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The London Mathematical Society Program on

MENTORING AFRICAN RESEARCH in MATHEMATICS

at the University of NAMIBIA



Under the High Auspices of






The 2021 MARM-UNAM MEETING
 
FROM MARM to NARM
c
From Mentoring to Networking African Researchers in Mathematics

Windhoek, Casablanca Hotel, October 15-16, 2021

THE PICTURES


The meeting can be followed through the Zoom Platform clicking on the link

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82761114637?pwd=YUxlSFJFMDlvb3dIM0w3NlN2TjhaZz09
Meeting ID: 827 6111 4637
Passcode: 696419
Time: Oct 15, 2021 02:45 PM Africa/Windhoek






Program*













FRIDAY, October 15th



  • 14:30 -- Registration of the Participants

  • 15:00 -- Letterio Gatto & Martin Mugochi, LMS & UNAM responsibles for the MARM Program
    "Welcome to the participants & a few words on the NARM-MARM project: our sponsors, our partners and DDD,
    what we Did,
    what we are Doing,  what we will Do"

  • 15:30 -- Welcome address by Prof. Dr. F. Gideon, Pro Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, UNAM

  • 15:50 -- Welcome address by Prof. Samuel Nuugulu, Chair of Department of Mathematics, UNAM
  • 16:00 -- Greetings from authorities

    • Dr. Giulia Casagrande, First Secretary, Italian Embassy in Pretoria "Greeting address by The Italian Embassy in South Africa";

    •  Prof. Dr. Frank Neumann, Chair of the LMS-IMU-AMMSI MARM Project "What is MARM and the Namibian experiment";

    • Ms Generosa Simon, National Council of Research Science & Technology, 
      "a Few words on the 1st Olympiad of Mathematics in Namibia";

    • Doctor Loide Kapenda,  from  the Ministry of Education


  • 17:00 -- Coffee Break

  • 17:15 -- Prof. Dr. Pierguido Sarti, Ambasciata d'Italia a Pretoria,             
                 "International Collaboration in Science and Technology: the Italian way"
  • 17:45 -- Prof. Dr. Winifred Mutuku, Chair of Department of Mathematics, Kenyatta University
                "Gender Responsive Strategies to Sustain Mentorship in Mathematics in Post-Covid-19 Era: A case study of Kenya"

  • 18:05 -- Prof. Dr. Josephine Wairimu Kagunda, University of Nairobi,
                 "Promoting participation of women in Mathematics"

  • 18:20 -- Letterio Gatto, Politecnico di Torino, MARM grant holder
                 "Pure Versus Applied Mathematics: a fictitious Dispute"

    * The organization  is honored to welcome the participation of the UK Namibia High Commissioner,
    His Excellency
    Charles Moore


    19:00 -- The Aperitivo by the AMMRI-IMU-LMS

    19:30 -- Social Dinner at the Casablanca Hotel

















SATURDAY, October 16th

09:30

The NARM-MARM Discussion Panel


Science, Technology and Business. The strategic Role of Mathematics for Innovation, Welfare and Wealth

Moderated by Letterio Gatto. Participants: Giovanni Marelli, Martin Mugochi, Generosa Simon (NCRST) and exponents of the business world.