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Symplectic and Poisson Geometry in interaction with Algebra, Analysis and Topology May 04, 2010 - May 07, 2010

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May 04, 2010
Tuesday
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
  Zoll-type phenomena in spectral theory
Victor Guillemin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
11:15 AM - 12:20 PM
  Boundary and Conjugacy Rigidity
Chris Croke
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Another point of view on affine connections
Mélanie Bertelson
03:20 PM - 04:10 PM
  Conn's linearization theorem
Marius Crainic
04:25 PM - 05:15 PM
  Contact structures and the topology of 3-manifolds
Clifford Taubes (Harvard University)
May 05, 2010
Wednesday
09:10 AM - 10:00 AM
  Geometric aspects of the positivity of energy in quantum field theory
Graeme Segal (University of Oxford)
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
  Symplectic and spectral theory of semitoric integrable systems
San Vu-Ngoc
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  The Weinstein-Moser theorem and the motion of a change in a magnetic field
Victor Ginzburg (University of Chicago)
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  On a Poisson structure on conjugacy classes
Jiang-Hua Lu
03:20 PM - 04:10 PM
  Compatible structures and Dirac pairs
Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach
04:25 PM - 05:15 PM
  Experimental evidence for the occurrence of E_8 in nature and the radii of the Gosset circles
Bertram Kostant
May 06, 2010
Thursday
09:10 AM - 10:00 AM
  Spectral invariants and Lagrangian intersection: open-closed Floer theory
Yong-Geun Oh
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
  Poisson Geometry in Control, Optimization, and Imaging
Tudor Ratiu
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Characteristic classes and Courant algebroids
Ping Xu
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  On Hamiltonian structure of gauge theories
Nicolai Reshetikhin (University of California, Berkeley)
May 07, 2010
Friday
09:10 AM - 10:00 AM
  B-fields, quantization and Morita equivalence
Henrique Bursztyn
10:15 AM - 11:05 AM
  Spectra for non-selfadjoint operators in two dimensions
Michael Hitrik
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Supergravity and gerbes on superspace
Ezra Getzler (Northwestern University)
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Quantization of Hamiltonian isotopies and applications to symplectic topology
Pierre Schapira