Abel Prize announcement March 15

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, will announce the winner of the Abel Prize for 2016 at the Academy on the 15th of March. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the recommendation of the Abel Committee. The chair of the Abel Committee, John Rognes, will give the reasons for the awarding of the prize. Alex Bellos will then give a popular science presentation of the prize winner's work.
The entire event will be filmed and can also be viewed as a live webcast. The broadcast starts at 11 GMT (12 noon in Oslo, Norway).