[Bridges] Bridges Seoul 2014

Bridges conference announcements bridges at lists.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Jan 17 10:30:44 EST 2014


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

Keynote Speakers:

Alan C. Kay: The 2003 Turing Award Recipient for work on Object-Oriented
Programming; The 2004 Kyoto Prize winner for creation of the concept
of modern personal computing and contribution to its realization,
and the Charles Stark Draper Prize of the National Academy of
Engineering winner for the vision, conception, and development of
the first practical networked personal computers; President,
Viewpoints Research Institute.

Frank Morgan: Atwell Professor of Mathematics, Williams College;
As 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, with proof with colleagues and students
of the Double Bubble Conjecture featured at the NSF Discoveries.

Hinke M. Osinga and Bernd Krauskopf: Professors of Applied Mathematics
at The University of Auckland, New Zealand; Experts in applied
dynamical systems; Recipients of EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowships;
Received world-wide media attention for their crocheted Lorenz
manifold, including live TV interview on UK main news program;
Collaborated with sculptor Benjamin Storch; Presenters at Bridges
London and Bridges Leeuwarden.

Cédric Villani: Awarded the 2010 Fields Medal for his proofs of
nonlinear Landau damping and convergence to equilibrium for the
Boltzmann equation; Awarded Henri Poincaré Prize, Fermat Prize,
European Mathematical Society Award, French Academy of Sciences
Jacques Herbrand Prize, and the 2014 Doob Prize of the American
Mathematical Society; Director of Institute Henri Poincaré in Paris.

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 giant
Zometool construction, and an excursion.

An updated list of keynote speakers and coordinators is available


Please visit http://bridgesmathart.org/bridges-2014 and scroll
down to see some flyers that you can print and post on the bulletin
boards of your institutions.


We invite submissions of new work in mathematical art in several

Call for submissions



  * Deadline for regular papers: Monday, 3 February 2014
  * Deadline for workshop papers: Monday, 3 March 2014
  * Deadline for short papers: Monday,17 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

Craig S. Kaplan
University of Waterloo
"If civilization is to survive, it must live on the interest,
not the capital, of nature." -- Ronald Wright

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