2012 Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

The 23rd Fall meeting of the  Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics will take place on October 11 - 14, 2012.

All lectures will be at the Mathematics Department (McAllister building)

at the Penn State University Park

This workshop first met at Penn State University in the spring of 1991. It has been hosted by Penn State University each fall since then, and each spring since 1992 by the University of Maryland, and is jointly sponsored by the two institutions. The basic funding of the workshop is provided by an NSF grant. Additional funding for this meeting, is provided by the Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State.

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SCHEDULE OF TALKS

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WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS

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A SPECIAL SESSION dedicated to the 70th birthday of JEAN-PAUL THOUVENOT

will take place on SATURDAY, October 13 and feature talks on the topics related to his work. 

Special Session Speakers:

Mike Boyle, University of Maryland

Anatole Katok, Penn State

Svetlana Katok, Penn State

Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame

Karl Petersen, University of North Carolina

Terry Soo, University of Victoria

Invited Talks for general sessions:

Keith Burns, Northwestern University

Danijela Damjanovic, Rice University

Rafael de la Llave, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dmitry Dolgopyat, University of Maryland

John Franks, Northwestern University

Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University

Andrew Torok, University of Houston

There will also be short talks by recent Ph.D.'s and graduate students.

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Organizers: 

Boris Kalinin ( kalinin@math.psu.edu )
Federico Rodriguez Hertz ( hertz@math.psu.edu )

Conference staff assistant:
Hope Shaffer ( shaffer@math.psu.edu , 814-863-9017)

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

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

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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.

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