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Connections for Women: Dynamics on Moduli Spaces of Geometric Structures January 15, 2015 - January 16, 2015
To apply for Funding you must register by: October 29, 2014 over 4 years ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Commons Room, Atrium
Organizers Virginie Charette (University of Sherbrooke), LEAD Fanny Kassel (Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES)), Karin Melnick (University of Maryland), Anna Wienhard (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
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This two-day workshop will consist of various talks given by prominent female mathematicians in the field.  These will be appropriate for graduate students, post-docs, and researchers in areas related to the program.  The workshop will also include a professional development session. This workshop is open to all mathematicians. Bibliography (PDF)
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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 15, 2015
Thursday
08:45 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Introduction to bounded cohomology and applications to rigidity
Alessandra Iozzi (ETH Zürich)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Groups acting on the circle
Kathryn Mann (University of California, Berkeley)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  An introduction to Lorentzian 3-manifold
Youngju Kim (Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS))
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Hermitian symmetric spaces
Maria Beatrice Pozzetti (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
  Professional Development Session
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  Dinner at Taste of Himalayas
Jan 16, 2015
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Introduction to Teichmuller spaces
Jing Tao (University of Oklahoma)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to quasi-Fuchsian groups
Sara Maloni (University of Virginia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Harmonic Maps And Surface Group Representations
Qiongling Li (Chern Institute of Mathematics)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  What we knew about hyperbolic geometry before we knew about hyperbolic geometry
Evelyn Lamb (University of Utah)