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Broader Connections: Ergodic Theory and Additive Combinatorics August 21, 2008 - August 22, 2008
Registration Deadline: August 15, 2008 almost 11 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: May 21, 2008 about 11 years ago
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Organizers Ben Green (University of Cambridge), Bryna Kra (Northwestern University), Emmanuel Lesigne (University of Tours), Anthony Quas (University of Victoria), Mate Wierdl (University of Memphis)
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Description
This two day workshop will feature expository talks on ergodic theory and additive combinatorics, aimed at advanced graduate students and new postdocs in these fields. An effort will be made to highlight the recent interactions between the fields. Female researchers are particularly encouraged to attend this workshop and will be given priority for support of travel and lodging expenses. Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on “Reservations and Availability” then click on “Corporate” at the bottom of the screen and enter the word “math”. Enter Group Code CGMS61 in the “Guest Comment” box, and provide requested information The cut-off date for reservations is August 6, 2008. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: BL0000. The cut-off date for reservations is July 21, 2008.
Keywords and Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC)
Primary Mathematics Subject Classification No Primary AMS MSC
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC
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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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Aug 21, 2008
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  An Introduction to Ideas and Methods of Ergodic Ramsey Theory
Vitaly Bergelson
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Harmonic Analysis and Additive Combinatorics
Izabella Laba (University of British Columbia)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  An introduction to characteristic factors in ergodic theory
Tamar Ziegler (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  An introduction to homogeneous dynamics
Akshay Venkatesh (Institute for Advanced Study)
Aug 22, 2008
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  An Introduction to Ideas and Methods of Ergodic Ramsey Theory
Vitaly Bergelson
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Harmonic Analysis and Additive Combinatorics
Izabella Laba (University of British Columbia)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  An introduction to characteristic factors in ergodic theory
Tamar Ziegler (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  An introduction to homogeneous dynamics
Akshay Venkatesh (Institute for Advanced Study)