Participants will need to bring their own laptop (no specified operating system), with Maple already loaded. We plan to have it set up so that, if you don't already own a copy, you can purchase one at a discount with a special code we'll get. I'll provide more information about this later.

Participants should also bring an eagerness for teaching a linear optimization course (or at least incorporating material into other courses) at their home institution (highest consideration for those with a support letter from their chair), as well as a willingness to wrestle with alternative teaching methods.

A zest for Ethiopian food is a near must, along with an affection for the blues.