Spring Pacific NW Geometry Seminar

Discussion in 'Math Research' started by Jack, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Jack

    Jack Guest

    Final announcement:

    PACIFIC NORTHWEST GEOMETRY SEMINAR

    2006 Spring Meeting
    University of British Columbia
    Vancouver, BC

    Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2, 2006

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    All talks will be held at PIMS.
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    SCHEDULE:

    Saturday, April 1
    West Mall Annex (WMAX), Room 110

    10:30-11:00 Coffee

    11:00-12:10 Ben Chow (UC San Diego)
    On the works of D. Glickenstein and F. Luo on
    semi-discrete curvature flows

    12:10-1:30 Lunch

    1:30-2:40 Jim Bryan (University of British Columbia)
    Donaldson-Thomas and Gromov-Witten invariants of
    orbifolds and their crepant resolutions

    2:40-3:00 Tea

    3:00-4:10 Yong-Geun Oh (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Lagrangian currents, Calabi invariants and non-simpleness
    of the area-preserving homeomorphism group of S^2

    4:10-4:30 Tea

    4:30-5:40 Alejandro Adem (University of British Columbia)
    A Stringy Product for Twisted Orbifold K-theory

    6:30- Dinner

    Sunday, April 2
    West Mall Annex (WMAX), Room 110

    8:30- 9:00 Coffee

    9:00-10:10 Simon Brendle (Stanford University)
    Global convergence of the Yamabe flow

    10:10-10:20 Coffee

    10:20-11:30 Gang Tian (Princeton University)
    Kahler-Ricci flow and complex Monge-Ampere equation

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    For abstracts of the talks and general information about the PNGS,
    visit the PNGS web site:

    http://www.math.washington.edu/~lee/PNGS

    It contains up-to-date information about this meeting,
    travel and lodging information, general information
    about the PNGS, and a historical record of all PNGS meetings
    and speakers.
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    For more information about this meeting, contact the
    organizers:

    Jim Carrell ()
    Jingyi Chen ()
    Ailana Fraser ()
     
    Jack, Mar 23, 2006
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