The Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference

The 13th Annual UNCG RMSC, Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 2017

Schedule of the conference

Friday 11/3/2017

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arrival and Registration, in front of SULV 101
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Pizza and informal student-faculty interaction
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Two parallel events
(1) Students to watch the Hidden Figures movie SULV 101
(2) Faculty Development Workshop on UR (undergraduate research) mentoring SULV 200
led by Drs. Kathryn Leonard and Chad Awtrey and covering:
benefits of UR (also covered by a student panel during the conference)
how to start with UR
how to find/choose research problems
how to find/recruit students

Saturday 11/4/2017

8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Registration, Posters set up and refreshments, in front of SULV 101
8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcoming remarks, SULV 101
Dr. Chad Awtrey
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Plenary Lecture SULV 101
Chair: Igor Erovenko
Dr. Talitha M. Washington: Exploring the Mathematics of the 'Hidden Figures'
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m. Panel on Math-Stat Careers SULV 101
Panelists: Luis Galiano (Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.), Lee Hunt (Greensboro Police Department), Hristo Pavlov (Lincoln Financial Group), Dr. Scott Richter (UNCG), Dr. Chris Vanlangenberg (Apex Analytix)
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Parallel morning sessions M1–M6
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Poster Session and Lunch break
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Parallel afternoon sessions A1–A5
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Coffee break
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Two parallel panels
(1) Preparation for graduate schools SULV 200
Panelists: Dr. Maya Chhetri (UNCG), Dr. Wei Feng (UNCW), Dr. Michael Schroeder (Marshall University)
(2) Benefits of undergraduate research (student perspectives) SULV 201
Panelists: Ivanti Galloway (Wake Forest University), Nicholas Hadgis (Elon University), Morgan Norge (Virginia Commonwealth University), Neil Pritchard (UNCG), Jay Saini (NCSU)
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Coffee break
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Best presentation award ceremony, SULV 101
The full conference program with all abstracts is available as a PDF file.