After somewhat of a hiatus, I’m back to blogging again. The purpose of this post is to advertise the conference “p-adic Methods in Number Theory”, which will be held in Berkeley, CA from May 26-30, 2015. The conference, which I am helping to organize, is in honor of the mathematical legacy of Robert Coleman. Please spread the word! Here is the current version of the conference poster, which will be mailed out soon to a math department near you:
Many thanks to Janet Ziebell of the Georgia Tech College of Sciences for her help creating this poster, and to Ken McMurdy for designing the conference website.
Here is a memorial article about Robert which I co-authored with Barry Mazur and Ken Ribet. I encourage you to read it! It will be published in the new open access journal Research in the Mathematical Sciences, in a special volume dedicated to Robert.
You can find other interesting links related to Robert Coleman’s life and work here, and in this older blog post of mine.