Date: Jul 10, 2012 7:58 PM
Author: Amy Ackerberg-Hastings
Subject: Meeting Announcement - HPM Americas Section

Notice and Call for Papers
History and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM) Americas Section
2012 West Coast Meeting

HPM Americas is pleased to announce a meeting Friday afternoon through Sunday morning, October 26 to 28, 2012, on the main campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

We seek a variety of talks on relations between the history and pedagogy of mathematics. Talks directly relevant to the use of the history of mathematics in mathematics classrooms are especially welcome, as are presentations relating history to pedagogy. Talks will be about 30 minutes long.

By September 26, 2012, prospective speakers should send a title and abstract, as well as their own contact information, to Kathy Clark at

Emily Redman ( is coordinating local arrangements. Public transportation is available from both the San Francisco International Airport and the Oakland International Airport. See

A discounted rate of $169/night is available at the Hotel Durant, across the street from campus (2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, 800-238-7268, To book at this rate, visit

Registrations postmarked through October 12, 2012, will be $60.00 ($50 for full-time graduate students and K-12 teachers). On-site registration will be $5 higher. Send the attached registration form, with check made out to HPM-Americas Section, to:

Amy Ackerberg-Hastings
5908 Halsey Road
Rockville, MD 20851

Special features of this meeting, included with the price of registration, will be a rare book exhibit, wine and cheese reception, and keynote speaker on Friday; and lunch, transportation, and visit to Math Midway at the Lawrence Hall of Science on Saturday. There will also be an optional wine tasting tour on Sunday afternoon.

For updated information and to read about past meetings, see