All events in 2017

16 January 2017 at 12:30

Abel in Barcelona

Scientific conferences

Location: Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona

Louis Nirenberg, Abel Prize Laureate in 2015, will give a lecture at the Abel in Barcelona-event. There will also be lectures by two of the members of the Abel committee, Luigi Ambrosio and Ben Green. For more details see the attached poster.

21 March 2017 at 12:00

Abel Prize announcement

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The name of the 2017 Abel Laureate will be announced by the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The chair of the Abel committee will then give the reasons for the awarding of the prize, followed by a popular science presentation of the prize winner's work.

22 May 2017 at 17:00

Wreath-laying ceremony at the Abel Monument

Location: Royal Palace grounds, Oslo

Yves Meyer will honour Niels Henrik Abel by laying down a wreath at the Abel Monument. Kristian Ranestad, chair of the Abel board, will give a speech. Music. The event is open to the public.

22 May 2017 at 18:00

Dinner in honour of the Abel Laureate

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The Norwegian Academy will host a dinner in honour of the Abel Laureate. Among the invited guests will be members of the Abel committee and the Abel board, members of the Academy's mathematics group and visiting mathematicians from many countries. By invitation only.

23 May 2017 at 14:00

Abel Prize Award Ceremony

Location: University Aula, Oslo, Norway

Yves Meyer will receive the Abel Prize at an award ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo, Norway. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and an interview with Meyer in front of a live audience at a nearby theatre, Det Norske Teatret.

23 May 2017 at 19:00

The Abel Banquet

Location: Akershus Castle, Oslo

The Norwegian government hosts a banquet in honour of Abel Laureate Yves Meyer at Akershus Castle. By invitation only.

24 May 2017 at 07:45 - 24 May 2017 at 09:30

Yves Meyer gives a talk at PGS


Location: PGS, Lilleakerveien 4C, Oslo

Abel Laureate Yves Meyer will in his talk at Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) explain how his wavelet theory is relevant in connection with seismic data.

There will also be a lecture by Sverre Brandsberg Dahl, PGS Chief Geophysicist, titled "Applied mathematics and supercomputers in seismic imaging"

24 May 2017 at 10:00 - 24 May 2017 at 15:30

The Abel Lectures 2017


Location: Georg Sverdrups Hus, University of Oslo

Abel Laureate Yves Meyer will give his prize lecture at the University of Oslo followed by three Abel Lectures by Stéphane Mallat, Ingrid Daubechies and Emmanuel Jean Candès.

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