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The Kavli Week is celebrating the Kavli Prize with Ceremony Show, Popular science lectures, and academic symposia and lectures by the prize winners. A lot of money are involved, partly sponsored by the Fred Kavli Foundation.
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Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Abel, Fields and Turing Laureates Meet the Next Generation. Winners of the prestigious Abel Prize, Fields Medal and Turing Award will meet ambitious young scientists starting with 23-27 September 2013.
The Abel Prize in mathematics (with value ~1Mil $) is given this year on 22 May 2012 to Endre Szemeredi, a Hungarian mathematician who worked, among other, in the fields of combinatorics and theoretical computer science.
DEON 2012 - 11th International Conference on Deontic Logic in Computer Science, is held during 16-18 July 2012, at University of Bergen, Norway. Submission deadline is 5 March.
Human Rights Award (aka. Lisl and Leo Eitinger Prize) is given this year 2011 to Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian human rights activist, writer, etc...
Noam Chomsky in Oslo, two days on 5-6 September, 2011. Come on 5th from 16:15-18 in Sophus Lies auditorium in Blindern campus to hear "The machine, the ghost, and the limits of understanding: Newtons contributions to the study of mind"; and on 6th from 19:00 in Storsalen (the big room) in Chateau Neuf right near Majorstuen T-station to hear about "Changing contours of world order".
Richard Stallman in Oslo, Norway on 23 February, 2009. Come from 17-20 in Storsalen (the big room) in Chateau Neuf right near Majorstuen T-station.
Long live FSF!
Revolution OS (the movie free here) "With free software you have freedom; freedom to cooperate with other people" Richard Stallman
For chess lovers, see the wonderful Geri's Game from Pixar.