May 23rd, 2012

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

To: IMU Adhering Organizations
From: Martin Groetschel, IMU Secretary

Heidelberg Laureate Forum
Abel, Fields, and Turing Laureates meet the next generation

Dear colleagues,

Starting in September 2013, the "Heidelberg Laureate
Forum" will bring together winners of the Abel Prize,
the Fields Medal, and the Turing Award with young
scientists from all over the world.

On the occasion of the 10th Abel Prize Ceremony the
agreement on collaborating in the Heidelberg Laureate
Forum between the Klaus Tschira Stiftung who establishes
this Forum and the Norwegian Academy of Science and
Letters, the International Mathematical Union, and
the Association for Computing Machinery who grant the
prestigious Abel Prize, Fields Medal, and Turing Award
respectively, was signed in Oslo on May 22, 2012.

Read more about this important event in the relevant
IMU news item (
and the attached press releases
in English:,

in German:

IMU would be happy if you circulated this information
within your communities.

With best wishes,

Martin Groetschel
IMU Secretary