MathSport International organizes biennal conferences dedicated to all topics where mathematics and sport meet.

Mathsport International 2017 is hosted by University of Padua (Italy) and organized by the Department of Mathematics from Monday 26th June to Wednesday 28th June 2017. It will be the 6th conference in Europe that brings together Maths and Sport.

Topics include:

mathematical and physical models in sports, performance measures and models, optimisation of sports performance, statistics and probability models, match outcome models, competitive strategy, game theoretical models, optimal tournament design and scheduling, decision support systems, analysis of rules and adjudication, econometrics in sport, analysis of sporting technologies, mathematics education and sport, computationally intensive methods, financial valuation in sport, e-sports (gaming), betting and sports.

The term sport is interpreted liberally here and includes: games and pastimes, gambling, lotteries, and general fitness and health-related activities.