An international conference in the honor of Yann Brenier for his 60th birthday

b60Cocktail group picture (Photo credit J. Blum)

Link to Youtube Y. Brenier  Cocktail speech (Video credit J. Blum)

Link to Youtube C. Villani Cocktail speech  (Video credit J. Blum)


On the occasion of Yann Brenier’s 60th birthday, a conference will  be held in his honor to acknowledge and celebrate his decisive scientific contributions in the fields of calculus of variations and optimal transportation




Plenary speakers :

      • Luigi Ambrosio (Scuola Normale di Pisa, Italy)
      • Guillaume Carlier (Université Paris Dauphine, France)
      • Mike Cullen (Met Office, UK)
      • Ivar Ekeland (Université Paris Dauphine, France)
      • Björn Engquist (University of  Texas at Austin, USA)
      • Alessio Figalli (ETH, Suisse)
      • Wilfrid Gangbo (University of California LA, USA)
      • Nassif Ghoussoub (University of British Columbia, Canada)
      • François Golse (Ecole Polytechnique, France)
      • Christian Léonard (Université Paris-Ouest, France)
      • Pierre-Louis Lions (Collège de France, France)
      • Robert McCann (University of Toronto, Canada)
      • Quentin Mérigot (Université Paris Sud, France)
      • Alexander Mielke (Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Germany)
      • Felix Otto (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany)
      • Benoît Perthame (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
      • Laure Saint-Raymond (ENS Paris and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
      • Filippo Santambrogio (Université Paris Sud, France)
      • Sylvia Serfaty (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France and Courant Institute, NYU)
      • Nizar Touzi (Ecole Polytechnique, France)
      • François-Xavier Vialard (Université Paris Dauphine, France)
      • Cédric Villani (IHP and Université Claude Bernard  Lyon 1, France)

Organizing Committee : Jean-David Benamou (INRIA – Paris), Lucilla Corrias (LaMME – Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne),                                         Chantal Girodon (INRIA – Paris)


Registration : registration is free but mandatory; please register  before November 30

Institut Henry Poincaré practical informations

We acknowledge the financial support of (in random order) (see also the Sponsors page)

Institut Henri Poincaré, IHP, web

INRIA -Paris, web

CNRS, web

Laboratoire de Mathématiques et Modélisation d’Evry, LaMME, web

Fondation mathématique Jacques Hadamard, FMJH, web

Centre de Mathématique Laurent Schwartz, CMLS, web

Laboratoire Jacques Louis-Lions, JLL, web

Monash University, web

ANR STAB (ANR-12-BS01-0019), web

ANR ISOTACE (ANR-12-MONU-0013), web

Chaire Havas – Dauphine, web

GDR MIA, web


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