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The IMU Executive Committee has appointed the ICM 2014 Program Committee (PC) at its meeting in February 2011. The chair of the ICM 2014 PC is Carlos Kenig, (PCChairICM2014@mathunion.org), the Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor of the University of Chicago, and the PC has set up the structure of the scientific program of ICM 2014. All Plenary and Invited Lectures will be published in the Proceedings after the Congress, and Abstracts of all lectures and of all short presentations will be distributed free of charge to registered participant at Congress checkin.
As in previous years at the ICM, ICM 2014 will offer a wideranging, attractive scientific program consisting of plenary and invited lectures, short communications, poster sessions and other scientific activities.
The following subject areas have been chosen for ICM 2014 (section descriptions as well as the number of plenary and invited lectures to be given in each section):
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Model theory. Set theory. Recursion theory. Proof theory. Applications.
Connections with sections 2, 3, 13, 14.

<Invited Speakers> 
François Loeser, Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis 6, France / Joint section 4 
Definability in nonarchimedean geometry 
Ilijas Farah, York University, Canada 
Logic and operator algebras 
Zoé Chatzidakis, Université Paris DiderotParis 7, France 
Model theory of difference fields and applications to algebraic dynamics 
Byunghan Kim, Yonsei University, Korea 
Amalgamation functors and homology groups in model theory 
Antonio Montalbán, University of California, Berkeley, USA 
Computability theoretic classifications for classes of structures 
Slawomir Solecki, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA 
A general approach to finite Ramsey theory 
Groups (finite, infinite, algebraic) and their representations. Rings, Algebras and Modules (except as specified in other sections, Geometry, or Lie theory). Algebraic Ktheory, Category theory, Computational aspect of algebra and applications.
Connections with sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14.

<Invited Speakers> 
SeokJin Kang, Seoul National University, Korea 
Higher representation theory and quantum affine SchurWeyl duality 
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California, USA 
Applications of the classification of finite simple groups 
Guillermo Cortinas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Excision, descent, and singularity in algebraic $K$theory. 
Nicolás Andruskiewitsch, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina 
On finitedimensional Hopf algebras 
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University, USA / Joint section 7 
Finitely Generated Groups with Controlled Proalgebraic Completions 
Olga Kharlampovich, City University of New York, USA / Joint 
Model theory and algebraic geometry in groups, nonstandard actions and algorithmic problems 
Alexei Miasnikov, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA / Joint 

Karen Smith, University of Michigan, USA / Joint section 4 
Local and global Frobenius splitting 
Andrei S. Rapinchuk, University of Virginia, USA 
Towards the eigenvalue rigidity of Zariskidense subgroups 
Analytic and algebraic number theory. Local and global fields and their Galois groups. Zeta and Lfunctions. Diophantine equations. Arithmetic on algebraic varieties. Diophantine approximation, transcendental number theory, and geometry of numbers. Modular and automorphic forms, modular curves, and Shimura varieties. Langlands program. padic analysis. Number theory and physics. Computational number theory and applications, notably to cryptography.
Connections with sections 1, 2, 4, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14.

