June 9-11, 1996

Workshop on Catastrophic Environmental Risks

Organizing Committee: J. Chadam (The Fields Institute), G. Chichilnisky,
Chair (Columbia), R. Dembo (Algorithmics Inc.), G. Heal (Columbia),
C. Heyde (Columbia), M. Hirsch (University of California at Berkeley),
A. Kubursi (McMaster), D. Turcotte (Cornell).

May 15- 17, 1996

Semidefinite Programming and
Interior-Point Approaches for Combinatorial Optimization Problems

May 10-13, 1996

**DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES**

**Sergei V. Novikov** (Steklov Mathematical Institute)

Laplace and Darboux Transformations: Exactly Solvable One- and Two-Dimensional
Schrödinger Operators

April 21, 1996

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES

**Robert MacPherson **(Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
University)

Topology of Spaces with Torus Actions

November 16 - 17, 1995

Workshop on Visualization and Animation.

Organizers: J. Chadam (The Fields Institute), W. Cowan (University
of Waterloo).

November 17, 1995

Official Opening of the Building for The Fields Institute for Research
in Mathematical Sciences

October 23 - 27, 1995

Workshop on Arithmetic Algebraic
Geometry,* *held in Toronto

October 23, 1995

**DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES**

**Andrew Wiles **(Princeton University)

Modular Forms and Elliptic Curves

October 21, 1995

**DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES**

**Raoul Bott **(Harvard University)

The Group of Gauge Transformations -- Our Gift from the Physicists

(Held in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia)

October 20, 1995

**DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES**

**Andrew Wiles** (Princeton University)

Public Lecture on Fermat's Last Theorem

October 19 - 23, 1995

Workshop on New Directions in the Theory
of Markets and Games

Conference in Honour of Robert J. Aumann

August 25, 1995

**DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES**

**Roger Penrose** (University of Oxford)

Thoughts On Geometry, Computability And Tiling Problems

July 18, 1995 -- Operator Algebras and Applications Seminar Series

Mikhail Shubin (Northeastern University)

*Type II von Neumann Algebras and L*^{2}-cohomology

July 5, 1995 -- Special Seminar

Nigel Hitchin (University of Cambridge)

*Magnetic Monopoles and the Icosahedral Group*

September 1 to December 31, 1995

-- *L-functions Program (residual activity) *

Program Organizing Committee: M. Kolster, V. Snaith