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Center for Leadership & Ethics
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Lexington, VA  24450

2015 Conference Speakers

We will be updating speaker bio and information as they are added to our programming.

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Arthur Benjamin

 Dr Arthur BenjaminDr. Arthur Benjamin is the Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. He has been repeatedly honored by the Mathematical Association of America for his teaching and writing, and was recently selected by Princeton Review as one of The Best 300 Professors in America. He is also a professional magician and one of the world's fastest mental calculators. 

Dr. Benjamin has given three TED talks which have been viewed over 10 million times. He is the author of several books, and four DVD courses from The Great Courses series, including "The Joy of Mathematics", "Discrete Mathematics", "The Secrets of Mental Math" and "The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles." He has demonstrated and explained his calculating talents to audiences all over the world and has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show, CNN, and The Colbert Report. He has been featured in Scientific American, Omni, Discover, People, Esquire, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Reader's Digest. Reader's Digest calls him "America's Best Math Whiz." His newest book comes out September 2015, called The Magic of Math: Solving for X and Figuring out whY.