January 29, 2023

The Legacy of John Charles Field

June 7 - June 9, 2000
held at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

The following have agreed to participate in a celebration of the history of the Fields Medal, in connection with World Mathematical Year 2000 (as designated by UNESCO and the IMU):

Sir Michael Atiyah, University of Edinburgh
Alan Baker, Cambridge University
Richard Borcherds, University of California, Berkeley
Alain Connes, Collège de France; Institute des Hautes Études Scientifiques
Timothy Gowers, Cambridge University
Vaughan Jones, University of California, Berkeley
Maxim Kontsevich, Institute des Hautes Études Scientifiques
John Milnor, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong

Historical lectures will be presented by the following two speakers:

Tom Archibald, Acadia University
Michael Monastyrsky, Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow

The lectures by these two Fields Medallists will be presented at the Math 2000 meeting at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

David Mumford, Brown University and Efim Zelmanov, Yale University





Scientific Program Committee

James Arthur, University of Toronto
John Chadam, University of Pittsburgh
Donald Dawson, The Fields Institute
George Elliott, Chair; University of Toronto, University of Copenhagen and The Fields Institute
Peter Fillmore Dalhousie University
Nassif Ghoussoub, University of British Columbia; The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Science
Bradd Hart, McMaster University; The Fields Institute
Bernard Hodgson , Laval University
Jacques Hurtubise, Centre de recherche mathématiques; McGill University
Jerrold Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Cathleen Morawetz, Courant Institute
Carl Riehm, McMaster University
Luc Vinet, McGill University

Related Events

The 28th Canadian Annual Symposium on Operator Algebras
June 4-8, 2000
The Fields Institute

The meeting will have a transitional session to bridge with the Fields Legacy Symposium. James Arthur, Nigel Higson, John McKay and Adrian Ocneanu will be speaking on June 7, 2000 and participants of the Symposium are welcome to attend.

MITACS Annual General Meeting
June 6-7, 2000
University of Toronto

The meeting will focus on how mathematics is playing a central role in meeting energy needs in the 21st century. It will include plenary speakers - Sir Andew Huxley, Sir Michael Atiyah, and Professor Arjen Lenstra and an industrial, job and project exhibition.

Math 2000
June 10-13, 2000

This is a joint meeting of the Canadian Mathematical Society, the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society, the Canadian Operational Research Society, the Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, the 14th Canadian Symposium on Fluid Dynamics and the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics.

2000 Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
June 6-10
McMaster University