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Advances in Homogeneous Dynamics May 11, 2015 - May 15, 2015
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers LEAD Dmitry Kleinbock (Brandeis University), Hee Oh (Yale University), Alireza Salehi Golsefidy (University of California, San Diego), Ralf Spatzier (University of Michigan)
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The Advances in Homogeneous Dynamics workshop will feature the speakers whose work is at the forefront of the field. There will be a panel discussion accompanied by an open problem session to lay out possible directions for the research in homogeneous dynamics. Talks will be in a broad range of topics and this will help to build more connections between researchers interested in dynamical systems, number theory and geometry. For example we hope that the involvement of the participants of the other program held at MSRI during the same academic year (Dynamics on Moduli Spaces of Geometric Structures, Spring 2015) would create new connections between the topics. There will be shorter talks presented by early-career researchers
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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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May 11, 2015
Monday
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM
  Welcome
09:50 AM - 10:40 AM
  Effective equidistribution of certain adelic periods
Amir Mohammadi (University of Texas, Austin)
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
  Quantum ergodicity on large graphs
Nalini Anantharaman (Université de Strasbourg)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM
  Geodesic planes in hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Hee Oh (Yale University)
02:30 PM - 02:55 PM
  Equidistribution of expanding translates of curves in homogeneous spaces and its application to Diophantine approximation.
Lei Yang (University of Nevada)
02:55 PM - 03:20 PM
  Entropy in the cusp and singular systems of linear forms
Shirali Kadyrov (Nazarbayev University)
03:20 PM - 03:50 PM
  Tea
03:50 PM - 04:40 PM
  Local spectral gap
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy (University of California, San Diego)
May 12, 2015
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Randomness in Diophantine approximation
Alexander Gorodnik (University of Bristol)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Genericity along curves and applications
Corinna Ulcigrai (University of Bristol)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM
  Bernoulli convolutions for algebraic parameters
Peter Varju (University of Cambridge)
02:30 PM - 02:55 PM
  Counting and dynamics in SL_2
Michael Magee (Institute for Advanced Study)
02:55 PM - 03:20 PM
  Hausdorff dimension of product sets in Lie groups
Nicolas de Saxce (Université de Paris XIII (Paris-Nord))
03:20 PM - 03:50 PM
  Tea
03:50 PM - 04:40 PM
  Diophantine approximation for algebraic numbers
Hillel Furstenberg (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
04:40 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
May 13, 2015
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Metric diophantine approximation on Lie groups
Emmanuel Breuillard (Université de Paris XI)
09:50 AM - 10:20 AM
  Tea
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
  Escape of mass for measures invariant under the diagonal group
Uri Shapira (Technion---Israel Institute of Technology)
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
  Oppenheim conjecture and related problems
Gregory Margulis (Yale University)
May 14, 2015
Thursday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Effective density of unipotent orbits
Elon Lindenstrauss (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
  On integer points in the Hitchin moduli space
Marc Burger (ETH Zürich)
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
  Tea
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
  Concert
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM
  Random Dynamics and a formula for Furstenberg, Kullback-Ledrappier Entropy
Federico Rodriguez Hertz (Pennsylvania State University)
02:30 PM - 02:55 PM
  Word metric asymptotics for actions of hyperbolic groups on Gromov hyperbolic spaces
Ilya Gekhtman (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
02:55 PM - 03:20 PM
  Some Effective Estimates in Reduction Theory of Quadratic Forms
Han Li (Wesleyan University)
03:20 PM - 03:55 PM
  Tea
03:50 PM - 04:40 PM
  Bottom of spectrum and equivariant family of measures at the boundary in negative curvature.
François Ledrappier (University of Notre Dame)
May 15, 2015
Friday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Random walks on semisimple groups
Jean-François Quint (Université de Bordeaux I)
09:50 AM - 10:20 AM
  Tea
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
  Global rigidity of Anosov actions by higher rank lattices
Zhiren Wang (Pennsylvania State University)
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
  Dynamics on the moduli space of flat structures
Maryam Mirzakhani (Stanford University)
12:10 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM
  Kinetic transport in quasicrystals
Andreas Strombergsson (Uppsala University)
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM
  Stiffness for Random Walks on Locally symmetric spaces
Alex Eskin (University of Chicago)
03:20 PM - 03:50 PM
  Tea & Goodbye