Charleston Southern University, May 31 – June 3 2017
Pre-conference workshops – Please click HERE for the description of our 2017 pre-conference workshops.
Call for papers– To submit an abstract for the 2017 conference follow the instructions HERE. (Deadline Feb. 15, 2017)
Sloan Evans Despeaux is a Project NExT Forest Dot (2002) and Professor of Mathematics at Western Carolina University. She is a co-founder of the North Carolina Network of Math Teachers Circles and is active in her local Smoky Mountain Math Teachers Circle. Her research interests include the history of mathematics (especially mathematics in nineteenth-century Britain). She has recently published in the Revue d’historie des mathématiques and for two issues of PRIMUS: one for a special issue on Inquiry Based Learning and one for a special issue on the use of history of mathematics to enhance the instruction of undergraduate mathematics.
Photo taken by: Rich Villacres
Dominic Klyve is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Central Washington University. He is the author of over 35 papers in the history of science and mathematics, applied statistics, and number theory, many of which are co-authored by his students. He specializes in the history of the 18th century, and has published on the mathematics, astronomy, biology, philosophy, and linguistics of the period.
Derek C. Schuurman studied electrical engineering and worked in industry for several years prior to entering the academic life. He served as Professor of Computer Science at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario and was a visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. His research interests began in the area of robotics and computer vision but more recently have focused on topics relating faith and technology. He is a fellow in technology at St. George’s Centre for Biblical and Public Theology and author of the recent book Shaping a Digital World: Faith, Culture and Computer Technology, published by InterVarsity Press.
When traveling by plane, the nearest airport to Charleston Southern University is the Charleston International Airport. It is located about 20-30 minutes from campus and there are Taxis and Shuttle services from the Airport to the campus.
Things to Do
The ACMS Conference falls at the same time as the Spoleto Festival, which features renowned artists as well as emerging performers in opera; theater; dance; and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music. Please visit the website for more information.
The North Charleston Wannamaker County Park is located five minutes from Charleston Southern University and hosts a variety of outdoor activities including paved walking/bike trails, picnic sites, a beach volleyball court, and horse shoe pits. There is a $2.00 admission to get in.
For more information on activities to do in and around Charleston make sure and visit the Charleston City website.
Here is a list of hotels near Charleston Southern University: