Sunday August 5, 1990 
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Monday August 6, 1990 
8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
AMS Short Course: Part 1

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Tuesday August 7, 1990 
7:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
MAA Board of Governors

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m. 
AMS Short Course: Part 2

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

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Section Officers

7:15 p.m.9:00 p.m. 
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics: National Meetings of Department Heads
Curriculum reformHow does a department chair cause it to happen?

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Wednesday August 8, 1990 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
Opening Ceremonies

8:55 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
MAA Invited Address
G. Baley Price
The seventyfifth anniversary celebration.

9:55 a.m.10:00 a.m. 
Plaque Ceremony

10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Judith V. Grabiner
Was Newton's calculus just a deadend? Maclaurin and the Scottish connection.

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

12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Wade Ellis, Jr.
Mathematics and computation: Proliferation and fragmentation.

1:10 p.m.1:40 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Paul R. Halmos
Has progress in mathematics slowed down?

1:50 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Peter J. Hilton
The contribution of mathematics to education.

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m. 
MAA Invited Address
Cathleen S. Morawetz
The last 75 years: Giants of applied mathematics.

3:15 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
Picture

3:45 p.m.4:45 p.m. 
Mathematical Circus

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m. 
MAA Banquet

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Thursday August 9, 1990 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.7:30 a.m. 
MAA Special Presentation

7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, I

7:00 a.m.8:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Using metacognitive strategies to improve instruction

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
Planning, funding, and administering teacher enhancement projects

7:00 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Symbolic Computer Systems Poster Session
What students learn in the symbolic computing environment

7:05 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Session on The Interface Between Mathematics and Operations Research, Part A

7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Biological Systems, I

7:50 a.m.8:40 a.m. 
MAAAAAS Invited Address
Richard A. Askey
Lost and found mathematics.

7:50 a.m.8:40 a.m. 
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Requirements Panel Discussion
Quantitative literacy

8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, I

8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Group Theory, I

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m. 
MAA Student Chapter Panel Discussion

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
AWM Panel Discussion
Enrichment programs in urban public schools

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

8:55 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AMSMAA Invited Address
Saunders Mac Lane
Algebra as a means of understanding mathematics.

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AWM Membership Meeting \& Prize Session

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
A seminar on women in mathematics

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
A calculus laboratory using Mathematica

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Using history in teaching calculus

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
MAANCTM Invited Address
John A. Dossey
Mathematics educationyesterday, today, and tomorrow.

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
National Science Foundation

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture I
Philip J. Davis
Spirals from Theodorus of Cyrene to metachaos. Spirals old and new.

1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
MAAPME Invited Address
Ivan Niven
Problems for all seasons.

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Using metacognitive strategies to improve instruction

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Planning, funding, and administering teacher enhancement projects

1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m. 
MAA Session on Toward Equity and Excellence: Efforts to Increase the Number of Minorities and Women in the Profession

1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m. 
MAA Session on The Interface Between Mathematics and Operations Research, Part B

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m. 
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Symbolic Computer Systems Panel Discussion
The pedagogical impact of computer algebra systems on college mathematics curricula

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

2:35 p.m.4:05 p.m. 
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Michael G. Crandall
Viscosity solutions of partial differential equations.

3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m. 
MAA Special Lecture

3:30 p.m.4:20 p.m. 
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Symbolic Computer Systems Special Presentation
Symbolic computing in undergraduate mathematics: Symbols, pictures, numbers, and insights

3:45 p.m.5:45 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
A seminar on women in mathematics

3:45 p.m.5:45 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
A calculus laboratory using Mathematica

3:45 p.m.5:45 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Using history in teaching calculus

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m. 
Pi Mu Epsilon Banquet

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m. 
AMSMAAMSEB Evening of Dialogue
Mathematics education

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. 
PME J. Sutherland Frame Lecture
Ronald L. Graham
Combinatorics and computers: Coping with finiteness.

