The 17th EWM General Meeting, Cortona, 2015

INDAM Meeting of European Women in Mathematics: the 17th EWM General Meeting

Il Palazzone in Cortona, August 30-September 5, 2015.

The General Meetings of EWM are held every two years in different locations, with outstanding international speakers and a short course by the designated EMS lecturer. In addition to giving prominence to female mathematics of excellence in Europe, they are aimed at providing greater visibility to young  European Mathematicians giving them an opportunity to emerge at the international level.

Scientific Program. The program will include:

  • a mini-course with three lectures by the invited 2015 EMS lecturer Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann (Geometric Functional Analysis, Alberta, Canada Research Chair);
  • six general one hour talks by distinguished invited lecturers selected by the  joint EMS/EWM scientific committee, namely:
    • Sylvie Corteel (Combinatorics, CNRS Paris7, France)
    • Kathryn Hess (Algebraic topology, EPFL Switzerland)
    • Olga Holtz (Numerical analysis, EMS prize, Berkely USA)
    • Alessandra Iozzi (Geometry, ETH Zurich)
    • Consuelo Martinez (Algebra, Univ. Olviedo, Spain)
    • Barbara Niethammer (Applied Mathematics and PDE’s, Bonn Germany).
  • some thematic special sessions including (1) Dynamical Aspects of Number Theory (chaired by Sara Munday), (2) Mathematical Physics (chaired by Alessandra Celletti) and (3) Nonlinear PDE’s (chaired by Susanna Terracini). The special session will also include talks by INDAM postdocs;
  • contributed talks by young researchers, also including talks by INDAM postdocs;
  • a poster session.

Scientific Committee. It is the joint EMS/EWM Scientific Committee, composed by the following prominent mathematicians:

  • Christine Bessenrodt (Hannover, Germany)
  • Alessandra Celletti (Rome, Italy)
  • Cornelia Drutu (Oxford, UK, Chair)
  • Sara van de Geer (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Antonella Grassi (U Penn, USA)
  • Ursula Hamenstaedt (Bonn, Germany)
  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya (UCI, USA)
  • Dusa McDuff (Stony Brook, USA)
  • Ragni Piene (Oslo, Norway)
  • Sylvia Serfaty (Paris, France)
  • Agata Smoktunowicz (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford, UK) 

Organizing Committee.

  • Alessandra Celletti, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Lisbeth Fajstrup, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Colette Guillopé, University de Paris Créteil, France
  • Angela Pistoia, University of Rome, Italy
  • Marie-Françoise Roy, University of Rennes, France
  • chair : Susanna Terracini, Università di Torino, Italy.

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Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 01:00 to Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 01:00
52044 Cortona AR
Il Palazzone
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