<Invited Speakers> 
Harald Helfgott, École Normale SupérieureParis, France / Joint section 13 
The ternary Goldbach problem 
Matthew Emerton, University of Chicago, USA 
Completed cohomology and the padic Langlands program 
Francis Brown, IHES, France 
Motivic periods and Pn{0; 1;1} 
Dan Goldston, San Jose State University, USA / Joint 
Small gaps between primes 
János Pintz, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary / Joint 
Small gaps between primes 
Cem Yildirim, Boğaziçi University, Turkey / Joint 
Small gaps between primes 
Michael Harris, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, France 
Automorphic Galois representations and the comohology of Shimura varieties 
Wee Teck Gan, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Theta correspondence: recent progress and applications 
Trevor Wooley, Bristol University, UK 
Translation invariance, exponential sums, and Waring's problem 
Peter Scholze, UniversitätBonn, Germany 
Perfectoid spaces and their applications 
Zeev Rudnick, TelAviv University, Israel / Joint section 8 
Some problems in analytic number theory for polynomials over a finite field 
JeanLoup Waldspurger, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, France 
Stabilization of the geometric side of the twisted trace formula 
Umberto Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy 
Elementary integration of differentials in families and conjectures of Pink 
Tamar Ziegler, Hebrew University and Technion, Israel / Joint section 9 
Linear equations in primes and dynamics of nilmanifolds 
Yitang Zhang, University of New Hampshire, USA 
Small gaps between primes and primes in arithmetic progressions to large moduli 
Algebraic varieties, their cycles, cohomologies, and motives. Schemes. Geometric aspects of commutative algebra. Arithmetic geometry. Rational points. Lowdimensional varieties. Singularities and classification. Birational geometry. Moduli spaces and enumerative geometry. Derived categories. Abelian varieties. Transcendental methods, topology of algebraic varieties. Complex differential geometry, Kähler manifolds and Hodge theory. Relations with mathematical physics and representation theory. Real algebraic and analytic sets. Rigid and padic analytic spaces. Tropical geometry. Noncommutative geometry.
Connections with sections 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 14.

<Invited Speakers> 
Kai Behrend, University of British Columbia, Canada 
On the virtual fundamental class 
Mark Gross, University of California at San Diego, USA / Joint 
Local mirror symmetry in the tropics 
Bernd Siebert, Universität Hamburg, Germany / Joint 
Local mirror symmetry in the tropics 
Bumsig Kim, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Korea 
Quasimap theory 
Alexander Kuznetsov, Steklov Math Institute, Russia 
Semiorthogonal decompositions in algebraic geometry 
Davesh Maulik, Columbia University, USA 
K3 surfaces in positive characteristic 
Mircea Mustaţă, University of Michigan, USA 
The dimension of jet schemes of singular varieties 
Keiji Oguiso, Osaka University, Japan 
Some aspects of explicit birational geometry inspired by complex dynamics 
Bertrand Toën, CNRS, Université de Montpellier 2, France 
Derived Algebraic Geometry and Deformation Quantization 
Yukinobu Toda, KavliIPMU, Japan 
Derived category of coherent sheaves and counting invariants 
Mikhail Verbitsky, National Research University HSE, Russia 
Teichmuller spaces, ergodic theory and global Torelli theorem 
Local and global differential geometry. Nonlinear and fully nonlinear geometric PDE. Geometric flows. Geometric structures on manifolds. Riemannian and metric geometry. Geometric aspects of group theory. Conformal geometry, Kähler geometry, Symplectic and Contact geometry, Geometric rigidity, General Relativity.
Connections with sections 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17.

<Invited Speakers> 
Fuquan Fang, Capital Normal University, China 
Nonnegatively curved manifolds and Tits geometry 
Mikhail Belolipetsky, Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Brazil 
Hyperbolic orbifolds of small volume 
Olivier Biquard, École Normale Supérieure Paris, France 
Einstein 4manifolds and singularities 
Mohammed Abouzaid, Columbia University, USA / Joint section 6 
Family Floer cohomology and mirror symmetry 
Nancy Hingston, College of New Jersey, USA 
Loop products, Poincare duality, index growth and dynamics 
Aaron Naber, Northwestern University, USA 
The Geometry of Ricci Curvature 
Jeremy Kahn, Brown University, USA / Joint / Joint section 9 
The surface subgroup and the Ehrenepreis Conjectures 
Vladimir Markovic, California Institute of Technology, USA / Joint / Joint section 9 
The surface subgroup and the Ehrenepreis Conjectures 
Yaron Ostrover, Tel Aviv University, Israel / Joint section 9 
When symplectic topology meets Banach space geometry 
Hans Ringström, Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholm, Sweden 
On the future stability of cosmological solutions to Einstein's equations with accelerated expansion 
André Neves, Imperial College London, UK 
New applications of Minmax Theory 
Gábor Székelyhidi, University of Notre Dame, USA 
Extremal Kahler metrics 
Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University, USA 
Solitons in geometric evolution equations 
Daniel Wise, McGill University, Canada / Joint section 6 
The cubical route to understanding groups 
Stefan Wenger, University of Fribourg, Switzerland 
Isoperimetric inequalities and asymptotic geometry 
Peter Topping, University of Warwick, UK 
Ricci flows with unbounded curvature 
Algebraic Topology, Differential Topology, Geometric Topology, Floer and gauge theories, Lowdimensional manifolds including knot theory and connections with Kleinian groups and Teichmüller theory, Symplectic Geometry and contact manifolds, and Topological quantum field theories.
Connections with sections 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11.

