Mathematics of Planet Earth Day
When, local time:
Tuesday, 5 March 2013 - 9:30am to Friday, 8 March 2013 - 5:30pm
Type of Event:
The International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) of UNESCO and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) are leading this Mathematics of Planet Earth Day and the international exhibition which is an important component of the year of scientific and outreach activities, Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 (MPE2013), under the patronage of UNESCO. <br /><br />More than 120 mathematical organizations worldwide are partners of MPE 2013 and will provide for the public and the schools an exciting opportunity to discover and experience many aspects of mathematics, including its applications on life and earth sciences, its relevance on societal and environmental issues, the impact of mathematics research on thematic topics specific to Africa, women involvement in mathematics, as well as the global trends and perspectives on mathematics for sustainable development.