a two-day mathematics programme

Date and time: Monday and Tuesday, 29th and 30th June 2015, 0930--1700 hrs
      Venue: Ramanujan Auditorium, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai
      Timetable             Poster            Abstracts

This programme was targeted mainly at advanced undergraduate (BSc third year) and postgraduate (MSc) students of mathematics. However, anybody with an interest and background in college level mathematics (from student to senior professor) was welcome to apply to participate. In particular, summer interns, research scholars, and postdocs in any scientific or engineering discipline (with some liking and aptitude for mathematics) were encouraged to apply.

The programme featured six talks, a video screening, and a panel discussion.     Videos (of the lectures and the panel discussion)       Pictures (day1)   Pictures (day2)

The programme was free. No fee of any kind was charged. Free lunch and snacks were provided.

Participation was by online registration. There were also some "spot" registrations (which were allowed because there was room). The number of participants was 182 on the first day, 135 on the second. Participants had to make their own arrangements for travel to Chennai and for their stay. No reimbursement or even help towards stay was offered by the organizers.