<Invited Speakers> 
Joseph Ayoub, University of Zürich, Switzerland 
A guide to (étale) motivic sheaves 
Michael Entov, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel 
Quasimorphisms and quasistates in symplectic topology 
Benson Farb, University of Chicago, USA 
Representation Stability 
Soren Galatius, Stanford University, USA 
Moduli spaces of manifolds 
Michael Hill, University of Virginia, USA 
On the nonexistence of elements of Kervaire invariant one 
Tao Li, Boston College, USA 
Heegaard splittings of 3manifolds 
Charles Rezk, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA 
Isogenies, power operations, and homotopy theory 
John Rognes, University of Oslo, Norway 
Algebraic $K$theory of strict ring spectra 
Thomas Schick, Universität Göttingen, Germany 
The topology of scalar curvature 
Constantin Teleman, University of California Berkeley, USA 
Gauge theory and mirror symmetry 
Algebraic and arithmetic groups. Structure, geometry, and representations of Lie groups and Lie algebras. Related geometric and algebraic objects, e.g. symmetric spaces, buildings, vertex operator algebras, quantum groups. Noncommutative harmonic analysis. Geometric methods in representation theory. Discrete subgroups of Lie groups. Lie groups and dynamics, including applications to number theory.
Connections with sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13.

<Invited Speakers> 
Yves Benoist, Université ParisSud, France / Joint section 9 
Recurrence on the space of lattices 
Konstantin Ardakov, Queen Mary University of London, UK 
$\widehat{\mathcal{D}}$modules on rigid analytic spaces 
Emmanuel Breuillard, Université ParisSud 11, France 
Diophantine geometry and uniform growth of finite and infinite groups 
Michela Varagnolo, Université de CergyPontoise, France / Joint 
Double affine Hecke algebras and Hecke algebras associated with quivers 
Eric Vasserot, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, France / Joint 
Double affine Hecke algebras and Hecke algebras associated with quivers 
Alexander Furman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA / Joint section 9 
Boundaries, rigidity of representations, and Lyapunov exponents 
Jonathan Brundan, University of Oregon, USA 
SchurWeyl duality and categorification 
Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon, USA 
Modular representation theory of symmetric groups 
Victor Ostrik, University of Oregon, USA 
Multifusion categories of HarishChandra bimodules 
Nicolas Ressayre, Institut Camille Jordan, France 
Some qualitative properties of branching multiplicities 
Bertrand Rémy, Institut Camille Jordan, France 
On some recent developments in the theory of buildings 
Classical analysis. Real and Complex analysis in one and several variables, potential theory, quasiconformal mappings. Harmonic analysis. Linear and nonlinear functional analysis, operator algebras, Banach algebras, Banach spaces. Noncommutative geometry, spectra of random matrices. Asymptotic geometric analysis. Metric geometry and applications. Geometric measure theory.
Connections with sections 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.

