Workshop on the ICMI-ICIAM Study on the
"Educational Interfaces between Mathematics and Industry"
University of Macau, 3-4 November 2011

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary (1981-2011) of University of Macau


University of Macau

Macao, P. R. China

Date: 3-4 November, 2011



Background and Aim:

On the occasion of its 30th anniversary (1981-2011) the  University of Macau, in collaboration with the Centro Internacional de Matemática (CIM), hosts and organizes a Workshop on the ICMI-ICIAM Study on the "Educational Interfaces between Mathematics and Industry" on November 3-4, 2011. The need for an analysis and a reflection on strategies for the education and training of new generations to face the challenges of the increasing connections between innovation, science and mathematics was recognized in a recent OECD Global Science Forum on Mathematics in Industry. The international EIMI Study is a joint study between the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) of the International Mathematical Union and the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), which Discussion Document was launched in 2009 and is available at The Study consists of an international Conference, already held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 11-15 October 2010 (the Proceedings of which are freely available in ) and of a Study Volume, which is a post-conference book to be published in 2012 by Springer Verlag. The purpose of this Workshop is to contribute to this on going ICMI/ICIAM study, in particular, to enhance its recommendations and conclusions.


Organizing Committee

Tao Qian (U. Macau)
José Francisco Rodrigues (
Chair) (U. Lisboa and CIM)
Jaime Carvalho e Silva (U. Coimbra
and ICMI)

Local Organizing Committee

Che Man Cheng (Chair) (U. Macau)
Ieng Tak Leong (U. Macau)
Siu Long Lei (U. Macau)
Seak Weng Vong (U. Macau)


Participation and Registration

    No registration fee is required, but interested participants are requested to register and
to send their proposed contributions (title and abstract) not later than
22nd October 2011
  Participants are suggested to arrive on the 2nd November (Wednesday)



University of Macau



Centro Internacional de Matemática

 Conference Program

Programme and Abstracts


 Hotel Information

Accommodation for invited participants is at Grandview Hotel which is about 20 min. walking distance from the University of Macau. Transportation between Hotel and University will be arranged. Depending on availability, other participants may make a reservation (before 15th October 2011) through the Local Organizing Committee. Room price is to be confirmed by the Hotel.


Contact Us

Che Man Cheng


Telephone: (+853) 83974457