The President of IMU visits Korea 2012-08-21

Professor Ingrid Daubechies, President of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) visited Korea in July 2012 on an invitation from the Organizing Committee of Seoul ICM 2014. 

The Organizing Committee of Seoul ICM 2014 held a "ICM Preparatory Workshop" on July 9 in which Professor Daubechies shared her observations and expectations as a host of the Congress and LOC members had opportunities to examine ongoing preparations and status of various activities and to get feedback.

As a sign of solidarity, Professor Daubechies also attended the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12) Opening Ceremony and ICME-12 related events.

• July 8 : Lecture on "Art and Mathematics” for Korean high school mathematics teachers,
               Interview with Dong-A Daily News and the JoongAng Ilbo
• July 9 : ICME-12 Opening Ceremony,
               ICM Preparatory Workshop, 
               ICM Welcome Reception
• July 10 : Visit Minister of Education, Science and Technology, 
                 Open KIAS Symposium
• July 11 : Inspect IMU General Assembly venue, 
                 Visit UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites in the city of Gyeongju
• July 12 : Visit Chairman of the Education, Science and Technology Committee,
                 Visit Mayor of Seoul
• July 13 : WISET Roundtable