Tuesday, 2 October, 2007 
3:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Complexity Forum 
Sijbren Otto (Department of Chemistry, Cambridge) 
Dynamic combinatorial chemistry: adventures in thermodynamically controlled molecular networks 

Monday, 8 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Curves, K3s and Fanos 

Tuesday, 9 October, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Vasilli Gelfreich (Warwick) 
Diffusionlike dynamics in deterministic Hamiltonian systems 

Tuesday, 9 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.01 (Computer Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
M.Paterson (Warwick) 
Overhang Bounds 

Wednesday, 10 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Semiar 
D. Rumynin (Warwick) 
Introduction to representation theory of finite Lie groups 

Wednesday, 10 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
P.Bubak (Warwick) 
Asymptotic Strong Feller Property for Degenerate Diffusions 

Thursday, 11 October, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.01 

Frank Page & Myrna Woods 
Networks, Clubs, and Noncooperative Stability 

Friday, 12 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Bjorn Sandstede (Surrey) 
Coherent structures in oscillatory media 

Friday, 12 October, 2007 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
M/S PCAPP Workshop 
R. Lissaman (Warwick) 
What our students know when they arrive  ALevel Maths. ( ALL WELCOME) 

Monday, 15 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Curves, K3 and Fanos 

Tuesday, 16 October, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Freddie Exhall (Liverpool) 
An introduction to equivalent matings 

Wednesday, 17 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
I. Korchagina (Warwick) 
Introduction to BNpairs and KacMoody groups 

Wednesday, 17 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Basic Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Umar Hayat & Shengtian Zhou (Warwick) 


Wednesday, 17 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Q. Guan (Loughborough) 
SLE and their generalizations 

Wednesday, 17 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Alvaro Nola de Celis (Warwick) 
Positivity in Algebraic Geometry 

Friday, 19 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Boris Zilber (Oxford) 
Zariski geometries and quantum deformations of classical structures 

Monday, 22 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Curves, K3s and Fanos 

Monday, 22 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Gavin Brown (Kent) 
Elliptic Fibrations on cubic surfaces according to Ryder 

Tuesday, 23 October, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Lasse Rempe (Liverpool) 
"Mane's theorem and absence of linefields for transcendental meromorphic functions." 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Michal Lason (Krakow & Warwick) 
Te RiemannRoch theorem for curves 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Jorge Vittoria (Warwick) 
Introduction to e'tale cohomology 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
S. Vadlamani (Haifa) 
Diffusion of shapes 

Wednesday, 24 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Stephen Coughlan & Sohail Iqbal (Warwick) 
The Classical theory of line bundles 

Thursday, 25 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Yves Capdeboscq (Oxford) 
Imaging by modification : a zero laplacian approach to electrical impedance imaging 

Friday, 26 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Brian Bowditch (Warwick) 
The angel problem 

Monday, 29 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
A.Van Enter (Groningen) 
FirstOrder Transitions in the Presence of Continuous Symmetries 

Tuesday, 30 October, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Richard Sharp (Manchester) 
Lengths, quasimorphisms and limit laws 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Andrew Rose 
TBA 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochstic Analysis Seminar 
A. Turner (Cambridge) 
Stochastic flows, planar aggregation and the Brownian web 

Thursday, 1 November, 2007 — Tuesday, 6 November, 2007 


WAG Symposium Activity 
Organisers: Reid and Corti 
Introduction to the recent breakthrough in HD MMP 

Thursday, 1 November, 2007 
1:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
(1) The general shape of the MMP 

Thursday, 1 November, 2007 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.01 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
(2) The Xmethod: freedom, nonvanishing, the cone theorem 

Friday, 2 November, 2007 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
(3) First introduction to Shokurology 

Friday, 2 November, 2007 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Vlad Lazic (Cambridge)) 
Overview of [Hacon and McKernan] 

Friday, 2 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
AnneSophie Kaloghiros (Cambridge) 
The MoriTakeuchi 2ray game and the genus bound for Fano 3folds 

Friday, 2 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Andrzej Zuk (Jussieu) 
Amenability 

