Previous Society Meetings



201720162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Associated Workshop
29 June 2018 BMA House, London LMS General Meeting and Hardy Lecture 2018  
Hardy Lecturer 2018:
Lauren Williams (UC Berkeley)
The positive Grassmannian and shallow water waves
Accompanying speaker: Konstanze Rietsch (King's College, London) 
Grassmanians and Polytopes
13 June 2018 St. Andrews LMS Society Meeting at the BMC 2018  
Laura DeMarco (Northwestern University)
Complex dynamics and arithmetic equidistribution 
4 June 2018 Leicester
Galois Covers, Grothendieck-Teichmüller Theory and Dessins D'enfants
Minhyong Kim (University of Oxford)
Diophantine geometry and principal bundles
Leila Schneps (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Paris) 
Pro-unipotent Grothendieck-Teichmüller theory: surprising connections with number theory
Fabrizio Catanese (University of Bayreuth) 
Mathematical Mysteries behind the Interplay of Algebra and Topology in Moduli Theory
25 May 2018 University of Northumbria, Newcastle
Advances in the Theory of Nonlinear Waves
Tamara Grava (Bristol & SISSA)
Long time asymptotic behaviour of dispersive equations with step-like initial data
Noel Smyth (Edinburgh)
Water waves, undular bores and resonances
Sara Lombardo (Loughborough)
Spectra as complex curves: understanding instabilities of nonlinear waves by means of elementary algebraic-geometry
22 March 2018 Warwick LMS Society Meeting in Honour of Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017); Fields Medallist and LMS Honorary Member. 2017-2018 Warwick EPSRC Symposium workshop on Teichmüller dynamics
Anton Zorich (Paris) 
Mirzakhani's count of simple closed geodesics
Alex Wright (Stanford)
Mirzakhani's computation of Weil-Petersson volumes and intersection numbers
2 March 2018 De Morgan House, London Mary Cartwright Lecture & Society Meeting  
Mary Cartwright Lecturer 2018:
Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (Cambridge)
 Model-based learning in imaging.
Accompanying Speaker: Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)
 Geometric graph-based methods for high dimensional data.

10 January 2018

San Diego Society Meeting at the Joint Mathematics Meeting.
James McKernan FRS (UCSD) 
How many equations does one need to define a variety?

13 December 2017

Cardiff South West and South Wales Regional Meeting  
Shahn Majid (Queen Mary, London)
 Braided algebra and dual bases on quantum groups
Ingo Runkel (Hamburg) 
 Categorification and field theory
10 November 2017 BMA House, Tavistock Square, London
Presidential Address: Simon Tavaré (Cambridge; CRUK) 
 The magical Ewens Sampling Formula
Zoubin Ghahramani (Cambridge; Uber)
 Bayesian statistics, non-parametrics, neural networks, and artificial intelligence
10 November 2017 
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London Graduate Student Meeting
Ioanna Manolopoulou (Statistics,  UCL)
 Clustering Variable-Length Order Statistics in Retail Analytics
Hao Ni (Maths, UCL) 
 Modelling the Effects of Data Streams using the Rough Paths Theory
12 October 2017
De Morgan House, 57-58 Russell Square, London
Evelyne Hubert (INRIA Méditerranée)
 Invariants of ternary forms under the orthogonal group
Kurusch Ebrahimi-Fard (Trondheim)
  A fresh look at the Magnus expansion 
Peter Neumann (Oxford)
 An introduction to Computational Group Theory
Gloria Marí Beffa (U Wisconsin-Madison)
 Discrete Geometry of polygons and Soliton Equations
Darryl Holm (Imperial)
 Stochastic Transport in Fluid Dynamics
18 September 2017 Loughborough Midlands Regional Meeting  Midlands Regional  Workshop
Giovanni Felder (ETH, Zurich)
 Pairs of commuting matrices and Macdonald identities
Nigel Hitchin (Oxford)
 The critical locus of the Higgs bundle integrable system.
Nikita Nekrasov (Simons Center, Stony Brook).
 Magnificent Four
30 June 2017 BMA House, London General Society Meeting  
Sheehan Olver (Imperial) 
 The Sokhotski–Plemelj theorem, singular integrals, and solving PDEs
Gwyneth Stallard (Open University)
 Complex analysis and complex dynamics: fruitful interactions
30 June 2017 BMA House, London Graduate Student Meeting  
Dan Nicks (Nottingham)
 Julia sets in higher dimensions
Jean-Marc Vanden Broecke (UCL)
 Applications of complex variable techniques to nonlinear free surface flows
1 June 2017
Fran Burstall (University of Bath)
 Conformal submanifold theory for beginners
Marta Mazzocco (University of Loughborough)
 Colliding holes in Riemann surfaces
Dominic Joyce (University of Oxford)
 What is a derived manifold?
5 May 2017
De Morgan House,
57-58 Russell Square, London
Sinéad English
 Information use within and across generations: implications for understanding animal development and non-genetic inheritance.
Mary Cartwright Lecturer 2017:
Rebecca Hoyle (Southampton)
 Transgenerational plasticity and environmental change
3 April 2017
69th British Mathematical Colloquium
 Isabelle Gallagher (Université Paris-Diderot)
  From particle systems to fluid mechanics
20 December 2016 Bath LMS South West & South Wales Regional Meeting
Simon Donaldson FRS (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, and Imperial College London)
Carlos Conca (Universidad de Chile).
11 November 2016
BMA House, 
Tavistock Square,
The LMS Annual Dinner was held in the evening.
Alan R. Champneys (Bristol)
Naylor Lecturer 2016:
S. Jon Chapman (Oxford)
11 November 2016
BMA House,
Tavistock Square,
Chris Howls (Southampton)
Philippe Trinh (Oxford)
27 October 2016
RSS, 12 Errol Street, London
 Joint Meeting with the Royal Statistical Society and Fisher Trust  
Neil Lawrence (Sheffield)
Johan Koskinen (Manchester)
35th Fisher Memorial Trust Lecturer
Nancy Reid (Toronto)
15 September 2016 Birmingham LMS Midlands Regional Meeting & Workshop
Pascal Auscher (Université Paris-Sud, France)
Charles Batty (Oxford)
Tony Carbery (Edinburgh) 
21 July 2016
TU Berlin


