The APMP Fifth International Meeting 2020

The Association for the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice (APMP) 5th International Meeting will take place in Zurich from January 18 to January 21, 2020. The talks will take place in the ETH Main Building in the Zentrum Campus.

Please submit your abstract (250-500 words including bibliography) here before June 1, 2019 (if you run into problems, you can email your abstract to by the end of June 1st). Notification of acceptance will be sent out by August 1, 2019. Post-doctoral fellows and doctoral students are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts.

All participants are requested to register and pay the conference fee here by December 20, 2019 (early bird by August 15, 2019). Registered participants will benefit from congress materials, coffee breaks and buffet lunches. Conference dinner and excursions are payable separately.

Conference Rates

Scholars who do not have their travel and/or accommodation expenses covered by their institutions may apply for a travel grant. Please send a request to and include your affiliation or study program, your supervisor's contact details, and information on any grants that may be available to you.

Participants with institutional conference participation support:

Early bird Regular Dinner
EUR 30 EUR 40 EUR 50


Participants without institutional conference participation support:

Early bird Regular Dinner
EUR 10 EUR 20 EUR 30


Keynote speakers

Gisele Secco (Univ. Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil)
Jemma Lorenat (Pitzer College, USA)
Øystein Linnebo (Univ. of Oslo, Norway)
Jeremy Avigad (Carnegie Mellon Univ., USA)
Vincenzo De Risi (Laboratoire SPHère, CNRS-Univ. Paris 7, France)

Organizing Committee

Alexandra Sara Booz (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
Silvia De Toffoli (Princeton Univ., USA)
Valeria Giardino (Archives Henri Poincaré, CNRS, France)
Dirk Schlimm (McGill Univ., Canada)
Roy Wagner (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

Scientific Committee

Jessica Carter (Univ. of Southern Denmark)
Abel Lassalle Casanave (Univ. Federal de Bahia, Brazil)
José Ferreirós (Univ. de Sevilla, Spain)
Valeria Giardino (Archives Henri Poincaré, CNRS, France)
Emily Rolfe Grosholz (Penn State Univ., USA)
Brendan Larvor (Univ. of Hertfordshire, UK)
Paolo Mancosu (UC Berkeley, USA)
Dirk Schlimm (McGill Univ., Canada)

We look forward to seeing you in Zurich!