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Connections for Women: New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms August 14, 2014 - August 15, 2014
Registration Deadline: August 14, 2014 17 days from now
To apply for Funding you must register by: May 14, 2014 2 months ago
Parent Program: New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Commons Room, Atrium
Organizers Wen-Ch'ing Li (Pennsylvania State University), LEAD Elena Mantovan (California Institute of Technology), Sophie Morel (Princeton University), Ramdorai Sujatha (University of British Columbia)
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This 2-day workshop will showcase the contributions of female mathematicians to the three main themes of the associated MSRI program: Shimura varieties, p-adic automorphic forms, periods and L-functions. It will bring together women who are working in these areas in all stages of their careers, featuring lectures by both established leaders and emerging researchers. In addition, there will be a poster session open to all participants and an informal panel discussion on career issues.


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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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Aug 14, 2014
Thursday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  TBA
Birgit Speh (Cornell University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  TBA
Julia Gordon (University of British Columbia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Patching and p-adic local Langlands
Ana Caraiani (Princeton University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Local-global compatibility of regular algebraic cuspidal automorphic representations when l is not equal to p
Ila Varma (Princeton University)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Panel Discussion
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
  Dinner at Taste of Himalayas
Aug 15, 2014
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Euler systems and the Birch--Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture
Sarah Zerbes (University College)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  p-adic families of Eisenstein series and applications
Ellen Eischen (University of North Carolina)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  TBA
Pei-Yu Tsai (California Institute of Technology)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TBA
Ling Long (Louisiana State University)