IMAGINARY Conference 2016

IMAGINARY Conference 2016
16 nov. 2015
Shaping the future of mathematics communication

What is the future of mathematics communication? How does successful knowledge transfer in mathematics look like? What are its modern tools, concepts, and strategies? How can the public be engaged in a meaningful way?

IMAGINARY Conference on Open and Collaborative Communication of Mathematical Research 2016 (IC16) is an interdisciplinary gathering for mathematicians, communicators and interested professionals to discuss and work together on current issues of communication and knowledge transfer in mathematics. In contrast to a classical conference, IC16 is emphasizing a participative and collaborative approach in order to advance new ideas, bring forward concrete results and help shape the future of mathematics communication. IC16 is funded by Volkswagen Foundation.

IC16 will be held in Berlin, Germany (partly parallel to the 7ECM conference in Berlin and just before the ICME13 conference in Hamburg). The brand new conference website including a call for proposals is online now! Please also visit, like and share our Facebook event page for IC16.

Registration for IC16 will open after the announcement of the final program on March 1, 2016. In order to receive the latest information regarding IC16, please sign up to our newsletter by ticking the box ”IC16 Conference Newsletter”.

Web: ic16.imaginary.org
Email: ic16@imaginary.org

All News

11 Jan. 2016

IMAGINARY has launched a new educational and artistic format called “MathLapse” to highlight the link between mathematics and real-world phenomena. The name MathLapse (ML) is inspired by the timelapse-technique in physics: By re-scaling time, phenomena are visualized which we cannot observe directly.

A ML is short, simple, self-contained, creative and...Lire la suite

16 nov. 2015
Shaping the future of mathematics communication

What is the future of mathematics communication? How does successful knowledge transfer in mathematics look like? What are its modern tools, concepts, and strategies? How can the public be engaged in a meaningful way?

IMAGINARY Conference on Open and Collaborative Communication of Mathematical Research 2016 (IC16) is an interdisciplinary...Lire la suite

10 nov. 2015

Les instantanés sont des articles courts et faciles à comprendre sur des thèmes d’actualité de la recherche mathématique. Ils expliquent les problèmes et idées mathématiques d’une façon accessible et compréhensible, et donnent des aperçus passionnants des préoccupations actuelles de la communauté mathématique pour toute personne qui s’intéresse aux mathématiques actuelles.

Les instantanés sont tous écrits par de...Lire la suite

5 juil. 2015

We are very happy to share the good news with you!

At the opening of the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) exhibition in Heidelberg today, a new collaboration project was announced:...Lire la suite

29 juin. 2015

We have two big exhibition openings coming up in early July!

On July 5, the “Mathematics of Planet Earth” exhibition will open at Karlstorbahnhof in Heidelberg, Germany! It runs from July 5 to Aug 2, 2015, and offers a big variety of exciting adventures for children and adults alike. This exhibition is organized by the...Lire la suite

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