In Pursuit of the Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation, William Cook, Georgia Tech. SIAM Invited Address. Friday, January 7, 11:10-noon, Sheraton, Great Ballroom A-C (5th floor).
Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government, MAA Session. Saturday, January 8, 8:00-10:55 a.m., Marriott, Mardi Gras BC (3rd floor).
An Agent-Based Modeling Approach to Financial Markets, William K. Brayer, George Mason University. Friday, January 7, 11:00-11:15 a.m., Sheraton, Cornet Room (8th floor).
From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The mathematics of origami, Robert J. Lang, Robert J. Lang Origami. AMS-MAA Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture. Sunday, January 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Followed by the award-winning film Between the Folds, about 10 origami artists, AMS-MAA Special Presentation. 4:30-5:30, both in Sheraton Great Ballroom A-C (5th floor).
How Mathematics Is Changing Hollywood, Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios. SIGMAA on Mathematicians in Business, Industry, and Government Guest Lecture. Saturday, January 8, 5:00-5:45 p.m., Sheraton, Rhythms II and III (2nd floor).
New and Continuing Connections between Math and the Arts, MAA Session. Saturday, January 8, 8:00-10:55 a.m., Sheraton, Rhythms I (2nd floor) and Sunday, January 9, 8:00-10:55 a.m., Sheraton, Grand Chenier (5th floor).
Digital Snowflakes, Janko Gravner, University of California, Davis. Thursday, January 6, 3:30-4:00 p.m., Sheraton, Rhythms II and III (2nd floor).
Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, AMS Special Session. Thursday, January 6, 8:00-10:50 a.m. and 2:15-6:05 p.m., Napoleon B3 (3rd floor).
Increasing the Pool of Underrepresented Mathematicians, Robert Bozeman, Morehouse College. National Association of Mathematicians Cox-Talbot Address. Saturday, January 8
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