Furthermore several other activities took place, a session on the RAE, a public lecture, a public lecture on Euler's Tercentenary, a podium discussion on publishing in the future, and presentations of the BMO- team and MSOR, respectively.
The booksellers' exhibition was a great success thanks to the efforts of the publishers whose financial contribution should neither be ignored nor taken for granted.
Financially, we received support from the LMS, EPSRC and the Edinburgh Mathematical Society as well as BP. We could even make a small surplus. Needless to say that without the unlimited support of our University, starting with the VC, we could never have succeeded.
Professor Niels Jacob,
Read by Professor Aubrey Truman