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Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Awards Ceremony

Month: November 2014

Date: November 14--15

Name: Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Awards Ceremony

Location: Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, Los Angeles, California.


IPAM is honored to host the 2014 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Awards Ceremony. The conference and prize honors David Blackwell and Richard Tapia, two seminal figures who inspired a generation of African-American, Native American and Latino/Latina students to pursue careers in mathematics. The conference will offer a mix of activities including scientific talks, poster presentations, panel discussions, ample opportunities for discussion and interaction, and the awarding of the Blackwell-Tapia Prize. Participants will come from all career stages and will represent institutions of all sizes across the country.


Applications for travel support are due September 15, 2014. Please consult the webpage for more information.