European Congress of Mathematicians

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The European Congress of Mathematicians ( English European Congress of Mathematics , ECM ) is a once every four years by the European Mathematical Society organized (EMS) European Congress of Mathematicians. The first took place in Paris in 1992 and the congresses are timed precisely between those of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM). EMS prizes ( EMS Prize , Felix Klein Prize ) are also awarded at the congresses . In addition to the presentation of new research results, the congresses also serve to deepen cooperation between mathematicians in Europe and, according to the official statutes, also serve as a communication forum between mathematicians and the general public.

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The 8th European Congress of Mathematicians will be held in Portorož (Slovenia) in 2020 .

In addition to the plenary lectures and the lectures by the invited speakers, since 2016 there has been a lecture by one of the Abel Prize winners (Abel Lecture, 2016 Endre Szemerédi ), the Friedrich Hirzebruch Lecture (named after the first President of EMS Friedrich Hirzebruch ), for example in 2016 by Don Zagier held the Next Generation Outreach Lecture, which is aimed at high school students, and the Public Lecture (which is aimed at a larger audience).

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  1. EMS award winners