EMS Session on Public Awareness at the 7 ECM in Berlin

By on 05/05/2016
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7th European Congress of Mathematics, July 18 – 22, 2016
The quadrennial Congress of the European Mathematical Society

The quadrennial Congress of the European Mathematical Society is organized by the German Mathematical Society (DMV), the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM), the Research Center Matheon, the Einstein Center ECMath and the Berlin Mathematical School (BMS).

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Scientific Program
The program of the congress covers all areas of theoretical and applied mathematics. There will be 10 Plenary Lectures, 31Invited Lectures, several Prize Lectures (10 EMS Prizes, the Otto Neugebauer Prize, and the Felix Klein Prize). Additionally, mathematicians from all over the world were invited to submit proposals for mini-symposia. The decisions have been made and 43 mini-symposia proposals have been accepted. Deadlines for submitting abstracts of posters and contributed talks within the 17 sections of the 7ECM is of February 15 and February 29, 2016. More details on the site of the congress.

The RPA committee is proud to announce a special session:

EMS Session on Public Awareness; Wednesday July 20th from 16:30 till 18:30 in H2023

Public awareness is a crucial issue for modern mathematics. If mathematics is a fundamental discipline for our society, on the other hand the great majority of people is unaware of the ideas and the achievements of mathematics. This event, promoted by the Raising Public Awareness Committee of the European Mathematical, is intended to provide an overview of the activities of the committee and also to give some suggestions for possible activities to be developed in each country. The new improved site Mathematics in Europe will be presented, as well as the possibilities of future collaborations. Some reports about Math Fairs and Math Exhibitions will be also discussed. Contact person is Roberto Natalini.

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