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Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia | Finnish Academy of Science and Letters | Academia Scientiarum Fennica

Seminar "Europe of research: Challenges and perspectives" with Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, 13 Nov. 2017

Keynote given by ERC President, Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, followed by panel discussion. The seminar will be organised at the House of the Estates (Säätytalo) on Monday 13 November at 14:15. The event is open to the public but pre-registration required. Welcome!

Date and time  
Monday, 13 November at 14:15

Place
House of the Estates (Säätytalo), Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki

Pre-registration
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The seminar is organised in the framework of the cooperation between the Institut Français de Finlande, the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters and the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. Download the poster.

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PROGRAMME

14:15 OPENING WORDS

14:25 KEYNOTE

Europe of research: Challenges and perspectives
Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, ERC President

15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION

Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, ERC President
Adjunct Professor Riitta Maijala, Vice President for Research, Academy of Finland
Professor Carl Gahmberg, Permanent Secretary, Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
Professor Sarah Green, University of Helsinki – ERC Advanced Grant laureate

Moderator Academician Risto Nieminen, Vice President, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

15:45 CLOSING REMARKS

Academician Risto Nieminen, Vice President, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

 


Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon is the President of the European Research Council since January 2014.

Prior to that, he was the Director of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS) from 1994 till 2013. This international research institute located near Paris, France, was built as the European counterpart of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He was also the first ERC Panel Chair in Mathematics, for Starting Grants.

A mathematician by training, he spent his whole career as a fellow of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). He held a Professor position at École polytechnique from 1986 to 2012. From 1990 to 1992, he was President of the Société Mathématique de France and President of the European Mathematical Society from 1995 to 1998. He is a former member of the Board of the EuroScience organisation (2002-2006) and served on EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) committees since 2004.

Professor Bourguignon received the Prix Paul Langevin in 1987 and the Prix du Rayonnement Français in Mathematical Sciences and Physics from the Académie des Sciences de Paris in 1997. In 2005, he was elected honorary member of the London Mathematical Society and has been the secretary of the mathematics section of the Academia Europaea. In 2017, he was elected honorary member of the German Association of Mathematicians (DMV).

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