Scientific Program



Other Activities


World Meeting for Women in Mathematics (WM)2

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5
July 31 | 8:00-18:45

Abstract
The (WM)2 will bring together mathematicians from all over the world to think about and discuss gender issues in mathematics, its challenges, initiatives, and perspectives for the future, with a strong focus on Latin America.


Press conference with the prize winners

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 103 A
August 01 | 12:00-13:00

Abstract
Press conference with the winners of the Fields medal, Nevanlinna prize, Gauss prize, Chern medal and Leelavatti prize.


IMU Circle Meeting (event by invitation only)

Local, Date & Time
Grand Mercury Hotel Meeting Room
August 03 | 11:50-13:35

Abstract
Reunion of the members of the IMU Circle, an informal group of mathematicians with a priviledged interest in the Union’s goals and activities.


Mathematical Congress of Americas Council Meeting (event by invitation only)

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 202 A
August 03 | 14:45-17:45

Abstract
Meeting of the members of the Mathematical Council of the Americas, a network of over thirty national societies and mathematical institutes from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.


Meeting of the Directors of Mathematics Institutes (event by invitation only)

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 202 A
August 04 | 14:45-16:30

Abstract
A traditional feature of ICMs where directors of mathematics institutes from all over the world meet informally to address issues of common interest and oportunities for cooperation.


European Research Council Information Session

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 101 B
August 04 | 18:00-19:30

Abstract
Meeting with ERC president Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and ERC grantees: Prof. Alfio Quarteroni, Prof. Stanislav Smirnov and Prof. Harald Helfgott.
In this session, panelists from the European Research Council present the portfolio of grant opportunities offered by the agency to the scientific community.


ICHM Symposium on History of Mathematics

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 202 A
August 06 | 14:45-17:45

Abstract
ICHM aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of History of Mathematics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of History of Mathematics.

Lectures
14:45-15:30 - Jemma Lorenat (USA): Demands upon your imagination: developing mental images in nineteenth-century pure geometry
15:30-16:15 - Frédéric Brechenmacher (France): Camille Jordan’s Galois
16:15-17:00 - Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze (Norway): Richard von Mises (1883-1953) — fame and oblivion in mathematics and beyond
17:00-17:45 - Tom Archibald (Canada): What is the best way to found integration theory? An examination of arguments, 1930-1950


London Mathematical Society Meeting and Lecture

Local, Date & Time
Pavilion 5 - Room 205
August 07 | 18:00-19:00

Abstract
Meeting of the members of the London Mathematical Society followed by a public lecture featuring Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé. The title of her talk is From gambling to random modeling.




The Organizing Committee reserves the right to make changes in the schedule    |    Updated on July 23, 2018