite University

GCPS on Teaching Introductory Level Mathematics

Using MyMathLab for Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics Courses (CANCELED)

2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Bariaa Shatila, Flagler College

A Combinatorial Proof for the Rank-Unimodality of Poset Order Ideals (CANCELED)

4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Kevin Rao, Texas Mathworks
Hans Li, Texas Mathworks
William Liu, Texas Mathworks

GCPS on Number Theory

Level Compatibility in the Passage from Modular Symbols to Cup Products (CANCELED)

8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.
Ronnie S. Williams, University of Central Oklahoma

GCPS on Teaching Introductory Level Mathematics and Assessment

The Development and Promotion of Constructivist-Learning Environment to Facilitate Learning Design on Learners with Learning Barriers in Mathematics (CANCELED)

9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Najeem Lateef, University of South Africa

Ohio Mathematics Initiative: Re-thinking Post-Secondary Mathematics (CANCELED)

10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Michelle L. Younker, Owens Community College

GCPS on Applied Mathematics

Gödel Metric & the Penrose Interpretation of Gravitizing Quantum Mechanics (CANCELED)

1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Patrick M. Lank, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

GCPS on Teaching Calculus

Preparing Future Faculty to Teach Mathematics Meaningfully (CANCELED)

4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University