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Conference and Prize in Honor of David Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia

November 1, 2002 to November 2, 2002
 
Registration is required for this conference, and there is a registration fee to cover the meals and reception: $85 for nonstudents, $20 for students. More information is available in the Registration paragraph at the conference information site.
 
Schedule
   
Friday, Nov. 1 (At Women's Faculty Club on campus)
6:00-7:00 Reception with hors d'oeuvres
7:00-8:00

Banquet and official award presentation

8:00-9:00

Coffee and dessert

   

Saturday, Nov. 2

(At MSRI)

   
8:30-10:00

---Bus service, Durant Hotel and Hearst Mining Circle to MSRI---

8:45-9:45

Coffee and poster set-up

9:45-10:00

Welcome to MSRI by Michael Singer

10:00-11:00

Arlie O. Petters, Duke University, Gravitational lensing: Universal properties and applications

11:00-11:50

Poster session I

11:50-12:00

Josef Sifuentes, Rice University, Video of Richard Tapia show car and discussion of advanced numerical methods used in its production

12:00-1:30 ---Lunch---
1:30-2:00

Michael Singer and Bob Megginson, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, About MSRI, a video presentation and informational session

2:00-3:00

Richard A. Tapia, Rice University, Some mathematical insights related to automobile drag racing

3:00-3:30 ---Coffee---
3:30-4:30 David Spergel, Princeton University, Gravitational lensing: Probing the dark matter and the dark energy
4:30-5:30 Closing reception
4:30-6:00 ---Bus service, MSRI to Hearst Mining Circle---

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