Korean-French Conference
in Mathematics

August 24–28, 2015

IBS Center for Geometry and Physics, Pohang, South Korea

The first Korean-French Conference in Mathematics represents the first step to enhance and greatly expand the collaboration between Korean and French Mathematicians. In 2016 the second conference will be held in France.

Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order of surname)

French Side:

  • Marie-Claude Arnaud (Université d'Avignon)
  • Vincent Humilière (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
  • Renaud Leplaideur (Université de Bretagne Occidentale)
  • Daniel Massart (Université de Montpellier 2)
  • Guido de Philippis (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
  • Nessim Sibony (Université Paris-Sud, Orsay)
  • Philippe Thieullen (Université de Bordeaux 1)
  • Nicolas Vichery (Université de Lyon 1)
  • Maxime Zavidovique (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
  • Jiang Zeng (Université Claude Bernard Lyon-I & NIMS)

Korean Side:

  • Byung Hee An (IBS Center for Geometry and Physics)
  • Myoungjean Bae (POSTECH)
  • Dongho Chae (Chung-Ang University)
  • Cheol-Hyun Cho (Seoul National University)
  • Seung-Yeal Ha (Seoul National University)
  • Jun-Muk Hwang (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)
  • Hyeonbae Kang (Inha University)
  • Jong-Hae Keum (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)
  • Dano Kim (Seoul National University)
  • Yong Jung Kim (KAIST & NIMS)
  • Otto van Koert (Seoul National University)
  • Yongnam Lee (KAIST)
  • Jihun Park (IBS Center for Geometry and Physics & POSTECH)


  • POSTECH School of Environmental Science and Engineering Building Rm. 101


  • Albert Fathi (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
  • Jong-Hae Keum (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)
  • Dongsu Kim (National Institute for Mathematical Sciences)
  • Yong-Geun Oh (IBS Center for Geometry and Physics & POSTECH)
  • Raphaël Ponge (Seoul National University)


Online registration is available here until August 10, 2015.

How to get to POSTECH

Visit here for information about how to get to Pohang.

For the location of the conference site, click here for POSTECH Campus Map.

List of Participants

Talks Schedule

August 24 (Mon) August 25 (Tue) August 26 (Wed) August 27 (Thu) August 28 (Fri)
08:50 – 09:30 Registration Registration
09:30 – 09:50 Opening Ceremony
10:00 – 10:50 H. Kang D. Kim M. Zavidovique Y. Lee J.M. Hwang
11:05 – 11:55 M. C. Arnaud N. Sibony J. Zeng D. Massart G. Philippis
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Lunch Photo Session
13:30 – 14:20 J. Park B. An J.H. Keum
14:35 – 15:25 S.Y. Ha O.V. Koert N. Vichery P. Thieullen
15:25 – 15:55 Break Break Break D. Chae
(15:40 – 16: 30)
15:55 – 16:45 M. Bae R. Leplaideur C.H. Cho
17:00 – 17:50 Y.J. Kim V. Humilliere
Banquet* Reception*

* If you have dietary restriction that we should know please tell us in advance.

Excursion in the afternoon of August 26th (Wednesday). Visiting historical site in Gyeongju.
If you would like to participate please tell Ms. Genn Ia Kim before lunch on Tuesday, August 25. (Fee: approx. 30,000 – 35,000KRW)


We regret to say that we cannot support your travel and local expenses unless the conference promised to pay. For booking an accommodation in Pohang, please contact the hotel directly referring the list below.

To visit the website of the hotel, please click the name of the hotel.

POSCO Int'l Center Hotel Yeongildae Apple Tree Hotel Philos Hotel Benikea Hotel Pohang
Double Room 88,000 KRW 110,000 KRW 50,000 KRW 90,000 KRW 70,000 KRW
Twin Room 88,000 KRW 132,000 KRW 60,000 KRW 90,000 KRW 80,000 KRW
(1 person)
13,200 KRW 12,000 KRW free 14,300 KRW free
Distance from Venue 5 min. by walk 5 min. by car 10 min. by car 15 min. by car 15 min. by car
Contact +82-54-279-8500 +82-54-221-9452 +82-54-241-1234 +82-54-250-2000 +82-54-282-2700

* The above rate is as of April, 2015 (VAT included)

** The rate may vary


Please visit here and if you need to apply for the visa to attend the conference, please contact workshop@ibs.re.kr. We would request a copy of your passport and up-to-date CV for review.