Swiss National Center of Competence in Research SwissMAP is organizing the conference "Women in Geometry and Topology" that will bring together leading experts and young researchers. Besides the scientific program comprising plenary talks and short talks by junior participants, the program will include a panel discussion on the role and challenges of women in mathematics, moderated by journalist Hanna Wick.

Please note the schedule change for Wednesday!

Place and date


ETH Zurich (main building, room HG E 3), June 14 - June 16, 2017
Deadline for registration: May 15, 2017

Panel Discussion

University of Zurich (aula RAA-G-15), June 15, 2017
16:30 Welcome, networking and refreshments in the cafeteria
17:30 - 18:30 Counting women: The challenges of being a female mathematician
The panel is open to anyone who wishes to attend and no registration is required.

Plenary speakers

Ilka Agricola (Philipps-Universitat Marburg)
Michelle Bucher (Geneva)
Ana Cannas da Silva (ETH Zurich)
Tara Holm (Cornell)
Jen Hom (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Effie Kalfagianni (Michigan State University)
Ruth Kellerhals (Fribourg)
Christine Lescop (Grenoble)
Eva Miranda (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)
Vera Vertesi (IRMA Strasbourg)
Claire Voisin (College de France and ETH ITS)
Chenchang Zhu (Gottingen)


Anton Alekseev (University of Geneva)
Anna Beliakova (University of Zurich)
Maria Podkopaeva (University of Geneva)