Prison Math Project



PI DAY 2021

9.30am-7.30pm Pacific (PDT)

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Our speakers and schedule:

Steve Sherman

Chief Imagination Officer of Living Maths

Vanessa Vakharia

Hostess of Math Therapy

Peter Mark

Cultore Dei Materie


Christopher Havens

Stopping Time With Pi 09:30am - 9:40am

Glen Whitney and Alissa Crans

Trivial Pi-suit
09:45am - 10:10am

Ian Stewart

Encounters With Sierpinski's Gasket
10:10am - 11:10am

Amy Shell-Gellasch

Mathematical Devices at the Smithsonian: An Insider's View
11:15am - 12:15pm

Amit Sahai

An Introduction to Zero-Knowledge Proofs: Doing the Impossible With Mathematics
12:20pm - 12:50pm

Gary Gordon

Math Contest Problems: The Good, the Bad, and the Unsolvable
1:00pm - 1:50pm

Timothy Pennings

Do Dogs Know Calculus? (Bifurcations at the Beach)
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Glen Van Brummelen

Double Vision
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Liz McMahon

The Mathematics Behind the Card Game SET
4:20pm - 5:05pm

Claire Finlayson

Teaching the Math-Hesitant: A Case Study
5:15pm - 5:45pm

Tom Edgar

Numerical Systems for Recreational Mathematics
6:00pm - 7:30pm

PMP Pi day t-shirts:

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