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Thursday 30th July 2020

10am-11am – Chris Budd – V-KEMS
11am-12pm – Nigel Smart – Privacy Enhancing Technologies

For a number of years, the IMA has been running a series of conferences to promote mathematics with the aim of demonstrating to both mathematicians and non-mathematicians the many uses of modern mathematics.

This summer, due to Covid19, IMA Mathematics 2020 ran virtually in a series of weekly two hour events, starting on Tuesday 14 July 2020 with the IMA Presidential Address. Other talks covered areas such as defence, regulation, privacy enhancing technologies and modelling in industrial maintenance and reliability.

See below for further information.


Nigel Smart – Privacy Enhancing Technologies

“I will discuss how the technology of MPC and FHE is changing the way people process data, by allowing them to compute on data whilst it is “encrypted”. I will also discuss a number of use cases of the technology. The talk will not go into technical details, and thus you do not need to understand any cryptography for the talk.”

A YouTube link to Nigel's talk can be found here and a link to Chris's talk can be found here.



Further information

For general conference queries please contact the Conferences Team

Tel: +44 (0) 1702 354 020
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Catherine Richards House, 16 Nelson Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1EF, UK.

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