Mathematics of disordered systems: a tribute to Francis Comets

The conference will take place from June 5th to 7th 2023

Amphithéâtre Buffon - Université Paris Cité of Université Paris Cité on Monday June 5th

Collège de France, Amphitheater Halbwachs and salle 5, on Tuesday and Wednesday June 6th and 7th

Registrations are closed: registered participants.

Concise timetable:

  • Monday morning: 3 scientific seminars on subjects close to Francis' activity
  • Monday afternoon: two general audience events (first a collection of intervention about Francis, then a seminar close to Francis' interests and accessible to everybody). A cocktail will close the afternoon.
  • All Monday activities will be at Université Paris Cité, Amphi Buffon
  • On Tuesday and Wednesday the conference will take place at Collège de France.
  • Every day there will be coffee breaks and buffet lunches. We invite everybody who wants to participate to Monday afternoon to come for lunch.

The detailed timetable is here or here. Here also with titles and abstracts.

List of speakers

  • Gérard Ben Arous (New York University)
  • Erwin Bolthausen (University of Zürich)
  • Clément Cosco (Université Paris Dauphine)
  • Amir Dembo (Stanford University)
  • Alessandra Faggionato (Sapienza, Rome)
  • Nina Gantert (Technical University Münich)
  • Josselin Garnier (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris)
  • Hubert Lacoin (IMPA)
  • Catherine Matias (CNRS, LPSM)
  • Serguei Popov (University of Porto)
  • Alejandro Ramírez (UC Chile)
  • Justin Salez (Université Paris Dauphine)
  • Zhan Shi (AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Alain-Sol Sznitman (ETH, Zürich)
  • Marie Théret (Université Paris Nanterre)
  • Ofer Zeitouni (Weizmann Institute)
  • Nikolaos Zygouras (Warwick University)


  • Thierry Bodineau (Laboratoire A. Grothendieck, IHES)
  • Bernard Derrida (Collège de France)
  • Giambattista Giacomin (Université Paris Cité)
  • Dasha Loukianova (Université d'Evry)

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