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Questions tagged [conferences]

For questions about conferences for mathematical professionals. These questions are also often tagged with [soft-question].

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CMI at 20 conference [closed]

Just recently (September 24 - 26) there was a conference at Oxford dedicated to 20th anniversary of CMI. (https://www.claymath.org/events/cmi-20) The program looks interesting. Does anyone know if ...
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ICM 2018 lecture videos

Is there a place to watch ICM 2018 plenary lectures (and other lectures if possible)? Here is the official Youtube channel of the ICM but they don't seem to be posting the lectures. https://www....
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Who was in the Fields committee for ICM 1962 (the first appointed by IMU)?

Traditionally, at the presentation of the Fields medals at the ICM opening ceremony, the composition of the Fields medal committee is disclosed. This information can be found in the first volume of ...
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Why aren't proceedings from ICM 2014 on mathscinet?

Articles from the Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Seoul, 2014 don't appear to be on Mathscinet. Why is this? (Someone pointed this out to me recently, and I was reminded ...
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Work of plenary speakers at ICM 2018

The next International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) will be next year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The present question is the 2018 version of similar questions from 2014 and 2010. Can you, please, ...
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Recommended summer schools for this summer [a university student] [closed]

I am a university student, and I am interested in some pure math areas related to algebra, for example, ring theory like Aliyah & Macdonald (I learned it 60 - 80 percent), algebraic(, or ...
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Describe the desired features of a “Mathematics Colloquium”?

I'm now a member of my department's colloquium committee. Our task is to make a great colloquium series. I thought that the first step would be to come up with an appropriate definition of "...
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Images of the fundamental domain of $\text{SL}_2(\mathbb{Z})\backslash \mathbb{H}$ whose Euclidean area is large

Let $S$ be a compact subset of the closure of the upper half plane. (Assume that $S$ is a (Euclidean) rectangular box, if you wish.) Let $D$ be the standard fundamental domain of $\text{SL}_2(\mathbb{...
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What is a good poster for a math conference?

I'm going to participate to a conference and they ask me to do a poster on my research. I've never made a poster for a conference/seen a poster session in a conference. So what is important? What do ...
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Submitting lecture purposal to conferences. (lecture about a thesis) [closed]

I wish to consult with you about something: I have recently given a lecture about my master's Thesis in a local conference organized by my advisor. The subject had a lot to do with algebraic geometry ...
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Design slides for presentation (conference talk) [closed]

Question: What are approved guidelines for design good slides for a conference talk, especially with focus on mathematics? I'm aware of the following, general best practices for holding a ...
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Looking for good conferences / workshops on applications of renormalization group methods [closed]

I am looking for conferences and/or workshops, where people working on different problems using renormalization group methods come together to share their results and experience. As I have noted, ...
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Looking for good summer schools on quantum field theory (especially renormalization theory) this summer [closed]

I'm a graduate student and I'm looking for summer schools to attend this summer. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks!
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Presenting a paper: Do's and Don'ts?

I was wondering what would be the best way to present your paper at a conference, if your paper is selected for "short communication", lasting for about 15 minutes? Should you concentrate on the main ...
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What to expect from attending an ICM?

Since ICM 2010 is due to be held in Hyderabad next august, and since I never attended such an event, I am wondering if those MO users who did attend at least one ICM could share some of their wisdom (...
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How to find ICM talks?

I am very interested in reading some and skimming through the list of invited talks at the International Congress of Mathematicians. Since the proceedings contain talks supposedly by top experts in ...
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Looking for good conference this summer for homotopy theory [closed]

I'm a 2nd year grad student and I'm looking for conferences/summer schools to attend this summer. I checked out the AMS calendar but couldn't find anything I found relevant there. Anyone have any ...
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Best mathematics conference? [closed]

One conference per answer. Explain why it was great (mathematically or otherwise), and preferably post a link to the conference website or to abstracts/proceedings.
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Thematic Programs for 2010-2011? [closed]

I'm applying for jobs, and I am frustrated that I haven't yet found a nice 'master list' of thematic programs at various institutes in the coming year. I'm talking about semester-long or year-long ...