The International Conference "Contemporary Mathematics"
(June 8–12, 2009, Moscow–St.-Petersburg)

The International Conference "Contemporary Mathematics" will take place at Steklov Institute in Moscow on June 8–10, 2009 and in St.-Petersburg Branch of Steklov Institute in St.-Petersburg on June 12–13 2009. The scientific program of this conference will consist of a short number of invited talks (we plan to have about 15 talks altogether in Moscow and St.-Petersburg) by famous Russian and foreign mathematicians, as well as several talks by Russian outstanding young mathematicians. On June 9 (morning session) we organize The Festival of Mathematics for Youngsters. Also on June 9 (afternoon session) there will be The Discussion Round Table "Mathematics and Society".


Program Committee
Adian Sergei Ivanovich
Anosov Dmitry Victorovich
Arnol'd Vladimir Igorevich
Atiyah Michael Francis
Faddeev Lyudvig Dmitrievich
Gonchar Andrei Aleksandrovich
Hirzebruch Friedrich
Ibragimov Il'dar Abdullovich
Lovász László
Manin Yurii Ivanovich
Mishchenko Evgenii Frolovich
Mori Shigefumi
Nikol'skii Sergei Mikhailovich
Novikov Sergei Petrovich
Palis Jacob
Prokhorov Yurii Vasil'evich
Sadovnichii Victor Antonovich
Shafarevich Igor Rostislavovich
Slavnov Andrei Alekseevich
Varadhan S. R. Srinivasa
Vershik Anatolii Moiseevich
Vladimirov Vasilii Sergeevich

Organizing Committee
Osipov Yurii Sergeevich (Chairman)
Kislyakov Serguei Vital'evich (Vice-chairman)
Kozlov Valery Vasil'evich (Vice-chairman)
Pribyl Marina Aleksandrovna (scientific secretary)
Buchstaber Victor Matveevich
Izaak Aleksandr Davidovich
Konovalov Sergey Petrovich
Mal'tsev Arkadii Anatol'evich
Pavlov Vladimir Petrovich
Repin Sergey Igorevich
Sergeev Armen Glebovich
Treschev Dmitrii Valer'evich
Vassiliev Victor Anatolievich
Vsemirnov Maxim Aleksandrovich
Zhizhchenko Aleksei Borisovich

Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences

The International Conference "Contemporary Mathematics", Moscow–St.-Petersburg, June 8–12, 2009

June 8, 2009
1. Variation with $p$ of the number of solutions mod $p$ of a family of polynomial equations
J.-P. Serre
June 8, 2009 13:00, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
J.-P. Serre
2. Extremal graphs, graph algebras, and categories
L. Lovász
June 8, 2009 14:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
L. Lovász
3. Local maximality of hyperbolic sets
D. V. Anosov
June 8, 2009 15:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
D. V. Anosov

June 9, 2009
4. Math as I like it
J. Akiyama
June 9, 2009 10:00, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
J. Akiyama
5. Mathematical etudes
N. N. Andreev
June 9, 2009 12:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
N. N. Andreev

June 10, 2009
6. Nonassociative Hilbert scheme and Thom polynomials
M. E. Kazarian
June 10, 2009 10:00, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
M. E. Kazarian
7. Derived categories of coherent sheaves and rationality of algebraic varieties
A. G. Kuznetsov
June 10, 2009 11:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
A. G. Kuznetsov
8. Causality and contact geometry
S. Yu. Nemirovski
June 10, 2009 12:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
S. Yu. Nemirovski

June 11, 2009
9. Speech at the opening of the conference “Contemporary Mathematics” at St. Petersburg
A. G. Sergeev
June 11, 2009 10:15, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
A. G. Sergeev
10. Relative Khovanov homology
O. Ya. Viro
June 11, 2009 10:20, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
O. Ya. Viro
11. The history of quantum groups
L. D. Faddeev
June 11, 2009 11:50, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
L. D. Faddeev
12. Boundary rigidity and minimal fillings
S. V. Ivanov
June 11, 2009 13:00, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
S. V. Ivanov

June 12, 2009
13. Winding numbers and Fourier series
J.-P. Kahane
June 12, 2009 13:30, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
J.-P. Kahane
14. New Discretization of Complex Analysis (DCA)
S. P. Novikov
June 12, 2009 15:00, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
S. P. Novikov
15. Classifying vectoids and generalizations of operads
N. V. Durov
June 12, 2009 16:10, Moscow–St.-Petersburg
N. V. Durov
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