Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

The 24rd Fall meeting of the

 Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 will take place on

October 17 - 20, 2013.

There will be a party at the Katoks' house on Thursday night and a banquet on Friday night at Fuji & Jade Garden.

The banquet price is $27 ($15 for graduate students), if you plan to attend please e-mail Hope Shaffer. 

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.







A SPECIAL SESSION dedicated to the 70th birthday of JOHN FRANKS

will take place on Friday, October 18 and feature talks on the topics related to his work.


sponsored by the Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State

will be awarded on Saturday, October 19.

Saturday afternoon session will feature the award ceremony and talks dedicated to the award winning work

and other achievements of the winner.

Special Session Speakers:

Philip Boyland

Sylvain Crovisier

Michael Handel 

Anatole Katok

Patrice LeCalvez

Kamlesh Parwani

Invited Talks for general sessions:

Valentin Afraimovich

Jon Chaika

Huyi Hu

Bryna Kra

Klaus Schmidt

Nimish Shah

Ralf Spatzier

Zhiren Wang

Amie Wilkinson



Boris Kalinin ( 
Federico Rodriguez Hertz ( 

Conference staff assistant: 
Hope Shaffer ( , 814-863-9017) 

If you decided to participate in the conference, please, retrieve the Registration Form, fill it out, and email it to

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

Participants will stay at the Atherton HotelSleep Inn and Days Inn Hotels. Please, make your hotel reservation directly, and if you are requesting support please submit the Registration form by September 4.

Click here for detailed University Park campus maps listing individual buildings. 
General information about State College including restaurant guides, hotel information, maps, weather forecast, etc. is available here
Travel instructions can be obtained from .

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.