The Commission for Developing Countries (CDC) organized a panel discussion and poster session on Strengthening Mathematics in the Developing World on Tuesday August 7, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the ICM 2018.
18:00-19:15 Panel Discussion
The panel composition and structure as approved by the Local Organizing Committee of the ICM was:
Moderator: IMU CDC (Angel Pineda)
Here you can find the slides of the presentations during the panel session.
The goal of the panel was to share information about mathematical development activities with mathematicians at the ICM and to serve as a catalyst for interactions between mathematicians, organizations and funding agencies.
19:15-20:00 Poster Session
After the panel discussion a poster session was held at which panelists and approx. 20 different organizations and institutions will present posters with more information about their development efforts and organizations.
The poster session was about 45 minutes long immediately following the panel discussion in large open area next to room 101 D. The goal of the poster session was to share information about mathematical development activities with mathematicians at the ICM and to serve as a catalyst for interactions between mathematicians, organizations and funding agencies, similar to the MENAO activities in Seoul in 2014.
The following organisations and institutions have participated in the poster session:
Here you find a list of other institutions which cooperate with IMU-CDC.
Pictures from MENAO 2014
If you have further questions, please contact Angel Pineda via: email
Subcommittee for the CDC Panel and Poster Session at the ICM 2018:
Angel Pineda (Chair)
Here you can find a video about Strengthening Mathematics in the Developing World which was created during the ICM with some participants (Polly Sy, Nouzha El Yacoubi, Wandera Ogana and Angel Pineda) of the CDC Panel.