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SIAM Unwrapped - July 2020

July 13, 2020

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July 2020
   From SIAM HQ
SIAM Members: Attend the SIAM Business Meeting Webinar on July 22
ICE to Remove Its Current, Temporary Exemptions on F-1 and M-1 Visas
SIAM Business Meeting

Tune in on July 22 at 11 a.m. ET to hear from COO Susan Palantino about 2019 SIAM financials and from President Lisa Fauci about strategic efforts and initiatives. Register now.

SIAM Statement on ICE Policy

Read SIAM's statement on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency’s visa policy change that could affect hundreds of thousands of students in the U.S. and find out what you can do.

Access to Virtual SIAM/CAIMS Annual Meeting (AN20) is Free
300+ Job Seekers Attend First Virtual SIAM Career Fair
AN20 registration

AN20 is free for both members and non-members due to the financial implications of COVID-19. If able to do so, attendees are encouraged to make a donation to help sustain SIAM's programs.

AN20 Career Fair

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first SIAM Virtual Career Fair on July 7. More than 433 resumes were uploaded for participating organizations to consider!

SIAM Establishes Task Force on Future Research Directions for NSF in the Era of COVID-19
Strategic Career Development Training Available Through SIAM Partnership
SIAM Task Force on Future Directions for NSF

It is charged with bringing the expertise and perspective of the SIAM community to the NSF to help inform NSF’s response to needs associated with COVID-19 and help lay the groundwork for the future. We want your input. Learn more here.

Career Development Training

SIAM has partnered with Zhennovate to offer workshops and online coaching to a limited number of SIAM members or AN20 participants. Indicate your advanced interest or send inquiries here.

SIAM Undergraduate Research Online
   Publishing News & Notes
New Book: Riemann Problems and Jupyter Solutions by Ketcheson, LeVeque & del Razo 
Virtual AN20 Attendees: Get 40% Off When You Buy 2 or More Books
 Riemann Problems and Jupyter Solutions

This book addresses an important class of mathematical problems—the Riemann problem—for first-order hyperbolic partial differential equations (PDEs). Read more.

SIAM Bookstore

Visit the SIAM books booth in the AN20 virtual exhibit hall and click on the link to get the discount code. The offer is good through August 17. Register for AN20 for free.

   Math in the News
   Conference Updates
Second Joint SIAM/CAIMS Annual Meeting (AN20) Continues Through July 17
AN20 Week 2 Will Feature More Great Invited Speakers and Minisymposia

Many productive and engaging sessions and activities are happening this week! Learn more about all the programs and events so you can plan week 2 of your AN20 journey.

AN20 program

Highlights include CAIMS prize talks by Nadia Shardt and Vakhtang Putkaradze. Watch past talks on-demand in the virtual conference platform, and visit the poster hall if you haven’t yet.

MDS20 Invited Talks Now Available for Viewing on YouTube
2020 SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth is Pivoting to Virtual
MDS20 videos

Thank you to everyone who participated in SIAM’s inaugural Conference on Mathematics of Data Science. Watch all the invited talks that happened throughout May and June now!


MPE20 is happening virtually August 3–14. Conference-wide registration is not necessary, but many individual sessions will have their own registration; links can be found on the conference program, where applicable. Learn more

Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines

The 3rd Annual Meeting of the SIAM Texas-Louisiana Section
Registration paused until further notice: October 16–18

ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA21)
January 10–13, 2021
Pre-Registration & Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Algorithm Engineering & Experiments (ALENEX21)
January 10–11, 2021
Pre-Registration & Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms (SOSA21)
January 11–12, 2021
Pre-Registration & Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Algorithmic Principles of Computer Systems (APOCS21)
January 13, 2021
Pre-Registration & Hotel Reservation Deadline: December 7, 2020
Some of the listed conferences are discussing ways to offer an alternative, either as a virtual meeting or as a postponed event. Monitor the SIAM website for up-to-date plans.
   Featured SIAM Video
New Video Features Interviews with 2020 SIAM Prize Winners
Virtual AN20 Prize Video
Congratulations to all the 2020 SIAM prize recipients! Watch this specially created video that highlights some of the awardees and captures what it means to them to be receiving these honorable prizes.

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   Prizes & Awards
Congratulations to the Prize Recipients Being Recognized at Virtual AN20 & IS20
Deadline is July 31 to Nominate a Colleague for Four SIAM Prizes
July Prize Spotlight

We are pleased to recognize 13 members of the SIAM community who will receive awards in July at AN20 and IS20. Learn more about their prizes and accomplishments.

SIAM Prize Nominations

These prizes will be awarded at the 2021 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering: Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing, SIAM/ACM Prize in CSE, SIAG/CSE Best Paper Prize, and SIAG/CSE Early Career Prize.

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