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Sponsors Day Meeting March 02, 2007 All Day
Description
*Coffee and Pastries in the Atrium, 8:30-9:15 a.m. & Lunch in the Atrium, 12:00-1:00pm
9:15-9:30Welcome
9:30-10:30“Recent Developments in Ricci Flow” by John Lott (University of Michigan, MSRI)
10:30-11:00Break
11:00-12:00“Recent Developments in Dynamical Systems” by Christopher Jones (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, MSRI)
12:00-1:00Lunch in the Atrium
1:00-2:30BUSINESS MEETING
Approval of minutes from the March 3, 2006 meeting (electronically distributed before the meeting); Attachment 1
Ratification of January 31, 2006 CAS election of new Trustees: Ruth Charney, Dan Freed, Myron Scholes; Attachments 2A, 2B, 2C

Welcome to new Academic Sponsors

Director’s Report
  • Director Search in progress
  • Teaching Teachers Mathematics
  • Climate Change Symposium
  • MSRI- UP Program
  • Math Circles

Summer Graduate Programs

Possible new CAS activities

  • Graduate Student Poster Session at MSRI
  • Possible Dues Increase
2:30-3:15Phillip Colella (LBNL): “Algorithms for the Study of Climate Change”
3:15-4:00Douglas Nychka (NCAR): “Capturing Atmospheric Data in a Dynamical System”
4:00-4:30Tea
4:30-5:15Rudy Rucker: “Mathematicians in Love”- a reading and discussion
6:00-10:00PMMSRI ANNUAL BANQUET
Inez Fung (UC Berkeley): “Climate Change”