Mathday, 2018

Mathday will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018. The plenary speaker will be Steve Klee, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Seattle University. He will speak on

There will be talks, seminars, labs, and more activities from 10 am until noon and from 1:20 pm until 2:00 pm. Registration forms, which will include the schdedule of fees, are now available. For additional information, contact: Sherri Nielsen-Hazard | UW Conference Management & Academic Programs | Educational Outreach | 206-616-1462 | sherrinh@uw.edu

**Donation in Honor of Ernie Esser**

Photos of Ernie Esser

Poster in memory of Ernie Esser.

**Lectures**

- Dan Finkel, Founder and Director of Operation, Math for
Love
*Billiard Balls and Laser Beams* - Monty McGovern, UW Professor of Mathematics:
*The Wonderful World of Graphs* - Kristin DeVleming, Graduate Student, UW Mathematics
*Donuts and Coffee Cups (and other Mathematical Surfaces* - Jonah Ostroff, UW Assistant Professor of Mathematics:
*How to Be Extremely Good and Dots and Boxes* - Sara Billey, UW Professor of Mathematics:
*Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Boogeyman Behind it* - Amos Turchet, UW Assistant Professor of Mathematics:
*Never-ending Fractions, Herds of Cattle, Riddles, and Cryptography: a Tale by Diophantus* - Wing Mui, Chair, Overlake High School Math Department:
*Sharing Cakes With No Headaches* - Andrew Berget, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, WWU
*Really, There's New Math?* - Sam Burden, UW Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
*Humans and Robots* - Allison Henrich, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Seattle University
*It's All Fun and Games Until Somebody Becomes a Mathematician!* - Adam Kapilow, Graduate Student, UW Mathematics
*How to Juggle Numbers* - Jonathan Beardsley, UW Acting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
*Symmetry Toplogy, and the Nobel Prize* - Ioana Dumiriu, UW Professor of Mathematics
*How to Catch a Liar* - Jennifer McLoud-Mann, UW Bothell Professor of Mathematics
*Perplexing Simply Stated Problems*

**Field Trips and Labs**

- Applied Physics Lab
- Planetarium
- Seismology Lab
- Sage Computer Lab
- UW Admissions

**Other Activities**

- Computer Science and Engineering Tours
- Paper folding and geometric models
- Undergraduate panel
- UW Admissions
- Math'n Stuff -- mathematical games
- Luncheon Discussion for Teachers
- Mathematical Card Tricks
- How About Plasmas!
- Knights and Liars
- Mathematician Scavenger Hunt at the Mathematics Research Library

**Volunteer information**

- Schedule of activities.
- Instructions for Volunteers
- Meeting agenda

Here's a link to the UW Professional and Continuing Education: Mathday website. It includes registration information.

**Attendance Grant**Wells Fargo and Boeing have generously made a donation to support Mathday attendance by schools with underrepresented populations. The deadline for submitting requests is Friday, January 12, but we will consider late applications.

Safety & Security on Campus: The University takes safety and security of volunteers and attendees very seriously. Prior to the event, all volunteers must review the information available on Safety and Security:

Minors at the UW

Brief interactions with minors.

**Photos**

Mathday 2015 photos

photos of mathday 2014.

Photos of Mathday 2013

photos of mathday 2012

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