Saturday, 3 November, 2007 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Alessio Corti (Imperial) 
Nonvanishing etc without blowing up 

Saturday, 3 November, 2007 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
"Reduction to pl flips following [Utah2, Flips and abundance], Chap 18" 

Saturday, 3 November, 2007 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Vlad Lazic (Cambridge) 
The existence of HD flips following Hacon and McKernan I 

Saturday, 3 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Weekend Workshop 
Vlad Lazic (Cambridge) 
The existence of HD flips following Hacon and McKernan II 

Tuesday, 6 November, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Yuki Yayama (East Anglia) 
Dimensions of compact invariant sets of some expanding maps 

Tuesday, 6 November, 2007 
3:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Science 
Nick Watkins (Cambridge) 
Some aspects of Levy flights: Natural, fractional ... and imaginary 

Tuesday, 6 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Graham Brightwell (London School of Economics) 
Submodular Percolation and the Worm Order 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Andrew Rose (Warwick) 
DeligneLusztig varieties 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
M. von Renesse (Berlin) 
Particle Approximation of the Wasserstein Diffusion on the unit interval 

Thursday, 8 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Number Theory Seminar 
Florian Luca (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) 
Diophantine equations with products of consecutive terms in lucas sequences 

Thursday, 8 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Daniel Coutand (Edinburgh) 
Analysis of some interface and free boundary problems 

Thursday, 8 November, 2007 
5:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Andras Mathe (Budapest) 
The angel problem revisited 

Friday, 9 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Ian Roulstone (Surrey) 
Kaehler geometry and the NavierStokes equations 

Tuesday, 13 November, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Carlos Cabrera (Warwick) 
The inverse limit of z^21 

Tuesday, 13 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Christian Raack (Berlin) 
Cutbased Inequalities for Capacitated Network Design Problems 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Neha Gupta (Warwick) 
Hecke Algebras and Decomposition of cuspidal induced characters 

Wednesday, 14 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis 
Tony Dorlas (DIAS  Dublin/Cambridge) 
The discrete Feynman integral 

Thursday, 15 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Miroslav Chlebik (Sussex) 
Blowup behaviour for some nonlinear parabolic problems 

Friday, 16 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Pierre Vogel (Jussieu) 
The universal Lie algebra 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Organisers: Stuart Townley and Robert MacKay 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
11:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Ruth Curtain (Groningen) 
The beginnings of the Control Theory Centre and feedback perturbations of operators 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
11:55 am 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Gene Ryan (Bath) 
Inputtostate stability of systems of Lur'e type: a relative of Tony's work on absolute stability 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
2:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Peter Crouch (Hawaii) 
Tony's favorite exam questions  a soft landing on the moon and a golf ball in the hole; three decades on 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
2:55 pm 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Diederich Hinrichsen (Bremen 
Three decades of collaboration with Tony and a glimpse into his last three papers 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
4:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Stuart Townley (Exeter) 
The robustness and stability radius legacy: spectral value sets and invasive population dynamics 

Monday, 19 November, 2007 
4:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Control Theory in memory of Tony Pritchard 
Neil Evans (Warwick) 
Drug kinetics and cancer cell cycle dynamics: a consequence of dreaming in Tony's lectures 

Tuesday, 20 November, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Alexander I. Bufetov (Rice University) 
Existence and uniqueness of the measure of maximal entropy for the Teichmueller flow on the moduli space of abelian differentials 

Tuesday, 20 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Vadim Lozin (Warwick) 
From treewidth to cliquewidth: excluding a unit interval graph 

Tuesday, 20 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum Seminar 
Beata Oborny (Budapest) 
Scaling laws at vegetation boundaries  a physical problem with ecological implications 

Wednesday, 21 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
The Positivity Seminar 
Various 
Examples 

Thursday, 22 November, 2007 
1:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Calf Seminar 
Paul Cadman (Warwick) 
Deformations of singularities and the intersection form. 

Thursday, 22 November, 2007 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.01 
Calf Seminar 
Lisema Rammea (Bath) 
Construction of NonGeneral Type surfaces in P^4_w. 

