SCHEDULE for RUMBUS04:
The event takes place in
the Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering
of Boston University, building code SCI, at 590 Commonwealth Avenue.
Please access by the side doors (on
Blandford Street) and find us right inside
with a registration desk and materials.
Registration and Breakfast Reception at 10:30 am Room SCI 103
Welcoming Remarks at 10:55 in SCI 107
Chairman, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Boston University
Panel Discussion 11:00-12:30 in SCI 107
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS:
- What is it?
"Mathematics is almost inevitably becoming useless.
By now we have machines that can perform calculations
and draw curves..."
M. Allegre, French Minister of National Education, Research and Technology
(Interview, France-Soir, November 23, 1999)
- Is it for me?
Robert L. Devaney (Boston University),
Ellwood, Academy Director (Clay Mathematics Institute),
Jane M. Hawkins (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),
Arthur C. Heinricher (Worcester Polytechnic Institute),
Suzanne L. Weekes
(Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
(University of Padua)
Lunch on your own 12:30-2:00
Posterers will set up the poster session in SCI 103 and
we'll provide their lunches. The posters will
remain on display until the end of the day
Keynote Lecture 2:00-3:00 in SCI 107
Teabreak with pastries and beverages 3:00-3:30
Tea will be set up in the poster room SCI 103 for seeing the exhibit
Student Papers Session 3:30-5:30 in SCI 107