Sir Michael Atiyah OM, FRS, FRSE is one of the great mathematicians of the last hundred years and to celebrate his 85th birthday a one-day meeting will be held here in Oxford in the Mathematical Institute on 22 April 2014. The meeting will also see the publication by Oxford University Press of a seventh volume of his collected works. Please contact Frances Kirwan (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to attend the meeting.
Timetable and speakers:
9.30 Nigel Hitchin - Surfaces, geodesics and hyperkahler geometry
11.00 Graeme Segal - Solitons and inverse scattering
2.30 Sergei Gukov - The Atiyah-Segal-Singer equivariant index theorem for the Hitchin moduli space
4.30 Robbert Dijkgraaf - Geometry and matrices