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m. 
AWM Reception

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Friday August 10, 1990 
6:30 a.m.3:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Games

7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Group Theory, II

7:00 a.m.9:10 a.m. 
AMS Session on Graph Theory and Combinatorics

7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m. 
MAA Session
Modeling

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

7:20 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AMS Session on Geometry, Topology and Infinite Combinatorics

7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Biological Systems, II

7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Writing to learn mathematics

7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Exploring mathematics with the NeXT computer

7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
A mathematician's introduction to the HP48SX scientific expandable calculator for firsttime users

7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Starting, funding and sustaining mathematics laboratories

7:30 a.m.9:55 a.m. 
MAA Session on Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses, Part A

7:50 a.m.8:40 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address
Michael E. Taylor
The role of microlocal analysis in PDE.

8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Research in learning undergraduate mathematics

8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Visualization project

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

8:15 a.m.9:50 a.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

8:55 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
AMS Invited Address
Joseph G. Conlon
Statistical mechanics of Coulomb systems.

10:05 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
AMS Business Meeting

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
National Science Foundation

11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. 
PME Council

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture II
Philip J. Davis
Spirals from Theodorus of Cyrene to metachaos. Lessons from Euler.

1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
MAACMS Invited Address
Paulo Ribenboim
Prime number records.

1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, II

1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II

1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, II

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Writing to learn mathematics

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Exploring mathematics with the NeXT computer

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Starting, funding and sustaining mathematics laboratories

1:30 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
AMS Session on Group Theory

1:30 p.m.3:40 p.m. 
MAA Session on Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses, Part B

1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m. 
PME Contributed Paper Session

2:35 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAASIAM Invited Address
Richard A. Tapia
Interior point methods for linear programming: An overview.

2:50 p.m.3:50 p.m. 
MAA Open Discussion on Consultants

4:05 p.m.5:00 p.m. 
MAA Business Meeting

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m. 
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Responsibilities of mathematicians in the implementation of the DAVID II Report

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Saturday August 11, 1990 
6:30 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
Joint Meetings Registration

7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, III

7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, III

7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Group Theory, III

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
CAS laboratory projects for calculus

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #6: Part C
Writing to learn mathematics

7:00 a.m.10:10 a.m. 
AMS Session on Algebraic Number Theory and Multiplicative Structures

7:30 a.m.9:55 a.m. 
MAA Session on Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses, Part C

7:50 a.m.8:40 a.m. 
MAAACM Invited Address
Juris Hartmanis
On the computational complexity of doing mathematics.

8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III

8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m. 
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion

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

8:55 a.m.9:45 a.m. 
MAANAM Invited Address
Carl Lindell Prather
Intriguing problems about zeros in complex analysis.

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
Producing mathematics courseware with Mathematica: Calculus and Mathematica

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #12
Exploring statistics and discrete mathematics topics using inexpensive graphing calculators

9:15 a.m.11:15 a.m. 
MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Spreadsheet based mathematical topics for nonmathematics majors

9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m. 
MAA Session on MAAPME Contributed Paper Session

9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m. 
MAAPME Undergraduate Student Paper Session

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. 
MAA Science Policy Committee Panel Discussion
State mathematics coalitions

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m. 
MAAAWM Invited Address
Judith Roitman
The uses of set theory.

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. 
National Science Foundation

12:00 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Combinatorics, IV

12:00 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
AMS Special Session on Ring Theory, IV

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
CAS laboratory projects for calculus

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
A mathematician's introduction to the HP48SX scientific expandable calculator for firsttime users

12:00 p.m.2:10 p.m. 
AMS Session on Function Spaces

12:00 p.m.1:40 p.m. 
AMS Session on Numerical Methods and Mathematical Modelling

12:00 p.m.2:10 p.m. 
AMS Session on Differential and Integral Equations

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. 
MAA Earle Raymond Hedrick Lectures: Lecture III
Philip J. Davis
Spirals from Theodorus of Cyrene to metachaos. Theodorus goes wild.

1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m. 
MAAAMATYC Invited Address
Karl J. Smith
Crisis in mathematics education: Perspective from the twoyear college.

2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
Producing mathematics courseware with Mathematica: Calculus and Mathematica

2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m. 
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Spreadsheet based mathematical topics for nonmathematics majors

2:35 p.m.4:05 p.m. 
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
John W. Morgan
cap lambdatrees and their applications.

2:35 p.m.3:25 p.m. 
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Special Lecture
History of women in the MAA

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

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Sunday August 12, 1990 
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