The 8th Southeast Asian Conference on Mathematics Education, SEACME-8, will be held 30 May - 4 June 1999, at Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, the Philippines, under the auspices of the Southeast Asian Mathematical Society. The theme of the conference is 'Mathematics for the 21st Century'.
For further information, please consult
or the organising body
The First Interdisciplinary Conference of the International Society for the Arts, Mathematics, and Architecture, ISAMA 99, will be held in San Sebastian, Spain, 7-11 June 1999.
The main purpose of ISAMA 99 is to bring together persons interested in relating mathematics with the arts and architecture. This includes teachers, architects, artists, mathematicians, scientists and engineers. As in previous conferences, the objective is to share information and discuss common interests. The conference will focus on the following fields related to mathematics: Architecture, computer design and fabrication in the arts and architecture, geometric art and origami, music, scuplture and tessellations and tilings. These fields include graphics interaction, CAD systems, algorithms, fractals and graphics within mathematical software (Maple, Derive, Mathematica, etc.). There will also be associated teacher workshops.
Abstracts of papers should be submitted to the conference secretariat by 15 December 1998.
For further information, please consult http:/www.sc.ehu.es/isama99
or the Conference Secretariat
An international conference to consider questions such as 'How to promote creativity of our children?', 'How to stimulate our teachers?', 'How to enrich mathematics education with creative activities?', will be held 15-19 July 1999 in Münster, Germany.
The deadline for the submission of papers is 28 February 1999.
or contact the conference chair
The 51st conference of the International Commission for the Study and Improvement of Mathematics Education (Commission internationale por l'étude et l'amélioration de l'enseignement des mathématiques), CIEAEM, will take place in Chichester, Sussex, England, 21-26 July 1999. The general theme of the conference is 'Productive Collaboration in Mathematics (Education) across Cultures', with sub-themes 'Looking back, moving forward' (includes evolution and contribution of non-European cultures), 'Effective co-operation between mathematics (educators) and users of mathematics', 'Coping with diversity of student/pupil interests, abilities, aptitudes, and background', 'Mathematics cultures across different sectors of education', 'Beliefs and practices in the teaching and learning of mathematics'. The scientific activities include plenary sessions, working groups, individual or group presentations, workshops, forum of ideas, and special sessions. The official conference languages are French and English. For further information, please contact
The Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) conference of 1999 will be held in Haifa, Israel, 25-30 July 1999. The Conference Chair is Orit Zaslavski. The First Announcement was sent to PME members in September 1998.. All others who are interested can obtain a copy through the Internet home page of the conference
or from the Executive Secretary of PME
The 9th International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications, ICTMA 9, will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, 30 July - 3 August 1999. The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for the presenttion and exchange of information, experiences, opinions and ideas relating to the teaching, learning and assessment of mathematcal modelling, mathematical models and applications of mathematics. People engaged in research or practice in these topics at secondary and higher levels of education are invited to participate, present papers or conduct workshops. There will also be provision for those who would like to make a poster presentation of work in progress or of smaller scope than would warrant a full paper or workshop.
For further information, please consult http:/www.fc.ul.pt/educacao/ictma9
or the Chair of the Programme Committee,
The International Synposium on Elementary Mathematics Teaching - SEMT 99 - will be held at the Faculty of Education of the Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic, 22-27 Agust 1999. The programme will be focused on the teaching of mathematics to children within the age range 6-11 years. More specifically, the theme of the present conference is "How the world of mathematics emerges from everday experiences of children".
The syposium will consists of plenary sessions, workshops, presentation of papers, working groups, discussion groups and poster presentations. Workshops will be organised across three sessions.
Abstracts of submitted papers should be with the Programme Committee no later than 1 February 1999.
For further information, please consult http:/www.pedf.cuni.cz/k_mdm
or contact the Organising Committee, at
The Third European Congress of Mathematics will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 10-14 July, 2000. Further information will be released in due course.
The Ninth International Congress on Mathematical Education, ICME-9, is going to be held 31 July - 7 August 2000, at the Chiba Convention Centre, Makuhari, at the Tokyo Bay, near Narita Airport. Further information will be available in forthcoming issues of this Bulletin.