Thursday, 22 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Igor Verbitsky (Birmingham) 
Global exponential bounds for Green's function and the conditional gauge 

Thursday, 22 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Calf Seminar 
Alan Thompson (Oxford) 
Tjurina and Milnor numbers of matrix singularities. 

Thursday, 22 November, 2007 
6:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Maths/Stats PCAPP event 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Learning and Teaching Forum 

Friday, 23 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
CSC Presentations 
Rudolf Roemer, Matt Ismail and Christopher Brady 
The Centre for Scientific Computing and what it can do for you 

Friday, 23 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Anatoly Neishtadt (Loughborough) 
Separatrix crossings in slowfast Hamiltonian systems 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
9:00 am 
Room B1.01 
MIR@W Day 
Hayder Salman (DAMTP, Cambridge) 
Towards Nonlinear Filtering in Lagrangian Data Assimilation: The Hybrid Grid/Particle Filter 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
10:30 am 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W Day 
Amit Apte, Jochen Voss and Guillaume Vernieres 
DA research at Warwick and UNC 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
1:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
MIR@W Day 
Gareth Roberts (Statistics, Warwick) 
Exact simulation and filtering for diffusions 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Holger Brenner (Sheffield) 
Geometric interpretation of tight closure and a counterexample to the localization property 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
2:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
MIR@W Day 
Klaus Richter (Civil Engineering, Warwick) 
Water Research: Processes of Solutes and Sediments in the Environment 

Monday, 26 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
MIR@W Day 
Nancy Nichols, Sarah Dance and Amos Lawless 
DA research at Reading 

Tuesday, 27 November, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Christopher Jones (Warwick) 
Measuring deviation from ergodicity 

Tuesday, 27 November, 2007 
3:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Mauro Mobillia (Warwick) 
Rockpapersissors games and biodiversity in microbial communities with nonhierarchical interactions 

Tuesday, 27 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Mark Jerrum (Edinburgh) 
An Approximation Trichotomy for Boolean # CSP 

Wednesday, 28 November, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Lie Theory Seminar 
Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick) 
All things affine2 

Thursday, 29 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Bas Lemmens (Warwick) 
Nonlinear generalisations of PerronFrobenius theory 

Friday, 30 November, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Philip Welch (Bristol) 
The Definable Continuum Problem 

Monday, 3 December, 2007 


LMS Network Workshop 
Organiser: Jose Rodrigo (Warwick) 
Harmonic Analysis and PDE 

Monday, 3 December, 2007 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis and PDE 
Wolfgang Staubach 
Decay estimates for the Schrödinger evolution on asymptotically conic surfaces of revolution 

Monday, 3 December, 2007 
11:30 am 
Room B3.02 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis and PDE 
Jose Maria Martell 
CalderonZygmund theory in absence of kernels 

Monday, 3 December, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis and PDE 
Eugene Shargorodsky 
Stokes waves, Bernoulli free boundaries, and the RiemannHilbert problem 

Monday, 3 December, 2007 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis and PDE 
Treven Wall 
The Bellman Function Technique 

Tuesday, 4 December, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Manjula Samarasinghe (Queen Mary) 
Quasifuchsian Correspondences 

Tuesday, 4 December, 2007 
3:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Myrna Wooders (Vanderbilt and Warwick) 
"When small groups of players are effective" 

Tuesday, 4 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Peter Bro Miltersen (Aarhus) 
Strategic game playing and equilibrium refinements 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2007 
12:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Singularities Seminar 
Ignacio de Gregorio (Warwick) 
Linear Free Divisors and Frobenius Manifolds 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Singularities Seminar 
Ian Strachan (Glasgow) 
Caustics, Fmanifolds and the isomonodromic taufunction 

Wednesday, 5 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Singularities Seminar 
Christian Sevenheck (Mannheim) 
Differential geometry of classifying spaces of Brieskorn lattices 

Thursday, 6 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Analysis Seminar 
Jim Colliander (Toronto) 
The interaction Morawetz estimate for nonlinear Schrodinger equations 

