The 10th Symmetry Congress-Festival will be held in Adelaide, Australia Dec 1-6, 2016
The Congress website is here.
Please submit a four-page version of your paper ((summary of lecture, exhibition or performance) along with brief biographic data, by using the given SymmAdelaide2016 Paper Template in .doc or .rtf and .pdf formats. Pictures must have resolution higher than 300 dpi.
An important principle is to encourage interdisciplinary discussions. Thus, all contributors should be mindful to structure their presentations as to make them accessible to a non-specialist public, no jargon, as little technical information as possible, etc. (while the technical details can be given in the references).
Deadline for the submission of individual papers: now 20 October, 2016.
The first edition of the Symmetric Cooking Book is being prepared. The invitation with details can be downloaded here.
A Symmetry-related Meeting
A Sum of Its Parts: Symmetry in the Eighteenth Century will be held in Los Angeles, CA, March 19-21, 2015.
The Call for Papers and other information can be found here.
The International Conference on Science, Technology and Art Relations (STAR) will be held in Haifa 19-20 November 2014. The International Symmetry Society is a participating organization. Download the announcement poster here.
Carol Bier, expert on Islamic art presents four lectures on symmetry
Carol Bier, expert on Islamic art presents four lectures on symmetry:
February 15 2014 in Santa Cruz: “Symmetry, Asymmetry, and Symmetry-Breaking in Oriental Carpets,” for info click here.
March 20 2014 in Atlanta “Sinan’s Screens: Art and Geometry in Ottoman Architecture of the 16th Century,” for info click here.
March 21 2014 in Leeds UK “Is Ornament Ornamental? Geometry Made Manifest in Islamic Architecture,” for info click here.
March 27 in Washington DC “Symmetry in Carpets and Textiles,” for info call (202) 667-0441, ext. 64.
The 2nd International Conference on STAR: Science, Technology and Art Relations (with additional focus on Water, Energy and Space)
Honorary Chairman, Prof. Dan Shechtman, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2011
ORT Braude College, Haifa, Israel. November 19-21, 2014, In partnership with the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry.
Leonardo da Vinci + mathematics in Gent (Belgium): April 4-6, 2014
The location will be a former abbey, in Gent the LUCA Department for Architecture, KULeuven.
Organizer: Dirk Huylebrouck (host of the earlier International Symmetry Society conference “Matomium”)
(you may also reach the site by the keywords: Leonardo, mathematics, Belgium)
Official invitation to the General Assembly (GA) of the International Symmetry Society
Dear International Symmetry Society Member:
The General Assembly will be on Sept, 12 at 9 p.m. in the Conference Lounge of the Imperial Belvedere Hotel at Hersonissos of Heraklion, Crete, in the framework of the 9th Society Congress at the same place (September 9-15, 2013).
If we do not have the majority of members there, i.e., we do not have a quorum, the General Assembly will be on Sept. 13 at 9 p.m. at the same place, with the same agenda.
By law, in this second case the General Assembly may make valid decisions, even in that case if we do not have a quorum.
Suggested Agenda for the GA:
1 Opening of the meeting.
2 Election of Chair of this meeting
3 Election of minute-takers for this meeting
4 President’s Report (Nagy)
5 Treasurer’s Report on the Melbourne account (Lugosi)
6 Election of New Officers
7 Election of site of next congress
8 Outline of EU Programs for Cooperation in Science, Education and Culture between EU and USA/ Canada/ Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea / Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Western Balkans and the Mediterranean region (Vandoulakis)
9 Oversight Committee Chair’s Report (Goranson)
10 Discussion on the site symmetry-us.com and on the Society journals
President of the International Symmetry Society
The forms for the Crete Congress