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Introductory Workshop: Modern Riemannian Geometry January 18, 2016 - January 22, 2016

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Jan 18, 2016
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Manifolds with lower sectional curvature bounds and Alexandrov geometry
Karsten Grove (University of Notre Dame)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Comparison geometry for Ricci curvature I
Guofang Wei (University of California, Santa Barbara)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Ricci flat spaces and metrics with special or exceptional holonomy I
Mark Haskins (Imperial College, London)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Aspects of Einstein metrics on 4-manifolds I
Michael Anderson (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
Jan 19, 2016
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Mean curvature flow
Tobias Colding (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Positively and non-negatively curved manifolds and (torus) symmetries
Catherine Searle (Wichita State University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Metric measure spaces satisfying Ricci curvature lower bounds I
Andrea Mondino (University of Warwick)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Semiconcave functions in Alexandrov geometry
Vitali Kapovitch (University of Toronto)
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
Jan 20, 2016
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  A panoramic glimpse of nonnegative curvature
Karsten Grove (University of Notre Dame)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Comparison geometry for Ricci curvature II
Guofang Wei (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Jan 21, 2016
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Ricci flat spaces and metrics with special or exceptional holonomy II
Mark Haskins (Imperial College, London)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Aspects of Einstein metrics on 4-manifolds II
Michael Anderson (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The maximal symmetry rank conjecture for nonnegative curvature
Catherine Searle (Wichita State University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Minimal submanifolds and lower curvature bounds I
Richard Schoen (University of California, Irvine)
Jan 22, 2016
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Minimal submanifolds and lower curvature bounds II
Richard Schoen (University of California, Irvine)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Mean curvature flow
Tobias Colding (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Metric measure spaces satisfying Ricci curvature lower bounds II
Andrea Mondino (University of Warwick)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Measure-metric boundary and Liouville theorem in Alexandrov geometry
Vitali Kapovitch (University of Toronto)