3OSME Preliminary Schedule

Please Note:  This schedule only contains the order in which talks will be given.  Other events, such as social entertainment during Saturday evening, are being planned and will be added to this schedule at a later date.  Other informaion, like the location of the talks, will be added to this page in the coming weeks.

Any questions can be directed to Thomas Hull ( thull@merrimack.edu ) or V'Ann Cornelius ( vann@origami-usa.org ).

Friday, March 9

4:00pm Registration

6:00pm  Dinner
7:00 Opening Remarks: Thomas Hull, Koryo Miura
7:30 Plenary Talk: 
Kazuo Haga (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Fold Paper and Enjoy Mathematics: ORIGAMICS


Saturday, March 10

Sessions Begin
Mathematics of Origami Origami in Education
8:30am Counting Mountain-Valley Assignments for Flat Folds
Thomas Hull (Merrimack College, MA)
Reflections on a Broken Heart
Jeanine Meyer (Pace University, NY), Aviva Meyer (Swarthmore College, PA),  Daniel Meyer (Cornell University, NY)
9:00 Modelling the Folding of Paper into Three Dimensions
sarah-marie belcastro (University of Northern Iowa, IA), Thomas Hull (Merrimack College, MA)
Origami in Mathematics Textbooks for Prospective Elementary School Teachers
Jack Carter (California State University, CA), Beverly J. Ferrucci (Keene State College, NH)
9:30 The Complexity of Flat Origami
Marshall Bern (Xerox PARC, CA), Barry Hayes (Placeware Inc., CA)
Making More Use of Origami in the Elementary Classroom
Judy Hall (Retired Teacher Corps, CT)
10:00 Recent Results in Computational Origami
Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Praise of the Papercup: Mathematics and Origami at the University
Emma Frigerio (University of Milan, Italy)
10:30 Trees and Circles: an Efficient Algorithm for Origami Design
Robert J. Lang (SDL, Inc., CA)
Applications of Origami to the Teaching of Sophisticated Communication Techniques
Deborah Foreman-Takano (Doshisha University, Japan)
11:00 A Disk-Packing Algorithm for an Origami Magic Trick
Marshall Bern (Xerox PARC, CA), Erik Demaine (University of Waterloo, Canada), David Eppstein (University of California - Irvine, CA), Barry Hayes (Placeware Inc., CA)
Origami for Adult ESL Learners
Lillian Ho (City College of San Francisco, CA)
11:30 Computational Tools for Origami Tessellations
Alex Bateman (The Sanger Centre, UK)
Teaching is Impossible!
Thoki Yenn (Denmark)

12:00pm - 1:30pm  ---------------  L U N C H  ---------------
1:30 Plenary Talk: 
Brian DiDonna (University of Chicago)
Energetics of Crumpling
2:30 Break

Sessions resume
Mathematics of Origami Origami in Math Education
3:00 Mathematical Origami and Alhazen's Problem
Roger Alperin (San Jose State University, CA)
Triangular Boxes from Arbitrary Sized Rectangular Sheets of Paper: a Pedagogical Study that Incorporates Origami, Plane Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus
V'Ann Cornelius (Cardiff, CA), Arnold Tubis (Purdue University, IN)
3:30 Origami and Origami Numbers
Kazuo Amano (Gifu University, Japan)
Using Origami to Promote Geometric Reasoning and Collaboration in the Classroom
Crystal Mills, Charlene Morrow (Mount Holyoke College, MA), Edith Kort (University of Rochester, NY)
4:00 Just Like Young Gauss Playing with a Square: Folding the Regular 17-gon
Robert Geretschlager (Austria)
Changing Origami Directions to Mathematical Language
Beth Cipoletti, Ed.D. (West Virginia Department of Education, WV), Nancy Wilson, Ed.D. (Marshall University Graduate College, WV)
4:30 Paper-folding Performs More Classical Constructions in Elementary Geometry
Benedetto Scimemi (Italy)
Using Planar Graphs to Devise Coloring Schemes for Origami Polyhedra
Charlene Morrow (Mount Holyoke College, MA)
5:00 The Geometry of Orizuru
Toshikazu Kawasaki (Saesbo College of Technology, Japan)
Investigating the Role of Axioms with Paperfolding
Jim Morrow (Mount Holyoke College, MA)
5:30 Perfect Bird Base From Non-square Quadrilaterals James Minoru Sakoda (Brown University) Origami as a Model for Development in Organisms
Norman Budnitz (Duke University, NC)

6:00  Dinner

7:00  Fun

Sunday, March 11

Sessions Begin
Mathematics and Applications of Origami Science and Applications of Origami
8:30am The Definition of Iso-area Folding
Jun Maekawa (Maekawa Co., Ltd., Japan)
Square Cycles: an Analysis of Flexagons
Ethan Berkove and Jeff Dumont (Lafayette College, PA)
9:00 Exploring the Possibilities of a Module
Krystyna Burczyk, Wojciech Burczyk (Polish Origami Center, Poland)
A Folded Deep Pot
Tomoko Fuse, Hiroshi Okumura  (Japan)
9:30 Multimodular Origami Polyhedra and their Duals, Made From a Family of Vertex Modules
Rona Gurkewitz (Western Connecticut State University, CT), Bennett Arnstein (Los Angeles, CA)
The Application of Origami Science to Map and Atlas Designs
Koryo Miura (University of Tokyo, Japan), Takahiko Kitsui (ORUPA CO., Japan)
10:00 On the Validity of the Orb and Other Origami Models
Jeannine Mosely (Belmont, MA)
Use of Origami in Fielding Very Large Space Telescopes
Roderick Hyde, Shamasundar Dixit (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA)
10:30 The Foldin'ator Modeler and Document Generator
John Szinger (Zing Man Productions, NY)
Airbag Folding: Origami Design Applied to an Engneering Problem
Rainer Hoffman (EASi Engineering GmbH, Germany)
11:00 Unexpected Properties of the Square Frame in Origami Puzzle Design
Frances Winters (University of New England Armidale NSW, Australia)
Scurls and Whirl Spools
Chris Palmer (MD)
11:30 Circular Origami: a Survey of Recent Results
Eva Knoll (Ralph Baenziger Architekten, Switzerland)
Organizing Global Shape through Local Interactions using Origami
Radhika Nagpal (Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT, MA)

12:00pm - 1:30pm  ---------------  L U N C H  ---------------

Sessions resume
Origami in Math Education  Science and Applications of Origami
1:30 Computer Methods to Facilitate Production of Origami Directions
Jeanine Meyer (Pace University, NY), Aviva Meyer (Swarthmore College, PA), Daniel Meyer (Cornell University, NY)
Folded Tubes as Compared to "Kikko" ("Tortoise-shell") Bamboo
Biruta Kresling (France)
2:00 Pi Basket
Kimberly Shuck (CA)
A Study of Twist Boxes
Noriko Nagata (Japan)
2:30 Logic of Axiomatics in Origami Geometry
Humiaki Huzita (University of Padova, Italy)
Origami and Trigonometric Functions
Miyuki Kawamura (Brookline, MA)
3:00 To Fold or Not to Fold
Misha Litvinov (Moscow Origami Club, Russia)
Polypolyhedra in Origami
Robert J. Lang (Sectra Diode Labs, Inc., CA)

3:30  Closing Remarks

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