Speakers  
Tadashi Tokieda Professor Stanford University "A mini magic show, between 2D and 3D," 2018. Held at MSRI 
Matthias Beck Professor, San Francisco State University "(5 choose 12) and other combinatorial reciprocity instances," 2017. Held at MSRI 

Jacob Fox Professor Stanford University "Ramsey Theory: Order from Chaos," 2016. Held at MSRI 
Gabriel Carroll Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford University "Auctions," 2015. Held at MSRI 
Sam Vandervelde Associate Professor of Mathematics, St. Lawrence University "Graphing Groups in the Projective Plane," 2014. Held at MSRI 
Olga Holtz Professor of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley "Algorithmic Complexity," 2013. Held at MSRI 
James Propp Professor of Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Lowell "Quasirandom processes," 2012. Held at MSRI 
Bernd Sturmfels Professor of Mathematics, UC Berkeley "Tropical Mathematics," 2011. Held at MSRI 
Thomas Banchoff Professor of Mathematics, Brown University "Seeing in the Fourth Dimension," 2010. Held at MSRI 
Francis Edward Su Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College "Voting in Agreeable Societies," 2009. Held at MSRI 
John H. Conway Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University "The Lexicode Theorem?" 2008. Held at MSRI 
Federico Ardila San Francisco State University "Tilings," 2007. Held at MSRI 
Arthur Benjamin Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College "Fibonacci Numbers," 2006. Held at MSRI 
Melanie Woods Princeton University "Ramsey Theory: Amongst enough chaos, can we find order?" 2005. Held at USF 
Joe Buhler Center for Communications Research and Reed College "Juggling Permutations," 2004. Held at UC Berkeley 
Ravi Vakil Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University "Why is the Golden Mean Everywhere?" 2003. Held at Stanford University 
Joseph Gallian Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Minnesota, Duluth "Breaking Driver's Licence Codes," 2002. Held at SJSU 
Ron Graham Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, UC San Diego "Mathematics in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects," 2001. Held at Mills College 
Persi Diaconis Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Stanford University "Card Tricks and the Mathematics of Magic," 2000. Held at USF 
Alan Weinstein Professor of Mathematics, UC Berkeley "The Geometry of Random Expectation," 1999. Held at UC Berkeley 