International day of Mathematics in Portugal

12/03/2020 a 12/03/2020 CIM, SPM, MPT and ACL

Evento cancelado devido às medidas de contingência associadas ao surto de COVID-19

In order to celebrate the International Day of Mathematics, proclaimed by UNESCO as March 14, the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (ACL) will host its official presentation in Portugal on March 12, 2020 , in an initiative sponsored by CIM and the Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM), within the scope of the activities of the Mathematics Committee of Planet Earth (MPT), which has the support of the National Commission of UNESCO Portugal.

Admission is free, subject to prior registration here:


Organizers: José Francisco Rodrigues (CIM), Filipe Oliveira (SPM), Carlota Simões (MPT), M. Salomé Pais (ACL)

Organization: CIM, SPM, MPT and ACL




14:30 - Opening

14:45 - The International Day of Mathematics

Fábio Chalub (SPM and DM / FCT / UNLisboa)

15:15 - Mathematics in Economics and Management

Clara Raposo (ACL and ISEG / ULisboa)

15:45 - Musical interlude

15:55 - Coffee break and cakes

16:25 - Musical interlude

16:30 - Mathematical methods in Geography

Diogo Abreu (IGOT / ULisboa)

17:00 - Mathematics in Today's World

Jorge Milhazes de Freitas (ACL and CM / FC / UPorto)

17:30 - Closing

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Edited/published: 10/03/2020