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PPRUMC 2017

14th Annual Pikes Peak Regional
Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at Colorado College

About
The focus of this annual conference is to give undergraduate mathematics students an opportunity to present their research and expository projects in a professional setting.  Students throughout the Pikes Peak region and beyond are strongly encouraged to present in the areas of mathematics, mathematics education and the history of mathematics. Presentation topics could include the results of classroom or independent study, as he focus of this annual conference is to give undergraduate mathematics students an opportunity to present their research and expository projects in a professional setting. Students throughout the Pikes Peak region and beyond are strongly encouraged to present in the areas of mathematics, mathematics education and the history of mathematics.  Presentation topics could include the results of classroom or independent study, as well as REU or other research projects. Both research and expository topics are welcome.  Students who do not present are also encouraged to attend, and learn more about the mathematics profession, including graduate school and career opportunities.



Schedule

Time         Location
 8:30-9:15  Registration and Light Breakfast Olin Hall Fishbowl
 9:15-9:30  Welcome and Opening Remarks Olin Hall Auditorium
9:30-10:30  Keynote Address:
 Mission Impossible? The quest for algebraic roots and the making of modern group theory
Olin Hall Auditorium
10:45-12:05  Student Presentations in Parallel Sessions Tutt Science Classrooms
12:05-1:10  Lunch - Free for all registered participants Bemis Great Hall
1:10-2:00  Panel Presentation: Olin Hall Auditorium
2:15-4:15  Student Presentations in Parallel Sessions Tutt Science Classrooms
4:15  Closing Remarks


Directions to CC Campus
Interstate 25 is the major highway into Colorado Springs, and CC is located just east of it.  Take Exit #143 (Uintah Street) and go left/East (away from the mountains) to Cascade Avenue.  Turn right (south) on Cascade and you will be on campus.

Registration
Registration is free to all participants. Deadline is February 10.  Click here for online registration form.  Alternatively, you can access this form directly at the link:  https://goo.gl/forms/vAodMxdOgeeVqs2l1

More Information
More information, including directions and parking information, may be found on this conference web page (information will be updated as registration proceeds).

Friday Evening Social Event
For attendees arriving on Friday evening there will be a social even hosted by the Colorado College student chapter of SIAM.