The Mathematics of Life

conference on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Mats Gyllenberg
7-10 March 2016, Kumpula campus, Helsinki

This conference will bring together a select group of biomathematicians to showcase the frontiers of research in mathematical ecology and evolution, stochastic processes in biology, statistical learning, and inverse problems.


    Barbara Boldin, University of Primorska Tero Aittokallio, FIMM Finland
    Odo Diekmann, University of Utrecht Jukka Corander, University of Helsinki
    Willi Jaeger, University of Heidelberg Mikael Fortelius, University of Helsinki
    Peter Jagers, Chalmers University Stefan Geritz, University of Helsinki
    Timo Koski, KTH Sweden Ilkka Hanski, University of Helsinki
    Torsten Lindström, Linnaeus University Göran Högnäs, Ĺbo Akademi, Turku
    Géza Meszéna, Eötvös University of Budapest Eva Kisdi, University of Helsinki
    Hans Metz, University of Leiden Matti Lassas, University of Helsinki
    Tadeas Priklopil, IST Austria Heikki Mannila, Academy of Finland
    Andre de Roos, University of Amsterdam Kalle Parvinen, University of Turku
    Karl Sigmund, University of Vienna Samuli Siltanen, University of Helsinki
    Dmitrii Silvestrov, Stockholm University
    Yi Wang, U Science and Technology China
    Glenn Webb, Vanderbilt University


Organizing committee

    Odo Diekmann (Utrecht University), Peter Jagers (Chalmers University), Eva Kisdi (University of Helsinki), Antti Kupiainen (University of Helsinki), Simon Levin (Princeton University)

    Contact: eva.kisdi[funny character]


    All interested are warmly welcome!

    The registration period has now ended, the deadline was 20 January. In exceptional cases late registration is possible, please contact Eva Kisdi directly.

    The registration fee is 100 euros plus 80 euros for the optional conference dinner.

    Please note that this conference does not have contributed talks, but poster presentations are welcome. Instead of a crowded poster session, the posters will be displayed through the entire conference at the lecture room and discussed in the breaks.

Practical information

    Venue: Kumpula campus, Exactum CK112. Download a map of the local area and the floor plan of the building Exactum. The registration desk is open on Monday 7 March 9.00-9.30 and during the first coffee break.

    Participants other than the invited speakers need to arrange accommodation on their own.

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