Terry Lyons (Oxford)
8 July 2016
JZ Young Lecture Theatre,
UCL, London
First Speaker Tony Scholl (Cambridge)
Hardy Lecturer 2016
Jacob Lurie (Harvard)
8 July 2016
JZ Young Lecture Theatre, 
UCL, London
LMS Graduate Student Meeting  
Ian Grojnowski (Cambridge)
Ambrus Pal (Imperial College)
23 June 2016 Manchester LMS Northern Regional Meeting 2016
23-24 June Northern Regional Workshop on 
Dynamical systems, ergodic theory and applications
Julien Barral (Paris 13)
Henna Koivusalo (York)
Sanju Velani (York)
20 April 2016 St. Andrews LMS Inaugural Hirst Lecture & Society Meeting
Mark McCartney (Ulster)
Hirst Lecturer:
Edmund Robertson (St. Andrews)
21 March 2016
Bristol LMS Society Meeting at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2016   Kristin Lauter (Microsoft Research)
26 February 2016
De Morgan House, London
Lasse Rempe-Gillen (Liverpool)
Mary Cartwright Lecturer 2016:
Gwyneth Stallard (Open Univerrsity)
5 February 2016
Paget Room, BMA House
Special General Meeting
14 December 2015 Southampton 150th Anniversary South West & South Wales Regional Meeting
Ralph Cohen (Stanford University)
Ian Leary (University of Southampton)
Jie Wu (National University of Singapore)
10-11 December 2015 ICMS, Edinburgh Joint Meeting with the Edinburgh Mathematical Society  
Jacek Brodzki, University of Southampton
Coralia Cartis, University of Oxford
Ronald Coifman, Yale University 
Ilias Diakonikolas, University of Edinburgh
Colin McDiarmid, University of Oxford
Sofia Olhede, University College London
Igor Rivin, University of St. Andrews
Marian Scott, University of Glasgow
Eva Tardos, Cornell University
28-29 November 2015
QMUL, London
Einstein's Legacy: Celebrating 100 years of General Relativity
Andrew Robinson,
Richard Staley (Cambridge),
Alessandra Buonanno (Max Planck Institute),
Jim Hough (Glasgow),
Pedro Ferreira (Oxford),
John Barrow & Sir Roger Penrose,
Katy Price (QMUL),
Ramesh Narayan (Harvard),
Mihalis Dafermos (Cambridge/Princeton),
Mike Duff (Imperial),
Harry Collins (Cardiff)
13 November 2015
BMA House, London
Bill Cook (University of Waterloo)
Terry Lyons (Oxford); Presidential Address
13 November 2015
BMA House, London
LMS Graduate Student Meeting
Speakers: Dan Crisan (Imperial College), Horatio Boedihardjo (Reading)
Graduate Student Talks:
François-Xavier Briol (Warwick).
Dimitrios Chatzakos (UCL)
Vasiliki Evdoridou (OU)
Sam Fearn (Durham)
Emilio Fedele (KCL)
Irene Pasquinelli (Durham)
18 - 20 September 2015
Plenary talks by Noga Alon, Keith Ball, Béla Bollobás,
Timothy Gowers, Stefanie Petermichl, and Aner Shalev
7 July 2015
Robert Guralnick (Los Angeles)
Colva Roney-Dougal (St. Andrews)
 3 July 2015
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London
Marta Mazzocco, Loughborough
Nalini Joshi, Sydney: LMS 150th Anniversary Hardy Lecturer
3 July 2015
