Schedule for: 24w2022 - Ted Lewis SNAP Math Fair Workshop

Beginning on Friday, April 12 and ending Sunday April 14, 2024

All times in Banff, Alberta time, MDT (UTC-6).

Friday, April 12
16:00 - 19:30 Check-in begins (Front Desk – Professional Development Centre - open 24 hours)
Note: the Lecture rooms are available after 16:00.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)
19:30 - 22:00 Lectures (if desired) or informal gathering in TCPL (if desired)
Beverages and a small assortment of snacks are available in the lounge on a cash honour system.
Saturday, April 13
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
A buffet breakfast is served daily between 7:00am and 9:00am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Welcome Talk by BIRS Staff
A brief introduction to BIRS with important logistical information, technology instruction, and opportunity for participants to ask questions.
(TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:15 Sean Graves: Introductions (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 10:15 Carolyn Jones: and Janice Hoffman: Making Math Fair Happen (TCPL 201)
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Chantel Oswald-Osmanovic: and Chelsea Soar: Math Fair and Critical Thinking (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:40 Trevor Pasanen: Math Magic (TCPL 201)
12:25 - 13:10 Lunch
A buffet lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(TCPL Foyer)
13:00 - 13:10 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
13:10 - 13:40 Sean Graves: Some of Ted's Favourite Puzzles (TCPL 201)
13:40 - 14:20 Li Solomon: and Emily Korfanty: Math Unfair Games (TCPL 201)
14:20 - 14:35 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
14:35 - 15:30 Tiina Hohn: How to do Math Puzzles Without Any Prep Work and Minimal Materials (TCPL 201)
15:30 - 16:00 Doreen May: and Jolene Mundt: Puzzle Power Hour (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
Silver Dragon
(Other (See Description))
19:30 - 20:10 Puzzles and Games
This is another informal (optional) event. To keep the conversation going we will keep access to the TCPL Foyer.
(TCPL Foyer)
Sunday, April 14
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:50 Presentation (TCPL 201)
09:50 - 10:05 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:05 - 10:50 Presentation (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Checkout by 11
2-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (TCPL) until 15:00 on Sunday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 11 M. There is no coffee break service on Sunday afternoon, but self-serve coffee and tea are always available in the 2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)