Date: Saturday 7 March 2015
Location: University of Sheffield
The IMA Early Career Mathematicians’ Spring Conference will be held at the University of Sheffield on Saturday 7th March 2015. This bi-annual event aims to bring together mathematicians working in academia and industry along with undergraduate and postgraduate students. The day will provide a wide variety of inspirational presentations, talks and activities based on mathematical topics. The relaxed atmosphere encourages those attending to network with each other as well as speakers to learn about others' experiences and careers involving mathematics. More detailed information will be available soon about the day's activities and speakers.
Date: Thursday 19 March 2015
Location: Mary Ward House, London
Mathematics 2015 is the ninth in the series of annual IMA conferences to promote mathematics. This series aims to demonstrate to both mathematicians and non mathematicians the many uses of modern mathematics. One of the themes at the 2015 conference will be software and Mathematics . We hope that the audience will have mathematicians, those who work with mathematicians in policy forming roles, and anyone who has an interest in developments in the applications of mathematics.
Date: 30 – 31 March 2015
Location: Swansea University, Wales, UK
Recent coastal and inland flooding events such as occurred in the UK, have highlighted the difficulties in forecasting individual and sequences of extreme events. The widespread and catastrophic flooding following the Japanese earthquake in March 2011 heightened the global public awareness of the limitations of existing flood defence infrastructure and flood warning systems.
Date: Monday 20 April 2015
Location: Loughborough University
The sequence of conferences "Mathematical Education of Engineers" held at Loughborough provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, practices and pedagogy in the mathematical education of engineers. Within this framework, university mathematics teachers together with engineering colleagues and participants from industry are able to discuss enhancement and reflect on the engineering mathematics provision in the context of ever‐increasing demands of competence, effectiveness, quality and relevance. This conference aims to reflect the progress and experiences of initiatives within the teaching of mathematics to engineers in recent years, to debate areas of known concern and to learn together from current best practice.
Date 10 – 12 June 2015
Location University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
This is the first international conference of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) about approaches to teaching and learning mathematics. Mathematics should be understood in the widest possible sense to cover all aspects of mathematics, including number, pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and the full range of applications of mathematics.
The conference examines learning and teaching throughout the life span, from the most basic to the most advanced topics and for the full range of learners, including people with dyscalculia and other maths learning difficulties, gifted learners and mathematicians. This should lead to cross-fertilisation between different areas of learning and teaching. The conference is also highly interdisciplinary. In addition to mathematicians, it should be of interest amongst others to psychologists, teachers, pedagogical and educational experts, engineers, scientists and social scientists.
Date 18 – 19 June 2015
Location University of Manchester
The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners interested in mathematical modelling in finance. We invite researchers whose research work contains a strong Mathematical element to attend. We have included a broad range of topics with the aim to expose participants to models, ideas and techniques that they may not be aware of, and to foster future collaborations.
In recent years many of the underpinning assumptions of classical Mathematical Finance have been under attack, and now efficient markets can no longer be assumed by default. The result is that many more complex real world interactions need to be taken into account, meaning that the techniques and models from other areas such as Real Options and Operations Research will be important for the future of Mathematics in Finance.
Date 1 – 4 September 2015
Location Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
Developments in numerical methods underpin simulations in many ways, for example in any area where high dimensional problems are governed by differential equations. Computational fluid dynamics has driven many developments in this area; however there is a wide range of application areas where the problems, and indeed solution techniques may be similar. Numerical methods are important in diverse areas such as geophysical modelling, fluid-structure interaction, high-dimensional dynamical systems, weather prediction, climate modelling, oil reservoir simulation, and so on. The conference will bring together application specialists, applied mathematicians, numerical analysts and computational scientists who develop and use numerical simulations. Applications which focus on data assimilation, inverse problems, uncertainties or control, which contain as a major component a high-dimensional forward model, will also be represented.
The Institute for Computational Fluid Dynamics, founded in 1983 by Bill Morton and Mike Baines, previously ran a successful sequence of international conferences based on themes of relevance to fluid dynamics. The IMA conference series reprises this original vision, but opens up a wider range of themes which are similar to those in fluid dynamics, now including all areas of numerical simulation.
Date 9 – 11 September 2015
Location St Anne’s College, University of Oxford
The IMA Conference on the Mathematics of Robotics aims to bring together researchers working on all areas of robotics which have a signiﬁcant Mathematical content. The idea is to highlight the Mathematical depth and sophistication of techniques applicable to Robotics and to foster cooperation between researchers working in different areas of Robotics.
4th IMA Conference on Mathematics in Defence
Date Thursday 26 November 2015
Location Satellite Applications Catapult, Harwell Oxford
Science and technology play an increasingly important role in equipping and supporting the armed forces. Mathematics is fundamental to these disciplines, providing a framework for understanding and solving the varied and complex problems faced, and is used to model military systems and scenarios. These models can be used to estimate system performance, suggest improvements, or find weaknesses of real systems.