Mathematics 2012 is the seventh in the series of annual IMA conferences to promote mathematics. This series aims to demonstrate to both mathematicians and non mathematicians the many uses of modern mathematics. The work of the speakers this year includes the food industry, defence, finance and government. Also included are current topics in mathematics such as the promotion of mathematics to a wider audience and the interface between school and university mathematics.
- those who work with mathematicians in policy forming roles
- anyone who has an interest in developments in the applications of mathematics.
Confirmed Speakers (plus talk topics):
James Moffat – The Impact of Mathematics on Defence Policy
Daniel Clarke – Ending poverty: how actuarial mathematics can help.
József Baranyi – Mathematical modelling in food science and industry
David Youdan – HESTEM Programme
David Acheson – What’s the problem with Maths?
Peter Benton – The Future of the Census
Chris Linton – Surface Waves
Robert Mackay – IMA in 2012: Strategy