Society Meetings

LMS Society Meetings

The LMS runs an annual programme of Society Meetings, including the three regional meetings (Midlands, Northern, South West and South Wales), the Society Meeting held at the annual BMC, the Society Meeting at the quadrenniel ECMs & ICMs and the General Meetings held in London. The Society, Lectures and Meetings Committee oversees the meetings, with the exception of the Mary Cartwright Lecture, for which the Committee for Women and Diversity in Mathematics selects the speakers.

From time to time, the LMS also runs Society Meetings to mark mathematical anniversaries and Joint Meetings with other Scientific Societies.

Formal business of the Society takes place at the beginning of the meeting, including the opportunity for members to sign the Members' Book, which has been in use since 1865.

Members and non members are welcome to attend the meetings.

 

 Forthcoming meetings

Date Location Meeting Speaker(s)
 17 January 2023  Southampton 

 South West & South Wales Regional Meeting & Workshop 2023. The topic for this meeting is Geometric Group Theory.

 

This is an Ordinary Meeting of the Society.

  • Peter Kropholler, Professor of Mathematics within Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton.
  • Karen Vogtmann, Professor of Mathematics, University of Warwick.
  • Ian Leary Professor of Mathematics within Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton
 27 March 2023  Warwick

 LMS Midlands Regional Meeting

 This is an Ordinary Meeting of the Society.

  • Viveka Erlandsson (Bristol University), 
  • Michael Magee (Durham University)
  • Mark Pollicott (Warwick University).
 4 April 2023  Bath

 Society Meeting at the BMC 2023

This is an Ordinary Meeting of the Society.

  • Tim Browning (IST Austria)

Postponed from 10 November 2022 to 2023, due to unforeseen circumstances, with new date to be confirmed.

ICMS, Edinburgh, and online Mary Cartwright Lecture and Society Meeting
  • Mary Cartwright Lecturer: Tara Brendle (Glasgow)
  • Dan Margalit (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Further details of future meetings to follow.

For more information email lmsmeetings@lms.ac.uk.

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Prospective Organisers of Regional Meetings and Workshops

If you are interested in organising a Regional Meeting and Workshop, please contact your Regional Representative in the first instance. (Northern - Karin Baur (Leeds), Midlands - Wael Bahsoun or South West & South Wales Tomasz Brzezinski (Swansea)). 

Prospective Organisers of Mathematical Anniversary Meetings and Joint Meetings

If you are interested in organising a Meeting to mark a mathematical anniversary or a Joint Meeting between the LMS and another Scientific Society, please contact the Chair of the Society, Lectures and Meetings Committee (lmsmeetings@lms.ac.uk) to discuss ideas.

LMS Caring Costs Policy 

The LMS wishes to enable carers and parents to take part in the activities that it supports. Applicants for grants across Schemes 1-9, for Early Career Research activities or who will run Society Meetings can request funding to help mathematicians with caring or parenting responsibilities to participate in their activities. In addition, individuals requiring support for caring to attend conferences, workshops, research schools and meetings or to make research visits - not necessarily organised by LMS - can apply for a Caring Supplementary Grant to contribute to such costs.  

The Policy is available here.

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Current Organisers of Regional Meetings and Workshops

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