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Vice President Iliana Iotova Opened The Second International Conference MATHEMATICS DAYS IN SOFIA 2017

 

The Second International Conference MATHEMATICS DAYS IN SOFIA was opened on July 10, 2017. The conference is organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics (IMI) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, with the assistance of the Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians and the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". The confenrece is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of IMI.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mrs. Iliana Iotova, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Prof. Ivan Dimov, the Chairperson of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Prof. Diana Petkova. Academician Julian Revalski, President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, who is also the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the conference, welcomed the participants and the guests of the event and wished them a fruitful and successful work.

The conference was opened by the Vice President, Ms. Iliyana Iotova. She offered her congratulations to the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics for the successful cooperation with a number of universities and research centers all over the world and expressed her appreciation of the longstanding and successful work with the young Bulgarian talents.

The Director of IMI, Acad. Vesselin Drensky, presented to the attenadants the history and achievements of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2017. You can read his speech here.

The Chair of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Prof. Diana Petkova, also welcomed the conference participants.

The event was honored by the Ambassador of Malta to Bulgaria, H. E. Prof. Lino Bianco. Malta presided over the Council of the European Union by the end of June 2017. Among the distinguished guests was the President of the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, Dr. Solomon Passy.

During the opening ceremony of the conference, the second IMI Mathematics Prize, founded in 2014, was awarded to Dr. Kiril Datchev from the Purdue University in the United States. The prize was presented by the Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Acad. Stanimir Troyanski.

More than 250 scientists from 40 countries will take part in Mathematics Days in Sofia 2017. More than 170 talks will be delivered to the Conference.

The Conference Program can be found on the MDS 2017 website.

 

 

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