2006 Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 

Semi-annual Workshop
in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 


The 17th Fall meeting of the Workshop in
Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

will take place on
NOVEMBER 2-5, 2006.


All lectures will be at the Mathematics Department (McAllister
building)
at the Penn State University Park campus reopened in 2005 after an
extensive renovation.

The workshop will celebrate inauguration of the Journal of Modern
Dynamics.

Its principal theme will be
DYNAMICS AT THE CROSSROADS OF MODERN MATHEMATICS:
RECENT PROGRESS AND PERSPECTIVES.

The basic funding of the workshop is provided by an
NSF grant.
Additional funding including extra support for invited speakers
is provided by the Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State.

     
Updated Schedule
of Talks

      

 

Organizers:
Anatole Katok (katok_s@math.psu.edu)
Svetlana Katok (katok_a@math.psu.edu)

Geometry Special Session organized by
Dmitri Burago (burago@math.psu.edu)

Conference staff assistant:
Hope Shaffer (shaffer@math.psu.edu,
814-865-7527)

The workshop will
feature one-hour talks, some of
them by the editors of the journal,
highlighting the interface between dynamical systems and various
mathematical fields and disciplines
including those featured in the JMD announcement.
In addition to the main theme there will be a geometry special session,
and shorter talks by young participants, including advanced graduate
students and post-docs.

Invited Speakers:

Dmitry Dolgopyat (Penn State and
Maryland),
Hillel Furstenberg (Hebrew University),
Rostislav Grigorchuk (Texas A&M),
Boris Kalinin (University of South Alabama),
Gerhard Knieper (Ruhr University at Bochum)
Dmitry Kleinbock (Brandeis),
Jens Marklof (University of Bristol),
Mark Pollicott (University of Warwick),
Leonid Polterovich (Tel Aviv University),
Ralf Spatzier (University of Michigan),
Amie Wilkinson (Northwestern University),
Alistair Windsor (University of Texas, Austin)

Invited Speakers of Geometry session:

Yuri Burago (St. Petersburg),
Bruce Kleiner (Yale),
Nikita Netsvetaev (St. Petersburg, visiting Penn State),
Christina Sormani (CUNY),
Jeremy Wang (University of Toronto)


Requests for reimbursement of local expences will be considered by
the organizers.

Participants will stay at the Atherton Hotel,
Sleep Inn and Days Inn Hotels.

Click here for detailed University Park campus maps listing
individual buildings.

General information about State
College
including travel instructions, restaurant guides, hotel
information,
maps, weather forecast, etc. is available on our State College webpage.

You may be interested in browsing the Penn
State Center for Dynamics and Geometry
webpage. There you will
find our
seminar schedule, list of special events, publications of group
members,
courses information, etc.



Last modified April 14, 2006