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London
Speakers: Sara Lombardo (Northumbria), Frank Nijhoff, (Leeds)
Graduate Student Talks:
Tahani Al-Karkhi, Essex
Chimere Anabanti, Birkbeck
Gregorio Benincasa, UCL
George Berkeley, Leeds
Bjorn Berntson, UCL
Pierpaolo Calligaris, Loughborough University
Andrea Fontanella, Surrey
Clément Goulet, Paris 1, University of Panthéon-Sorbonne
Mohammad Mahdi Jalali, Edinburgh
Mohammad Reza Jalali, Edinburgh
Omar Karakchi, Essex
Arnaud Trébaol, Paris 1, University of Panthéon-Sorbonne
9 May 2015
De Morgan House, 
Adrian Rice,
Sloan Despeaux,
Chris Hollings
John Heard,
Ian Stewart,
Wilfrid Hodges.
7 April 2015
Peter Neumann, (Oxford)
Dennis Sullivan, (SUNY, Stony Brook)
Ieke Moerdijk, (Radboud University Nijmegen/ Sheffield)
1 April 2015
Andrew Wiles
 Robert Calderbank
 27 February 2015 
 De Morgan House, London
Mathieu Lewin (Université Paris-Dauphine)
Mary Cartwright Lecturer: Maria Esteban (Université Paris-Dauphine)
 17 December 2014
Two Workshops:
Differential Algebra
Rosemary Bailey (QMUL and St. Andrews)
Marius van der Put (Groningen)
 14 November 2014
Naylor Lecture: Nick Trefethen 
E. Brian Davies
6 September 2014 
 Exhibition "Mathematics and the First World War"
Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze
David Aubin
June Barrow-Green
Rossana Tazzioli
Deborah Kent
Joseph Dauben
19 August 2014
Seoul, South Korea
Society Meeting at the ICM 2014
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon
4 July 2014
Percy Deift (Hardy Lecturer)
 Nina Snaith (Bristol)
16 June 2014
 16 April 2014
 Blackett Theatre, Imperial College
 8 April 2014 
 31 March 2014
 Easter School on Dynamics and Analytic Number Theory.
 Giovanni Forni
 28 February 2014
 Mary Cartwright Lecture and Society Meeting
 Reidun Twarock (Mary  Cartwright Lecturer)
 16 December 2013
 Categorical and Homological Methods in Hopf Algebras
 15 November 2013 
 Graduate Student Meeting
Graeme Segal (Presidential Address)
 Simon Donaldson
 15 November 2013
 Richard Thomas (Imperial College)
 David Evans (Cardiff)
 5 July 2013
11 June 2013
 Advances in Surface Theory
26 March 2013
 18 March 2013
Triangulations and Mutations
 1 March 2013
Margaret Wright (Mary Cartwright Lecturer)
 16 November 2012
 Naylor Lecture:  Bryce McLeod
16 November 2012
1 October 2012
 L-Functions of Curves
 3 September 2012
 Quantum Probablistic Symmetries
 Matthias Christandl
 Masaki Izumi
 Roland Speicher
 Dan-Virgil Voiculescu
6 June 2012
University of Northumbria, Newcastle
Northern Regional Meeting
Mathematics of Human Biology
Michael Mackey
19 May 2012
LMS Society Meeting
Poincaré Anniversary 
June Barrow-Green
Jeremy Gray
Gerhard Heinzmann
Marc Lackenby
John Stillwell
Scott Walter
18 April 2012
Kent LMS Ordinary Meeting at the BMC  None Idun Reiten
24 February 2012 London Mary Cartwright Lecture None

