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Conference and Prize in Honor of David Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia November 01, 2002 - November 02, 2002

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Nov 02, 2002
Saturday
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
  Poster Set-up and Continental Breakfast
09:45 AM - 10:00 AM
  Welcome
Loa Nowina-Sapinski
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Gravitational lensing: Universal properties and applications
Arlie Petters
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Poster session
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
  Special video presentation Video of Richard Tapia show car and discussion of advanced numerical methods used in its production
Josef Sifuentes
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  and Bob Megginson -- About MSRI (video presentation & informational session)
Michael Singer (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Some mathematical insights related to automobile drag racing
Richard Tapia
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Coffee Break
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Gravitational lensing: Probing the dark matter and the dark energy
David Spergel
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Closing Reception