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OFFICIAL OPENING - 1st Study Group with Industry (125th European Study Group with Industry-ESGI)

PART I: “USING MATHS TO SOLVE INDUSTRIAL and BUSINESS CHALLENGES: EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES"

11:00-11:30 Registration/coffee

11:30-11:45 Addresses

  • Prof. Andreas Anayiotos, Rector of the Cyprus University of Technology
  • Mr. Konstantinos Karageorgis, Head of EU Affairs & Head of Entrepreneurship, Internal Market and Innovation Sector, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism
  • Mr. Costas Galatariotis, President of the Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry

11:45-11: 55 “The 1st Study Group with Industry in Cyprus” (Welcoming remarks), Dr. Katerina Kaouri, Chair of the Organising Committee of the 1st Study Group with Industry, Cyprus University of Technology & MI-NET member

11:55-12:10 “Introducing the Mathematics for Industry Network (MI-NET)”, Dr. Joanna Jordan, Chair of MI-NET, and Manager, Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation, University of Bath

12:10-12:25 “The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI)”, Prof. Poul Hjorth, ECMI Executive Director, and Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, Technical University of Denmark

12:25-12:40 “Maths-in-Industry: Past, Present and Future”, Dr. Hilary Ockendon, Emeritus, (Ex-Director), Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

12:40-13:00 Q&A session and discussion (Moderator: Dr. Margarita Zachariou, Vice-Chair of the Organising Committee of the 1st Study Group with Industry, Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics & MI-NET member)

13:00-14:00 Networking light lunch

Part II: PRESENTATIONS - FOUR LOCAL INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS CHALLENGES

14:00-14:30 Engino.Net Ltd.- “Quantifying the creativity of ENGINO toys and automating their building instructions”, Presenter: Mr. Costas Sisamos, Founder and General Director

14:30-15:00 Party Ice Ltd. – “Cost optimization of ice distribution”, Presenter: Mr. Prokopis Prokopiou, CEO

15:00-15:30 Water Development Department - “The Germasoyia aquifer challenge”, Presenter: Ms. Natasa Neocleous, Hydrologist

15:30-16:00 Transportation Organisation of the Nicosia District Ltd. (OSEL): “Optimizing bus routes in urban Nicosia”, Presenter: Mr. Andreas Athanasiades, General Manager (sponsored by KPMG Cyprus)

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break/Networking (Note that the event will be attended from experts in Industrial and Applied Mathematics from 30 countries following the Annual Meeting of the MI-NET on the same day at CUT.)

16:30-18:30 52 registered academics, from 17 countries, will form four teams and start solving the four challenges (closed doors).

The intensive teamwork continues until Friday 9th December 12:00. From 12:30-2.45 the results and conclusions on the four challenges will be presented by the academic teams at the Poseidonia Beach Hotel. (See separate Eventbrite announcement for the closing event of the Study Group)


Study Groups with Industry are week-long intensive workshops that were initiated at the University of Oxford in 1968 in order to enable long-term collaborations of academia with industry, commerce and the society. Since then Study Groups have been successfully organized in 20 countries around the world leading to hundreds of fruitful collaborations. This is the 1st Study Group with Industry taking place in Cyprus and the aim is to establish it as an annual event.

Website: www.esgi-cy.org

Organisers: Mathematics for Industry Network in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology

Major Sponsor: KPMG Cyprus

Under the Auspices of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Supporters: University of Cyprus, Research Promotion Foundation, Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry, British High Commission in Cyprus, RTD Talos Ltd, Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Cyprus Mathematical Society, European Office of Cyprus, CUT Enterprise Liaison Office.


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