8 ECM 2020: Two bids received

At the deadline 28 February, two preliminary bids for the organization of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics in the summer of 2020 had been received by the office of the European Mathematical Society: one from the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies of the University of Primorska in Slovenia and backed by the other Slovenian Universities,the other from the
University of Sevilla with support from the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society.
At its meeting in Prague, the executive committee welcomed these two bids. EMS president Pavel Exner will soon ask both potential organisers to work out detailed bids along specific guidelines.