Latinx in the Mathematical Sciences Conference 2018

March 8 - 10, 2018

Schedule


Thursday, March 8, 2018

Location: The conference will be held in the Grand Ballroom on level 2 of Ackerman Student Union on the UCLA campus, unless otherwise noted.

Morning Session

9:00 - 9:30 Registration for Pre-conference Activity/Light Refreshments (by RSVP only)
9:30 - 12:00 Pre-conference Activity for Students (Location: Bruin Reception Room 2414)
11:30 General Registration Begins
11:30 - 12:00
Beverly Yanuaria (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Ins & Outs of Applying to Graduate School (Location: Bruin Reception Room 2414)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Hosted by IPAM)

Afternoon Session

1:00 - 1:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:30 - 2:30
Ivelisse Rubio (University of Puerto Rico)

Exploring, generalizing and applying the covering method

2:30 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:00
Ryan Hynd (University of Pennsylvania)

Adhesion dynamics and the sticky particle system

4:00 - 6:00 Poster Session
6:00 - 8:00 Reception (Hosted by IPAM)

Friday, March 9, 2018

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
8:45 - 9:45
Rodrigo Bañuelos (Purdue University)

Looking for randomness in all the wrong places

9:00 - 11:00 Math Circle Activity for High School Students (by invitation only)
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:30
Panel Discussion

Latinx in STEM Disciplines and Higher Education, featuring Carlos Castillo-Chavez (Arizona State University), Dagan Karp (Harvey Mudd College), and Talitha Washington (Howard University).

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch (Hosted by IPAM)

Afternoon Session

Concurrent Scientific Sessions

2:00 - 5:00
Algebra and Number Theory

Session Information

2:00 - 5:00
Mathematical Biology

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2:00 - 5:00
Topics in Contemporary Discrete Mathematics

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2:00 - 5:00
Topology: New Trends Applications and Theory

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3:00 - 3:30 Break
6:00 - 8:00 Reception (Hosted by IPAM)

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
9:00 - 10:00
Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount University)

 

10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15
Jesús De Loera (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Variations of Carathéodory theorem for Integer Optimization

11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30
Rochelle Gutiérrez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Rehumanizing Mathematics: A Vision for the Future

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch (Hosted by IPAM)

Afternoon Session

Panel Sessions

2:00 - 3:00 Moving up the Academic Ladder and Developing Leadership Skills, featuring David Cruz-Uribe (University of Alabama) and Jose Castillo (San Diego State University) - Location: AU 2408
2:00 - 3:00 Careers in Academia, featuring Edray Goins (Purdue) - Location: Bruin Reception Room
3:00 - 4:00 Careers in Government, featuring Arnie Horta (NSA), Alejandra Alvarado (US Navy) and Sara Del Valle (Los Alamos National Laboratory) - Location: Bruin Reception Room
4:00 - 5:00 Careers in Industry, featuring Tomas Kabbabe (Facebook), Joey Teran (UCLA), and Luis Serrano (Google) - Location: Bruin Reception Room
6:00 - 8:00 Banquet (Hosted by IPAM)
8:30 - 9:30 Music: La Chamba