To promote difference equations and discrete
dynamical systems, defined broadly, as one of the
fundamental subjects in Mathematics.
To promote discrete models as models of premiere
mathematical importance in the natural sciences,
engineering, economics, etc.
To coordinate activities in the area of difference
equations such as organizing conferences, annual
meetings, workshops, special sessions, etc.
To lend support to researchers in difference equations
from developing countries and those who need help by
making available copies of research articles, lecture
notes, technical reports and books.
To promote the publication of books, monographs,
lecture notes and expository articles in the area of