Stony Brook, November 6-8 1998
The mathematical works of Lars Ahlfors and Lipman Bers are fundamental and lasting. They have influenced and altered the development of twentieth century mathematics. The personalities of these two scientists helped create a mathematical family and have had a permanent positive effect on a whole generation of mathematicians. Their mathematical heritage continues to lead succeeding generations.
In October 1995 a series of conferences to be held triannually, was inaugurated at the Graduate Center of CUNY under the name
One year later, after the death of Lars Ahlfors, it was decided to change the name of the series to
The first meeting of this expanded Colloquium will be held during November 6-8, 1998, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The scope of the talks is intended to provide
recent work and new directions
in Teichmüller theory and Kleinian groups
© 1998. Department of Mathematics, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook.