First Announcement

The conference will have two themes, each day focusing on just one of these.

Day One, Monday 17 September, will focus on "The Why, What and How of Teaching Calculus"

The main keynote speaker for the day will be Professor David Bressoud, currently Director of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences in the USA. Professor Bressoud is also a former President of the Mathematical Association of America. More information about Prof. Bressoud can be found at

Others who have agreed to make presentations in day one are Professor Tom L. Lindstrøm (UiO) and Helmer Aslaksen (UiO).

Day Two, Tuesday 18 September, will focus on "Student as Partners"

The main keynote speaker will be Professor Arshad Ahmad, Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning. Director, The MacPherson Institute, McMaster University

Other presenters in day two will include Professor Barbara Jaworski (Loughborough University, UK), Dr. Ian Jones (Loughborough University UK) and Dr. David Sirl (Nottingham University UK).

The programme includes opportunities for individuals or groups to make presentations in either of these themed days and we welcome proposals to take up this opportunity from mathematics teachers working in Norwegian higher education institutions. Please contact Lillian Egelandsaa, MatRIC Project Manager.

The Conference Programme Committee is composed of: Helmer Aslaksen (UiO), Thomas Gjesteland (UiA) and Lillian Egelandsaa (MatRIC/UiA).