All events in 2018

20 March 2018

Abel Prize announcement

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Ole M. Sejersted, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will announce the winner of the Abel Prize 2018 at 12:00 local time. John Rognes, chair of the Abel committee, will then give the reasons for the awarding of the prize.

21 April 2018 - 21 April 2018

Berlin Maths Day 2018

Location: Technical University of Berlin

This year’s Berlin Maths Day will be held on Saturday, April 21. One of the highlights is the major team competition in mathematics for young students, grades 7-13. The winners get to travel to Oslo in May and participate in the award ceremony of the Abel Prize 2018. The event is a collaboration between multiple German universities and colleges, and is hosted this year by the Berlin Technical University.

21 May 2018 at 17:00

Wreath-laying ceremony at the Abel Monument

Location: Royal Palace grounds, Oslo

The Abel Laureate Robert Langlands 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. The event is open to the public.

21 May 2018 at 17:30

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 Robert Langlands. 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.

22 May 2018 at 14:00

Abel Prize award ceremony

Location: University Aula in Oslo, Norway

His Majesty King Harald V will present the Abel Prize to Robert Langlands at an award ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo, Norway. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and Alex Bellos will interview the laureate in front of a live audience at a nearby theatre, Det Norske Teatret at 15:00. 

22 May 2018 at 19:00

The Abel Prize Banquet

Location: Oslo City Hall, Oslo

The Abel Prize Banquet in honour of Robert Langlands is hosted by the Norwegian Government, May 22 at Oslo City Hall. The dinner is by special invitation only.

23 May 2018 at 11:00 - 23 May 2018 at 15:30

The Abel Lectures

Location: Georg Sverdrups Hus, University of Oslo

Abel Laureate, Robert Langlands, will give his prize lecture at the University of Oslo followed by two Abel Lectures by James Arthur and Edward Frenkel. 

24 May 2018 at 14:15

The Abel Lecture in Trondheim

Location: EL5, Gamle elektro,Gløshaugen, NTNU

Abel Laureate, Robert Langlands, will give his prize lecture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology at campus Gløshaugen in Trondheim. 

14 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

Sixth Abel Conference: A Mathematical Celebration of Robert P. Langlands

Scientific conferences

Location: University of Minnesota

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is hosting the sixth Abel Conference in honour of the 2018 Abel Prize Laureate, Robert Langlands.

24 June 2019 - 28 June 2018

The Abel Symposium 2019

Scientific conferences

Location: Scandic Parken Hotel Ålesund, Norway

The title of the symposium is: Geometry, Lie Theory and Applications.

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