Renewal of the ICMI Executive Committee
Despite the fact that ICME14 has been postponed (see below) the General Assembly of ICMI, which was supposed to take place just before the opening of ICME14 in Shanghai, was organized electronically over a 24h period of time between 13th and 14th of July. One of the main issues was the election of the new ICMI Executive Committee by the 84 ICMI country representatives. This new committee will be in service from 1st January 2021 for 4 years, it is composed of:
- President : Fredrick K.S. LEUNG (Hong Kong, SAR, China)
- Secretary general : Jean-Luc DORIER (Switzerland)
- Vice-presidents : Merrylin GOOS (Australia – Ireland)
- Anjum HALAI (Pakistan)
Members at large:
- Marta CIVIL (USA)
- Patricio FELMER (Chile)
- Mercy KAZIMA (Malawi)
- Nùria PLANAS (Spain)
- Susanne PREDIGER (Germany)
Moreover, the ex-president of ICMI Jill Adler, as well as the president and the secretary general of IMU, Carlos E. KENIG (USA) and Helge HOLDEN (Norway), are members ex-officio. Paolo PICCIONE (USA), is the liaison person for ICMI.
Devoted to the development of mathematical education at all levels, the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) is a commission of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), an international non-governmental and nonprofit scientific organization whose purpose is to promote international cooperation in mathematics.
ICME-14 postponed to July 2021
Due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, ICMI and ICME14 organizing committee have decided, after careful discussion and consultation, to postpone the original session and hold ICME14 during July 11th−18th, 2021 at East China Normal University (Putuo campus).
For more details and latest news please stay tuned to the updates on www.icme14.org.
Source: ICMI Column
Posted on Jul 15, 2020 in News