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Bay Area Differential Geometry Seminar November 21, 2009
Registration Deadline: November 21, 2009 almost 5 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: August 21, 2009 about 5 years ago
Organizers Robert Bryant (MSRI), Joel Hass (UC Davis), David Hoffman* (Stanford University), Rafe Mazzeo (Stanford University), Richard Montgomery (UC Santa Cruz).
Speaker(s) No Speakers Assigned Yet.
Description

The Bay Area Differential Geometry Seminar meets around 3 times each year and is a 1-day seminar on recent developments in differential geometry and global analysis, broadly interpreted. Typically, it runs from mid-morning until late afternoon, with 3-4 speakers. Box lunches will be available for purchase and the final talk will be followed by dinner. The schedule (with speakers) will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Please register and also indicate whether you will be attending the dinner afterwards. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the organizers. We are holding a block of rooms at the Doubletree Hotel. Please mention the MSRI as a reference when making reservations by calling 510-548-7920 OR directly on their website. The Doubletree Hotel offers complementary shuttle to and from MSRI. The room rate is $99 per night.


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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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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.

MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code MSRI123. Our preferred rate is $129 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.

MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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Schedule
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Nov 21, 2009
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The Asymptotic Geometry of Genus-g Helicoids
Jacob Bernstein (Johns Hopkins University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch and Organizational Meeting
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The Seiberg-Witten equations and the dynamics of vector fields in dimension 3
Clifford Taubes (Harvard University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Coffee
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Generic spines as cut loci of Riemannian manifolds.
Hyam Rubinstein