[Bridges] Bridges Seoul 2014

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Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture 
Gwacheon National Science Museum, Seoul, Korea 
August 14-19, 2014 (Thursday-Tuesday)

A Collaborative Effort by the Gwacheon National Science Museum,
Korea, the International Mathematical Union, the International
Congress of Mathematics, and the Bridges Organization!

Bridges Seoul 2014 will occur concurrently with the International
Congress of Mathematics (http://www.icm2014.org/) and will feature
talks and artworks presenting the latest ideas in mathematics and
the arts from experts around the world, including regular and short
papers, invited talks, hands-on workshops, a visual art exhibition,
a short movie festival, a musical event, a theater event, a
mathematical poetry event, a giant Zometool construction, and an

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to announce two of our keynote speakers, with more
to come:

  * Alan C. Kay, Turing Award Recipient for work on Object-Oriented
    Programming, Kyoto Prize winner for creation of the concept of
    modern personal computing and contribution to its realization,
    and winner of the Charles Stark Draper Prize of the National
    Academy of Engineering for the vision, conception, and development
    of the first practical networked personal computers.  President
    of Viewpoints Research Institute, Glendale, California, USA

  * Frank Morgan, Atwell Professor of Mathematics, Williams College,
    Massachusetts, USA.  Vice-President of the American Mathematical
    Society (AMS), speaker in Seoul at the first joint AMS-KMS
    meeting.  Also past Vice-President of the Mathematical Association
    of America (MAA).  Award-winning teacher and mathematician, and
    co-author of the proof of the Double Bubble Conjecture featured
    at the NSF Discoveries.

An updated list of keynote speakers is available here:


Call for submissions

We invite submissions of new work in mathematical art in several categories.  



  * Deadline for regular papers: 1 February 2014
  * Deadline for workshop papers: 1 March 2014
  * Deadline for short papers: 15 March 2014

  * Acceptance notification: 30 March 2014
  * Final paper submissions: 30 April 2014 [Note: Papers are
    published in camera-ready format in a printed proceedings 
	at the time of the conference]

Art Exhibition:


  * Submission period: 15 February - 15 March 2014
  * Acceptance notification: 15 April 2014

Short movie festival:


  * Submission period: 15 April - 15 May 2014
  * Acceptance notification: 1 June 2014


  These many events, and all other aspects of the conference, are
  being organized by a large international team.  Please visit this
  web page for a complete list of organizers:


Other Events

We will be hosting a variety of additional events as part of Bridges
Seoul 2014 including Family Day and Excursion Day.


We invite you to watch a short video introduction to Bridges Seoul
2014, Korea, on the following page:


We look forward to seeing you in Seoul this coming August!

The Bridges Organization

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