International Conference on Frontiers of Mathematics – 2012

IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, de 24/04 até 25/04, 2012

The International Conference on the Frontiers of Mathematics with highlight the realization in Rio de Janeiro of the 2012 annual meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union. The Conference will feature lectures on a wide away of research topics, by the current Executive Committee members.




William Barton (Auckland, New Zealand)
The Pleasure Principle
April 24th – 11:10 – 12:00

Ingrid Daubechies (Duke, USA)
Independent component analysis and functional magnetic resonance imaging
April 24th – 09:00 – 09:50

Martin Grötschel (TU Berlin, Germany)
Progress in Integer Programming
April 25th – 09:00 – 09:50

Manuel de León (CSIC, Madrid, Spain)
Groupoids in Mechanics
April 24th – 15:30 – 16:20

Yiming Long (Chern Institute, Nankai, China)
Stability of elliptic Lagrangian solutions of the classical three body problem via index theory
April 25th – 10:00 – 10:50

László Lovász (Budapest, Hungary)
Large graphs
April 24th – 16:30 – 17:20

Cheryl E. Praeger (UWA, Perth, Australia)
Measuring symmetry: how simple groups help
April 25th – 15:30 – 16:20

Christiane Rousseau (Montréal, Canada)
The equivalence problem for singularities in analytic dynamical systems
April 24th – 14:00 – 14:50

Vasudevan Srinivas (Tata Institute, Mumbai, India)
The Bloch-Beilinson conjectures
April 25th – 11:10 – 12:00

John F. Toland (Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK)
Hydroelastic waves – a free boundary problem
April 24th – 10:00 – 10:50

Marcelo Viana (IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Geodesic flows: either Lebesgue or Dirac
April 25th – 14:00 – 14:50

Wendelin Werner (Paris-Sud, France)
Randomness in the continuum and conformal invariance, a survey.
April 25th – 16:30 – 17:20


Organizing Committee

Marcelo Viana (IMPA)


Organizing Institutions

Atividade do INCTMat 

Support: Capes, CNPq e Faperj


Postal Address: Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada 
Estrada Dona Castorina 110, Jardim Botânico
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, CEP 22460-320, Brasil