Monday, October 3
8:00 – 9:30 am
Opening Plenary Session with Keynote Address
Matt Parker, known as the Stand-up Mathematician, is an award-winning YouTuber, a public speaker, and author. His book Humble Pi (Penguin USA 2020) was a #1 international bestseller. He received the JPB Math Communication Award in 2018 from a consortium including the American Mathematical Society. Matt is a member of the advisory committee for the Museum of Math in NYC.
Matt is a host on the Science Channel series Outrageous Acts of Science and his YouTube videos on the Stand-up Maths and Numberphile channels have amassed over 100 million views. In 2018 Matt calculated the number pi live on-stage in front of a sold-out Royal Alber hall using real pie. He is also the first person to use an overhead projector at the Hammersmith Apollo since Pink Floyd.