Business Events Tasmania is thrilled to announce that Tasmania has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Annual Conference. Approximately 200 delegates are expected to attract the conference that will be held in Launceston in July 2021.

The MERGA Annual conference provides a platform for Mathematics professionals to discuss and present important research findings, issues and outcomes for education. It is an invaluable resource in improving both the preparation of teachers of mathematics and mathematics teaching and learning.

Led by Dr Greg Oates, University of Tasmania and BET Industry Champion, the local organising committee comprises of members from University of Tasmania, the Department of Education and the Mathematics Association of Tasmania.

“We have a team that brings together all the major contributing mathematics educational groups in Tasmania, with considerable experience but also some emerging researchers.” Says Dr Oates.