Combinatorics, topology, and biology

Thursday, September 13, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, September 15, 2018 (All day)

The conference is the 102th Encounter between Mathematicians and Theoretical Physicists will take place at Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée (University of Strasbourg and CNRS) on September 13-15, 2018. The theme will be : Combinatorics, topology, and biology. The Encounter is dedicated to Bob Penner for his work on the subject. The organizer is Athanase Papadopoulos. The invited speakers include :
- Norbert A’Campo (Basel)
- George Daskalopoulos (Providence)
- Bertrand Eynard (CEA)
- Louis Funar (Grenoble)
- Soren Galatius (Aarhus and Stanford)
- Basilis Gidas (Providence)
- Sachiko Hamano (Osaka)
- Yi Huang (Beijin)
- Nariya Kawazumi (Tokyo)
- Thomas Koberda (University of Virginia)
- Maxim Kontsevich (IHES)
- Yusuke Kuno (Tokyo)
- Yuri Manin (Bonn)
- Mahan Mj (Tata inst. Bombay)
- Nadya Morozova (IHES)
- Ken’ichi Ohshika (Osaka)
- Alexei Sossinsky (Moscou)
- Muhammed Uludag (Istanbul)
- Scott Wolpert (Maryland)
- Sumio Yamada (Tokyo)
- Mahmoud Zeinalian (New York)

Venue : Salle de conférences, IRMA building, University of Strasbourg.

The talks will be in english. A large part of them will be survey talks intended for a general audience. Graduate students and young mathematicians are welcome. Registration is free of charge but the potential participants are asked to register by sending an email to the organizer, Athanase Papadopoulos. For more information, please contact the organizer

Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, Univrsity of Strasbourg
7 rue René Descartes
67000 Strasbourg