Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum (Acta Sci Math (Szeged), or Acta Szeged for short) celebrates the 100th anniversary of its foundation this year (the founders were Alfréd Haar and Frigyes Riesz). On this occasion, a special double issue will be published that consists of invited papers by distinguished researchers on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory who once published in the journal. Besides that, a Zoom meeting is organized where experts in those areas will celebrate this remarkable anniversary, and talks by leading scholars (who all contribute to that special double issue) will be delivered.

The dates of the meeting are May 5 and 6 (Thursday and Friday) 2022. The preliminary program and timing are as follows.

Important: Timing is given in CET (which is GMT+2:00). 

May 5, Thursday

15:45 Opening

Hari Bercovici (Indiana U): Personal comments

16:10-19:00 Talks chaired by Gilles Pisier (Texas A&M).

Speakers (in the order of talks): Javad Mashreghi (U Laval), Joseph A Ball (Virginia Tech), Dan-Virgil Voiculescu (UC Berkeley)

19:00-19:20 Short comments on the occasion, discussion.

May 6, Friday

16:00 Peter Šemrl (U Ljubljana): Personal comments

16:10-19:00 Talks, chaired by Kenneth Davidson (U Waterloo)

Speakers (in the order of talks): Alain Connes (Collège de France and IHES), Fritz Gesztesy (Baylor U), Mihai Putinar (UCSB)

19:00-19:20 Short comments, closing.

Attendance at the meeting is free but subject to registration which can be done (very easily) on

Since the number of participants is limited by Zoom, please register at your early convenience.

The titles and abstracts of the talks are given here.

The participants are asked to check the page

for updates, especially when the dates are getting near.

Lajos Molnar
April 2, 2022