Fifty third British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Glasgow: 9 - 12 April 2001     

The enrolment was 190.    The chairman was R Odoni and the secretary was R J Steiner.

Minutes of meetings, etc. are available by clicking on a link below

General Meeting Minutes for 2001

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes for 2001

The plenary speakers were:

Berestycki, H Propagation of fronts in periodic media
Broué, M GLn over a field with x elements (x an indeterminate)
Damon, H Periods of modular forms and rational points on elliptic curves
Taubes, C What we know and don't know about 4-dimensinal manifolds

The morning speakers were:

Bournaveas, N Low regularity solutions of the Klein-Gordon-Dirac equations
de Jeu, R Algebraic K-theory and special values of zeta and L-functions
Falconer, K J Mercerian theorems - old and new
Gordon, CDehn surgery on knots
Ivanov, A Local characterisations of graphs and geometries
Jerrum, M R Approximating the permanent
König, S Schur algebras and representations of general linear and symmetric groups
Kozlowski, O Structural stability in one-dimensional dynamics
Leary, I Doing things properly with metrics
Levi, R Homotopy finite group theory
Martin, P A physicist's approach to algebraic representation theory
McKee, J FSnakes, stars, and Salem numbers
Nikulin, V V A theory of Lorentzian Kac-Moody algebras
Wilson, R Victorian combinatorics

Special session: Partial differential equations 
Chemin, J-YAnisotropy in incompressible viscous fluids
Collet, PEpsilon entropy per unit volume and related quantities for dissipative PDEs in unbounded domains
Grenier, EStability of boundary layers through Green's functions
Shirikyan, AErgodicity for the randomly forced equations of mathematical physics

Special session: Modular forms 
Buzzard, KSlopes of modular forms
Gekeler, E -UObservations about Eisenstein series for the modular group
Tilouine, JSiegel modular forms and the Taylor-Wiles system