2017 Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics


The 28th Fall meeting of the

 Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 will take place on

October 5 - 8, 2017

It will be dedicated to the 70th birthdays of

Michael Brin and Yakov Pesin

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

at the Penn State University Park campus


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 YAKOV PESIN

will take place on Friday, October 6


will be awarded on Saturday, October 7

The first series of bi-annual MICHAEL BRIN LECTURES

in memory of Nikolai Chernov will be given by Carlangelo Liverani

The lectures will take place on Thursday, October 5, at the Department of Mathematics Colloquium and in the morning sessions on Saturday and Sunday

A Banquet in honor of Michael Brin and Yakov Pesin will be held on Friday, October 6.


Confirmed Speakers: 

Clark Butler, University of Chicago
Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston
Carlangelo Liverani, University of Rome II
Enrique Pujals,  IMPA
Victoria Sadovskaya, Pennsylvania State University
Dan Thompson, Ohio State University
Amie Wilkinson, University  of Chicago


Federico Rodriguez Hertz (hertz@math.psu.edu)
Victoria Sadovskaya (sadovskaya@psu.edu)
Zhiren Wang (zhirenw@psu.edu)
Vaughn Climenhaga (climenha@math.uh.edu) is a co-organizer of  the special session dedicated to Yakov Pesin's birthday

Conference Staff Assistant:

Deanna M. Confer (dml21@psu.edu)


If you decided to participate in the conference, please, register at your earliest possible convenience by filling out the Registration form and submitting it electronically.

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 reservations directly.

Click here for detailed University Park campus map 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 maps.google.com .

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.