Joint Mathematics Meetings

January 5 - 8, 2009 (Monday – Thursday)

Washington, DC

SIAM is a participant in the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). SIAM sponsors an invited speaker and several minisymposia.

Full details of the conference and registration information may be found at http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2110_intro.html.

Rooms listed below may change, so please check the program before attending.

SIAM Coordinating Committee for the Joint Mathematics Meetings

Mary Lou Zeeman (Chair)

Mike Albertson

Marie-Carme T. Calderer

**Mathematics of Sea Ice to Help Predict Climate Change**

**Kenneth M. Golden**, University of Utah

The video shown by Professor Golden at the JMM can be found here http://ucomm.utah.edu/current/antarctic.html.

Marriott Ballroom Salons 1 and 2, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.**

**SIAM**** Minisymposium on Mathematical Modeling of Natural
Resources, I, II**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu

**Monday January 5, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.**

**Monday January 5, 2009, 2:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.**

**SIAM**** Minisymposium on Mathematical and Computational
Challenges in Global Climate and Energy Processes**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Margot Gerritsen, Stanford University margot.gerritsen@stanford.edu

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.**

**SIAM**** Minisymposium on Graph Theory, I, II**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Stephen G. Hartke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln hartke@unl.edu

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.**

**Wednesday January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.**

**SIAM**** Minisymposium on Polar Climate Modeling**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah golden@math.utah.edu

David M. Holland, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences-NYU

Moderators:

Deborah L. Sulsky, University of New Mexico

**Wednesday January 7, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.**

**SIAM**** Minisymposium on the Mathematics of Energy Conversion**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Keith Promislow, Michigan State University kpromisl@math.msu.edu

**Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.**

**SIAM**** Education Minisymposium: Professional Development
and Career Choices for Students**

Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

William L. Briggs, University of Colorado at Denver William.Briggs@cudenver.edu

**Thursday January 8, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.**

**AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture**

**The Story of a Mathematical Friendship.**

**Steven Strogatz**, Cornell University

Marriott Ballroom Salons 1 and 2, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

**Thursday January 8, 2009, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.**

**AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates,
I, II, III, IV**

Park Tower Suite 8226, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu

Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University

Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology

Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University

Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

**Monday January 5, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.**

**Monday January 5, 2009, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m.**

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.**

**Wednesday January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.**

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Asymptotic Methods in Analysis with Applications,
I, II**

Balcony D, Mezzanine Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Organizers:

Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy pam@usna.edu

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.**

**Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.**