From June 25 to 27, the "2021 Academic Annual Conference of Shandong Mathematics Society", sponsored by Shandong Mathematics Society and hosted by Shandong University of Science and Technology, was held in Qingdao. Professor Wu Zhen, Vice President of Shandong University and Chairman of Shandong Mathematics Society, serves as the chairman of the conference. Zhang Yingjie, Vice President of Shandong University of Science and Technology, attends the opening ceremony and deliveries a speech. Professor Peng Shige, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Professor Wang Xiaoyun, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, deliver the plenary lectures. Nearly 200 mathematicians and postgraduates from member units attend the conference.
A grand opening ceremony is held. Zhang Yingjie deliveries a welcome speech, Wu Zhen make a keynote speech, and the secretary general Lu Tongchao presides over the opening ceremony. Wu Zhen says that the development of national innovation ability is inseparable from basic research, and mathematics plays an important role in basic research; Shandong Mathematics Society should seize the opportunity, always adhere to the principle of coordination service, fully mobilize the enthusiasm of young talents, strengthen the cooperation and exchange among member units, and contribute to the breakthrough of innovation ability.
After the opening ceremony, Academician Peng Shige makes a speech on financial mathematics under the title of "The Road to Scientific Exploration". Through his personal growth experience, he explains to everyone the ideas and methods of exploring Mathematics, and shows how to use nonlinear expectation theory to solve major problems in economic and other fields according to the practical application. Academician Wang Xiaoyun deliveries a plenary lecture entitled "Cryptography and Blockchain".
During the two-day conference, dozens of experts from various governing units in the province make keynote speeches in more than 10 fields, such as algebra and number theory, geometry and topology, differential equations, real analysis and complex analysis, computational mathematics, probability and statistics, operations research and control, and exchange views with participating scholars.
During the conference, the Standing Council meeting is also held, and it is decided to establish "Shandong Mathematics Youth Award" from 2022. During the conference, academic and exchange activities such as "Forum of Presidents of Mathematics Colleges and Departments" and "Forum of Young Mathematicians" are also held. The future work of mathematics society and mathematics community is exchanged and discussed; some suggestions are proposed; and work arrangements are made.
The 2021 Academic Annual Conference of Shandong Mathematics Society will further strengthen the exchange and cooperation of Shandong mathematicians and promote the development and progress of Shandong mathematics.