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Connections for Women: Geometric and Arithmetic Aspects of Homogeneous Dynamics January 29, 2015 - January 30, 2015
To apply for Funding you must register by: November 02, 2014 7 months ago
Parent Program: Geometric and Arithmetic Aspects of Homogeneous Dynamics
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Commons Room, Atrium
Organizers Elon Lindenstrauss (Hebrew University), LEAD Hee Oh (Yale University)
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This workshop will consist of several mini-courses given by prominent female mathematicians in the field, intended for graduate students, post-docs, and researchers in areas related to the program. The workshop will also include an informal panel discussion session among female researchers on career issues.  This workshop is open to all mathematicians.


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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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Jan 29, 2015
Thursday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The Weyl chamber flow and applications
Ursula Hamenstädt (Universität Bonn)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Some number-theoretic tools used in homogenous dynamics
Svetlana Katok (Pennsylvania State University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Patterns in primes and dynamics on nilmanifolds
Tamar Ziegler (Hebrew University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Ergodic properties of horocyclic flows on infinite volume hyperbolic surfaces
Barbara Schapira (Université de Picardie (Jules Verne))
04:45 PM - 05:30 PM
  Panel Discussion
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
  Dinner at Taste of Himalayas
Jan 30, 2015
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Some number-theoretic tools used in homogenous dynamics
Svetlana Katok (Pennsylvania State University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The Weyl chamber flow and applications
Ursula Hamenstädt (Universität Bonn)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Patterns in primes and dynamics on nilmanifolds
Tamar Ziegler (Hebrew University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Ergodic properties of horocyclic flows on infinite volume hyperbolic surfaces
Barbara Schapira (Université de Picardie (Jules Verne))