International Association of Mathematical Physics

News Bulletin July 2009

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  1. A message from the organizers of ICMP 09 in Prague

  2. Nominations for the Abel prize
  3. Journal Annales Henri Poincar�: Best Paper Prize and Distinguished Paper Awards
  4. New members

  5. Open positions

  6. Forthcoming meetings

  1. Message from the organizers of ICMP09

    The Congress is approaching

    Less than a month is left to the ICMP in Prague. Let us summarize the news in brief, for more information we refer to the congress page

    Registration: About 575 participants registered to this date. You can still decide to attend the congress; the online registration facility is open till July 26

    Programme : Finished up to a final fine-tuning. There will be 16 plenary talks, 70 invited session talks, 60 contributed talks and about 190 posters

    Young Researcher Symposium : On July 31 and August 1, there will be 6 plenary lectures and 26 seminars

    Prizes: The winners of the Poincare Prize sponsored by Iagolnizer Foundation and the IAMP Early Career Award will festively announced on August 3. At the YRS the IUPAP Young Scientist Prizes will be awarded.

    IAMP General Assembly: It is scheduled for August 3 at 8pm. The next congress site and other matters concerning future of the Association will be discussed.

    Supplementary programme : Round table discussion, journal meetings, human rights session, ICMP history exhibition, and more

    Social programme: Organ concert in St. Vitus Cathedral, string quartet concert, congress dinner, and more

    The organizers are looking forward to seeing all of you soon in Prague!

  2. Nominations for the Abel prize

    The IAMP has been invited to send nominat�ons for the next Abel prize see The EC welcomes recommendations from members. The deadline is Sept. 15. 2009

  3. Journal Annales Henri Poincar�: Best Paper Prize and Distinguished Paper Awards

    The journal "Annales Henri Poincar�" (AHP), jointly published by the Institute Henri Poincar� and the Swiss Physical Society in cooperation with Birkh�user Verlag, rewards every year the most remarkable papers published in AHP.

    The AHP Prize for the best paper is awarded since 2001. Since 2008, the AHP board additionally selects up to three "Distinguished Paper Awards" for outstanding articles published in AHP. All awarded papers are freely accessible via the journal website at

    At ICMP'09 in Prague, the medals and the certificates are presented to the laureates of the AHP Prize and the AHP Distinguished Paper Awards on Wednesday August 5, 2009.

    The laureates for the AHP Prize 2007 and the AHP Distinguished Paper Awards 2007 are as follows:

    Congratulations to all award winners.

    Further links:

  4. New members: The following colleagues recently joined the Association

     Edwin Langmann, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
     Gnanajeyaraman Rajaram, VMKV Engineering College, Salem, Tamilnadu, India
     Marco Merkli, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
     Chandrasekhar Bhamidipati, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
     Hillel Raz, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
     Driss Meskine, University Cadi Ayyad, Essaouira, Morocco
     Nikolay Nikolov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
     Josef Kluson, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

    We welcome them heartily!

  5. Open positions

  6. Conference announcements

    We mention the following meetings recognized by IAMP as type C meetings: