President Ya-xiang Yuan's message welcomes everyone to the 2023 ICIAM Congress in July.
This issue of ICIAM Dianoia comes to you in April - Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. And Spring is a reminder that Summer is not far away, and with it the upcoming ICIAM Congress: ICIAM 2023 in Tokyo. You will find important reminders for people who plan to attend the Congress in this issue. Spring is also a time when prizes are announced - news on that, also, in this issue. Happy reading and happy travels.
The International Science Council (ISC) is currently going through an intense transformation, trying to define better what the organization is and what it wants to be in the future. In this direction, the ISC Board is having long discussions about strategic priorities.
In a statement, the International Science Council deplored the exclusion of women from university education in Afghanistan and urges the Afghan authorities to reverse their decision.
The School of Applied Mathematics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EMAp), in partnership with the Brazilian Society of Applied and Computational Mathematics (SBMAC), held, between January 30 and February 3, 2023, at FGV, the first edition of the Latin American Institute of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (LACIAM).
The fourth Mathematical Congress of the Americas, MCA 2025, will take place in Miami, Florida, USA; the dates are July 21-25, 2025. The Congress web page has more details about the venue and the organization of the Congress.
A Call for Proposals for Special Sessions has been announced.
This will be the first time that the Congress will take place in the United States.
In honor of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, SIAM will be highlighting influential mathematicians and statisticians from our community, starting with Dr. Wil Schilders.