British Mathematical Colloquium
This was held at York: York 2008.
Organisers were C Wood
Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below
The plenary speakers were:
Joseph, T

Quantum groups: introducing q into Lie theory. 
Montgomery, H L

Forty years ago in Cambridge 
Smirnov, S

Conformal invariance of lattice models. 
Venkatesh, A

Dynamics and the geometry of numbers. 
The morning speakers were:
Cox, A

Diagram algebras and Lie theory. 
Cremona, J

Reduction of binary forms over imaginary quadratic fields. 
Dorey, P

Spectral problems and the Bethe Ansatz. 
Goodwin, S

Highest weight theory for finite W algebras. 
Hurley, T C

Algebras and communications. 
Sherratt. J

Periodic travelling waves in field vole populations. 
Smith, I

Hunting Lagrangian submanifolds. 
Snaith, N

Recent applications of random matrix theory to number theory. 
Tribe, R

Some stochastic reaction diffusion models 
Vivaldi, F

The dynamics of piecewise isometries. 
Weiss, M

Mumford conjecture, PontryaginThom construction and sheaf theoretic methods. 
Wright, J

Discrete analogues in harmonic analysis. 
Other lectures
Budd, C

Confessions of an industrial mathematician 
Robertson, E F

The Edinburgh Mathematical Society: the first 50 years (1883  1933) 
Special session: Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis, Organisers: C Wood, and J Wood
Bugeaud, Y

On the decimal expansion of an algebraic number 
Conrey, B

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Wooley, T

Waring's problem in function fields. 
Special session: Number Theory, Organisers: J Levesley, and G Harman
Hélein, F

Covariant Hamiltonian description of relativistic fields and the construction of observable quantities 
Karigiannis, S

G<sub>2</sub> manifolds with isolated conical singularities. 
Micallef, M

Harmonic maps between complete, noncompact negatively curved manifolds. 
Special session: Stochastic PDEs and Stochastic Analysis, Organisers: Z Brzezniak, and D Elworthy
Romito, M

Some recent results concerning the 3D NavierStokes equations driven by a random force. 
Thalmeier, A

Brownian motion of Jordan curves and stochastic calculus on the diffeomorphism group of the circle 
Truman, A

On the Divine Clockwork and stochastic mechanics. 