September 19, 2003

AIMS Institute Launch

The AIMS Launch Event, a Bright Future for Science and Mathematics in Africa, was held at the AIMS institute, 6–8 Melrose Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town 18–19th September 2003.

Speakers included: Francis Allotey, Kader Asmal, Michael Berry, Wayne Getz, Ben Ngubane, Martin Rees, James Gates, Patricia Whitelock, JRA Pearson, Toni Beardon, Graham Richards, George Ellis, Maha Mahadevan, Jan Persens, Paulus Gerdes, James Turner, Katepalli Sreenivasan, Sibusiso Sibisi, Neil Turok.

The AIMS launch was sponsored by: Cambridge University Press, The Department of Science and Technology (SA), British Airways, and the Africa-America Mathematics Initiative.

Update

Read the speech by Kader Asmal, Minister of Education at the time.

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