Provisional Programme in Details  

Programme Overview  

The International Community of Teachers of Mathematical Modelling and Applications (ICTMA) invites you to participate in the 18th International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications (ICTMA-18).

Location and dates

The conference will take place at the SANLAM Training Centre Corporate Office, 2 Strand Rd in Bellville, Cape Town and is scheduled from Sunday, 23rd July to Friday, 28th July 2017, with a Teacher Day on 29 July. Invited are experts in the field as well as young researchers interested in research on the teaching of applications and modelling in all areas of mathematics education – primary through secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities, and the world of work.


The location is central with respect to the Cape Town International airport, the city of Cape Town and all its attractions, and the winelands of Stellenbosch. Directions from the airport to the venue can be downloaded here.

Aim of the conference

To provide a forum for the presentation of research and exchange of information, experiences, and ideas relating to the teaching, learning and assessment of mathematical modelling, mathematical models and applications of mathematics at primary, secondary and tertiary level as well as in the world of work.

Organising committee

helenawesselsDr Helena Wessels, Chair
dirkwesselscompProf Dirk Wessels, Co-chair
mdundlovucompProf Mdu Ndlovu
faaizgierdiencompDr Faaiz Gierdien
ernalampenDr Erna Lampen
cerenuspfeiffercompMr Cerenus Pfeiffer