DIMACS SATELLITE RECONNECT 2006 WORKSHOP

AT MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Reconnecting Teaching Faculty to the Mathematical Sciences Enterprise

July 9-15, 2006

 

 

Sunday, July 9, 2006

4:30 5:00 pm

Registration and Check-In at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys in the Woodland Room

 

5:00 6:15 pm

DINNER in the Woodland Room

 

6:15 6:30 pm

Introduction to Reconnect (Asamoah Nkwanta)

 

6:30 7:00 pm

Overview of Topic: Simple and Complex Discrete-time Population Models in Ecology and Epidemiology (Aziz Yakubu)

 


Monday, July 10, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:15 am

Carnegie Hall, Room 157, Welcome to Morgan State University & Satellite Reconnect (Drs. T. Joan Robinson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs & LaVentrice Taylor, Dean of The School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences)

 

9:15 10:15 am

Session 1: Introduction to Discrete-time Population Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

10:15 10:30 am

Coffee Break

 

10:30 11:30 am

Continuation of Session 1: Introduction to Discrete-time Population Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

11:30 12:30 pm

Study Time: Work on Suggested Problems

Mathematics Computer Lab Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

12:30 1:15 pm

LUNCH in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

1:15 1:40 pm

Writing/ Writing Groups at Reconnect (Asamoah Nkwanta & Former Participants)

 

1:40 2:00 pm

Discussion of Suggested Problems (Aziz Yakubu)

 

2:00 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

2:15 3:15 pm

Review & Session 2: Nonlinear Population Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

3:15 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

 

3:30 4:30 pm

Continuation of Session 2: Nonlinear Population Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

4:30 5:45 pm

DINNER in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

5:45 6:15 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Shuttle leaves at 5:45)

 

6:15 +++++

Free Time

 


Tuesday, July 11, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:50 am

Carnegie Hall, Room 157, Review & Session 3: Intraspecific Competition (Aziz Yakubu)

 

9:50 10:00 am

Coffee Break

 

10:00 11:00 am

Continuation of Session 3: Intraspecific Competition (Aziz Yakubu)

 

11:00 12:30 pm

Study Time: Work on Suggested Problems

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

STAFF MEETING (Carnegie Hall, Room 253)

 

12:30 1:15 pm

LUNCH in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

1:15 1:40 pm

Writing Classroom Modules (A. Nkwanta & Former Participants) Writing Groups (Formed)

 

1:40 2:00 pm

Discussion of Suggested Problems (Aziz Yakubu)

 

2:00 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

2:15 3:15 pm

Review & Session 4: Connections to Epidemics (Aziz Yakubu)

 

3:15 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

 

3:30 4:30 pm

Continuation of Session 4: Connections to Epidemics (Aziz Yakubu)

 

4:30 5:45 pm

DINNER in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

5:45 6:15 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Shuttle leaves at 5:45)

 

6:15 8:00 pm +

Free Time/Work on Suggested Problems

Hospitality Suite Available for Writing & Socializing

 

 


Wednesday, July 12, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:50 am

Dixon Science Center, Lecture Room 125, Review & Session 5: Nonlinear Population Models with Age-structure (Aziz Yakubu)

 

9:50 10:00 am

Coffee Break

 

10:00 11:00 am

Continuation of Session 5: Nonlinear Population Models with Age-structure (Aziz Yakubu)

 

11:00 12:30 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

STAFF MEETING (Carnegie Hall, Room 253

 

12:30 1:15 pm

LUNCH in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

1:15 2:15 pm

Guest Lecturer: Modeling for Malaria Research and Control (F. Ellis McKenzie, Fogarty International Center, NIH)

 

2:00 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

2:15 3:15 pm

Spencer Hall, Room 103, Biology Lab Demonstration, (Dwayne Hill)

 

3:15 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

 

3:30 4:00 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Shuttle leaves at 3:30)

 

4:00 8:45 pm

DINNER (On your own/ the Inner Harbor, See Hotel shuttle)

 

8:45 9:15 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys Hotel Shuttle (Last shuttle leaves at 10:00 pm)

 

9:15 10:00 pm +

Free Time/Work on Suggested Problems

Hospitality Suite Available for Writing & Socializing

 

 


Thursday, July 13, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:50 am

Dixon Science Center, Lecture Room 125, Review & Session 6: Interplay Between Local Dynamics and Dispersal (Aziz Yakubu)

 

9:50 10:00 am

Coffee Break

 

10:00 11:00 am

Continuation of Session 6: Interplay Between Local Dynamics and Dispersal (Aziz Yakubu)

 

11:00 12:20 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups/ Title & Abstract due

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

12:20 1:15 pm

LUNCH in Helen Roberts Dining Hall

 

1:15 2:15 pm

Guest Lecturer: Mining the HapMap for Variation in the Biology Of Health Disparities in the African Diaspora (Georgia Dunston, National Human Genome Center, Howard University College of Medicine)

 

2:00 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

2:15 3:15 pm

Review & Session 7: Interactions (Aziz Yakubu)

 

3:15 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

 

3:30 4:30 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups/Prep Time for Presentation

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

4:30 5:45 pm

DINNER in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

5:45 6:15 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Shuttle leaves at 5:45)

 

6:15 8:00 pm +

Free Time/Work on Suggested Problems/Prep Time for Presentation

Hospitality Suite Available for Writing & Socializing

 

 


Friday, July 14, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:50 am

Carnegie Hall, Room 157, Review & Session 8-9: Intraspecific Competition II & Epidemic Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

9:50 10:00 am

Coffee Break

 

10:00 11:00 am

Continuation of Session 8-9: Intraspecific Competition II & Epidemic Models (Aziz Yakubu)

 

11:00 12:30 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups/Prep Time for Presentation

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

12:30 1:15 pm

LUNCH in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

1:15 2:00 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups/Prep Time for Presentation

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

2:00 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

 

2:15 3:15 pm

Review & Session 10-11: Population Models in Periodic Environments & Case Study The Monarch Butterfly (Aziz Yakubu)

 

3:15 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

 

3:30 4:30 pm

Study Time: Writing Groups/Prep Time for Presentation Group Projects due

Mathematics Computer Lab (Carnegie Hall, Room 359) is available

 

4:30 5:45 pm

DINNER in the McKeldin Ballroom

 

5:45 6:15 pm

Travel back to the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Shuttle leaves at 5:45)

 

6:15 8:00 pm +

Free Time/Work on Suggested Problems/Prep Time for Presentation

Hospitality Suite Available for Writing & Socializing

 

 


Saturday, July 15, 2006

7:15 8:30 am

Breakfast at Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys

 

8:30 9:00 am

Travel to Morgan State University (Shuttle leaves at 8:30)

 

9:00 9:50 am

Carnegie Hall, Room 157, Writing Group Presentations

 

9:50 10:00 am

Coffee Break

 

10:00 10:50 am

Continuation of Writing Group Presentations

 

10:50 11:00 am

Coffee Break

 

11:00 11:50 am

Continuation of Writing Group Presentations

 

11:50 12:30 pm

LUNCH (box)

 

12:30 1:30 pm

Continuation of Writing Group Presentations

Closing Remarks, Shuttle to BWI Airport