Today, September 22, 2013 is the official opening of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2013. The Forum is the first of its kind, it gathers prominent scientists from the fields of mathematics and computer science, who are Abel, Fields and/or Turing laureates, and outstanding young researchers for a one week conference in the city of Heidelberg, Germany. For more information about the laureates, the Forum and the conference program see http://www.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org/.
The Simons Foundation has made a three years grant to IMU’s Commission for Developing Countries (CDC) to support mathematicians working in a developing or economically disadvantaged country (as determined by the IMU) to travel to a center of excellence in any part of the world for collaborative research, see http://www.mathunion.org/cdc/about-cdc/news-and-events/.
The list of plenary and invited speakers of ICM 2014 in Seoul, Korea, is now posted on the ICM homepage. For the list of plenary speakers see http://www.icm2014.org/en/program/scientific/plenary, the list of sectional speakers can be found at http://www.icm2014.org/en/program/scientific/section.