Special Lectures & Session

We invite all Congress participants to attend  the three special lectures which will be held during the 6ECM:

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013
A Challenge and an Opportunity to Mathematicians

José-Francisco Rodrigues (University of Lisbon, P)
Tuesday, 18:00-19:00
Invitation in EMS Newsletter by Ehrhard Behrends and José Francisco Rodrigues

Andrzej Pelczar Memorial Lecture

Tilings and Markov partitions
Maciej P. Wojtkowski (University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, PL)
The talk

After the lecture the annual Polish Mathematical Society's prizes will be awarded.
Thursday, 12:00-13:30

Alan Turing Centenary Lecture
Mechanising the Mind: Turing and the Computable - a centenary lecture

Philip Welch (University of Bristol, UK)
Thursday, 18:30-19:30

Friedrich Hirzebruch Memorial Session
Thursday, July 5, 20:00 -- 21:00, Medium Hall

Chair: Marta Sanz - Sole - President of the EMS

  • Sir Michael Atiyah, University of Edinburgh, UK (a text will be read)
  • Christian Bär, President of the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung, Germany
  • Jean-Pierrre Bourguignon, Director of the Institute des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France
  • Gert-Martin Greuel, Director of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany
  • Stanislaw Janeczko, Director of the Banach Centre, Poland
  • Yuri I. Manin, Max Planck Institut Bonn, Germany