Date: November 1517, 2002

Place:
Science Center, Lecture Hall C, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138.

Registration
There is no registration and no registration fee for the conference.
No subsidies are available.

Travel:
For information, how to get here,
click here.

Organizers:
 David Jerison, MIT
 Tom Mrowka, MIT
 Richard Stanley, MIT

 Barry Mazur, Harvard University
 Wilfried Schmid, Harvard University
 ShingTung Yau  Harvard University



Schedule of Talks:
FRIDAY, November 15th
2:003:00PM David Vogan M.I.T. Hecke algebras and
unitary representations
3:154:15PM Stephen Kudla  Univ. of Maryland Modular Forms and
Arithmetic Geometry
4:305:30PM Alberto Bressan  SISSA Viscosity Solutions for
Nonlinear Hyperbolic Systems
SATURDAY, November 16th
9:15AM Continental breakfast
9:3010:30AM Alberto Bressan  SISSA Viscosity Solutions for
Nonlinear Hyperbolic Systems
10:4511:45AM Richard Hain Duke University Periods of limit mixed
Hodge structures
LUNCH
1:302:30PM Stephen Kudla  University of Maryland Modular Forms and
Arithmetic Geometry
2:453:45PM Kari Vilonen Northwestern University Representation theory of
Lie groups and geometry
4:005:00PM Leslie Saper  Duke University On the Cohomology of Locally
Symmetric Spaces and of
their Compactifications
5:156:15PM Yair N. Minsky  SUNY, Stony Brook End Invariants and the
Classification of Hyperbolic 3manifolds
7:30PM DINNER at the Royal East Restaurant
SUNDAY, November 17th
8:45AM Continental breakfast
9:0010:00AM Yair N. Minsky  SUNY, Stony Brook End Invariants and the
Classification of Hyperbolic 3manifolds
10:1511:15AM Leslie Saper  Duke University On the Cohomology of Locally
Symmetric Spaces and of
their Compactifications
11:3012:30PM Mark Haiman  UC Berkeley The n! and (n+1)^{(n1)}
conjectures in combinatorics.
LUNCH
2:003:00 Mark Haiman  UC Berkeley Hilbert schemes and the proof of the n!
(n+1)^{(n1)} conjectures.
3:154:15PM John Morgan  Columbia University A Survey of Floer
Homology Theories
4:305:30 John Morgan  Columbia University A Survey of Floer
Homology Theories



Dinner:
There will be a banquet on Saturday evening, November 16th at 7:30pm.
Banquet will take place at the Royal East Restaurant.
To reserve place please send email to stanek@math.harvard.edu
Payment can be made at the time of the conference.

Local Hotels:
For travel information, click here .
Sheraton Commander
16 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138
telephone: (617) 5474800
hotelHarvard campus: 510 minute walk
Harvard Square Hotel
110 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge MA 02138
telephone: (617) 8645200
hotelHarvard campus: 510 minute walk
The Inn at Harvard
1201 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02138
telephone: (617) 4912222
hotelHarvard campus: 510 minute walk
Irving House
24 Irving St., Cambridge MA 02138
telephone: (617) 5474600,
hotelHarvard campus: 510 minute walk
Friendly Inn(B&B)
1673 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138
telephone: (617) 5477851
hotelHarvard campus: 510 minute walk



History: This is the 8'th Conference on Current Developments in Mathematics.
Previous announcements:
1997, 1998, 2000, 2001

Information :
Address any questions to Bo Stanek at
stanek@math.harvard.edu.
