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AMS Sectional Meeting Special Lecture

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2006 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA, April 29 —30, 2006
Meeting #1018

Associate secretary:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS,,

Special Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics

The American Mathematical Society sponsors a series of public lectures in mathematics entitled The AMS Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics. The lectures began in 2005, to celebrate the one-hundredth anniversary of Einstein's annus mirabilis. They are to be given annually at one of the Society's eight sectional meetings. The Department of Mathematics at San Francisco State University is honored that the AMS has chosen the San Francisco meeting for its second public lecture and that Wolf prizewinner Benoît Mandelbrot, Yale University, will be the speaker. He will speak on "The Nature of Roughness in Mathematics, Science, and Art", Saturday, April 29, in Jack Adams Hall at 8:00 p.m.

Dinner Buffet: Saturday, April 29, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Dinner Buffet at the Seven Hills Conference Center on the San Francisco State University campus. There will be a wide selection of salads, entrees and desserts including vegetarian entrees. Cost is US $25.00 per person, which must be prepaid by sending a check or money order to:

AMS Dinner Buffet
Department of Mathematics
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

Make the check or money order payable to Math. Dept. SFSU. The deadline for reservations is April 15.