Saturday August 5, 1989 
7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk Room

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
MAA Session on MAA Executive & Finance Committee

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Sunday August 6, 1989 
7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk 2

7:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

7:30 a.m.1:30 p.m. 
Short Course Registration

8:15 a.m.3:45 p.m. 
AMS Short Course Series

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Session on MAA Board of Governors Breakout room

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. 
AMS Council

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

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Monday August 7, 1989 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.7:15 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address

7:00 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AMS Short Course  Day 2

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk 3

7:30 a.m.8:20 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address
Howard A. Masur
The dynamics of billiards in polygons.

7:30 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS SS/CP/MINIS 1

7:45 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #1 (Part A)
The use of personal computers in an introductory linear algebra course

7:45 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #2 (Part A)
Combinatorics via functional equations

8:35 a.m.9:25 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address
Maury D. Bramson
Limiting behavior of densities for annihilating systems of particles.

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMSMAA Invited Address
Jean E. Taylor
Crystals, in equilibrium and otherwise.

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. 
AMS Exhibit and Book Sales

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. 
MAA Book Sale

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. 
Exhibits

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
William P. Thurston
Geometry, groups, and selfsimilar tilings.

1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Linda Keen
Iterating rational maps and automorphisms of the Bernoulli shift.

1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS/MAA SS/CP/MINIS 2

1:30 p.m.3:15 p.m. 
AMS Short Course  Day 2 pm

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
AMS Session on Applications

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
AMS Session on Algebra and Combinatorics

1:30 p.m.4:10 p.m. 
MAA Session on Pedagogical Uses of Symbolic Computer Systems, Part A

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m. 
AMS/MAA Joint Panel Discussion
Everybody Counts

2:35 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Mary Ellen Rudin
Metrizability in manifolds.

3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Dynamics and Moduli Space, I

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #1 (Part B)
The use of personal computers in an introductory linear algebra course

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #2 (Part B)
Combinatorics via functional equations

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #3 (Part A)
Chaotic dynamical systems

3:30 p.m.4:40 p.m. 
AMS Session on General Session

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
AMS Session on Algebra and Combinatorics

3:40 p.m.5:40 p.m. 
MAA Section Officers

5:40 p.m.7:00 p.m. 
Social Event

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m. 
JPBM National Meeting of Department Heads
Evaluating teaching in mathematics

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m. 
Pi Mu Epsilon Reception

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Tuesday August 8, 1989 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Free Boundary Problems and Partial Differential Equations, I

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Dynamics and Moduli Space, II

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, I

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS/MAA SS/CP/MINIS 3

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #3 (Part B)
Chaotic dynamical systems

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #4 (Part A)
Facultymanaged programs that produce minority mathematics majors

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #5 (Part A)
Starting, funding and sustaining mathematics laboratories

7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
AMS Session on Topology

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Session on Analysis, I

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
MAA Session on Pedagogical Uses of Symbolic Computer Systems, Part B

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk 4

7:30 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
MAA Public Hearing
Accreditation

7:30 a.m.8:00 a.m. 
AWM Membership Meeting

7:40 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
MAA Invited Address
John W. Addison, Jr.
Selfdual quantifiers: A unifying theme in mathematics and logics.

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
AWM Panel Discussion
Women in operations research: Their work and experiences

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
AMS Exhibit and Book Sales

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
MAA Book Sale

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
Exhibits

9:10 a.m.10:00 a.m. 
AMSMAA Invited Address
Serge Lang
Case studies of political opinions passed off as science and mathematics.

10:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures, Lecture I
Persi W. Diaconis
The mathematics of mixing things up: From card shuffling to counting and back.

11:05 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
Pi Mu Epsilon Council

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
William P. Thurston
Geometry, groups, and selfsimilar tilings.

1:25 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #3 (Part C)
Chaotic dynamical systems

1:25 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #4 (Part B)
Facultymanaged programs that produce minority mathematics majors

1:25 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #5 (Part B)
Starting, funding and sustaining mathematics laboratories

1:25 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Session on MAA CP/MINIS 4

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m. 
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Dusa McDuff
Elliptic methods in symplectic geometry.
Dusa McDuff
Applications of PDE methods by Gromov, Floer, and others to symplectic geometry of manifolds.

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
MAA Session on MAAPME Contributed Paper Session

1:30 p.m.3:10 p.m. 
MAA Session on Pedagogical Uses of Symbolic Computer Systems, Part C

1:30 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Session on Calculus Revision, Part A

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m. 
MAA Video
Finite symmetry groups in three dimensions

3:35 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
AMS Business Meeting

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. 
PME Barbecue & Hoedown

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m. 
AWM Reception

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Wednesday August 9, 1989 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, I

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Free Boundary Problems and Partial Differential Equations, II

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, II

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS/MAA SS/CP/MINIS

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #6 (Part A)
Group theory through art

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #7 (Part A)
HP28S short course for nearly inexperienced users

7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
AMS Session on Analysis, II

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
MAA Session on Calculus Revision, Part B

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m. 
Pi Mu Epsilon Breakfast

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk 5

7:30 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Dynamics and Moduli Space, III

7:30 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
MAA Panel Discussion
Are we teaching majors the right mathematics? Are we teaching it the right way?

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
AMS Exhibit and Book Sales

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
MAA Book Sale

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
Exhibits

9:10 a.m.10:00 a.m. 
AMSMAA Invited Address
Shizuo Kakutani
The principle of duality in functional analysis.

10:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures, Lecture II
Persi W. Diaconis
The mathematics of mixing things up: Reversible chains and eigenvlues of the Laplacian.

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
William P. Thurston
Geometry, groups, and selfsimilar tilings.

12:15 p.m.2:05 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Free Boundary Problems and Partial Differential Equations, III

12:15 p.m.3:15 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS/MAA SS/CP/MINI 6

1:20 p.m.2:30 p.m. 
AMS Session on Analysis and Geometry

1:25 p.m.3:15 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, II

1:25 p.m.3:15 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, III

1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
AMSMAAPME Invited Address
Joseph A. Gallian
The mathematics of identification numbers.

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #6 (Part B)
Group theory through art

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #8 (Part A)
Applications of the HP28S for experienced users

2:35 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Nancy K. Stanton
The Riemann mapping nontheorem.

3:40 p.m.4:40 p.m. 
MAA Business Meeting

4:45 p.m.9:00 p.m. 
MAA Banquet for 25Year Members

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m. 
PME Banquet

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. 
PME J. Sutherland Frame Lecture
Jane Cronin Scanlon
Entrainment of frequency: A recurring theme.

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Thursday August 10, 1989 
6:30 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on History of Orthogonal Polynomials, I

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, III

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Free Boundary Problems and Partial Differential Equations, IV

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, IV

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS/MAA SS/CP/MINIS 7

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #7 (Part B)
HP28S short course for nearly inexperienced users

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #9 (Part A)
A seminar on women in mathematics

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Session on Analysis and Probability

7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m. 
MAA Panel Discussion
The role of the computer in calculus reform

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m. 
Chalk Talk 6

7:40 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Wolfgang M. Schmidt
The number of solutions of Diophantine equations.

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
AMS Exhibit and Book Sales

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Book Sale

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
Exhibits

9:10 a.m.10:00 a.m. 
AMSMAA Invited Address
John H. Conway
alpha x^2 + hxy + cy^2 = n.

10:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures, Lecture III
Persi W. Diaconis
The mathematics of mixing things up: Modern Markov chain theory.

12:15 p.m.1:45 p.m. 
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Haim Brezis
Mathematical problems of liquid crystals.
Haim Brezis
Liquid crystals.

12:15 p.m.2:15 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #8 (Part B)
Applications of the HP28S for experienced users

12:15 p.m.2:15 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #9 (Part B)
A seminar on women in mathematics

12:15 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Session on MAA CP/MINIS 8

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m. 
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture IV
William P. Thurston
Geometry, groups, and selfsimilar tilings.

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on AMS SS/CP

2:00 p.m.4:10 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on History of Orthogonal Polynomials, II

3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Questions in Computational Geometry, IV

3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Computational Number Theory and Applications, V

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m. 
AMS Session on Analysis, III

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m. 
MAA President's Dinner

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