 International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) is a worldwide organisation for professional applied mathematics societies, and for other societies with a significant interest in industrial or applied mathematics. The current (2011) PresidentElect is Barbara Keyfitz.
ICIAM organises the fouryearly International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the first of which was held in 1987. The most recent congress was in 2011 in Vancouver, and the next will be in 2015 in Beijing. It also sponsors several prizes, awarded at the congresses: the ICIAM/SIAM Pioneer Prize for applied mathematical work in a new field, the ICIAM Collatz Prize for scientists under the age of 42, the ICIAM Lagrange Prize for exceptional career contributions, the ICIAM Maxwell Prize for originality in applied mathematics, and the ICIAM Su Buchin Prize for contributions to emerging economies and human development.^{[1]}
Until 1999 the Council was known as the Committee for International Conferences on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CICIAM). Formed in 1987 with the start of the ICIAM conference series, this committee represented the leaders of four applied mathematics societies: the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM), in Germany, the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), in England, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), in the USA, and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI), in France. The first two presidents of the council, Reinhard Mennicken and Olavi Nevanlinna, oversaw the addition of several other societies as members and associate members of the council; as of 2010 it had 20 members and 14 associate members. Past Presidents include Ian Sloan and Rolf Jeltsch. ^{[2]}
References
 ^ ICIAM Prizes, from the ICIAM web site.
 ^ International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Ian H. Sloan, IMUNet: The electronic newsletter of the International Mathematical Union, May 2004.
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