Fifty first British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Southampton: 29 March - 1 April 1999     

The enrolment was 165.    The chairman was M Dunwoody and the secretary was I J Leary.

Minutes of meetings, etc. are available by clicking on a link below

General Meeting Minutes for 1999

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes for March 1999

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes for October 1999

Minutes of a Joint BMC/BAMC Meeting

The plenary speakers were:

Buekenhout, F Incidence geometries and finite groups
Ghys, E Groups acting on manifolds
Shalev, A Simple groups, Cayley groups and probability
Vogan, D Three dimensional subgroups and unitary representations

The morning speakers were:

Biggs, N L Algebraic games on graphs
Bley, W Inveriants associated with S-units
Borovik, A V Combinatorial geometry in characteristic one
Brown, R
Bruce, J W Curves, surfaces and differential equations
Bullett, S R Rational map, Kleinian groups and combination theorems
Burns, D Refined Euler characteristics and some uses in arithmetic
Chapman, J Complex ray theory
Cohen, P Effective Diophantine approximation by Thue-Siegel, bypassing Dyson
Flavell, P J Generation theorems for finite groups
Jones, G A Dessins d'enfants: geometric actions of Galois groups
Kirwan, F C Moduli spaces of bundles over Riemann surfaces
Leader, I B Isoperimetric inequalities
O'Farrell, A G Algebras of smooth functions
Singerman, D Riemann surfaces: a child's viewpoint
Strickland, N P From homotopy theory to arithmetic geometry
White, M C The cohomology of noughts and crosses algebras

Special session: Geometric group theory  Organiser: David Epstein
Bowditch, B HPlanar groups and Seifert fibre spaces
Howie, JRigidity of some 1-relator groups
Rivin, I

Special session: Stochastic analysis  Organiser: Terry Lyons
Barlow, MRandom walks on some fractal graphs
Grigoryan, ADiffusion on non-compact Riemannian manifolds
Siegmund, DTwo problems of multiple comparisons in genetics