Current Developments in Mathematics 2018

November 16 - 17, 2018

Harvard University Science Center, Hall C

Organized by:

David Jerison, Paul Seidel, Richard Stanley (MIT),
Horng-Tzer Yau, Mark Kisin, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)
Registration:

Registration: please fill out this form

Speakers:

Aaron Brown University of Chicago Frank Calegari University of Chicago Ben Howard Boston College Aleksandr Logunov Institute of Advanced Studies Eugenia Malinnikova Norwegian University of Science and Technology Allan Sly Princeton University

Poster [PDF], Poster [JPG]


Friday, November 16, 2018 Lecture Hall C

2:15-3:05 PM Allan Sly Phase transitions of random constraint satisfaction problems I
3:20-4:10 PM Allan Sly Phase transitions of random constraint satisfaction problems II
4:25-5:15 PM Frank Calegari Potential modularity of abelian surfaces I
5:30-6:20 PM Frank Calegari Potential modularity of abelian surfaces II

Saturday, November 17, 2018 Lecture Hall C

9:00-9:50 AM Aaron Brown Recent progress in the Zimmer program I
10:05-10:55 AM Aaron Brown Recent progress in the Zimmer program II
11:10-12:00 PM Eugenia Mallinikova Yau's conjecture on zero sets of Laplace eigenfunctions: Overview and related questions
12:00-1:30 PM Lunch
1:30-2:20 PM Aleksander Logunov New results on Landis' conjecture and Yau's conjecture
2:35-3:25 PM Ben Howard Periods of abelian varieties with complex multiplication I
3:40-4:30 PM Ben Howard Periods of abelian varieties with complex multiplication II



Travel: For directions click here.

Support

Limited funding to help defray travel expenses is available for graduate students and recent PhDs. If you are a graduate student or postdoc and would like to apply for support, please fill out the form above send a letter to cdm@math.harvard.edu.
  1. A letter indicating your name, address, current status, university affiliation, citizenship, and area of study. F1 visa holders are eligible to apply for support.
  2. If you are a graduate student, please send a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty member to explain the relevance of the conference to your studies or research.


Banquet: There will be a banquet on Friday November 17, 2018, 7 PM in the Royal East Restaurant 791 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02139.

Sponsor: The event is sponsored by the National Science Foundation NSF, Harvard University and MIT.

Hotels: For travel information, click here .

Sheraton Commander
        16 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-4800
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk

Irving House
        24 Irving St., Cambridge MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-4600,
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk

Friendly Inn(B + B)
        1673 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-7851
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk
Courtyard Marriott Cambridge 
        777 Memorial Drive
        Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
        617-492-7777, 1-800-321-2211
        15-minute walk to Harvard Square, 
        Free shuttle to Harvard
Hotel Tria 
        220 Alewife Brook Pkwy
        Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138-1102
        (617) 491-8000,  outside Harvard Square. 
        10 minute walk to public transportation
        Free Shuttle bus to Harvard
History: Here is a link to the published proceedings and here are links to previous CDM conferences:

Information: Please address any questions to Maureen Armstrong at cdm@math.harvard.edu.

Last update: August 23, 2018