SIAM 50th Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting

SIAM50 Special Events

Name badges are required for admission to all sessions, social events and get-togethers.

SIAM sponsors and planners need accurate counts for meals and receptions. Please indicate on the registration form if you plan to attend any of these activities.

Note: tickets will be issued for all events. Checking "yes" on the registration form will ensure that you receive the necessary tickets in your registration materials (distributed on site).

Sunday, July 7 Wednesday, July 10 SIAM50 Prizes/Lectures
Monday, July 8 Thursday, July 11 SIAM50 Home
Tuesday, July 9    

Sunday, July 7, 2002
Time Event Registration Fee
9:00 AM-5:00 PM SIAM Short Course on Mathematical Models for Finance
Organizer: Rene Carmona, Princeton University
Instructor: Steven E. Shreve, Carnegie Mellon University
Separate registration fee.
Use the registration form to register.
9:00 AM-5:00 PM SIAM Short Course on Level Set Methods
Organizer: Jamie Sethian, University of California at Berkeley
Separate registration fee.
Use the registration form to register.
3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Career Development Workshops
This series of "How-To Workshops" is offered free of charge to any attendees who may be interested in helping either their students or themselves with job interviewing skills.

Presenters:
Gina Grimes
, Human Resources Consultant, Cooper Health Systems, Visit Gina Grimes' biography for more information.
Janice Coleman, Coleman Communications, Visit www.janicecoleman.com for her biography.

  • 3:00-4:00 PM Managing Your Life’s Work
    This short course is packed with information about planning your career. How does one effectively navigate today’s marketplace and changes in the world economy? How does one incorporate dreams, desires and reality into an occupation/career that really works? Planning is the answer. You will learn what should be a part of your thinking when choosing a career or new job. Location, money and time off are not all there is. Set yourself up for a strong finish by planning from the start. Here is what you need to know!
  • 4:00-5:00 PM Interviewing Skills for Success
    Many applicants underestimate the importance of a carefully crafted resume. In most cases, the first impression a potential employer has of you will be your cover letter and resume. This short course on successful interviewing skills will give you tips on preparing a winning resume, navigating the interview process, how to dress for success, and how to recognize differing interview styles. Pointers will also be given on how to negotiate the best salary package. A ‘must attend’ for anyone motivated to advance their career.
Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Annual Meeting Welcome Reception
This reception is complimentary to all Annual Meeting attendees and their guests. Refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
7:30 PM-9:30 PM

50-Year Retrospective
The 50th Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting will begin with a Sunday evening retrospective by four distinguished and witty applied mathematicians who will reminisce about applied and computational mathematics near the time of SIAM's creation:

  • Joseph Keller, Stanford University
  • Harold Kuhn, Princeton University
  • Peter Lax, Courant Institute, New York University
  • Beresford Parlett, University of California, Berkeley
Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
Monday, July 8, 2002
July 8-9, 2002 AWM Workshop
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Workshop will be held July 8-9, 2002. The sessions in this workshop will showcase the research of female graduate students and postdoctoral mathematicians, and help individuals prepare for careers in the mathematical sciences.

For more information, contact awm@math.umd.edu or visit the AWM web page at http://www.awm-math.org.

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Industry Panel: Opportunities for Mathematicians and Computational Scientists
Kirk E. Jordan, SIAM's Vice President for Industry, is Emerging Solutions Executive, IBM Life Sciences Solutions, where he is involved in building research relationships between IBM Life Sciences and universities, particularly in the area of computational science.

This panel discussion will include panelists from Merck Research Labs, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Physiome Sciences, United Technology Research Center. Each panelist will give an overview of their company and discuss what characteristics they would seek in a candidate with a math background applying to their company.

Chair: Kirk Jordan
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Included in your registration fee
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Career Fair
The SIAM Career Fair is an informational and interactive session at which employers and prospective employees can discuss careers. It is a great opportunity to meet government and industry representatives and discuss what they are looking for and what you have to offer.

SIAM is pleased to announce the following organizations are currently confirmed for participation in the Career Fair:

Students and other job-seekers are urged to submit their resumes to wilden@siam.org in pdf format, or mail to:
SIAM, Attn: Kirsten Wilden, 3600 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

However you choose to submit your resume, please remember there is a 2 page maximum. We must receive your resumes by June 6, 2002, to be included in a resume booklet which will be distributed to all participating organizations. If preferred, attendees can also hand carry their resumes to submit to organizations during the Career Fair. On Tuesday, July 9th, an interview room will be available on a sign-up basis. Remember to bring extra resumes! All attendees of the Career Fair must be registered for the 2002 Annual Meeting!

Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
Graduate Student Reception
Graduate students and new Ph.D.s are especially urged to attend our beer and pizza party.
Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
Industry Member Reception
A reception is planned to allow attendees from industry to get together and network.
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if you plan to attend
8:00 PM-9:00 PM Poetry Reading
Philip Holmes will read from "Lighting the Steps," his most recent poetry collection (scheduled for publication in 2002 by Anvil Press Poetry Ltd, also the publisher of his three earlier volumes). Holmes is also one of the five plenary speakers on the program; his talk, "How Nonlinear Is Science? Reflections on a Chaotic, Dynamical Century," is scheduled for Thursday, July 11, at 2:00 PM.
 
8:30 PM -10:30 PM Poster Session and Dessert Reception
SIAM, AWM and Graduate Student poster displays will be presented in an informal setting, allowing presenters to discuss their research with individual attendees.
Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
Tuesday, July 9, 2002
All Day Event

Student Day
The SIAM Education Committee is sponsoring a Student Day for the 2002 SIAM Annual meeting. The Student Day will provide the student members of SIAM the opportunity to attend presentations given by students. The presentations for Student Day will include lecturers given by the SIAM Student Paper Award winners, presentations from the SIAM winning team(s) for the MCM, presentations of the research projects of student representatives from SIAM University Chapters, and undergraduate students presenting papers in computational science and engineering. The education committee plans to organize other sessions and panels of interest to the student members of SIAM.

Organizer: Terry Herdman, Virginia Tech
M
ore information to follow shortly.

Included in your registration fee
All Day Event Teachers Day
Organizer: Lee Seitelman, University of Connecticut
SIAM continues its series of workshops for K-12 teachers with a full day program.
Registration by
invitation/special mailing
12:30 PM–2:00 PM SIAM Award Luncheon at Loews Hotel
This luncheon, open to all 50th Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting registrants, will recognize and honor this year’s award recipients and their families.
Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
6:15 PM-7:15 PM. I.E. Block Community Lecture

This lecture series was established in honor of SIAM’s Founder and Managing Director Emeritus I.E. Block in recognitiThe I.E. Block Community Lecture is open to the public, and is intended to encourage public appreciation of the excitement and vitality of science. The Community Lecture is named in honor of SIAM's longtime managing Director, one of SIAM's founders. The public is invited to the Community Reception afterwards.

This year's lecturer: Christoph Bregler, Stanford University
"From Muybridge to Virtual Humans, the Mathematics of Motion Pictures"
http://graphics.stanford.edu/~bregler

Included in your registration fee
7:30 PM-11:00 PM

Buses to and from Community Reception at Franklin Institute
Buses to the reception immediately following the I. E. Block Community Lecture will leave from the 12th Street side of the hotel. The buses will run continuously in a loop between the hotel and the Franklin Institute.

Included in your registration fee.
Check "yes" on the registration form
if you need a bus ticket.
Remember
to bring your admission ticket to
the Community Reception.
8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Community Reception at Franklin Institute
The reception
at the Franklin Institute (on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway) will take place immediately following the I. E. Block Community Lecture.

Included in your registration fee.
Check "yes" on the registration
form if you plan to attend.
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
All Day Event Diversity Day
Organizers: William A. Massey, Princeton University and Juan Meza, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

This event provides a chance for students to listen to technical talks presented by minority graduate students. For more information, visit http://www.nersc.gov/~meza/siamdd02.
Included in your registration fee.
7:00 PM-7:30 PM Keynote Address
Rita Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation, will address SIAM50 attendees.
Included in your registration fee.
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Professional Development Evening
C. Maeve McCarthy (Chair), Murray State University

7:30 PM-8:30 PM
Federal Funding Opportunities - An Overview
Featuring: Philippe Tondeur, National Science Foundation
Ed Oliver, Department of Energy
Wen Masters, Office of Naval Research
Organizer: C. Maeve McCarthy, Murray State University
8:30 PM-9:30 PM
How Do You Write a Good Proposal?
Featuring: Dan Hitchcock, Department of Energy
Deborah Lockhart, National Science Foundation
Arje Nachman, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Organizer: Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
9:30 PM-10:30 PM
Reception - Meet the Program Officers
Sponsored by: Junior Member Focus Committee & the Diversity Day Organizers
Featuring:
Speakers of the professional development evening and plenty of delicious food and drinks!
Organizers: Mary Pugh, University of Toronto and Mónica Romeo, Duke University
Included in your registration fee.
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if you plan to attend
Thursday, July 11, 2002
7:30 AM-8:20 AM

SIAM Business Meeting and Continental Breakfast
Reports from SIAM President Thomas A. Manteuffel and the SIAM officers will be the starting point for an open discussion. All SIAM members are encouraged to attend and voice their comments or opinions regarding SIAM and the next 50 years.

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if you plan to attend
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

50th Anniversary Celebration Reception
This reception is complimentary to all 50th Anniversary and Annual Meeting attendees and their guests. Refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Included in your registration fee
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if you plan to attend
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

50th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner
This event is in celebration of SIAM’s past 50 years of excellence and to anticipate the next 50 years of growth and accomplishment.

Subscription Fee: $52.
Indicate on the registration form
if you plan to attend

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