Mathematics in Everyday Life lecture series returns

  • The Bidebarrieta library is hosting the talks from Thursday 28th April until 19th May

Bidebarrieta library is once again a meeting point for mathematics, with the “Mathematics in everyday life” cycle of conferences. The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics – BCAM, together with the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Bilbao City Council, the Spanish Royal Mathematical Society (RSME) and Radio Euskadi, is participating in the organisation of the new edition. The talks will take place every Thursday at 19:00 from 28 April to 19 May.

The first talk will be given by María Isabel González Vasco, professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, who will talk about Cryptography and mathematics: a brief history of victories and defeats on Thursday 28 April.

On 5 May we move on to Artificial Intelligence, looking at the past, present and future with Pedro Larrañaga Múgica, professor at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Eva Ferreira García, rector of the UPV/EHU, will talk about Sex, games and politics on Thursday 12 May.

To end the cycle of conferences, Carlos Uriarte, PhD student at BCAM, will give the talk Ekuazio diferentzialak mundua azaltzeko eta sare neuronal artifizialak horiek ebazteko.

Admission is free until full capacity is reached and can be followed in streaming through the Youtube account of Bidebarrieta Kulturgunea.