IMAGINARY Conference 2016

IMAGINARY Conference 2016
16 Kas. 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”.


All News

5 Ara. 2013

Just in time for Christmas, IMAGINARY is proud to present our latest product, the IMAGINARY-Entdeckerbox – a box that contains a fine selection of all things IMAGINARY (in German). It is a mix of both physical and electronic materials – 3D sculptures, posters, craft supplies, a Live-DVD with a cocktail of software and...Devamını oku

15 Kas. 2013

For the first time, “IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics” will be shown in Norway.The exhibition is organized by the NTNU University Museum in collaboration with The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters through the board of Abel Prize and other partners. The exhibition...Devamını oku

31 Eki. 2013

The “Medienpreis Mathematik 2013” by the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt for their work on the project IMAGINARY. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the communication and popularization of mathematics. The award comes with 4000 Euro prize money provided by the Walter de Gruyter Stiftung in Berlin.

The jury...Devamını oku

2 Eki. 2013

Today the Spanish version of “IMAGINARY - open mathematics” was launched. With the new language selector on top of the page or the direct link www. you can open the Spanish version of the platform. All main exhibition contents are translated and we invite collaborators to join our translation community to help...Devamını oku

20 Eyl. 2013

The new project “Oberwolfach meets IMAGINARY” funded by the Klaus Tschira Stiftung started! It is a three years project (2013 - 2016) with several work plans focusing on the communication of modern mathematics and current mathematical research. The core idea of this new project is to connect the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, one of the most important mathematical research institutes worldwide, and...Devamını oku