# Abel Conference in honor of John Milnor

In honor of the 2011 Abel Prize Laureate John Milnor, IMA (Institute for Mathematics and its Application) will host a three day mathematical conference at the University of Minnesota. The conference will be held January 30 to February 1, 2012.

Topics focus on the important mathematical areas impacted by the laureates, and when appropriate, on the work's impact on applications. In 2012, John Milnor will be recognized for his pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry, and algebra.

Tentative List of Speakers:

- Mark Behrens (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, confirmed)
- John Fornaess (University of Michigan, confirmed)
- Peter Kronheimer (Harvard University, confirmed)
- Ib Madsen (University of Copenhagen, confirmed)
- Fabien Morel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, confirmed)
- Peter Ozsvath (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Parimala Raman (Emory University, confirmed)
- Douglas Ravenel (University of Rochester, confirmed)
- Gang Tian (Princeton University, confirmed)
- Ulrike Tillmann (University of Oxford, confirmed)

The Abel Conference is an annual conference series that honors the Abel Prize Laureates. It is a collaboration between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

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