Chicago Events

Author Panels
Meet authors of your favorite NCTM books. Check the conference program book (available onsite) or the NCTM Central mobile app for the daily schedule of authors.


Don’t Miss!
Centennial Annual Meeting Overview & Orientation
Wednesday, April 1: 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | McCormick Place – Lakeside Center, E345B
Thursday, April 2: 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. |McCormick Place – Lakeside Center, E270
This orientation will help you get the most out of your time at the Centennial Annual Meeting. Network with other conference attendees and learn about special events and presentations planned for NCTM’s Centennial Annual Meeting.


GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title attempt for the largest pattern blocks mosaic (patterns) sponsored by hand2mind
Thursday, April 2


Infinity Bar
The Infinity Bar gives you an opportunity to talk directly with highlighted conference speakers about issues related to mathematics education. As space is limited, you must sign up in advance or onsite.


Ignite! Looking Back and Moving Forward
Friday, April 3: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The challenge: eight math educators give a 5-minute talk, using twenty slides that auto-advance every fifteen seconds whether they are ready or not.


Networking Lounge
Shared Interest Group Space-Engage with likeminded attendees in the Shared Interest Groups. A group schedule will be available in the conference program book and on the NCTM Central app.

Tasks That Transcend Time- Join current and past NCTM presidents and board members as they share Tasks that Transcend Time in the Networking Lounge Presentation Area. A presentation schedule will be available in the conference program book and on the NCTM Central app.


New Teacher Strand
Get insights, strategies, and techniques for new, early-career, and those training to be teachers that will support your growth and success. Come join us!


NCTM and a Century of Mathematics Education: A Review Sprinkled with Music
Thursday, April 2: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
With Zalman Usiskin


Pi Run*
Saturday, April 4: 6:00 a.m.
A 3.14 km fun run with other Centennial attendees.
*Pi Run registration fee includes a commemorative Pi Run t-shirt. Choose your shirt type (sleeveless or long sleeve) and size when registering – adult sizes only (S, M, L, XL, XXL). Registration deadline: March 20.


ShadowCon
Friday, April 3: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Sunrise Yoga*
Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Namaste! Start your day with this all-levels yoga flow class. Limited to 50 attendees.
*Class fee includes a yoga mat designed for math lovers. Advance registration required. Space is limited, with on-site registration available. To register visit the NCTM Registration Desk the day prior to your class.