MTA Regional Conference Goa 2024

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January 27-28 2024

Venue: State Council of Research and Training (SCERT), Goa

The MTA conferences aim to provide a forum for mathematics teachers, mathematics educators, mathematicians and individuals interested in mathematics education to come together and deliberate on various aspects of mathematics education. Four annual conferences (including three online conferences) have been held so far since 2019. This will the first regional conference of MTA.

The MTA Regional Conference, Goa, 2024 will be held on January 27 (Fri) and 28 (Sat) 2024 at the State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Porvorim, Goa. The conference will include discussions on mathematics teaching and learning at the school level and college/University levels on curricular as well as pedagogic aspects. Mathematics teachers and educators from Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat with an interest in improving mathematics education are invited to participate in the conference.

Note: This is an onsite and not an online conference.

The conference will address the following themes:

Theme 1: NEP and curricular changes in mathematics at the school level

Theme 2: Innovative practices in Undergraduate (UG) mathematics education

Theme 3: Making mathematics accessible to every student – regional challenges

The conference sessions will include keynote talks, panel discussion, paper and poster presentations and workshop. It is also planned to hold an informal social gathering and conference dinner.

A part of the conference will be devoted to papers presented by teachers reporting on their classroom experiments and experiences, on difficult topics in mathematics curriculum, on mathematics assessment, on the use of technology, on mathematics competitions, and so on. Although discussion on all aspects of mathematics teachers’ professional lives are welcome, participants are encouraged to relate their presentation to one of the themes listed above.

The conference will be multilingual and presenters may present in the following languages: Konkani, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, and English.

MTA(I) aims to contributing to improve the standards of mathematics in the country at various levels, generate interest in mathematics among students through various activities and nurture mathematical talent. The Association extends a warm welcome to mathematics teachers from Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat to join MTA(I) and strengthen this effort, and to participate in its first regional conference.

Click here to apply to become a MTA(I) member.

Since the number of participants in the conference is limited, preference will be given to those whose abstracts are accepted for presentation and to MTA(I) members. You may apply to participate in the conference and submit an abstract for by clicking on the following link (Instructions available at the link):

Registration fee: Rs 1200 per participant (Reduced registration fee for MTA members: Rs 500).

Registration fee includes participation in all sessions, conference materials and conference meals and tea. Participants will have to arrange their accommodation. The conference organisers are making efforts to make available subsidised accommodation closer to the venue to conference participants. Limited travel support may be offered to selected participants.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submitting abstract of paper/poster presentation: December 15, 2023
  • Notification of acceptance of abstract: January 5, 2024
  • Deadline for registering for the conference: January 12, 2024
  • Conference dates: January 28 & 29, 2024
For all queries about the conference, please send an email to

Programme Committee

  • Aaloka Kanhere, Co-Chair (HBCSE, Mumbai)
  • ** (SCERT, Goa)
  • Aaron Alphonso (GCASCS, Goa)
  • ** (BITS, Pilani, Goa)
  • ** (GCASCS, Goa)
  • K. Subramaniam (HBCSE, Mumbai)
  • R. Ramanujam ( IMSc Chennai (Retd.) & Azim Premji University (Visiting))
  • Shweta Naik (HBCSE, Mumbai)
  • Venkatesh Kamat, Co-chair (IIT, Goa)

Local Organising Committee ** to be changed **

  • Aaloka Kanhere, Co-Chair (HBCSE, Mumbai)
  • Aaron Alphonso (GCASCS, Goa)
  • ** (SCERT, Goa)
  • ** (GCASCS, Goa)
  • **
  • Shweta Naik (HBCSE, Mumbai)
  • Venkatesh Kamat, Co-chair (IIT, Goa)