The Mathematical Association of America
New Jersey Section
Georgian Court College, Lakewood NJ

Saturday, April 8, 2000

Pre-registration form

All talks are in the Little Theater of A&S  Center

8:30-9:30 Registration and Coffee
8:30-1:30 Book Exhibits
9:30-9:35 Welcome by Louis Vaccaro
Interim President, Georgian Court College
9:35-9:45 Pseudo-primes, Carmichael and Sigma Phi Numbers
**Kevin Weis The College of New Jersey
Presider: Karen Clark, The College of New Jersey
9:45-10:30 Moving Simple Polygons Rigidly
Ileana Streinu, Smith College
Presider: Peggy Cazonier, Georgian Court College
10:30-10:40 Spanning Tree Densities
**Michael Ferrara, Stevens Institute of Technology
Presider: Charles L. Suffel, SIT, Dean of Graduate School
10:40-10:45 Remarks by Governor of MAA-NJ
Theresa C. Michnowicz, NJCU
10:45-11:00 Intermission (Coffee and Book Exhibits)
11:00-12:00 Concurrent Sessions

Student Contributed Papers, Room 105
MAA-NJ Contributed Papers, Session I, Room 134
MAA-NJ Contributed Papers, Session II, Room 135
Math Modeling Workshop

12:15-1:30 Lunch (Book Exhibits end at 1:30)
1:30-2:15 The World in 2020: computers, artificial intelligence, DNA, and space travel
Michio Kaku City College, CUNY
Presider: Amy Boyd, Union County College
2:15-2:20 Remarks by Chair of MAA-NJ
Judith Lenk, Ocean County College
2:20-2:35 Presentation of Distinguished Teaching Award
2:35-2:50 Intermission (Silent Auction bidding ends at 2:50)
2:50-3:35 Walking, Standing, Shaking Hands: Variations on a Theme
Shelley Leibowitz, Wheaton College
Presider: Shirley Grone, Ocean County College
3:35 Drawing of door prizes and announcement of Silent Auction Winners (must be present to win)
3:45 MAA-NJ Project Next Session
4:45 Dinner honoring recipient of the MAA Certificate of Meritorious Service, recipient of the MAA-NJ Distinguished Teaching Award, and invited speakers.
(All are invited to attend:

** Student Speaker

Organizing Committee Theresa C. Michnowicz, New Jersey City University; Revathi Narasimhan, Saint Peter's College; Pablo Zafra, Kean University

Program Committee Amy Boyd, Union County Colege; Robert Clay, Georgian Court College; Lawrence D'Antonio, Ramapo College; Cathy Liebars, The College of New Jersey; Matthew Haines, New Jersey City University; Judith Schick-Lenk, Ocean County College.

Hosting Committee Margaret Canzonier, Robert Clay, Jan Rehacek, Naomi Shapiro, and the Mathematics Cub of Georgian Court College