<Invited Speakers> 
Laszlo Erdös, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria, Austria / Joint section 11 & 12 
Random matrices, log gases and H\"older regularity 
Alessio Figalli, University of Texas at Austin, USA 
Quantitative stability results for the BrunnMinkowski inequality 
Kengo Hirachi, University of Tokyo, Japan 
Q and Qprime curvature in CR geometry 
Tuomas Hytönen, University of Helsinki, Finland 
Advances in weighted norm inequalities 
Nets Katz, California Institute of Technology, USA 
The flecnode polynomial: a central object in incidence geometry 
Izabella Laba, University of British Columbia, Canada 
Harmonic analysis and the geometry of fractals 
László Székelyhidi, Universität Leipzig, Germany / Joint section 10 
The hprinciple and turbulence 
Wilhelm Schlag, University of Chicago, USA / Joint section 10 
Semilinear wave equations 
Tom Sanders, Oxford University, UK / Joint section 13 
Roth's theorem: an application of approximate groups 
Andrea Malchiodi, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy 
Liouville equations from a variational point of view 
Sasha Sodin, Princeton University, USA and Tel Aviv University, Israel 
A modification of the moment method, and its applications to random matrices 
Jill Pipher, Brown University, USA 
Carleson measures and elliptic boundary value problems 
Roland Speicher, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany 
Free probability and random matrices 
ChangShou Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan 
Mean field equation, Hyperelliptic curve and Modular forms 
Adam W. Marcus, Yale University and Crisply, Inc., USA / Joint / Joint section 13 
Ramanujan graphs and the solution of the Kadison–Singer problem 
Daniel A. Spielman, Yale University, USA / Joint / Joint section 13 
Ramanujan graphs and the solution of the Kadison–Singer problem 
Nikhil Srivastava, Microsoft Research India, India / Joint / Joint section 13 
Ramanujan graphs and the solution of the Kadison–Singer problem 
Topological and symbolic dynamics. Geometric and qualitative theory of ODE and smooth dynamical systems, bifurcations and singularities. Hamiltonian systems and dynamical systems of geometric origin. Onedimensional and holomorphic dynamics. Strange attractors and chaotic dynamics. Multidimensional actions and rigidity in dynamics. Ergodic theory including applications to combinatorics and combinatorial number theory. Infinite dimensional dynamical systems and PDE.
Connections with sections 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16.

<Invited Speakers> 
Viviane Baladi, CNRS, DMAEcole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France 
Linear response, or else 
Luigi Chierchia, Universitá degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy / Joint 
Metric stability of the planetary Nbody problem 
Gabriella Pinzari, Universitá Federico II, Napoli, Italy / Joint 
Metric stability of the planetary Nbody problem 
Masato Tsujii, Kyushu University, Japan 
Resonances for geodesic flows on negatively curved manifolds 
Jens Marklof, University of Bristol, UK 
The lowdensity limit of the Lorentz gas: periodic, aperiodic and random 
Albert Fathi, ENS de Lyon, France 
Weak KAM Theory: the connection between AubryMather theory and viscosity solutions of the HamiltonJacobi equation 
Sylvain Crovisier, University ParisSud 11, France 
Dynamics of $C^1$diffeomorphisms: global description and prospects for classification 
Carlos Gustavo Moreira, IMPA, Brazil 
Fractal geometry and dynamical bifurcations 
Mark Pollicott, University of Warwick, UK 
Zeta functions for Anosov flows 
Sebastian van Strien, Imperial College London, UK / Joint 
Recent developments in interval dynamics 
Weixiao Shen, National University Singapore, Singapore / Joint 
Recent developments in interval dynamics 
Solvability, regularity, stability and other qualitative properties of linear and nonlinear equations and systems. Asymptotics. Spectral theory, scattering, inverse problems. Variational methods and calculus of variations. Geometric Evolution equations. Optimal transportation. Homogenization and multiscale problems. Relations to continuous media and control. Modeling through PDEs.
Connections with sections 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17.

