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2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony

Posted: 8/30/2016 (Conference)

The 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony on October 28-29, 2016, will include scientific talks, poster presentations, panel discussions, ample opportunities for discussion and interaction, and the awarding of the Blackwell-Tapia Prize to Dr. Mariel Vazquez. Participants will come from all career stages and will represent institutions of all sizes across the country, including Puerto Rico.

Conference goals are to:

  • Recognize and showcase mathematical excellence by minority researchers
  • Recognize and disseminate successful efforts to address under-representation
  • Inform students and mathematicians about career opportunities in mathematics, especially outside academia
  • Provide networking opportunities for mathematical researchers at all points in the higher education/career trajectory

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Date: 10/30/2016

Deadline: 09/09/2016

Location: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Conference Center