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Introductory Workshop on Optimal Transport: Geometry and Dynamics August 26, 2013 - August 30, 2013

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Aug 26, 2013
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Some non local versions of the Monge Ampere equation
Luis Caffarelli (University of Texas)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Optimal transport: old and new
Robert McCann (University of Toronto)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Determining the regularity of a measure via the Wasserstein distance
Tatiana Toro (University of Washington)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  MSRI/Evans Talk: Swarming by Nature and by Design
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles)
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
  Pizza Dinner
Aug 27, 2013
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Optimal transport and lower Ricci curvature bounds
Nicola Gigli (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Prescribed-divergence problems in optimal transportation
Filippo Santambrogio (Université Paris-Sud (Orsay))
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Optimal transport: old and new
Robert McCann (University of Toronto)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Regularity in optimal transportation
Xu-Jia Wang (Australian National University)
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Reception
Aug 28, 2013
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Prescribed-divergence problems in optimal transportation
Filippo Santambrogio (Université Paris-Sud (Orsay))
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tea
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Optimal transport in non-commutative probability
Jan Maas (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
  Gradient Flow in the 2-Wasserstein Metric: a Crandall and Liggett type proof of the exponential formula
Katy Craig (Rutgers University)
12:05 PM - 12:30 PM
  Numerical Computation of Soft Harmonic Maps
Adrian Butscher (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)
Aug 29, 2013
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Optimal transport and lower Ricci curvature bounds
Nicola Gigli (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Partial regularity of optimal transport maps
Guido De Philippis (Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics, University of Bonn)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Optimal transport: old and new
Robert McCann (University of Toronto)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Optimal transport and dynamics of expanding circle maps
Benoît Kloeckner (Université de Grenoble I (Joseph Fourier))
Aug 30, 2013
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Prescribed-divergence problems in optimal transportation
Filippo Santambrogio (Université Paris-Sud (Orsay))
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Optimal transport and lower Ricci curvature bounds
Nicola Gigli (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Monotonicity Formulas for Bakry-Emery Ricci Curvature
Guofang Wei (University of California, Santa Barbara)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  The Schrödinger problem: a probabilistic analogue of optimal transport. Application to discrete metric graphs
Christian Leonard (Université de Paris X (Paris-Nanterre))