Call for participation

30 March, 2018

The 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME) will take place in Oxford, United Kingdom between 5th and 7th September 2018. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Autumn Convention of the British Origami Society, who have just reached their 50-year anniversary this year.

The OSME meeting is one of the most important gatherings of the origami community around the world. Previous meetings, held approximately every four years, have been highly successful; the community has grown exponentially, which is demonstrated by the fact that over 300 participants attended in the 6OSME in Tokyo. The meeting proceedings have become the definitive guide for advanced origami research.

We are fully aware that the success of the meeting is dependent on your active participation. We welcome you if you are origami artists who create artistic objects, mathematicians who model origami or use origami to solve other mathematics problems, scientists who explore folding or biological objects, engineers who use origami to tackle problems in the virtual and real worlds, and educators who use origami to inspire younger generations.

We particularly encourage student participation of the meeting because they are the future of our community. To do so, we offer 12 travel awards. The details of these awards and their application procedure can be found at the Funding page. The deadline for the application is 15th May 2018.

The registration for the 7OSME is now open. Please visit the Registration page to register. We are offering a preferential early bird rate before 30th June 2018, and the standard rate will apply after that. You can also book your accommodations and meals there. The Travel page provides everything you need to know for coming to Oxford.

We have invited four exemplary keynote speakers for plenary sessions as a part of the conference program. Feel free to visit the Program page for details, and to review other programs as they are updated continuously.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Oxford.

The 7OSME Organising Committee