Current Developments in Mathematics 2008Organized by: David Jerison, Richard Stanley, Thomas Mrowka (MIT), Barry Mazur, Wilfried Schmid, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)
Friday and Saturday
November 21-22, 2008
|There is a workshop on "Moduli Space of Calabi-Yau Manifolds and Bundles over it" on November 23-November 25, 2008. A panel takes place Nov 22 and Nov 24. Panel Participants are Richard Hamilton (Columbia University), Jun Li (Stanford University), Andrey Todorov (UCSanta Cruz), Xiaofeng Sun (Lehigh University), Damin Wu (Ohio State).|
|Date: November 21-22, 2008||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 will 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 14, 2008 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 Gena Bursan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There will be a banquet on Friday November 21, 2008, 7 PM To reserve, please send in advance a formal request to Gena Bursan, Harvard University, Ph: 617-495-1980 Fax : 617-495-2180 email: gena @math.harvard.edu. The tickets will be distributed at the lectures Friday morning.
Sponsor The event is sponsored by the national science foundation NSF, Harvard University and MIT.
Friday November 21, 2008
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM Laslo Lowasz "Very large graphs" (I) 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM Laslo Lowasz "Very large graphs" (II) 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM William Meeks "A survey of recent progress in the classical theory of embedded minimal surfaces" 5:10 PM - 6:00 PM Joaquín Pérez "Classification of properly embedded minimal planar domains: The Shiffman function and the KdV equation" 7:00 PM Banquet: Royal East
Saturday November 22, 2008
9:10 AM - 10 AM Jacob Lurie: "The Classification of Topological Field Theories I". 10:10 AM - 11 AM Jacob Lurie: "The Classification of Topological Field Theories II". 11:10 AM - 12 AM Ken Ono "Unearthing the visions of a master: The legacy of Ramanujan's mock theta functions (I)" 12:00 AM - 1:45 PM Lunch 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Ken Ono "Harmonic Maass forms in number theory" 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Break 3:20 PM - 4:10 PM Mihalis Dafermos: "Evolution equations in general relativity (I)" 4:20 PM - 5:10 PM Mihalis Dafermos: "Evolution equations in general relativity (II)"
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