The “5th Strathmore International Mathematics Conference (SIMC 2019)” was held in Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya, during the week of August 12 – 16, 2019. It was preceded by pre-conference schools, which took place on 12th and 13th August 2019. These were flagged off by a welcome address from the Acting Dean of the Strathmore Institute of Mathematical Sciences (SIMS), Ferdinand Othieno.
The Conference was officially opened by the Vice Chancellor, Strathmore University, Prof. John Odhiambo on August 14th, 2019. The opening ceremony was also graced by the presence of the DAAD representative in East Africa, Mrs Beate Schindler-Kovats.
The conference which was themed: “Promoting Challenge-Driven Research in Mathematical Sciences and Building Collaborative Research Networks” was well attended.