Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference & North South Dialogue in Mathematics 2009

  • Start Date: 05/01/2009
  • End Date: 05/02/2009
Please see schedule below.

Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta


Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference - May 1 & 2, 2009

This annual conference presents talks on teaching issues specific to
college math course offerings and provides an opportunity to meet
colleagues from Alberta's post secondary institutions, discuss
teaching, technology and curriculum and to share perspectives on
experiences and common interests of mathematics in Alberta.



North South Dialogue in Mathematics - May 1, 2009

The annual Dialogue will take place Friday, running concurrently with
the Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference. This year will feature two
consecutive sessions on:


Mathematical Biology & Mathematical Finance

Abstracts available in the download section of another PIMS website at the bottom of the page


FRIDAY MAY 1, 2009

8:00 Coffee - compliments of Nelson Publishers

9:00 Welcome & Introductory Remarks


Plenary Sessions (open to all)

9:05 Gord Hamilton "Julius Caesar Math-wrestles Martin Gardiner"

11:00 Curtis Palmer "4D 3D 2D Gone"

5:30 Arno Berger "Digits, dynamics & distortion - a tour of Benford's Law"


Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference

10:00 Bill Hackborn (Augustana)

10:30 Muhammad Islam (Grant MacEwan)

11:00 Plenary Session

12:00 Lunch (Book Reps & Displays)

1:30 Gordana Videla Dmitrasinovic and Tony Ware (Calgary)

2:00 Carlos Videla (Mount Royal)

2:30 Bill Freed (Concordia)

3:00 Gerda de Vries (Alberta)

3:30 Coffee Break - compliments of J Wiley Publishers

4:00 Roberto Benievenga (Red Deer College)

4:30 Eric Chislett (Grand Prairie)

5:00 Axel Pavillet (Keyano)

5:30 Plenary Session

6:30 Banquet


North/South Dialogue in Mathematics

Math Biology

10:00 Marc Roussel (Lethbridge)

10:30 Burton Voorhese (Athabasca)

11:00 Plenary Session

12:00 Lunch (Book Reps & Displays)

1:30 Adrian Dawes (Alberta)

2:00 Elena Braverman (Calgary)

2:30 Jiafen Gong (Alberta)


Math Finance

3:00 Anatoliy Swishchuk (Calgary)

3:30 Coffee Break - compliments of J Wiley Publishers

4:00 Rossitsa Yalamova (Lethbridge)

4:30 Vladislav Krasin, Alexander Melnikov (Alberta)

5:00 Alexander Melnikov, Ivan Smirnov (Alberta)

5:30 Plenary Session

6:30 Banquet



8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Much Math - On-line Course Management Tools

9:45 Nelson EWA On-line

10:30 Coffee Break

10:45 Wiley Plus - On-line Course Management Tools

11:30 Joseph Ling (Calgary) Experiences with WebWorks

12:00 Lunch  & Organizational Meeting (times-places-initiatives)

1:30 Adjournment


Manny Estabrooks, Red Deer College

Eric Woolgar, University of Alberta

Alexander Melnikov, University of Alberta

Thomas Hillen, University of Alberta

Cristian Rios, University of Calgary

Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary


For registration and travel assistance inquiries contact:

Carissa Cameron Matthews, University of Calgary

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