Richmond Area Mathematical Sciences Conference at VCU
The Richmond Area Mathematical Sciences (RAMS) Conference at VCU will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020. It will be free to all participants. The conference promotes education and research in the fields of mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and operations research. It is tailored for undergraduate and graduate students to present results of their research and to allow students at all levels to interact with and learn from each other. Faculty mentors will have an opportunity to observe and network with peers, find potential collaborators, and discuss best practices to mentor students in research.
- Registration opens: December 9, 2019
- Abstract submission deadline: March 6, 2020
- Registration deadline: March 6, 2020
- Conference day: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Except for the plenary talk given by TBA, all talks will be given by undergraduate and graduate students. The duration of each talk will be 15 minutes, including time for questions and comments.
|8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.||Welcoming remarks|
|9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.||Plenary Lecture|
|9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.||Coffee break|
|10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||Parallel Morning Sessions (4 talks in a session)|
|11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.||Coffee break|
|11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Parallel Morning Sessions (4 talks in a session)|
|12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.||Lunch break|
|1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.||Parallel Afternoon Sessions (4 talks in a session)|
|2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.||Coffee break|
|2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.||Panel on Math careers|
|3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Best presentation awards|
Modest travel support is available. To apply for the travel funds, check the appropriate box on the registration form (registration will open in December 2019). The travel support is limited to US citizens and permanent residents. Financial support will be generally awarded on a first come first serve basis. Preference will be given to presenters and students from underrepresented groups in mathematical sciences.