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Programme for Geometric flows and related topics

Symposium on Low Dimensional Geometry and Topology

Workshop on Geometric flows and related topics

26-30 March 2007 (Monday-Friday inclusive)
Organiser: Peter Topping (Warwick)

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

Rooms: Monday MS.01, Rest of week B3.03

Monday 26 March 2007 - Room MS.01 - A "Spitalfields Day" of talks aimed at a general audience of mathematicians.

  • 10.00-10.30 Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room (+conference registration)
  • 10.30-11.30 Gerhard Huisken (Max-Planck AEI, Golm) Mean curvature type flows and isoperimetric inequalities
  • 11.40-12.40 Richard Schoen (Stanford) Recent progress on the high dimensional Yamabe problem
  • 12.40-2.00 Lunch on campus
  • 2.00-3.00 Bruce Kleiner (Yale) An overview of Perelman's work on geometrization
  • 3.00-3.45 Tea and Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 3.45-4.45 William P. Minicozzi II (Johns Hopkins) Width and finite extinction of Ricci flow
  • 4.45 wine+snacks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

Tuesday 27 March 2007 - Room B3.03

  • 9.30 -10.30 Andrea Malchiodi (SISSA) A Morse theoretical approach for a scalar field equation on compact surfaces
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 11.00-12.00 Tristan Rivière (ETH-Zürich) Analysis aspects of Willmore surfaces
  • 12.00-2.00 Lunch on campus
  • 2.00-3.00 Felix Schulze (FU Berlin) Stability of Euclidean space under Ricci flow
  • 3.00-3.30 Tea/Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 3.30-5.30 Bruce Kleiner (Yale) (2 sessions) Perelman's treatment of surgery
  • 6.00 Buffet dinner in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

Wednesday 28 March 2007 - Room B3.03

  • 9.30 -10.30 Roger Moser (Bath) The inverse mean curvature flow and p-harmonic functions
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 11.00-12.00 Brian White (Stanford) Boundary regularity for mean curvature flow
  • 12.00-1.00 Andre Neves (Princeton) Existence and uniqueness of foliations by cmc stable spheres on asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds
  • 1.00 Lunch in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • FREE AFTERNOON

Thursday 29 March 2007 - Room B3.03

  • 9.30 -10.30 Michael Struwe (ETH-Zürich) Partial regularity of harmonic maps, revisited
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 11.00-12.00 Lei Ni (UCSD) Ricci solitons and conjectures of Yau and Hamilton
  • 12.00-2.00 lunch on campus
  • 2.00-3.00 Dan Knopf (UT Austin) Asymptotics of Ricci flow neckpinches
  • 3.00-3.30 Tea/Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 3.30-4.30 Natasa Sesum (Columbia) Asymptotic behaviour of the solutions to porous medium equations on $R^N$
  • 4.30-5.30 Miles Simon (Freiburg) Ricci flow of almost non-negatively curved three manifolds
  • 7.30 CONFERENCE DINNER at The Cross Restaurant in Kenilworth.

Friday 30 March 2007 - Room B3.03

  • 9.30 -10.30 Leon Simon (Stanford) TBA
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 11.00-12.00 Ben Weinkove (Harvard) Geometric flows and moment maps
  • 12.00-2.00 Lunch in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 2.00-3.00 Guofang Wei (UCSB) Manifolds with A Lower Bound on the Bakry-Emery Ricci Tensor
  • 3.00-3.30 Tea/Coffee in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 3.30-4.30 Jim Isenberg (Oregon) Black Hole Rigidity

London Mathematical Society

For participation and further information please contact the:
Mathematics Research Centre
Zeeman Building
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL - UK

Fax:
+44 (0)24 7652 3548

Phone:
+44 (0)24 7652 2681

E-Mail:
mrc at maths dot warwick dot ac dot uk

How to get to Warwick

 


 

Group photograph