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Connections for Women: Holomorphic Differentials in Mathematics and Physics August 15, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Registration Deadline: August 16, 2019 2 months ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: June 03, 2019 5 months ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Laura Fredrickson (Stanford University), Lotte Hollands (Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus), LEAD Qiongling Li (Chern Institute of Mathematics), Anna Wienhard (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg), Grace Work (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
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Some holomorphic differentials on a genus 2 surface, with close up views of singular points, image courtesy Jian Jiang.
This two-day workshop will consist of various talks given by prominent female mathematicians on topics of new developments in the role of holomorphic differentials on Riemann surfaces. These will be appropriate for graduate students, post-docs, and researchers in areas related to the program.   This workshop is open to all mathematicians. Bibliography Additional funding provided by:
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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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Aug 15, 2019
Thursday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome to MSRI
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Orbit growth rate for maximal representations
Maria Beatrice Pozzetti (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  (0, 2) dualities and the 4-simplex
Natalie Paquette (California Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The moduli space of Riemann surfaces and the Weil-Petersson metric
Xuwen Zhu (University of California, Berkeley)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  q-abelianization for line defects
Fei Yan (Rutgers University)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Panel Discussion
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
  Dinner at MSRI
Aug 16, 2019
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Geometric correspondances between singular fibres of the Hitchin fibration
Laura Schaposnik (University of Illinois at Chicago)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Geodesic coordinates for the pressure metric along fuchsias locus
Xian Dai (Rice University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Kontsevich-Soibelman wall-crossing formula and a Riemann-Hilbert problem
Anna Barbieri (University of Sheffield)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Volumes of principal strata of quadratic differentials and intersection numbers
Elise Goujard (Institut de mathématiques de Bordeaux)