About the Conference
Attendance at this exclusive event is free, although registration is essential to reserve your seat.
Places are strictly limited for this event, so please register soon to avoid disappointment.
The Cubic Theatre [Map]
London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
London WC2E 7BB
Please use the Museum & Shop Entrance for this event.
Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Holborn, Charing Cross
Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139)
We do not recommend driving to the London Transport Museum, as parking is limited and expensive. Please remember that the London Transport Museum is within the Congestion Charge Zone.
London Transport Museum can now be easily accessed using Barclays Cycle Hire. Docking stations are available behind the museum on Tavistock Street and a short walk from the museum on Wellington Street. For more information on the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme, please visit their website.
There is also a public cycle rack located a short walk from the museum on Russell Street. Plan your cycle route with CycleStreets.
If you have any questions about this conference, please contact:
Wolfram Research Europe Ltd.
10 Blenheim Office Park
Lower Road, Long Hanborough
Oxfordshire OX29 8RY
About the Featured Speakers
Michael Aichinger has a PhD in theoretical physics from the
University of Linz, Austria. He has been working on numerical methods in
density functional theory, the simulation of chemical reactors, and
computational finance. Currently, he is a senior postdoc at the Johann Radon
Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the
Austrian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of several publications in
computational physics and in computational finance.
Dr. Andreas Binder obtained his PhD (with honours) in industrial mathematics (1991) from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Austria). After a research semester at the University of Oxford (UK), he became an assistant professor at the Industrial Mathematics Institute in Linz. In 1996, Andreas assumed the position of a CEO of MathConsult GmbH, a company specialized on numerical solutions for producing and finance industries. Since 2002, he has also been the managing director of the Industrial Mathematics Competence Center in Linz. MathConsult is the maker of UnRisk, a software suite for the financial industries. Andreas is co-author of a book and several articles on computational finance and a regular columnist at Wilmott and a regular speaker at Finance Focus. He is a member of the advisory board of the Austrian Mathematical Society and of the editorial board of the Journal of Mathematics in Industry.
Tom Wickham-Jones has worked for Wolfram Research on the implementation of
Mathematica since 1990. He is currently the Director of Kernel Technology.
He has worked on many details of the Mathematica programming language, as
well as other areas such as graphics. In addition he is the architect of
Wolfram Workbench. In 1992
he published the book Mathematica Graphics: Techniques and Applications.
His most recent work has focused on the Mathematica compiler and parallel
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