<Invited Speakers> 
Panagiota Daskalopoulos, Columbia University, USA 
Ancient Solutions to Geometric Flows 
Mihalis Dafermos, University of Cambridge, UK / Joint section 11 
The mathematical analysis of black holes in general relativity 
Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago, USA 
Regularity estimates for parabolic integrodifferential equations and Applications 
Robert Jerrard, University of Toronto, Canada 
Quantized vortex filaments in complex scalar fields 
KiAhm Lee, Seoul National University, Korea 
Homogenization Theory in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations 
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto, Canada 
Academic wages, singularities, phase transitions and pyramid schemes 
Laure SaintRaymond, Ècole Normale Supérieure, France 
From molecular dynamics to kinetic theory and hydrodynamics 
Isabelle Gallagher, Université ParisDiderot, France 
From molecular dynamics to kinetic theory and hydrodynamics 
ShihHsien Yu, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Duality in Boltzmann Equation and its Applications 
Pierre Raphael, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France / Joint section 11 
On singularity formation in Hamiltonian evolution equations 
Jeremie Szeftel, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France 
The resolution of the bounded $L^2$ curvature conjecture in general relativity 
Andras Vasy, Stanford University, USA 
Some recent advances in microlocal analysis 
Juncheng Wei, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and University of British Columbia, Canada 
Geometric approaches to semilinear elliptic equations 
Quantum mechanics. Quantum field theory including gauge theories. General relativity. Statistical mechanics and random media. Integrable systems. Supersymmetric theories. String theory. Fluid dynamics.
Connections with sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12.

<Invited Speakers> 
Anton Alekseev, Université de Genève, Switzerland 
Three lives of the GelfandZeitlin integrable system 
Ivan Corwin, Clay Mathematics Institute, Columbia University and Institute Henri Poincare, USA 
Macdonald processes, quantum integrable systems and the KardarParisiZhang universality class 
Bertrand Duplantier, Institut de Physique Théorique, France 
Liouville quantum gravity, KPZ & SchrammLoewner Evolution 
Samson Shatashvili, Trinity College, Ireland 
Gauge theory angle at quantum integrability 
Vladimir Fock, Université de Strasbourg et CNRS, France 
Cluster varieties and integrable systems 
Anton Gerasimov, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Russia 
Archimedian Langlands duality in number theory and exactly solvable quantum systems 
Robert Seiringer, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria 
Structure of the excitation spectrum for manybody quantum systems (Cancelled) 
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA 
Fermionic spectra in integrable models 
Sandrine Péché, Université ParisDiderot, France / Joint section 12 
Deformed ensembles of random matrices 
SeungYeal Ha, Seoul National University, Korea / Joint section 17 
Lyapunov functional approach and collective dynamics of some interacting manybody systems 
Bertrand Eynard, Institut de Physique Théorique, France 
An overview of the topological recursion 
Jörg Teschner, Universität Hamburg, Germany 
Quantization of moduli spaces of flat connections and Liouville theory 
Stochastic processes, Interacting particle systems, Random media, Random matrices, conformally invariant models, Stochastic networks, Stochastic geometry, Statistical inference, Highdimensional data analysis, Spatial methods.
Connections with sections 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
<Invited Speakers> 
Sourav Chatterjee, Stanford University, USA 
A short survey of Stein's method 
Geoffrey Grimmett, University of Cambridge, UK 
Criticality, universality, and isoradiality 
Takashi Kumagai, Kyoto University, Japan 
Anomalous random walks and diffusions: From fractals to random media 
Russell Lyons, Indiana University, USA 
Determinantal probability: surprising relations 
Michel Ledoux, Université de Toulouse, France 
Heat flows, geometric and functional inequalities 
Martin Hairer, University of Warwick, UK 
Regularity structures(Cancelled) 
Terry Lyons, University of Oxford, UK 
Rough paths, signatures and the modelling of functions on streams 
Timo Seppäläinen, University of Wisconsin, USA 
Variational formulas for directed polymer and percolation models 
Kenneth Lange, University of California at Los Angeles, USA / Joint section 17 
The MM proximal distance algorithm 
Alexandre Tsybakov, CRESTENSAE, France 
Aggregation and minimax optinality in highdimensional estimation 
Vladas Sidoravicius, Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Brazil 
Criticality and Phase Transitions: five favorite pieces 
Bálint Virág, University of Toronto, Canada 
Operator limits of random matrices 
Martin Wainwright, University of California Berkeley, USA 
Constrained forms of statistical minimax: Computation, communication, and privacy 
Combinatorial structures. Enumeration: exact and asymptotic. Graph theory. Probabilistic and extremal combinatorics. Designs and finite geometries. Relations with linear algebra, representation theory and commutative algebra. Topological and analytical techniques in combinatorics. Combinatorial geometry. Combinatorial number theory. Additive combinatorics. Polyhedral combinatorics and combinatorial optimization.
Connections with sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14.

