Letter to Presidents and Representatives

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

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), 

ICIAM Secretary's Message: "Registration and Support for ICIAM Board Meeting"

Dear ICIAM Board Members,

The ICIAM Board meeting will take place on Saturday 23 May in Glasgow, UK, organized by the IMA. The Board meeting is preceded by the customary workshop on 21 and 22 May. Both events will take place at the University
of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC), 99 George Street, Glasgow G1 1RD. The Board dinner will be held on the evening of Saturday 23rd.

ICIAM President's Message: "2020 New Year's Greeting from ICIAM"

Dear Presidents and Representatives of ICIAM member societies,

On behalf of all the ICIAM Officers it is a great pleasure for me to wish all of you and your societies a very happy and successful 2020!  I specially wish that the activities of your societies continue making Applied and Industrial Mathematics even more useful and visible in your respective countries and worldwide, and that the exchanges that we may have thanks to our common belonging to ICIAM help all of us in doing that.

With my best regards


Ya-xiang Yuan