Current Developments in Mathematics 2019

November 22 - 23, 2019

Harvard University Science Center, Hall C

Organized by:

David Jerison, Paul Seidel, Nike Sun (MIT),
Denis Auroux, Mark Kisin, Lauren Williams, Horng-Tzer Yau, Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)

Registration is now open


Svetlana Jitomirskaya University of California Subhash Khot NYU Jun Li Fudan University, Shanghai Center of Mathematical Sciences, Shanghai Center for Mathematical Sciences Andre Neves University of Chicago Geordie Williamson University of Sydney

  • Svetlana Jitomirskaya: Critical phenomena, arithmetic phase transitions, and universality: some recent results on the almost Mathieu operator
  • Subhash Khot: TBA
  • Jun Li: A proof of the structure results of BCOV and YY on the GW invariants of the quintic CY threefolds
  • Andre Neves: TBA
  • Geordie Williamson: Parity sheaves and modular representations

Poster [PDF], Poster [JPG]

Talks on Youtube

Friday, November 22, 2019 Lecture Hall C


Saturday, November 23, 2019 Lecture Hall C


Travel: For directions click here.


Limited funding to help defray travel expenses is available for graduate students and recent PhDs. Please email the request for funding to
  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.

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

Last update: August 17, 2019

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