<Invited Speakers> 
David Conlon, University of Oxford, UK 
Combinatorial theorems relative to a random set 
Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia University, USA 
Coloring graphs with forbidden induced subgraphs 
Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University, Israel 
Positional games 
Daniela Kühn, University of Birmingham, UK / Joint 
Hamilton cycles in graphs and hypergraphs: an extremal perspective 
Deryk Osthus, University of Birmingham, UK / Joint 
Hamilton cycles in graphs and hypergraphs: an extremal perspective 
Marc Noy, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain 
Random planar graphs and beyond 
Grigori Olshanski, Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russia 
The GelfandTsetlin graph and Markov processes 
János Pach, EPFL, Switzerland and Rényi Institute, Hungary 
Geometric intersection patterns and the theory of topological graphs 
Van Vu, Yale University, USA 
Combinatorial Problems in Random Matrix Theory 
Angelika Steger, ETH Zürich, Switzerland 
The determinism of randomness and its use in combinatorics 
Jacob Fox, MIT, USA 
The graph regularity method: variants, applications, and alternative methods 
Complexity theory and design and analysis of algorithms. Formal languages. Computational learning. Algorithmic game theory. Cryptography. Coding theory. Semantics and verification of programs. Symbolic computation. Quantum computing. Computational geometry, computer vision.
Connections with sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 13, 15.

<Invited Speakers> 
Boaz Barak, Microsoft Research, USA 
Sumofsquares proofs and the quest toward optimal algorithms 
Mark Braverman, Princeton University, USA 
Interactive information and coding theory 
Andrei Bulatov, Simon Fraser University, Canada 
Counting Constraint Satisfaction Problems 
Julia Chuzhoy, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, USA 
Flows, cuts and integral routing in graphs  an approximation algorithmist's perspective 
Craig Gentry, IBM Research Thomas J. Watson Research, USA 
Computing on the Edge of Chaos: Structure and Randomness in Encrypted Computation 
Ryan O'Donnell, Carnegie Mellon University, USA 
Social choice, computational complexity, Gaussian geometry, and Boolean functions 
Ryan Williams, Stanford University, USA 
Algorithms for circuits and circuits for algorithms: connecting the tractable and intractable 
Sergey Yekhanin, Microsoft Research, USA 
Codes with local decoding procedures 
Design of numerical algorithms and analysis of their accuracy, stability, and complexity. Approximation theory. Applied and computational aspects of harmonic analysis. Numerical solution of algebraic, functional, stochastic, differential, and integral equations. Grid generation and adaptivity.
Connections with sections 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17.