Friday, 7 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Simon Donaldson (Imperial) 
Extemal metrics on complex surfaces 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 — Thursday, 13 December, 2007 


Postgraduate School on Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Organisers: Mauro Mobilia and Robert MacKay (Warwick) 


Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 

Opening remarks 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
11:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Erwin Frey 
(Lecture 1) Introduction to Game Theory 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
1:55 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Alan McKane 
(Lecture 1) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Todd Young (Ohio ) 
Topological entropies of equivalent smooth flows 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Raymond Goldstein 
(Lecture 1) Collective Dynamics in Concentrated Bacterial Populations 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room CS1.04 (Comp Science) 
DIMAP Seminar 
Arie Koster (Warwick) 
TBA 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 — Thursday, 20 December, 2007 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Corti, McKernan and Reid 
Higher Dimensional Minimal Model Program 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Alan McKane 
(Lecture 2) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
11:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Raymond Goldstein 
(Lecture 2) Physical Aspects of Evolutionary Transitions to Multicellularity 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
1:55 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Erwin Frey 
(Lecture 2) Nonlinear Stochastic Systems 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Burt Totaro 
Moving codimensionone subvarieties over finite fields 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Matt Keeling 
(Warwick, guest lecturer) Evolution of Infectious Diseases: the implications of contact structure and stochasticity 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
4:30 pm 
Room B1.01 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Miles Reid 
MMP with scaling and surfaces with involutions 

Wednesday, 12 December, 2007 
4:35 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Ian Stewart 
(Warwick, guest lecturer) Networks, PODs, and Sympatric Speciation 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Raymond Goldstein 
(Lecture 3) Microfluidics of Cytoplasmic Streaming 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Jarek Buczynski 
Smooth varieties in PPn with smooth dual 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Francesco Zucconi 
The Scorza quartic for trigonal curves 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
11:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Erwin Frey 
(Lecture 3) Spatial Stochastic Games 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
1:55 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics of Evolutionary Dynamics 
Alan McKane 
(Lecture 3) Stochastic Models of Evolution in Genetics, Ecology and Linguistics 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Vlad Lazic 
Finite generation of Shokurov algebras 

Thursday, 13 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Kawakita Masayuki 
On minimal log discrepancies 

Friday, 14 December, 2007 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
James McKernan 
Log canonical and beyond addition 

Friday, 14 December, 2007 
10:45 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Ivan Cheltsov 
(1) Geometry of 95 Fano 3fold hypersurfaces 

Friday, 14 December, 2007 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Florin Ambro 
On log canonical singularities 

Friday, 14 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Christopher Hacon 
(1) Finite generation of the canonical ring 

Saturday, 15 December, 2007 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
TBA 


Saturday, 15 December, 2007 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Thomas Eckl 
Projective complex manifolds with nonpositive holomorphic bisectional curvature 

Saturday, 15 December, 2007 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Ivan Cheltsov 
(2) Geometry of 95 Fano 3fold hypersurfaces 

Monday, 17 December, 2007 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
James McKernan 
(2) On the existence of flips 

Monday, 17 December, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Nero Budur 
Local and global aspects of singularities 

Monday, 17 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Caucher Birkar 
4dimensional minimal models 

Tuesday, 18 December, 2007 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Constantin Shramov 
Birational selfmaps of modal quartic 3folds 

Tuesday, 18 December, 2007 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Fujino Osamu 
Theory of nonlc ideal sheaves 

Tuesday, 18 December, 2007 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Nikos Tziolas 
QGorenstein deformations of nonnormal surfaces 

Tuesday, 18 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Christopher Hacon 
(2) On the existence of flips 

Wednesday, 19 December, 2007 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
TBA James McKernan/Caucher Birkar? 


