G4G10 (2012) Recap

G4G10 Recap

G4G10 (aka G4GX) – Atlanta, Georgia – March 2012

The conference opened at the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library with a well-attended exhibition of mathematical art and public lectures on Gardner-related themes. These library events were open to the general public throughout the conference.

Less than two weeks after G4G10 ended, Thomas Malin Rodgers, Jr., the original creator of the inaugural G4G conference in 1993 and the main organizer of all subsequent conferences through G4G10, died after a struggle with cancer. See the Letter from the Rodgers Family.

The G4G Foundation thanks the Simons Foundation was a major supporter of G4G10. Many conference participants also donated money and time, for which we were very grateful.


Noteworthy G4G10 Stats

  • G4G10 had 297 official conference registrants, 54 of whom were accompanied by a guest.
  • The G4G10 Program and Gift Exchange Summary (PDF; 13p) gives a good idea of the conference content. There were 131 submitted G4G10 Gift Exchange Abstracts (PDF, 30 pgs), and roughly the same number of papers submitted for the G4G10 Exchange Book.
  • There were 16 sales table participants and 20 exhibit room participants.
  • The G4G10 conference registration system was hosted on ConfTool under g4g10.


Recap by Kandon Enterprises

A short recap of their experiences at G4G10.


Share Your Memories

The G4G Foundation is working to compile a record of each past Gathering (G4Gn). We’re looking for:

  • Your favorite presentations
  • Anecdotes about the gathering: funny stores, great interactions, ah-ha moments
  • Event photos
  • Links to articles and blog posts about the event

If you have memories you would like to share with the G4G community, please send your thoughts, photos or links to: support@g4gfoundation.org 

3D Photo by Melinda Green from http://superliminal.com/

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