<Invited Speakers> 
Rémi Abgrall, University of Zürich, Switzerland 
On a class of high order schemes for hyperbolic problems 
ChiWang Shu, Brown University, USA 
Discontinuous Galerkin method for timedependent convection dominated partial differential equations 
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University, USA 
Multiscale Model Reduction with Generalized Multiscale Finite Element Methods 
Annalisa Buffa, Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche "E. Magenes", C.N.R, Italy 
Spline differential forms 
Denis Talay, INRIA, France 
Singular stochastic computational models, stochastic analysis, PDE analysis, and numerics 
Yaxiang Yuan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China / Joint section 16 
A review on subspace methods for nonlinear optimization 
Minimization problems. Controllability, observability, stability. Robotics. Stochastic systems and control. Optimal control. Optimal design, shape design. Linear, nonlinear, integer, and stochastic programming. Applications.
Connections with sections 9, 10, 12, 15, 17.

<Invited Speakers> 
Friedrich Eisenbrand, École Polytechnique Fédèrale de Lausanne, Switzerland 
Recent results around the diameter of polyhedra 
Pierre Rouchon, Mines ParisTech, France 
Models and feedback stabilization of open quantum systems 
Adrian Lewis, Cornell University, USA 
Nonsmooth optimization: conditioning, convergence, and semialgebraic models 
Luc Robbiano, Université de Versailles SaintQuentinenYvelines, France 
Carleman estimates, results on control and stabilization for partial differential equations 
Monique Laurent, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and Tilburg University, Netherlands 
Optimization over polynomials: selected topics 
Jiongmin Yong, University of Central Florida, USA 
Timeinconsistent optimal control problems 
Mathematics applied to the physical sciences, engineering sciences, life sciences, social and economic sciences, and technology. Bioinformatics. Mathematics in interdisciplinary research. The interplay of mathematical modeling, mathematical analysis, and scientific computation, and its impact on the understanding of scientific phenomena and on the solution of real life problems.
Connections with sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16.

<Invited Speakers> 
Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Mathematical Models and Numerical Methods for BoseEinstein Condensation 
Anna Gilbert, University of Michigan, USA 
Sparse Analysis 
Eric Cances, École des Ponts ParisTech, France 
Mathematical models and numerical methods for electronic structure calculation 
Andrea Braides, Universitá di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy 
Discretetocontinuum variational methods for lattice systems 
JeanMichel Morel, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France 
A mathematical perspective of image denoising 
Barbara Niethammer, University of Bonn, Germany 
Scaling in kinetic meanfield models for coarsening phenomena 
Hinke Osinga, The University of Auckland, New Zealand 
Computing global invariant manifolds: techniques and applications 
Batmanathan Dayanand (Daya) Reddy, University of Cape Town, South Africa 
Numerical approximation of variational inequalities arising in elastoplasticity 
Andrew Stuart, University of Warwick, UK 
Uncertainty Quantification in Bayesian inversion 
Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas at Austin, USA 
Stochastic modeling and methods in optimal portfolio construction 
All aspects of mathematics education, from elementary school to higher education. Mathematical literacy and popularization of mathematics.

<Invited Speakers> 
Étienne Ghys, CNRS, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France 
The internet and the popularization of mathematics 
Günter M. Ziegler, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany 
Teaching and learning ``What is Mathematics'' 

<Panels> 
Deborah Ball, University of Michigan, USA 
William Barton, University of Auckland, New Zealand 
JeanMarie Laborde, Université Joseph Fourier, France 
Man Keung Siu, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 
Christiane Rousseau, Université de Montréal, Canada 
Eduardo Colli, Universidade de Sāo Paulo, Brazil 
Fidel Nemenzo, University of the Philippines, Philippines 
Konrad Polthier, Universität Freie Berlin, Germany 
Historical studies of all of the mathematical sciences in all periods and cultural settings.

<Invited Speakers> 
Han Qi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 
Knowledge and Power: A Social History of the Transmission of Mathematics Between China and Europe during the Kangxi Reign (16621722) 
Reinhard SiegmundSchultze, University of Agder, Norway 
One hundred years after the Great War  A century of breakdowns, resumptions and fundamental changes in international mathematical communication 
Dominique Tournes, University of La Reunion, France 
Mathematics of engineers: elements for a new history of numerical analysis 








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