Wednesday, 19 December, 2007 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
2007/08 WAG Symposium 
Christopher Hacon 
(3) On the existence of flips 

Tuesday, 1 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Sarah Koch (Cornell) 
A new link between Teichmuller theory and complex dynamics 

Monday, 7 January, 2008 — Thursday, 11 January, 2007 


UKJapan Winter School 
Organised in collaboration with Keio University COE21 
Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry 

Monday, 7 January, 2008 — Friday, 11 January, 2008 


Symposium Workshop 
Organisers: Jurgen Berndt (Cork), John Bolton (Durham), Martin Guest (Tokyo Met), Yoshiaki Maeda (Keio), Keiji Oguiso (Keio), Miles Reid 
UKJapan Winter School: Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry In memory of Jim Eells 

Monday, 7 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Alessio Corti (Imperial College) 
The quantum cohomology of Fano stacks (I) 

Monday, 7 January, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Daniel Huybrechts (Bonn and Imperial College) 
Derived equivalences of K3 surfaces and their deformations 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Alessio Corti (Imperial College) 
The quantum cohomology of Fano stacks (II) 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Richard Thomas (Imperial College) 
Algebrogeometric counting invariants (I) 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Yoshinori Namikawa (Osaka) 
Poisson deformations and symplectic varieties 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Tomoo Matsumura (Max Planck) 
Stringy cohomology of the symmetric product of an orbifold 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Yuji Sano (IHES) 
On relationships between multiplier ideal subschemes and Futaki invariant on toric Fano manifolds 

Tuesday, 8 January, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Egor Shelukhin (Tel Aviv) 
The Futaki invariant and Hamiltonian dynamics 

Wednesday, 9 January, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Nigel Hitchin (Oxford) 
Generalized geometry (I): Skew torsion 

Wednesday, 9 January, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Richard Thomas (Imperial College) 
Algebrogeometric counting invariants (II) 

Wednesday, 9 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Frances Kirwan (Oxford) 
Nonreductive geometric invariant theory and symplectic implosion 

Wednesday, 9 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Andrei Mustata (University College Cork) 
Quantum cohomology and flops of rationally connected varieties 

Wednesday, 9 January, 2008 
4:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Toshiki Mabuchi (Osaka) 
KaehlerRicci solitons in Sasakian geometry 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Nigel Hitchin (Oxford) 
Generalized geometry (II): Generalized complex structures 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Richard Thomas (Imperial College) 
Algebrogeometric counting invariants (III) 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Tom Bridgeland (Sheffield) 
Stability conditions and Stokes factors 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Statistical Mechanics 
Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis (Max Planck Institut, Leipzig) 
Coarsegraining schemes for stochastic lattice systems 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Daisuke Matsushita (Hokkaido) 
On remarks of terminations of Dflops on symplectic manifolds 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Analysis Seminar 
Cedric Villani (ENS  Lyon) 
Regularity of optimal transport in curved geometries 

Thursday, 10 January, 2008 
4:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Takehiko Yasuda (Kyoto University) 
Crepant resolution via Frobenius morphisms 

Friday, 11 January, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Nigel Hitchin (Oxford) 
Generalized geometry (III) Holomorphic Poisson manifolds 

Friday, 11 January, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Richard Thomas (Imperial College) 
Algebrogeometric counting invariants (IV) 

Friday, 11 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Balàzs Szendröi (Oxford) 
Enumerative invariants of noncommutative CalabiYau algebras 

Friday, 11 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
UKJapan Winter School 
Ryushi Goto (Osaka) 
Deformations of generalized Kähler structures, Poisson structures and bihermitian structures 

Friday, 11 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Mary Rees (Liverpool) 
Counting Maps 

Monday, 14 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Milena Hering (IMA) 
Syzygies of toric varieties 

Tuesday, 15 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Daniel Thompson (Warwick) 
Topological Pressure for noncompact sets 

Tuesday, 15 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Ole Peters (UCLA and Imperial College London) 
Self organized criticality: mechanisms and applications 

Tuesday, 15 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Vladimir Deineko & Alexander Tiskin (Warwick) 
The Travelling Salesmen problem: Are there any Open Problems left? Part I 

Thursday, 17 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Warwick Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Stefan Adams (Warwick) 
Strict convexity of the free energy for nonconvex gradient models 

Friday, 18 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
Parity conjecture for elliptic curves 

Monday, 21 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Meng Chen (Fudan) 
Explicit birational geometry for 3folds of general type 

