The Institut d'Estudis Catalans will host the "Abel in Barcelona" event on Monday the 16th of January from 12.30 - 17.00.
In connection with the final meeting of the Abel committee, whose task it is to select the Abel Prize Laureate for 2017, “Abel in Barcelona” will be the 7th edition of a one-day symposium with lectures aimed at a broad mathematical audience. Louis Nirenberg, who shared the Abel Prize 2015 with John Nash, will give the first lecture. There will also be lectures by two of the Abel committee members, Luigi Ambrosio and Ben Green.
The web of the Abel in Barcelona is now public and the registration to the event, open. The address is http://abelinbcn.espais.iec.cat/. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information about the event in Barcelona and the Abel Prize, go to http://www.abelprize.no/