On October 12, 2011. The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) announced a named lecture series “The PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture ” to honor Jerry Marsden. This Lecture will be given annually in a venue of special significance to him or his work and/or at selected meetings in geometric mechanics. The Lecture will return to Canada at least every third year, following up on the inaugural Lecture given in July 2011 by Alan Weinstein at ICIAM 2011 in Vancouver.
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