8:30-9:15 Registration & Coffee
8:30-1:00 Book Exhibits
Welcome by Siegfried Haenisch,
Acting Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, College of New Jersey
9:30-9:45 "Waring's Problem in Additive Number Theory"
Katarzyna Potocka, College of New Jersey (Student Speaker)
Presider: Tom Hagedorn, College of New Jersey
9:45-10:35 "Approximating the Shortest Common Superstring"
Elizabeth Sweedyk, DIMACS and Harvey Mudd College
Presider: Jerry Ianni, Laguardia Community College
11:15-12:05 "Magic, Mystery, and Matrix"
Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study
Presider: Judith Schick-Lenk, Ocean County College
12:05-12:20 Presentation of the Distinguished Teaching Award
12:20-12:30 Remarks by Governor of MAA-NJ
Theresa C. Michnowicz, New Jersey City University
Lunch, Brower Student Center, Room 202
2:00-2:50 "Optimization in the Stock Market (Portfolio Selection)"
Presider: Revathi Narasimhan, St. Peter's College
3:00-4:00 Contributed Paper Sessions (in Holman Hall)
4:00-4:30 Drawing of Door Prizes and Announcement of Silent Auction Winners (Must be present to win)
5:00 Dinner honoring invited speakers, see Announcements for details
Lawrence D'Antonio, Ramapo College of New Jersey; Cathy Liebars, The College of New Jersey; Theresa C. Michnowicz, New Jersey City University; Revathi Narasimhan, St. Peter's College; Judith Lenk, Ocean County College
Matthew Haines, Diana Thomas, New Jersey City University; Pablo Zafra, Kean University;
Carlos Alves, Cathy Liebars, The College of New Jersey; The College of New Jersey Math Club