Join Us for MES13 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Established in 1998, MES aims to foster discussions on the social and political dimensions of mathematics education, disseminate theoretical frameworks, share research, and encourage collaborative action. MES Conferences bring together educators worldwide to discuss a wide range of topics with clear social themes such as: 

  • Politics of Mathematics Education
  • Cultural and Social Aspects of Learning Mathematics
  • Sociology of Mathematics and Mathematics Education
  • Alternative Research Methodologies 
  • Histories and Philosophies in Mathematics Education

MES also provides a platform for classroom teachers to share their practices and build future collaborative activities.

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Preliminary MES13 Conference Plans

Please check back frequently for confirmed dates, order of events, and other conference announcements as we move closer to the time of the event. All information is preliminary until decided otherwise. If you have any specific questions in the meantime, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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Conference Information

MES13 is scheduled to be held on the campus of Georgia State University located in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to hosting the event, Georgia State University will offer comprehensive information regarding the venue, accommodation options, and exciting activities available in the Atlanta area, ensuring attendees have a memorable and enriching experience both inside and outside the conference!

Dates: June 12-17, 2025
Location(s): Georgia State University

When planning your trip to the United States, most visitors need a B visa or must qualify for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The B visa covers temporary business activities like meetings and negotiations, with details on application, fees, and documentation. The VWP offers convenience for short-term visits, with requirements including Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval. Some travelers, like Canadians and Bermudians, may need a visa for specific purposes.

U.S. Visa Information

Attending MES13 as a Visa Visitor

To attend the MES13 conference traveling to the U.S. from abroad, you will need either a visa waiver (check here to check whether you qualify), or a non-immigrant visa. If you plan to apply for a B-1 or B-2 visitor visa to attend the MES13 conference, you may be required to include an Invitation Letter as part of your visa petition to the U.S. Department of State.

Invitation Letter Request Form

  • Please allow 7-10 days for the local organizers to process your request.
  • Your name must be listed on the form exactly as it appears on your passport. Any differences between the name listed on your invitation letter and your passport could lead to a delay and/or denial of your visa.
  • If you plan to present a paper, please include the (anticipated) title of your submission. You need not wait until your paper has been accepted to request an invitation letter.
  • Each individual requesting an invitation letter must fill out a separate form. All letters will be sent in PDF form to the e-mail address provided. If a paper letter is required, please indicate so in your request.
  • The Local Organizing Committee reserves the right to request further information regarding the affiliation of the attendee to ensure the validity of requests.
  • We recommend that you apply for your travel visa as early as possible to avoid cancellation.
  • The Local Organizing Committee is unable to contact U.S. Embassies in support of an individual attempting to gain entry to attend the meeting.
Invitation Letter Request Form