Manaus will host Iberoamerican Mathematical Olympiad 2016

On Monday (9), They were worked out the final details of the event.
10/11/2015 10h07 - Updated 10/11/2015 10h07
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Manaus will host the 8th edition of the Iberoamerican Mathematical Olympiad. In this Monday, 9, the event coordinator, professor Nelson Borges, He met with Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto and the municipal Secretary woman, Social Assistance and Human Rights, Goreth Garcia Ribeiro, to finalize the details of the event. The meeting was in the White River Palace, no Center.

Along the teacher Borges, the mayor pointed out that the idea is to work for the Olympics can gather significant number of participants, mainly, the Amazon universities math academic. According to Arthur, the initiative, which is held for the second time in Brazil, will bring, this time to Manaus, the biggest names in Latin American mathematics.

"The interior of the students of our state and our city only stand to gain from this exchange because here come representatives of all Ibero-American countries. It will be a very beautiful time to Manaus. Here we have a cultural and intellectual tourism event ", said the mayor.

According to Professor Borges, the event will be held in partnership with the University of the State of Amazonas (UEA) and it is scheduled for the second half of 2016. According to him, the academic mathematics courses in countries like Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Guatemala are expected Competition. awaiting also the adhesion of students from Portugal.

According to Professor, Brazil has a positive retrospect participation at the Olympics. He explained that one of the main objectives of the event, besides the development in technology, It is to discover new great mathematicians. The best students win award as scholarships to the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics, which is reference in the study of mathematics in Brazil.

"With this Olympics we want to develop interest in the study of mathematics. And now we want to discover those talents here in the Amazon ", said Professor.

According to Garcia desk Goreth, this is an opportunity to exchange, in which the state and, mainly, students only gain. "We will encourage the intellectuals of our students in higher education. Manaus so itself as generous space for events of all kinds. It is, surely, radiating toward our goals, as the search for quality education. All benefits are very good ", described.

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