Current Developments in Mathematics 2019

November 22 - 23, 2019

Harvard University Science Center, Hall C

Organized by:

David Jerison, Paul Seidel, Nike Sun (MIT),
Denis Auroux, Mark Kisin, Lauren Williams, Horng-Tzer Yau, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)

Registration (is now closed)

Speakers:

Svetlana Jitomirskaya University of California Subhash Khot NYU Jun Li Fudan University, Shanghai Center of Mathematical Sciences Andre Neves University of Chicago Geordie Williamson University of Sydney

Poster [PDF], Poster [JPG]


Program:

Friday, November 22, 2019 Lecture Hall C

1:30-2:20 pm Jun Li A proof of the structure results of BCOV and YY on the GW invariants of the quintic CY threefolds I
2:30-3:20 pm Jun Li A proof of the structure results of BCOV and YY on the GW invariants of the quintic CY threefolds II
3:30-4:20 pm André Neves Recent progress on minimal surfaces I
4:30-5:20 pm André Neves Recent progress on minimal surfaces II

Saturday, November 23, 2019 Lecture Hall C

09:00-09:50 am Subhash Khot Hardness of Approximation: From the PCP Theorem to the 2-to-2 Games Theorem
10:05-10:55 am Subhash Khot Characterization of Non-expanding Sets in the Grassmann Graph
11:10-12:00 pm Svetlana Jitomirskaya Critical phenomena, arithmetic phase transitions, and universality: some recent results on the almost Mathieu operator I
12:00-13:30 pm Lunch
1:30-2:20 pm Svetlana Jitomirskaya Critical phenomena, arithmetic phase transitions, and universality: some recent results on the almost Mathieu operator II
2:35-3:25 pm Geordie Williamson Parity sheaves and modular representations I
3:40-4:30 pm Geordie Williamson Parity sheaves and modular representations II



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Sponsor: The event is sponsored by the National Science Foundation NSF, Harvard University and MIT.

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Information: Please address any questions to Maureen Armstrong at cdm@math.harvard.edu.

Last update: November 22, 2019


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