13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
PrimeGrid is a volunteer computing project that gives participants the chance to be the discoverer of a new world record prime number! In addition, we are working towards the solution of several mathematical problems which have remained unsolved for over 50 years. The talk will cover some basic facts about prime numbers, the history of the search for large primes, and show the audience how they can use their computers to join PrimeGrid and find new primes of their own.
14. Does the event have particular local relevance?: