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Smith College
Mathematics and Statistics Department

Discrete Mathematics Day

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Smith College
Northampton, MA
DMD logo

A lovely Discrete Mathematics Days of the Northeast Conference took place on Saturday, April 5th at Smith College. Here are photos from the event. Download a poster for the conference here (500K .pdf).


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General Information:

The meeting began at 9:30 am (the first talk was at 10:00 am) and continue through to 5:30pm.  There were 5 talks during the day. Talks were held in McConnell 103; registration and breakfast was in McConnell Lobby. A complimentary buffet lunch was available in McConnell Lobby. The full schedule and abstracts are here.

As with the other Discrete Math Day conferences, there is no registration fee, and preregistering is strongly encouraged.  To preregister, fill out this online form, which includes information on applying for financial support.

Directions and Parking:

Driving Directions to Smith College are on this page; Campus Maps that show McConnell Hall are on this page.

Parking is free on weekends in all Smith parking lots, in white lined spaces that do not have meters or are otherwise not marked. There are limited spots off of College Lane and at the end of Green Street in front of Sage Hall. The closest large parking lot to McConnell Hall is on Green Street, across from the Ford Hall construction site (see the maps).


During the weekend of the conference, the Collegiate Fencing Nationals were hosted at Smith, so area hotels were filled with fencers---make your reservations early.

Within walking distance of campus:

Also in Northampton:

Additional area accommodation information is available at this page.


Northampton and the surrounding towns have dozens of restaurants and bars.
Some of our Northampton favorites:

Menus and more information and options are available at The Valley Menu.

Financial Support (US citizens and permanent residents only):

Students and postdocs traveling more than 50 miles (each way) may apply for a $50 travel stipend.
Participants traveling more than 100 miles can apply for lodging reimbursement up to $100.

Please indicate your desire for financial support on the registration form.

About Discrete Mathematics Days in the Northeast:

This was part of a series of one-day conferences, titled "Discrete Mathematics Days in the Northeast" and styled after the earlier "CoNE" meetings.  Information on previous meetings can be found here.

In the past, Discrete Math Days have been held at Skidmore College, Middlebury College, U Mass Amherst, Dartmouth College, SUNY Albany, University of Rhode Island, WPI, SUNY Binghamton, and Bard College.

Discrete Math Days are funded in part by the National Security Agency.

If you would like to receive announcements of future Discrete Mathematics Days, please email Seth Chaiken at sdc@cs.albany.edu.

Local organizers:

sarah-marie belcastro and Ruth Haas

We thank Smith College and the Smith College Department of Mathematics and Statistics for financial support for this conference.

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