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HLF Review 2016

About The Forum

About The Forum Supporting Institutions Association for Computing Machinery The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. International Mathematical Union The International Mathematical Union (IMU) promotes, with its more than 70 member countries, the development of mathematics in any of its aspects, pure, applied, or educational. The IMU encourages worldwide cooperations in mathematics and organizes the International Congress of Mathematicians. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (DNVA), founded in 1857, is a non-governmental, nationwide body which embraces all fields of learning. Its main purpose is to support the advancement of science and scholarship in Norway. The Abel Prize for excellent scientific work in mathematics is awarded every year by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. 24

About The Forum Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics The Leibniz Center for Informatics (LCI) is one of the leading research centers for computer science in the world. Since 1990 it has organized seminars of the highest scientific caliber. The LCI fosters world-class informatics research by bringing together internationally renowned researchers and promising young scientists. Over 3,000 scientists from all over the world attend Dagstuhl events each year. Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Mathematisches Forschungszentrum Oberwolfach The Mathematische Forschungszentrum Oberwolfach (MFO) is a unique infrastructure in the field of mathematics and holds internationally a leading position, since it especially supports scientific research with its excellent facilities, highly qualified workshops and small “Research in Pairs” groups. Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Founded in 1951, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (LNLM) bring together around 600 excellent young scientists from around the world with Nobel Laureates every year. The meeting focusses alternately on the disciplines of physics, chemistry and medicine or physiology. In addition, the Lindau Meetings on Economic Sciences are held every three years. 25