March 29, 2015
Fields Medal Symposium
October 19-22, 2015 • The Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada


In honour of Stanislav Smirnov

The Symposium will be centered on the work of Stanislav Smirnov (Fields Medal 2010), and its current and potential impact.

His research focuses on the fields of complex analysis, dynamical systems, and probability theory.

The scientific program is aimed at a wide audience, including graduate students, mathematicians in other research areas, and scientists who use mathematics in an important way. The public opening of the Symposium will feature two mathematics lectures, one which will be given by Stanislav Smirnov. The Symposium will also have a special event for high school and undergraduate students.

All events will be broadcast live online.




Michael Aizenman, Princeton University
Dmitri Belyaev, Oxford University
Alexei Borodin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Cardy, Oxford University *To be confirmed
Dmitry Chelkak, St. Petersburg State University
Geoffrey Grimmett, Cambridge University *To be confirmed
Jacek Graczyk, Université de Paris - Sud
Clément Hongler, EPFL, Lausanne University
Peter Jones, Yale University
Rick Kenyon, Brown University
Antti Kupiainen, University of Helsinki
Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
Bernard Nienhuis, University of Amsterdam
Steffen Rohde, University of Washington
Scott Sheffield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Béatrice de Tilière, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Anna Zdunik, Warsaw University

Ilia Binder, University of Toronto
John Cardy, University of Oxford
Kostya Khanin, University of Toronto
Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
Gordon Slade, University of British Columbia
Balint Virag, University of Toronto
Wendelin Werner, ETH Zürich
Gold Level Sponsor

  Silver Level Sponsor

James Stewart, Prof Emeritus, McMaster University; textbook author, donor of the Fields Institute Library
Bronze Level Sponsors

Edward Bierstone, University of Toronto
George Elliott, Unviersity of Toronto
John R. Gardner
Dan Rosen, R2 Financial Technologies
Philip Siller, BroadRiver Asset Management, L.P.