Current Developments in Mathematics 2017

Friday and Saturday, Science Center, November 17-18, 2017
Organized by:

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

Nicolai Makarov (Caltech) Nick Sheridan (University of Cambridge) Santosh Vempala (Georgia Tech) Maryna Viazovska (EPFL Lausanne) Neshan Wickramasekera (University of Cambridge)

Poster [JPG]


Friday, November 17, 2017 Lecture Hall C

2:15-3:05 pm Nicolai Makarov Random matrices, Laplacian growth, and conformal dynamics (I)
3:20-4:10 pm Nicolai Makarov Random matrices, Laplacian growth, and conformal dynamics (II)
4:25-5:15 pm Nick Sheridan Mirror symmetry and versality (I) 
5:30-6:20 pm Nick Sheridan- Versality at the boundary of the moduli space (II)

Saturday, November 18, 2017 Lecture Hall C

 
9:00-9:50 am   Santosh Vempala The KLS conjecture (I)
10:05-10:55 am Santosh Vempala The KLS conjecture (II)
11:10-12:00 pm Neshan Wickramasekera  Variational theory of minimal hypersurfaces in Riemannian manifolds

12:00-1:30 Lunch
 
1:30-2:20 pm Neshan Wickramasekera  Regularity of minimal and constant-mean-curvature hypersurfaces
2:35-3:25 pm Maryna Viazovska Sphere packings, Fourier interpolation, and modular forms (I)
3:40-4:30 pm  Maryna Viazovska Sphere packings, Fourier interpolation, and modular forms (II)


Travel: For directions click here.

Registration:
Please fill out this form
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 to the left or 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, 2017, 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 are links to previous CDM conferences:

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

Last update: February, 2017