- Contact:
- V. Arnold arnold@ceremade.dauphine.fr / arnold@genesis.mi.ras.ru
- Jacob Palis (jpalis@impa.br)
- Contact :
- Mogens Niss, MN@mmf.ruc.dk
- ICMI WMY 2000 Committee
- Contact:
- Miguel de Guzman, mdeguzman@bitmailer.net

Transcript from the IMU Newsletter WMY2000

V. Arnold, M. Atiyah, P. Lax and B. Mazur are coordinating the preparation of a book of articles by prominent mathematicians on how they see the prospects of mathematics in the coming century

July 31 - August 7, 2000, Makuhari/Chiba (Japan)

Creation of a public database containing for each mathematician a description of the locations where original documents concerning him or her are stored

Contact : Hélène Gispert, Helene.Gispert@ghdso.u-psud.fr

« Bachelier Dissertation Centenary »

June 27-29, 2000, Paris (France)

Contact : Hélyette Geman, geman@dauphine.fr

May 15-20, 2000, Guanajato (Mexico)

Five Year 2000 Conferences

Causality, Ecology and Environment, Financial Mathematics, Neural Networks and Learning, Quantum Stochastics, Stochastic Geometry and Imaging

Special Volume of « Bernoulli »

This volume will comprise a number of special invited papers that should take stock of the developments in mathematical statistics and probability in the XXth century and speculate about stochastics and its applications in XXIst century.

Contact : Ole Barndorff-Nielsen, atsoebn@mi.aau.dk

July 10-14, 2000, Barcelona (Spain)

Contact : Sebastia Xambó Descamps, sxd@grec.upc.es

Alhambra 2000 (in collaboration with CIMPA (Nice, France))

European-Arab Congress of Mathematicians (with contributions from historians)

Mathematics posters in the subways of cities all over the world. A gesture towards the general public in the form of small posters on the trains, and larger ones in the stations, showing mathematical subjects of general interest.

Postage stamps

Issue of stamps representing European mathematicians. Wherever possible, concerted action between countries or on the European level.

Contact : Vagn Lundsgaard Hansen, V. L.Hansen@mat.dtu.dk

August 2000

Contacts: Roberto Markarian, roma@fing.edu.uy

Mario Wschebor, wscheb@fcien.edu.uy

October 23-27, 2000, Manila (Philippines)

Contact : Polly Wee Sy, pweesy@i-manila.com.ph

Contact : Bernard Hodgson, bhodgson@mat.ulaval.ca

2. Quebec

United Congress of all mathematical associations and groups of Quebec

Spring 2000

Mathematics Exhibition

Contact : Richard Pallascio, pallascio.richard@uqam.ca

8-12 August 2000, Helsinki (Finland)

Contact : Pekka Tukia, pekka.tukia@helsinki.fi

Studia Generalia lecture series

Autumn 2000; first lecture 1 October 2000, University of Helsinki (Finland)

Contact : Olli Martio, olli.martio@helsinki.fi

Mathematics posters in the Paris underground (with the EMS)

This project could involve the re-fitting of certain tube stations (Monge and Laplace).

Contact : Mireille Chaleyat-Maurel, mcm@ccr.jussieu.fr

Postage stamps

A list of mathematicians has been submitted to the Post Office for an issue, in the year 2000, of six stamps portraying French mathematicians.

Contact : Liliane Zweig, zweig@dmi.ens.fr

Mathematics and other fields of knowledge (with the Ecole Normale Supérieure and historians of mathematics)

Re-edition of books out of circulation

In partnership with the CNL (Centre National du Livre) it is planned to re-edit important mathematical works no longer available.

Contact : Martin Andler, andler@math.uvsq.fr

A book « An outlook by women mathematicians » An initiative of the Association « Femmes et Mathématiques »

Film : "Four women mathematicians at the far end of the world" An initiative of the Association « Femmes et Mathématiques »

Contact : Julianne Unterberger, julia.unterberger@univ-reims.fr

2. Ecole Centrale de Lyon / Ville de Sainte Affrique

Conference « Emile Borel »

July 16-17, 1999, Sainte Affrique (France)

The history of mathematics in France at the beginning of the XXth century.

Contact : P. Guiraldenq, charrier@cc.ec-lyon.fr

Summer 2000, Hanover

Various mathematical manifestations on the occasion of Hanover's International Trade Fair

Contact : Klaus Hulek, hulek@math.uni-hannover.de

March-September 2000, Museo di arte contemporary del castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Torino (Italy)

Stamp

The proposition to have a commemorative stamp celebrating WMY 2000 was already submitted to the Ministero delle Poste

RAI Programme « Mathematics in western civilization »

RAI, the Radio-Television National State Broadcasting Company is considering the proposition to produce a series of 3 programmes on «Mathematics in western civilization »

Contact : Alberto Conte, conte@dm.unito.it

A collective book retracing the development of mathematics during the second half of the XXth century.

Contact : Jean-Paul Pier, pier@cu.lu

A joint Portuguese-Chinese initiative for a congress on a general subject

of the scientific and cultural role of the mathematical sciences in the

history of civilization and in the future development of humanity

Contact : José Francisco Rodrigues, rodrigue@lmc.fc.ul.pt

Joint Mathematics Meetings (Joint meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America, and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)

January, 19-22 , 2000, Washington, D.C.

Contact : Hope Daly, hhd@math.ams.org

Web page : http://www.ams.org/meetings/wmy2000.html

Special Meeting on the theme "Mathematical Challenges of the XXIst Century"

August 2000

Contact : Felix E. Browder, browder@math.rutgers.edu

Web page : http://www.ams.org/meetings/wmy2000.html

Gérard Tronel