ATSIMA Travel Sponsorship
The ATSIMA (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance) 2023 conference will be held from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th October 2023. ATSIMA is an Indigenous led, non-profit organisation incorporated in 2015. The Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) has been a member of ATSIMA since 2021.
The 2023 event is the first mathematics education conference held in a Yolngu Community. It will provide delegates the opportunity to be immersed in a Yolngu Community, in Yolngu Language and Culture and explore the teaching and learning of mathematics that values Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
ATSIMA conferences attract a wide range of people from all states and territories, leaders in education from the public and private sector and many other industries Australia wide, engaged in frontline education, in curriculum development, and from Government organisations and industry.
Interested? The Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) is sponsoring one member to attend the inaugural conference. The Society will cover your registration fee and your travel and accommodation expenses of up to $1,500. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm AEST on Thursday, 15 June 2023. The application form is available here. Members with an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background are especially encouraged to apply.
More information is available here.
Find out more about ATSIMA at the ATSIMA webpage.