Contact:  giuseppe.dito[AT]u-bourgogne.frLocation:  Paris, France
Within the thematic trimester Mathematical General Relativity that will take place at the Institut Henri Poincare’ from September to December 2015, there will be a conference to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Andre’ Lichnerowicz:
International conference “Relativity and Geometry” in memory of Andre’ Lichnerowicz
Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France December 14 – 16, 2015
The conference will cover recent advances in the themes close to Lichnerowicz’s scientific work, e.g., Relativity, Riemannian and Poisson geometry, quantization.
At the moment, the confirmed speakers are:
Robert Bryant, Duke University, President of the AMS
Pierre Cartier, I.H.E.S.
Thibault Damour, I.H.E.S.
Simon Donaldson, SCGP, SUNY at Stony Brook and Imperial College
Michel Dubois-Violette, Universite’ Paris-Sud
Jim Eisenberg, University of Oregon
Edward Frenkel, UC Berkeley
Simone Gutt, Universite’ libre de Bruxelles
Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University
Maxim Kontsevich, I.H.É.S.
Alan Weinstein, UC Berkeley
Further information and a registration form will be posted on the website of the conference in due time. Please check it out.
Please forward this announcement to your colleagues and students who may be interested.
On behalf of the organizing committee: