Date: Aug 25, 2013 1:14 PM
Author: Jaime Carvalho e Silva
Subject: Problem@Web International Conference, Portugal, 2-4 May 2014

Dear colleague
We would love to count on your participation and contribution to the conference below and we kindly request you to disseminate this announcement to your contacts.
The Problem@Web International Conference on Technology, Creativity and Affect in Mathematical Problem Solving, jointly promoted by the University of Algarve and by the Institute of Education of the University of Lisbon, will be held in Vilamoura, Portugal on May 2-4, 2014.
The conference stems from a Portuguese research project (The Problem@Web Project) focusing on mathematical problem solving that extends beyond the mathematics classroom. The research field is based on mathematical problem solving competitions of an inclusive nature taking place through the Internet. Three main topics have been addressed within the project aims: students? use of digital tools in mathematical problem solving, creative solutions to mathematical problems, and affect in problem solving and competitions, including parental involvement.
The conference official language will be English.
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CONFERENCE WEBSITE:
www.fctec.ualg.pt/problemweb2014/
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CONFERENCE STRANDS:
Strand 1 ? Technology: Strategies and representations used in technology-based problem solving approaches
Strand 2 ? Creativity: Students' mathematical creativity in mathematical problem solving
Strand 3 ? Affect: Attitudes and emotions of students, parents and teachers regarding mathematical problem solving
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INVITED PLENARY SPEAKERS:
Jaime Carvalho e Silva (University of Coimbra), Portugal
Marcelo Borba (UNESP ? State University of São Paulo), Brazil
Markku Hannula (University of Helsinki), Finland
Michal Tabach (Tel Aviv University), Israel

INVITED REACTORS TO PROJECT KEYNOTES
Guida de Abreu (Oxford Brookes University), UK
Isabel Vale (School of Education, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo), Portugal
João Filipe Matos (Institute of Education, University of Lisbon), Portugal
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IMPORTANT DEADLINES:
Submission of proposals (research papers and e-posters) ? November 1st 2013
Pre-registration ? November 1st 2013
Notification of acceptance ? January 15th 2014
Registration and Payment ? January 31st 2014
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SUBMISSIONS:
Submissions are welcome for research papers (up to 12 pages), and for e-posters (up to 1 page), addressing the Conference Strands. The templates for both the research papers and e-posters are available at the conference website.
Note: Selected papers will be considered for publication in a post-conference book, edited by Springer.
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CONTACTS US:
For issues regarding participation in the conference and scientific matters: pwconference2014@gmail.com