2016 MAT Conference

2016 MAT Conference - Primed for Mathematics and Numeracy

13th and 14th May 2016

Venue: Burnie High School

Date: Friday the 13th May and Saturday the 14th May 2016

Keynote speaker: Lily Serna - Best known for her media work: as the resident Numbers Expert on SBS's Letters and Numbers with David Astle and Richard Morecroft.

Lily Serna is a mathematician with an unrivalled passion for education, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Advocacy (STEM). In 2009, she completed a Bachelor of Mathematics and Finance and a Bachelor of International Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. She did an Honours year with a first class thesis in mathematics, with applications in biology. She has sat on the Board of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute for three years. In 2012 she was appointed Numeracy Ambassador for National Literacy and Numeracy Week.

Keynote speaker: Amie Albrecht

Dr Amie Albrecht is a mathematician and senior lecturer at the University of South Australia. Amie works in the field of Operations Research — the science of making smarter decisions. Her research mainly focuses on finding solutions for more efficient and sustainable transport. Amie is keen on sparking and nurturing an appreciation of mathematics — in her classes, via partnerships with teachers, and through enrichment programs and other community events. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Mathematical Association of South Australia (MASA) and the national mathematics education committees of the Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS) and the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI).


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. PLEASE GO TO https://www.regonline.com.au/2016MATconferenceTO REGISTER.

Who needs to register?

Anyone wishing to attend The MAT 2016 conference needs to register. This includes all workshop presenters, teachers, pre-service teachers and exhibitors.



Are you doing something exciting/dynamic/ wonderful in your classroom that you’d like to share with

others? Why not present a session on it? 50 minute sessions are available. Please complete the Expressions of Interest to Present a Workshop at


Please Note:  If you are a workshop presenter you also need to register for the conference separately.



Pre-Conference Workshop

Register for the Pre-Conference Workshop and/or the Conference at https://www.regonline.com.au/2016MATconference

presented by Howard Reeves for the Australian Mathematics Competition and Trust.

Please see information about this workshop by clicking on the link below.

Nurturing Mathematical Talent [MAT}.docx 16.88 kB



Conference committee: Brett Riley and Louise Hodgson.

Please contact Brett Riley or Louise Hodgson if you have any questions.