On 1 December, the organising committee held its third regular meeting.
At the end of the meeting, prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, predsident of the European Research Council (ERC) joined the organising committee and congratulated them on winning the bid. He mentioned that 8 is the lucky number in Chinese belief and shared his experiences from the times, when he organised the 1st European Congress of Mathematics.
President of the organising committee prof. Tomaž Pisanski presented the progress in the organisation.
After the meeting, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon met with the leadership of the University.
And at the of the day, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, who is also a mathematician by profession, gave a lecture to UP staff and students: