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Upcoming Meeting

General Information

The Americas Section of the International Study Group on the Relations Between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM-Americas) is pleased to announce a meeting from Friday, March 31, to Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.

We seek a variety of talks on relations between the history and pedagogy of mathematics. At this meeting we hope to feature a special session on the history and pedagogy of mathematics in engineering. We encourage submissions of paper proposals in this area.

Talks will be about 25 minutes long, followed by abundant time for discussion.

Abstracts of proposed talks need to be received by March 1, 2017. They can either be submitted via this website or sent to Dave Roberts at robertsdl@aol.com

You can also register for the meeting here. The fee schedule is as follows:

Standard registration received by March 8: $60.00

Standard registration after March 9: $65.00

Registration for full-time graduate students and K-12 teachers, any time: $10

If you do not wish to use the website for registration, please fill out the registration form.

Register for the meeting. Submit an abstract.

Travel and Lodging Information

The University of Pennsylvania is easily accessible by car, bus, train, and plane. Detailed information is offered by the UPenn Graduate School of Education website. (Detailed directions to the HPM conference location will be provided here closer to the meeting date.)

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Club Quarters Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, which is a short subway ride (or about a mile and a half walk) to the University of Pennsylvania campus. Rooms are $157/night plus tax, and reservations must be received by March 1st to guarantee the room rate. We recommend booking early, as available rooms are limited.

Guests may begin calling at their convenience to make reservations by referencing the group code UOP300 or via the link below:


Member services can be reached at 203-905-2100 during the hours of:

Mon. – Fri. 7 am – 11 pm

Sat. 9 am – 5 pm

Sun. 10 am – 6 pm

Should you be interested in other forms of accommodation, we recommend exploring options at AirBnb Philadelphia.

Another block of rooms is available at

City Center Sheraton, $199/night

Attendees can cal 1-800-325-3535 to make their individual reservation within the room block by providing the following information:

Event Name: History & Pedagogy of Mathematics Meeting

Reservation ID: PC31AA

Start Date: 3/31/17

Schedule & Map

Download (HPMSp2017Schedule.pdf)