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Panel Discussions

Financing of mathematical research

Moderator:  Pavel Exner (Vice President European Research Council):
The role of ERC in supporting mathematical research


Mats Gyllenberg
(European Science Foundation): TBA

Michal Karoński (National Science Center (NCN), Poland): The role of NCN in supporting Polish mathematics

Sastry G. Pantula (National Science Foundation, USA): Opportunities in mathematical and statistical
sciences at NSF

Lex Zandee (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)): How to improve the relation between mathematics research funding from ERC and from the national research councils.

The role of mathematics in the emerging economies

Moderators: Andreas Griewank (Humboldt University, Berlin), Tsou Sheung Tsun (University of Oxford)


Neela Nataraj (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)

Alexander Shananin (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology - State University)

Jin-yun Yuan
(Federal University of Parana Brazil)

Gareth Witten (University of Cape Town)

Redressing the gender imbalance in mathematics: strategies and outcomes  
(Joint EMS/EWM Panel Discussion)

Moderator: Caroline Series, University of Warwick, United Kingdom,
Chair of the EMS Committee on Women in Mathematics


Penelope Bidgood  (Kingston University, UK) - Chair,  Committee on Women in Statistics
Topic: Women in Statistics

Kari Hag  (NTNU, Trondheim, Norway)
Topic: Scandanavian initiatives for Women Mathematicians

Marja Makarow (University of Helsinki, Finland)  - Chief Executive of the ESF 2008-11
Topic: Does a research career in mathematics attract women?

Christie Marr (The Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK) - Deputy Director INI
Topic: The Newton Institute Gender Balance Initiative

Marie-Francoise Roy (Université de Rennes, France)   - Convenor of EWM
Topic: Women in Mathematician France and Germany in the last 25 years

''Solid findings'' in Mathematics Education; proposals and discussion

(Presentation of the EMS Committee of Education)

Guenter Toerner (University of Duesseldorf) - chair of the EMS Comittee of Education

Tommy Dreyfus (University of Tel Aviv)

Konrad Krainer (Universität Klagenfurt)

Despina Potari (University of Athens)

What is expected from European learned societies?

Marta Sanz-Solé, President of the European Mathematical Society


Ehrhard Behrends, Freie Universität Berlin
Chair of the EMS Committee Raising Public Awareness of Mathematics
Title: Popularization of mathematics: why and how?

Wolfgang Eppenschwandter,
Initiative for Science in Europe, Executive Coordinator.
Title: Joining forces for science-driven science policy in Europe

Maria J. Esteban
, CNRS and University Paris-Dauphine, France
President of Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles, Chair of the EMS Committee on Applied Mathematics
Title: Building bridges between Academia, Industry and the Society

Gert-Martin Greuel,
Universität Kaiserslautern, Editor-in-Chief of Zentralblatt MATH
Director of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Germany)
Title: A World Digital Mathematics Library
What do we need and what can reference databases contribute?

Ari Laptev
, Imperial College London and KTH
Director of the Institute Mittag-Leffler, Djursholm (Sweden), EMS Past-President
Title: Mathematical education at school and university level

EuDML: Accessing Europe's mathematical treasures

Moderator: Jiří Rákosník (Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Praha) - member of the EMS Electronic Publishing Committee


Laurent Guillopé (Université de Nantes, France)
Title: About mathematical archives for the future

Marek Niezgódka (Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, Warszaw, Poland)
Title: Towards Open Mathematics: the role of communication platforms, positioning of EuDML

Olaf Teschke (Zentralblatt MATH / Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe, Berlin, Germany)
Title: Crosslinking, scope, classification - How EuDML and Zentralblatt work together and improve each other