The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) plans a workshop from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning of the 1997 Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). AWM and SIAM welcome your participation.
The sessions focus on the reporting of research results and the mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral mathematicians. Our first session is a minisymposium which focuses on skills in written communication involving research papers and grant proposals. Our workshop also has three research minisymposium, a panel discussion on research and funding opportunities, and a poster session.
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
AWM Discussion Group
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
AWM Dinner Banquet
Keynote Speaker: Pam Cook, University of Delaware
Title: "Thoughts from a Chair(person)"
Lagunita Dining Room (in middle building in Lagunita Court facing the lake)
Attendees must preregister with AWM prior to the dinner. AWM has cancelled the cash bar for this event.
10:00 AM-10:30 AM Coffee and Poster Session
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
AWM Minisymposium on Presenting Your Work and Yourself to the World: A Focus on Written Communications
One key to success in academia and industry is a person's ability to communicate with those around her. These talks will focus on how to develop written communication skills. The relevance of excellent technical work must be clearly displayed. Writing journal articles and grant proposals will be included.
Organizer: Linda R. Petzold,
University of California, Santa Barbara
12:30 PM-1:15 PM
Lunch [see information below for more details]
Gibbons Grove (between Thornton and Press Buildings on Santa Teresa Street)
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Panel Discussion on Research and Funding Opportunities
Avner Friedman, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Deborah F. Lockhart, National Science Foundation
Wen Masters, Office of Naval Research
John Tague, Office of Naval Research
2:30 PM-3:15 PM
Poster Session for Graduate Students
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
AWM Minisymposium on Mathematical Modeling
Modeling is the key to many application areas. This minisymposium will treat a variety of mathematical models and applications. The underlying systems to be modeled range from continuous to discrete.
Organizer: Suzanne M. Lenhart,
Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
AWM Minisymposium on Optimization
This minisymposium will present a variety of optimization problems with varied applications. The impact of scientific computing on these problems will be illustrated.
Organizer: Margaret H. Wright,
10:00 AM-10:30 AM Coffee
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
AWM Minisymposium on PDEs and Applications
Partial differential equations model a variety of physical and biological applications. This minisymposium will showcase different types of PDEs and solution methods and display the applications.
Organizer: Joyce R. McLaughlin,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
There is NO registration fee for the AWM Workshop. The minisymposia, panel session and poster session are open to all. Pre-registration for workshop lunch and dinner banquet tickets are strongly encouraged. Tickets on-site will be very limited. Individuals can inquire about ticket availability from the AWM staff on-site or by contacting the AWM office, 4114 Computer and Space Sciences Bldg., University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2461; 301-405-7892 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information on the workshop, contact the workshop chairperson, Suzanne Lenhart (email@example.com) or Dawn Wheeler at the AWM office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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