S. I. Adian Memorial Conference
(May 26–27, 2020, online, Moscow)

Outstanding mathematician Sergei Ivanovich Adian passed away on May 5, 2020 in Moscow. His former students and colleagues will present survey talks related to the work and scientific interests of Adian in the fields of Algebra and Mathematical Logic. The speakers are V. Atabekyan, R. Grigorchuk, V. Guba, A. Kanel-Belov, O. Kharlampovich, I. Lysenok, A. Razborov. A memorial session of personal recollections will take place on Tuesday, May 26, at 17:00 (GMT+3).

The conference is a joint meeting of the seminar "Algorithmic Problems in Algebra and Logic" chaired by Sergei Adian for decades, the "Seminar on Mathematical Logic" at the Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University, and Moscow Mathematical Society. The talks will be presented online using the Zoom platform. Everyone is invited but we kindly ask participants to register (the form can be found below). The link and password for the Zoom conference will be sent to all registered participants by email.


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Website dedicated to Sergei Adian

Financial support. The conference is supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (the grant to the Steklov International Mathematical Center, agreement no. 075-15-2019-1614).


Organizing Committee
Beklemishev Lev Dmitrievich
Lysenok Igor Geront'evich
Razborov Alexander Alexandrovich
Semenov Aleksei Lvovich
Talambutsa Alexey Leonidovich

Steklov International Mathematical Center
Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Moscow Mathematical Society

S. I. Adian Memorial Conference, Moscow, May 26–27, 2020

May 26, 2020 (Tue)
1. Introductory words
L. D. Beklemishev
May 26, 2020 14:55–15:00, Moscow, online
2. Adian-Rabin theorem
A. A. Razborov
May 26, 2020 15:00–15:45, Moscow, online
A. A. Razborov
3. Solution of the Burnside problem and consequences
I. G. Lysenok
May 26, 2020 16:00–16:45, Moscow, online
I. G. Lysenok
4. Memorial session
May 26, 2020 17:00–19:00, Moscow, online

May 27, 2020 (Wed)
5. Asymptotic properties of groups of Burnside type.
Rostislav I. Grigorchuk
May 27, 2020 15:00–15:45, Moscow, online
Rostislav I. Grigorchuk
6. Equations in a free group, first-order theory and beyond
O. G. Kharlampovich
May 27, 2020 15:45–16:30, Moscow, online
O. G. Kharlampovich
7. On the word problem for 1-relator monoids
V. S. Guba
May 27, 2020 16:45–17:30, Moscow, online
V. S. Guba
8. Problems of Burnside type for finitely presented structures
A. Ya. Kanel-Belov
May 27, 2020 17:30–18:15, Moscow, online
A. Ya. Kanel-Belov
9. On periodic products and varieties of S.I.Adian
V. S. Atabekyan
May 27, 2020 18:15–19:00, Moscow, online
V. S. Atabekyan
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