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Thursday, March 27 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Math in the Movies

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Tony DeRose of Pixar will illustrate the extraordinary contribution of mathematics to animated films.  Filmmaking is undergoing a digital revolution brought on by advances in areas such as computer technology, computational physics, geometry, and approximation theory.  Using numerous clips drawn from Pixar's feature films, DeRose will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the role that math plays in the revolution.  A question and answer period will follow the lecture.

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Gladys Graham, Moderator

Chief Academic and Evaluation Officer of Monarch Academy Schools, The Children’s Guild
Gladys Graham’s life’s work has been in supporting the development and sustainability of positive school culture, high academic performance and effective school leadership. She excels at designing and conducting professional development for teachers and school leaders. Her current... Read More →

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Tony DeRose, Special Guest

Senior Scientist and Lead of the Research Group, Pixar Animation Studios
Tony DeRose is currently a Senior Scientist and lead of the Research Group at Pixar Animation Studios. He received a BS in Physics in from the University of California, Davis, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1986 to 1995 Dr. DeRose... Read More →

Thursday March 27, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
Main Ballroom (Sweeney F/E) Santa Fe Community Convention Center

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