Current Developments in Mathematics 2009Organized by: David Jerison, Richard Stanley, Thomas Mrowka (MIT), Barry Mazur, Wilfried Schmid, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)
Friday and Saturday
November 20-21, 2009
|Date: November 20-21, 2009||Place: Science Center, Lecture Hall C, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138.||Travel: For directions click here.|
There is no registration fee but registration forms are required. We might be able to provide financial support to a limited number of participants. Graduate students, recent PhDs, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to participate and apply for support. F1 visa holders could also apply. Application received no later than November 11, 2009 will receive full consideration. Graduate students should ask a faculty member to write a brief letter of recommendation for them and to send it to Maureen Armstrong (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There will be a banquet on Friday November 20, 2009, 7 PM in the- Royal East Restaurant 791 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02139. To reserve, please send in advance a formal request to Maureen Armstrong, Harvard University, Ph: 617-495-1980 Fax : 617-495-2180 email: email@example.com. Banquet tickets will be distributed at the conference on Friday.
Sponsor The event is sponsored by the National Science Foundation NSF, Harvard University and MIT.
Friday November 20, 2009
14:00-14:50 Ngo Bau Chau Report on the fundamental lemma I 15:05-15:55 Ngo Bau Chau Report on the fundamental lemma II 16:10-17:00 Andrew C Yao The mathematics of communication complexity I 17:15-18:05 Andrew C Yao The mathematics of communication complexity II 19:00 Banquet at Royal East Restaurant, Cambridge
Saturday November 21, 2009
09:00-09:50 Steve Zelditch Recent results in quantum ergodicity (I) 10:05-10:55 Steve Zelditch Recent results in quantum ergodicity (II) 11:10-12:00 Ovidiu Savin Phase transitions, minimal surfaces and De Giorgi's conjecture (I) 12:00-13:30 Break 13:30-14:20 Ovidiu Savin Phase transitions, minimal surfaces and De Giorgi's conjecture (II) 14:35-15:25 Balint Virag Continuum limits of random matrices (I) 15:40-16:30 Balint Virag Continuum limits of random matrices (II) 16:40-17:30 Douglas Ravenel The Arf-Kervaire invariant problem in algebraic topology 17:40-18:30 Michael Hill The Arf-Kervaire invariant problem in algebraic topology (II)
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