Slovenia will host the European Congress of Mathematics in 2020!

5 - 11 July 2020 

The European Congress of Mathematics is the quadrennial congress of the European Mathematical Society.

CONTACT US AT 8ecm2020@famnit.upr.si TO FIND OUT MORE

Charming Piran, lively Portorož, and mathematicians from Slovenia and the Region await you in 2020, when we are planning to organise the 8th European Congress of Mathematics (ECM). 

The Council of the European Mathematical Society voted on the organisers of the next European Congress of Mathematics on 17 July 2016 and decided to entrust the organisation to Slovene institutions.  


Regional character of the organising committee

All Slovene institutions active in the field of mathematics are participating in the organising committee, which is further extended with representatives of mathematical institutions from the region.

Check here to see which institutions are participating in the organisation.

The European Mathematical Society has announced an Open Call for Nominations for Prizes to be awarded at 8ECM 2020.   The following calls are open: • Call for Nominations of Candidates for The Felix Klein Prize, deadline December 31, 2019. • Call for Nominations of Candidates for 10 EMS...

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  The 8th European Congress of Mathematics (8ECM) is both an important milestone and a great opportunity for the visibility of Slovenian mathematics, as well as mathematics in the region. Slovene mathematicians publish annually about 300 mathematical papers in international journals, and their...

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  We are delighted to announce that Fields medallist Sir Vaughan F. R. Jones FRS will deliver a public lecture at the 8th European Congress of Mathematics.   Sir Vaughan F. R. Jones is a New Zealand-born mathematician based in the USA, renowned worldwide for his remarkable work on von Neumann...

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MAIN HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONGRESS INCLUDE: 

 

CENTRAL LOCATION IN EUROPE

Excellent communications and connections will bring you to the lovely, picturesque town of Piran. A peaceful Mediterranean gem full of rich history and romantic medieval streets. 

The Bernardin resort lies just outside of Piran and if you continue the walk along the beach, you will reach Portorož, a resort city since the 13th century. 

The Trieste, Ljubljana, Pula, and Venice airports are in the vicinity and we have arranged special prices with airport shuttle services for the conference. 

NEW CONCEPT OF ECM

Organised in a small town with an academic tradition and support of the local academic community, with all facilities within walking distance.

Math societies from the region are participating in the organisation and the congress will be held in a modern and spacious congress centre with plenty of accommodation facilities.

A WIDE LIST OF ACCOMPANYING EVENTS

Planned accompanying events include scientific events, social events, exhibitions, and events for popularising mathematics.

A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT 

Activities such as dolphin watching, a biodiversity camp, human-computer interaction workshops, math workshops for different age groups, and other activities provided in different languages will be available for your family members that join you for the trip.  

SATELLITE EVENTS

Satellite events covering different topics will be organised in the region before and after the event.

AND MUCH, MUCH MORE... 

So just scroll through our webpage and check what we are preparing for you..