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Colombia Section of SIAM

The Colombia Section of SIAM serves SIAM members in Colombia.

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Purpose and Activities

Section Purpose

The Colombia Section of SIAM was established in 2010 for the purpose of furthering the application of mathematics to industry and science in Colombia by promoting basic research in mathematics leading to new methods and techniques and by providing media for the exchange of information and ideas between mathematicians and other technical and scientific personnel.


The Colombia Section of SIAM sponsors several meetings a year.

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Universidad Sergio Arboleda
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Tecnologico de Antioquia
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz




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Section Archive

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President Gerard Olivar
Vice President Carlos Daniel Acosta
Secretary/Treasurer John A. Taborda
Council Primitivo Acosta-Humánez, Juan Carlos Muñoz Grajales, Johan Manuel Redondo Ortegón, Olga Vasilieva, Carlos Enrique Mejía Salazar


President Gerard Olivar
Vice President Primitivo Acosta-Humánez
Secretary/Treasurer John A. Taborda
Council Olga Vasilieva, Gladys E. Salcedo, Carlos Mejia, Carlos Peña, Hernando Diaz

Comlombia Section of SIAM Annual Meeting and Math Modeling Challenge COSIAM 2017

Universidad de Los Andes, October 5-6, 2017

COSIAM Sponsored International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Informatics (ICAMI 2017)

San Andrés, Colombia, November 26-October 1, 2017

COSIAM Sponsored 4th International and Interdisciplinary Workshop on Mathematical Modeling of

Environment and Evolution of Social and Life Processes (4th IIWEE)

Manizales, Colombia, August 2-4, 2017

COSIAM Sponsored Mathematics of Bio-Economics MaBiEs, in the program Mathematics of Planet Earth

Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France, January 7 - April 5, 2013

COSIAM Sponsored IX Congreso Colombiano de Métodos Numéricos: Simulación en Ciencias y

Aplicaciones Industriales

Cali, Colombia, August 21-23, 2013

COSIAM Sponsored LACNEM 2013, 5th Latin American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media

Manizales, Colombia, September 1-4, 2013

COSIAM Sponsored DSTA 2013, Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications

Lodz, Poland, December 2-5, 2013