# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at St Andrews: St Andrews 2018.

The enrolment was 172.

Organisers were K Falconer, M Todd and M Quick

### Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below

#### The plenary speakers were:

DeMarco, L | Complex dynamics and arithmetic equidistribution |

Dinur, I | Unique games is 1/2-hard |

Hairer, M | Bridging Scales |

Joshi, N | Symmetry through Geometry |

Seymour, P | Progress on some induced subgraph conjectures |

Viana, M | Products of random matrices |

#### The morning speakers were:

Bennett, J | Induction on scales |

Cocks, C | The Discovery of Public Key Cryptography |

Conlon, D | How to build a hypergraph expander |

Eaton, C | Classifying blocks of finite groups |

Fellows, M | The Multivariate Revolution in Algorithmics |

Gould, V | Biordered sets of idempotents |

Kral, D | Analytic representations of large discrete structures |

Krieger, H | Unlikely intersections in complex dynamics |

Mazzocco, M | The geometry behind the q-Askey scheme |

Morris, I | Towards the construction of high-dimensional measures on self-affine sets |

Smith, S | Infinite permutation groups |

Weber, H | The stochastic quantisation equation - scaling limits, meta-stability and the role of infinity |

#### Public lecture

Wolf, J | Using randomness to find structure |

#### Algebra workshop (Organiser B Martin)

Brown, G | Flops and Calabi-Yau potential |

Burness, T | The length and depth of a group |

Ciobanu, L | Conjugacy growth in groups |

De Visscher, M | Kronecker coefficients and partition algebras |

East, J | Congruences on diagram monoids |

Everitt, B | (Co)homology of arrangements |

Grazian, V | The classification of simple fusion systems |

Johnson, M | Two-letter identities of the bicyclic monoid |

#### Analysis and Probability workshop (Organiser H Oh and J Wright)

Carbery, T | A multilinear Maurey factorisation theorem |

Forlano, J | Almost sure global well-posedness for the BBM equation with infinite L2 initial data |

Gerencsér, M | Quasilinear singular SPDEs within regularity structures |

Li, X | Conservation law, stochastic averaging, and intrinsic geometry |

Oliveira e Silva, D | Sharp Strichartz inequalities for fractional and higher order Schrödinger equations |

Pocovnicu, O | Long time regularity of the 2D Euler-Poisson system for electrons with vorticity |

Sohinger, V | Gibbs measures of nonlinear Schrödinger equations as limits of many-body quantum states in dimension d d" 3 |

Tsatsoulis, P | On the long time behavior of the dynamic ¶¬2 ^4 |

#### Combinatorics workshop (Organiser S Kitaev)

Enright, J | Changing times in temporal graphs to limit disease spread |

Jung, J-H | Oriented Riordan graphs |

L.B. Yang, A L B | Compatibility of generalized Eulerian polynomials |

Meeks, K | Exploiting structure in multi-layer networks: a case study on motif counting |

Shur, A | Subword complexity and power avoidance |

Smith, J | The Poset of Graphs |

Staden, K | Stability via symmetrisation |

Zamaraev, V | On the factorial classes of bipartite graphs |

#### Dynamics workshop (Organiser J Fraser)

Azzam, J | Wasserstein distance and rectifiability of measures |

Baker, S | Digit frequencies and expansions in non-integer bases |

Bochi, J | Optimization of Lyapunov exponents |

Jurga, N | A dimension gap for Bernoulli measures for the Gauss map |

Kempton, T | On the Hausdorff dimension of Bernoulli convolutions |

Rippon, P | Slow escaping points of transcendental entire functions |

Robinson, J | Minimal periods in Lipschitz ODEs |

Stallard, G | Fast escaping points of transcendental entire functions |

#### History of Mathematics workshop (Organiser I Falconer)

Bailey, R | Latin squares: Some history, with an emphasis on their use in designed experiments. |

Mann, T | Mathematics instructors at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich |

Martin, U | The rise of modern patronage, the social, and the impact of mathematics |

Moktefi, A | Playing by the rules: Venn versus Carroll |

Robertson, E F | Mary Everest Boole: the first mathematical psychologist |

Stenhouse, B | Embracing Nature in Formulae: The Hidden Mathematics of Mary Somerville |

Tracey, K | Calculating Value: Reading the Scribal Technologies of Early Modern Mathematics |

Wess, J | Maths and Maps: A comparison of Mathematical Theory and Cartographic Practice |