Schedule for: 23w2012 - Ted Lewis SNAP Math Fair Workshop

Beginning on Friday, April 28 and ending Sunday April 30, 2023

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

Friday, April 28
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)
18:00 - 23:00 Meet & Greet in TransCanada Pipeline Pavilion Foyer
Puzzles, Games, Conversation. Come say hello and spend some time meeting the other workshop participants. There is no formal schedule - arrive any time, and stay as long as you wish.
(TCPL Foyer)
Saturday, April 29
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 Janice Hoffman and Carolyn Jones: Making Math Fair Happen (TCPL 201)
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:00 Dolph Shaw: Math Fair at McKernan Junior High (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:40 Lauren DeDieu: Math Fair at the University of Calgary (TCPL 201)
11:40 - 12:25 David Dam: Some of my Favourite Puzzles (TCPL 201)
12:25 - 13:10 Lunch
Lunch provided by SNAP is provided in the TCPL Foyer.
(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 Tiina Hohn: Tribute to Ted Lewis (TCPL 201)
13:40 - 14:20 Dami Wi: Logic Puzzle Scavenger Hunts (TCPL 201)
14:20 - 14:35 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
14:35 - 15:30 Geri Lorway: Bridging the Numeracy Gap with Spacial Visual Puzzling (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner at Silver Dragon Restaurant
Dinner is provided by SNAP if you choose to eat with the group at Silver Dragon Restaurant. The intent is to continue processing and discussing some of the content presented during the day.
(Other (See Description))
Sunday, April 30
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:40 Megan Davis: Logic Puzzle Challenges (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:20 Liane Solomon: Math Unfair (TCPL 201)
10:20 - 10:35 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
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)
10:35 - 11:15 Wesley Maciejewski: Presenting Mathematics (and Math Fair) with Cultural and Linguistic Competencies (TCPL 201)