The 2016 Kansas City Mathematics Technology EXPO
is scheduled for
Friday October 7th and Saturday October 8th
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Keynote Speaker, Friday
Laura Taalman is a Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, VA. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics from Duke University. Her research includes singular algebraic geometry, knot theory, and the mathematics of games and puzzles. She is a recipient of both the Alder Award and the Trevor Evans Award from the MAA, and is the author of five books on Sudoku and its mathematics. In the last two years she has been: Mathematician-in-Residence at The National Museum of Mathematics, Senior Product Manager, Education at MakerBot/Thingiverse, Content Strategist at the Digital Harbor Foundation, and Strategic Research Consultant for Education, North America at Ultimaker. JMU is running the first true 3D-printing college classroom in the country built for general education courses. Laura has taught courses on “Introduction to 3D Printing” and “Fabrication of 2D and 3D Mathematical Objects.”
Invited Speaker, Saturday:
Patrick Honner has been teaching mathematics in New York City since 2003, from introductory algebra to multivariable Calculus, and for the past nine years has taught at Brooklyn Technical High School, a specialized high school and one of the largest in the country. He currently teaches Geometry, Linear Algebra, and Computational Modeling, and serves as instructional coach for his 40-person department. He won the 2013 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics, and gave a TED talk in 2012. His work appears in the New York Times, and he runs workshops for teachers and students. Patrick has an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Philosophy from Wayne State University, and an M.Ed. from the City College of New York. You can visit him at PatrickHonner.com.
Advanced Registration: $85
(Includes: Continental Breakfast & Lunch Both Days & Parking)
Speaker Registration: $60
Student Registration: $25
The Kansas City Mathematics Technology EXPO is a forum for mathematics instructors at both the college and secondary levels to demonstrate how they use technology successfully in their teaching, to learn about new mathematics technology, and to discuss the philosophy and future of technology in the mathematics classroom.
For further information regarding the Kansas City Mathematics Technology EXPO contact Chairperson Chad Wiley at firstname.lastname@example.org