Hosted by the Institut Henri Poincaré

AUG 31 - SEP 2, 2022


The Institut Henri Poincaré hosts the MATRIX × IMAGINARY joint conference on the future of mathematics engagement.

Join us to discover innovations in math museums, exhibitions, new formats, technologies, and inspiring ideas!

Program highlights

Olga Paris-Romaskevich
Tim Chartier
Nicky Case
Olivier Druet
  • Keynotes by Nicky Case, Tim Chartier, Olivier Druet and Olga Paris-Romaskevich.
  • A panorama of new math museums.
  • Hot topic segments dedicated to climate change, health, artificial intelligence and social equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Talks on innovation in math museums and outreach.
  • Panels on math communication networks and mathematics engagement and funding.
  • A math bazaar cocktail session.
  • A collaborative creative session.

See the conference program

Take the stage

We are looking for engaging 10-minute talks that provide insights into current mathematics communication activities, upcoming projects, or new ideas.

The call is open to all topics, but we encourage proposals connected to one of our featured topics: Climate Change, AI, Health, Diversity, Inclusion, Social Equity, New Museums/Exhibits, and Innovation.

Submit your proposal before June 13.

Full details and submission form

Be part of our Math Bazaar

The Math Bazaar is a lively informal space for sharing your work and surprising participants while enjoying cocktails.

Show an object, exhibit, piece of art, puzzle, magic trick, song, or more!

Submit your proposal before June 13.

Full details and submission form

Meet us in Paris!

Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2022

Institut Henri Poincaré
11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75005 Paris, France

Register now
Registration will close once the 150 person limit is reached.

Conference fee: EUR 180.

There is also a reduced fee of EUR 100 for students and special groups (please send a message indicating the reason you apply for this discount to [email protected]).

A limited number of sponsored tickets and travel grants for participants who would like to attend and cannot afford it will be awarded by the organizing team. To apply please send us a request letter explaining why you need support before June 15.

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