ICM 2018 speaker nominations, list of sections

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) has put forward a call for nomination of plenary and sectional
speakers for ICM 2018. Speaker proposals should come from one of the Adhering Organizations of IMU and
from the mathematical societies worldwide. The deadline for nominations is November 1st, 2016, and
instructions for proposals are given in the official call for nominations.

As part of this announcement, the IMU has also presented the list of 19 sections of ICM 2018, as decided by the Program Committee. The names of sections are listed below.

Section descriptions and the targeted number of lectures are available in this document.

As part of this announcement, the IMU has also presented the list of 19 sections of ICM 2018, as decided by the Program Committee. The names of sections are listed below.

- Logic and Foundations
- Algebra
- Number Theory
- Algebraic and Complex Geometry
- Geometry
- Topology
- Lie Theory and Generalizations
- Analysis and Operator Algebras
- Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations
- Partial Differential Equations
- Mathematical Physics
- Probability and Statistics
- Combinatorics
- Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science
- Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
- Control Theory and Optimization
- Mathematics in Science and Technology
- Mathematics Education and Popularization of Mathematics
- History of Mathematics

Section descriptions and the targeted number of lectures are available in this document.