SIAM Sessions at the
Joint Mathematics Meetings
January 5 - 8, 2009 (Monday Thursday)
Washington, DC

SIAM is a participant in the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). SIAM sponsors an invited speaker and several minisymposia.

Full details of the conference and registration information may be found at http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2110_intro.html.

Rooms listed below may change, so please check the program before attending.

Organizers of the SIAM program at JMM 2009

SIAM Coordinating Committee for the Joint Mathematics Meetings

Mary Lou Zeeman (Chair)
Mike Albertson
Marie-Carme T. Calderer

SIAM Invited Address

Mathematics of Sea Ice to Help Predict Climate Change
Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah
The video shown by Professor Golden at the JMM can be found here http://ucomm.utah.edu/current/antarctic.html.
Marriott Ballroom Salons 1 and 2, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

SIAM Minisymposia

SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Modeling of Natural Resources, I, II
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross [email protected]
Monday January 5, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
Monday January 5, 2009, 2:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical and Computational Challenges in Global Climate and Energy Processes
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Margot Gerritsen, Stanford University [email protected]
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Theory, I, II
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Stephen G. Hartke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln [email protected]
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.

SIAM Minisymposium on Polar Climate Modeling
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah [email protected]
David M. Holland, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences-NYU
Moderators:
Deborah L. Sulsky, University of New Mexico
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

SIAM Minisymposium on the Mathematics of Energy Conversion
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University [email protected]
Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m.

SIAM Education Minisymposium: Professional Development and Career Choices for Students
Maryland Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
William L. Briggs, University of Colorado at Denver [email protected]
Thursday January 8, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Other Special Sessions

AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture

The Story of a Mathematical Friendship.
Steven Strogatz, Cornell University
Marriott Ballroom Salons 1 and 2, Lobby Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Thursday January 8, 2009, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I, II, III, IV
Park Tower Suite 8226, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology [email protected]
Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology
Monday January 5, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Monday January 5, 2009, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m.
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

AMS-SIAM Special Session on Asymptotic Methods in Analysis with Applications, I, II
Balcony D, Mezzanine Level, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, SUNY New Paltz [email protected]
Peter A. McCoy, U.S. Naval Academy [email protected]
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.