In his will, Dr. Rolf Schock, who died in 1986, specified that half of his estate should be used to fund four prizes in the fields of Logic and Philosophy, Mathematics, the Visual arts and Music. The prizes in Logic and Philosophy and in Mathematics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and those in the Visual arts and Music by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music respectively.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2022 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics to Professor Jonathan S. Pila, University of Oxford, UK, “for his groundbreaking work on André-Oort’s conjecture”.
Lectures by the Laureate and invited speakers.
Chair: Fabien Pazuki, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Integration in finite terms
The Rolf Schock Prize Laureate Jonathan S. Pila, University of Oxford, UK
Three decades of point counting: a tour of Pila’s theorems and conjectures
Gal Binyamini, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
On some past and recent results in unlikely intersections
Philipp Habegger, Universität Basel, Switzerland
Point counting on tame geometric objects
Raf Cluckers, University of Lille, France and KU Leuven, Belgium
End of Prize Symposium
The event is free of charge and open to the public, but registration is required for all participants. We will have a coffee break during the symposium. If you have any food restrictions, please let us know when you register.
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