Current Developments in Mathematics 2007Organized by: David Jerison, Richard Stanley, Thomas Mrowka (MIT), Barry Mazur, Wilfried Schmid, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)
Friday and Saturday
November 16-17, 2007
|Date: November 16-17, 2007||Place: Science Center, Lecture Hall D, 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 underepresented groups are especially encouraged to participate and apply for support. F1 visa holders could also apply. Application received no later than November 10, 2007 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 16, 2007, 7 PM in the Royal East Restaurant 791 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02139. 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 16, 2007 1.15 PM - 2.15 PM Clifford Taubes:Seiberg - Witten equations, the Weinstein conjecture and embedded contact homology (I) 2.30 PM - 3.30 PM Clifford Taubes:Seiberg - Witten equations, the Weinstein conjecture and embedded contact homology (II) 3.45 PM - 4.45 PM Jun Li: What we know and don't know about Gromov-Witten invariants (I) 5.00 PM - 6.00 PM Jun Li: What we know and don't know about Gromov-Witten invariants (II) 7:00 PM BANQUET Saturday, November 17, 2007 8:30-9:00 AM BREAKFAST 9.00 AM - 9.50 AM Yujiro Kawamata: Recent progress on the minimal model program (I) 10.00 AM - 10.50 AM Yujiro Kawamata: Recent progress on the minimal model program (II) 11.00 AM - 12.00 PM Mihai Paun: Closed positive currents and finiteness properties of the canonical ring 12.00- 1.15 PM LUNCH 1.30 PM - 2.30 PM Duong Phong: Stability and constant scalar curvature metrics in Kähler geometry (I) 2.45 PM - 3.45 PM Duong Phong: Stability and constant scalar curvature metrics in Kähler geometry (II) 4.00 PM - 5.00 PM Ben Green: A good new millenium for primes (I) 5.15 PM - 6.15 PM Ben Green: A good new millenium for primes (II)
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