Fields Medal Symposium Public Opening
Monday, 15 October 2012 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
The inaugural Fields Medal Symposium will be centered on the work of 2010 Fields Medallist Ngô Bào Châu, and its current and potential impact. The public opening will include opening remarks by Ingrid Daubechies, President of the International Mathematical Union, Le Sy Vuong Ha, Ambassador of Vietnam to Canada, and the Honourable Glen Murray, Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities, Government of Ontario. The second part of the evening will feature will be public lectures by Ngô Bào Châu, University of Chicago, and James Arthur, University of Toronto.
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The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
The Fields Institute is a mathematics research centre. Our mission is to enhance mathematical activity in Canada by bringing together mathematicians from Canada and abroad, and by promoting contact and collaboration between professional mathematicians and the increasing numbers of users of mathematics.
The Institute supports research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics and computer science, as well as collaboration between mathematicians and those applying mathematics in areas such as engineering, the physical and biological sciences, medicine, economics and finance, telecommunications and information systems.
For more information: www.fields.utoronto.ca