Tom Lenagan

Agata Smoktunowicz (Mary Cartwright Lecturer)

16 November 2011 London Annual General Meeting Graduate Student Meeting
Alex Wilkie
Angus Macintyre (Presidential Address)
8 October 2011 Exeter South West & South Wales Regional Meeting Iwasawa Theory
John Coates
David Burns
Jürgen Ritter
19 July 2011 Leeds Northern Regional Meeting Homogenous Structures
Gregory Cherlin
Alexander Kerchis
1 July 2011
London London Meeting None
Robert McCann
Cédric Villani
14 June 2011
Birmingham Midlands Regional Meeting Representation Theory Miles Reid
Shaun Stephens
Katherina Stroppel
31 May 2011 London Education Day None Chris Budd
Alexandre Borovik
Jeremy Levesley
Tony Gardiner 
20 April 2011
 Leicester  BMC None Elon Lindenstrauss  
25 February 2011 Oxford Mary Cartwright Lecture None

Alison Etheridge
Peter Donnelley 

6 December 2010
Birational Geometry
Yujiro Kawamata
Yum-Tong Siu
19 November 2010
Annual General Meeting
Philip Maini
(Naylor Lecture)
Helen Byrne
6 September 2010
Midlands Regional Meeting
Erik Christensen
Siegfried Echterho
Ilijas Farah
25 August 2010
Hyderabad, India
LMS Discussion Meeting & Reception at the ICM
Angus Macintyre
John Ball
Frank Neumann
Wandera Ogana
Angel Pineda
Ramadas Ramakrishnan
Felix Shu
2 July 2010
Hardy Lecture
Graduate Student Meeting
Raphaël Rouquier
Hiraku Nakajima (Hardy Lecturer)
21 June 2010
South West & South Wales Regional Meeting
Operator Algebras and Physics
Werner Nahm
Constantin Teleman
14 April 2010
Northern Regional Meeting
Geometry, analysis, and logic of groups
Benson Farb
Michah Sageev
26 February 2010
Mary Cartwright Lecture
Ana Achúcarro
Ruth Gregory
4-6 December 2009
Joint Meeting the Belgian Mathematical Society
20 November 2009
Annual General Meeting
Roger Heath-Brown
Leif Abrahamsson
Rosemary Bailey
Ken Brown
16 September 2009
Midlands Regional Meeting
Derived Categories in Algebra, Topology and Geometry.
Jean-Louis Loday
Idun Reiten
Ulrike Tillmann
15 July 2009
South West and South Wales Regional Meeting
Limit groups and their generalisations
Cornelia Drutu
Jim Howie
Zlil Sela
3 July 2009
London Meeting
Sergiu Klainerman
Gerhard Huisken
27 February 2009
Mary Cartwright Meeting
Simon Donaldson
Dusa McDuff
14 January 2009
Northern Regional Meeting
Postgraduate Student Conference: MAGIC09
Paul Baum
Kathryn Hess
Imre Leader
12 -13 December 2008
Joint meeting with the Edinburgh Mathematical Society
Laurent Bartholdi
Martin Bridson
Alain Valette
Efim Zelmanov
21 November 2008
Annual General Meeting
Graduate Student Meeting
Graeme Segal
Michael Green (Naylor Lecture)
15 September 2008
South West & South Wales Regional Meeting
Calculus of Variations and Nonlinear PDEs
Nicola Fusco
Istvan Gyöngy
Bert Peletier
17 July 2008
European Congress of Mathematics
4 July 2008
Hardy Lecture
Graduate Student Meeting
Béla Bollobás
Shmuel Weinberger (Hardy Lecturer)
9 June 2008
Midlands Regional Meeting
Harmonic Analysis & Partial Differential Equations
Brian Davies
Fulvio Ricci
Luis Vega
31 March 2008
Northern Regional Meeting
Ergodic Theory and Geometry
Michael Field
Ursula Hamenstädt
8 February 2008
Mary Cartwright Lecture
Sir Richard Peto
Valerie Bera

Details of earlier meetings are available on request.

 Hao Ni (Maths, UCL) 

Fabrizio Catanese (University of Bayreuth) 
Minhyong Kim (University of Oxford)
Leila Schneps (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Paris)