Field Medal Symposium Public Open Lecture at U of T Oct 15 (Mon) 7pm

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Field Medal Symposium Public Open Lecture at U of T Oct 15 (Mon) 7pm

Post  NobbyM on Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:09 am

October 15 - 18, 2012

* The Fields Medal is often called a Nobel Prize in Mathematics as the Nobel Prizes do not have a category in Mathematics.

In honour of Ngô Bào Châu

Public Opening
October 15, 2012
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto (University of Toronto)

Register for Tickets to the Public Opening
(Please bring your printed ticket to show at the door)

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.

The 2012 Symposium is part of the Institute's 20th Anniversary celebrations, and is the first in an annual series that will bring the most recent Fields Medallists to the Fields Institute.


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