Letter to Presidents and Representatives

Messages from the ICIAM President to the Presidents and Representatives of Member Societies

ICIAM President's Message: Suggestions for names for the ICIAM 2023 prize committees

Dear Presidents and Representatives of ICIAM member societies,


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 ICIAM Board meeting was held online on September 26, 2020,

at which the board approved to establish the ICIAM Industry Prize. Thus, ICIAM has 6 prizes, namely

the ICIAM Collatz Prize, the ICIAM Lagrange Prize, the ICIAM Maxwell Prize, the ICIAM Pioneer Prize,

the ICIAM Su Buchin Prize and the ICIAM Industry Prize. ( http://www.iciam.org/iciam-prizes )


ICIAM Secretary's Message: "2020 ICIAM Board Meeting"

Dear Presidents and Representatives of ICIAM Members,

Due to the continuing COVID-19 situation, the ICIAM Officers have decided to hold the next ICIAM Board meeting via a zoom call on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at noon CEST (GMT+2, 5am Chicago time, 10pm Auckland time). The meeting will last about two hours to accommodate the different time zones of our members. Consequently, we will concentrate on the main topics.

ICIAM Secretary's Message: "Results of Online vote on ICIAM joining to a new network about gender issues in science"

Dear Presidents and Representatives of ICIAM Member Societies,

I hope you and your families are safe and healthy.

It is my pleasure to announce that the motion for ICIAM to join a new network  about gender issues in science has been approved by the Board. The votes cast were as follows: Total number of votes: 44; approval (yes) votes: 42; abstentions: 2.

Thank you for participating in the vote.

Yours sincerely,

Sven Leyffer
ICIAM Secretary

ICIAM President's Message: "Online vote about ICIAM adhering to a new network about gender issues in Science"

Dear members of the ICIAM Board,
The ICIAM Officers need your feedback on an important issue concerning a possible commitment that ICIAM could take concerning Gender Equality in Science and which, due to the postponement of our May Board meeting until September, cannot wait until then. You can send your vote on this issue by going to the webpage


ICIAM President's Message: Math and COVID-19

Dear Presidents and Representatives of ICIAM member societies,
  I hope that you are doing fine and managing to deal not too badly with the inconveniences of the epidemic lock-downs or restrictions.
   We have learnt that in a number of countries there are websites and webpages where one can have a good global view of actions 
(research works, interviews, etc) of mathematicians with respect to the covid-19 epidemic. A lot is being said in the media about 

ICIAM President's message: "Reminder: Call for pre-bids for hosting ICIAM2027"

Dear Presidents/Representatives of ICIAM Member Societies,

   We would like to encourage you to submit a pre-bid for hosting the 2027 ICIAM Congress in your country. 
Pre-bids for ICIAM 2027 will be discussed at our next Board meeting in Glasgow (May 23, 2020) and a final 
decision will be made at the 2021 Board meeting in Tokyo. Previous congress locations were Tokyo (2023), 
Valencia (2019), Beijing (2015), Vancouver (2011), Zurich (2007), Sydney (2003), Edinburgh (1999),