Plenary speakers and discussants

Werner Blum (University of Kassel, Germany)
Can Modelling be Taught and Learnt? Some Answers from Empirical Research.
Discussant: Marcelo de Carvalho Borba (State University of Sao Paulo at Rio Claro,  Brazil)

Gloria Stillman (Melbourne University, Australia)
Applying Metacognitive Knowledge and Strategies in Applications and Mathematical Modelling Tasks at Secondary School
Discussant: Rita Borromeo Ferri (University of Hamburg, Germany)

Helmut Neunzert (Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik (ITWM), Kaiserslautern, Germany)
Mathematical Modelling and a New Role for Mathematics as Key Technology
Discussant: Jens Struckmeier (University of Hamburg, Germany) – Subject to confirmation

Richard Lesh (Indiana University, USA ), Helen Doerr (Syracuse University, USA)
Models and Modelling: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Mathematics for the 21st Century
Chair: Mogens Niss (Roskilde Universitet, Denmark)

Chris Haines (City University London, Great Britain)
Drivers for Mathematical Modelling: Pragmatism in Practice
Discussant: Katja Maaß (Educational University Freiburg, Germany)

Panel discussion:

Theme: Modelling perspectives around the world – State-of-the-art
Contributions by:

  • Toshikazu Ikeda (Yokohama National University, Japan)
  • Peter Galbraith (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • George Ekol, (Simon Frazer University, Canada)
  • Jonei Cerqueira Barbosa (State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil)
  • Pauline Vos (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Bharath Sriraman (University of Montana, USA)
  • Morten Blomhøj (Roskilde Universitet, Denmark)


Last update 22.07.2009