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All events will be in the NCSA Building. Click here for abstracts to talks.

8:30--5:30 Registration, Lobby/Atrium

8:30--9:30 Breakfast, Lobby/Atrium

9:00--9:15 Opening Remarks, Auditorium

    Wendy Heller (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology Department)   [Video]

9:15--10:15 Plenary Address I, Auditorium    Chair: Rinat Kedem

10:15--10:45 Coffee Break, Lobby/Atrium

10:45--11:55 Invited Addresses I, NCSA 1030    Chair: Barbara Keyfitz

10:45--11:55 Invited Addresses I, NCSA 1040    Chair: Gloria Mari-Beffa

11:55--1:30 Lunch with Round Table Discussions, Lobby/Atrium

  • Zoi Rapti (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Betsy Stovall (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Work-Life Balance: Family, Two-Body Issue/Partner Expectations
  • Kay Kirkpatrick (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Gloria Mari-Beffa (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Professional Development: Finding Mentors, Balancing Teaching and Research, Unspoken Expectations
  • Mireille Boutin (Purdue University) and Barbara Keyfitz (Ohio State University)
    Career Track Options: Teaching versus Research versus a Mix, and How to Figure Out What You Want
  • Stephanie Alexander (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Claudia Polini (University of Notre Dame)
    Ways to Get Involved in Research Collaborations; see the AWM Panel Discussion in 2012 on the topic.

1:30--2:40 Invited Addresses II, NCSA 1030  Chair: Elena Fuchs

1:30--2:40 Invited Addresses II, NCSA 1040   Chair: Susan Tolman

2:40--3:10 Coffee Break, Lobby/Atrium

3:10--4:30 Open Problem Sessions

  • PDEs, Applied Math, and Math Biology in Auditorium
  • Algebra and Number Theory in NCSA 1030
  • Analysis and Probability in NCSA 1040
  • Geometry and Topology in NCSA 1104
  • Combinatorics and Logic in NCSA 2000
  • Math Ed, and Others in Lobby/Atrium

4:30--5:30 Plenary Address II, Auditorium   Chair: Vera Hur

5:30--7:00 Poster Session and Social Hour, Lobby/Atrium

  • Roza Aceska (Ball State University) Cheap Sensors Can Provide HighQuality Signal Recovery
  • Darlene Addabbo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Q-systems and Generalizations in Representation Theory
  • Julia Anderson-Lee (Iowa State University) A Simplified Flexible Rocking Block Model
  • Sarah Bockting-Conrad (DePaul University) Connections between Tridiagonal Systems and Uq(sl2)
  • Sumeyra Dogan Coskun (DePaul University) Preservice Primary Teachers; Mathematical Knowledge in Teaching
  • Chiara Franceschini (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Duality Theory for Stochastic Processes
  • Yuanying Guan (Indiana University Northwest) Financial Contagion and Systemic Risk in Heterogeneous Networks
  • Aarati Mahat and Anh Nguyen (University of Iowa) Perceptual Switching in Auditory Streaming
  • Amita Malik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Sporadic Apery-like Sequences in the Modulo p Universe
  • Xuan Hien Nguyen (Iowa State University) Getting Ready for College ? Does Gender Matter?
  • Emily Schlafly (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Detecting Cyclic Patterns in Time Series Data
  • Natalie Sheils (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities) The Time-Dependent Schr´┐Żdinger Equation with Piecewise Constant Potentials
  • Rebecca Vinsonhaler (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Teaching Calculus with Infinitesimals