Online Vedic Mathematics Conference
14th - 15th March 2015
See the Conference Report here
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of the seminal work "Vedic Mathematics" by Shankaracarya Sri Bharati Krishna Tirtha, published in 1965, events are being organised around the world.
We are delighted to invite you to this online conference which will be for 3 hours on each of the two days.
The aims of this Vedic Maths conference are to:
1. broaden the awareness of VM
2. introduce and illustrate the speed, fun and flexibility of VM
3. share discoveries and benefits
4. bring people together with similar interests
5. discuss future pathways for VM
Who should attend?
Anyone who has an interest in maths or maths education. That is teachers, parents, researchers, students etc.
DAY 1, 14th March, 2015 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) [8 am PST, 3 pm GMT]
1) Introductory workshop by foremost VM expert James Glover, followed by a Q&A session through the 'Chat' facility. Not to be missed!
30 minutes plus Q&A
5 minute break
2) Global VM practices: A series of short presentations from VM practitioners around the world telling us what they are doing, their success stories, plans, challenges etc.
10 minute break
3) Special Project Workshops: These are accounts of special projects that are underway in various parts of the world. Each will have a brief Q&A session. The 'Chat' facility will give all participants the opportunity to ask questions about these projects.
60 minutes including Q&A
DAY 2, 15th March, 2015 timings as above: 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time)
1) VM research: Presentations outlining research areas that will be presented in person and in more detail at the later conference in Bangkok. Each will have a brief Q&A session.
60 minutes including Q&A
5 minute break
2) Panel discussions: A series of discussions on moving forward with Vedic Mathematics: global, educational, research etc. Conducted by Dr Arvind Prasad.
80 minutes including Q&A
These discussions will be based around questions submitted by the conference participants.
3) Q & A from conference participants on any aspect of the Conference and discussion of further developments.
30 minutes including Q&A
TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE CLICK HERE
Only a web browser and headphones or speaker are required to view and participate.
Conference access details will be sent 1 day prior to the course start.
NB: The registration period will end 2 days before the conference start
If you would like to make a short presentation on Day 1, or if you have any question(s) you would like to see addressed on Day 2, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the details.
Recordings of the event will be available to anyone who has registered for the conference.
Kenneth Williams James Glover Arvind Prasad Has been studying, researching and teaching Vedic Mathematics since 1971, founded the Vedic Mathematics Academy in 1998, published several articles, written several books, created DVDs, been invited to many countries to give seminars and courses. Gives online courses, including teacher training. Research includes developing Tirthaji's material, left-to-right calculating, Astronomy, applications of Triples, extension of Tirthaji's 'Crowning Gem', Calculus. James Glover has 35 years experience of teaching Vedic Maths in schools together with original research and development on its use in education. He has run many public courses, seminars and workshops in Vedic Mathematics and has held international courses for teacher training. He has authored five books: Vedic Mathematics for Schools 1, 2 and 3 and The Curious Hats of Magical Maths 1 and 2. He has written several papers on Vedic Mathematics together with published articles in the Indian press. James teaches mathematics in London and is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Education: Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada
Advanced Diploma in Vedic Maths from Pasyanthi Academy and the Vedic Maths Academy
Current Employment: Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Community Contributions: Organizing committee/Editor: Aluminium Casthouse technology conference, 2011
Organizing committee/Co-Editor: Aluminium Casthouse technology conference, 2009
Organizing committee: Inaugural autonomous Vedic Maths conference, 2015
Conducts regular workshops and classes on Vedic Maths at the local libraries