Monday, 21 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Gavin Brown and Miles Reid (Kent)  (Warwick) 
The quantum rational normal curve 

Tuesday, 22 January, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room MOAC Conference Room 
Systems Biology 
Organiser: Till Bretschneider 
Actin & Cell Polarity 

Tuesday, 22 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Dominique Fleischmann (Open University) 
Dynamical properties of a family of entire functions 

Tuesday, 22 January, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Gunter Schuetz (Forschungszentrum J¶uuml;lich) 
Trapping, pumping and boundary layers in single file diffusion 

Tuesday, 22 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Vladimir Deineko & Alexander Tiskin (Warwick) 
The Travelling Salesmen Problem: Are there any Open Problems left? Part II 

Wednesday, 23 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
F. Baudoin (Toulouse) 
Gradient bounds for subelliptic semigroups 

Thursday, 24 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Warwick Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Gunter Schuetz (Forschungszentrum Juelich) 
"Random Matrices and Current Fluctuations in the Zero Range Process" 

Friday, 25 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Michael Stoll (Jacobs) 
Rational points on curves of genus 2 

Monday, 28 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry 
Roberto Pignatelli (Trento) 
What I know on surfaces of general type with p_g=q=1. 

Monday, 28 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry 
Meng Chen (Fudan) 
The canonical volume of 3folds of general type. 

Tuesday, 29 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Jeremy Kahn (Stony Brook University) 
Progress towards the MLC conjecture 

Tuesday, 29 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Christian Sohler (Paderborn) 
TBA 

Wednesday, 30 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
F Y Wang (Swansea) 
Different roles of Ricci and Hess for logsobolev inequalities 

Thursday, 31 January, 2008 
1:40 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Vladimir Kisil (Leeds) 
Erlangen program at large: starting with the group SL(2,R) 

Thursday, 31 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Warwick Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Lenka Zdeborova (Universite de Paris Sud, Orsay) 
TBA 

Thursday, 31 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebra Seminar 
Raphael Rouquier (Oxford) 
"Superpotential Algebras" 

Thursday, 31 January, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Lenka Zdeborova (Universite de Paris Sud, Orsay) 
Phase transitions in random constraint satisfaction problems 

Thursday, 31 January, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Ari Laptev (Imperial) 
On some New Function and Spectral Inequalities 

Friday, 1 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Raphael Rouquier (Oxford) 
Dunkl operators, microlocalization and quantization 

Monday, 4 February, 2008 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Organisers: Stefan Adams and Stefan Grosskinsky 
Statistical mechanics, discrete maths and complexity 

Monday, 4 February, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Sergey Yuzvinsky (University of Oregon) 
Special fibers f pencils of hypersurfaces 

Tuesday, 5 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Gwyneth Stallard (Open University) 
Dynamical properties of entire functions of small growth 

Tuesday, 5 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Wilfrid Kendall (Warwick) 
ShortLength routes in lowcost networks via Poisson line patterns 

Wednesday, 6 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
P.Catuogno (Campinas) 
Martingales and harmonic maps on frame bundles 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 — Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Alessio Corti, Gavin Brown and Miles Reid 
Workshop on algebraic surfaces and symplectic 4manifolds 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 
1:40 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Gabriele Mondello (Imperial) 
Triangulated Riemann surfaces and the WeilPetersson Poisson structure 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Warwick Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Bill Faris (University of Arizona) 
Tree equations and lattice gas models 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Stephen Coughlan (Warwick) 
Key variety for surfaces with pg = 1, K2 = 2 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Neshan Wickramasekera (UCSD and Cambridge) 
On the structure of singular sets in some geometric variational problems 

Thursday, 7 February, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Ingrid Bauer (Bayreuth) 
Fundamental groups of quotients of products of curves, and some surfaces with pg = q = 0 

Friday, 8 February, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Fabrizio Catanese (Bayreuth) 
Moduli spaces of bidouble covers of the quadric. Deformation types, differentiable types, braid monodromy types and symplectic types (I) 

Friday, 8 February, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
Christian Liedtke (Dusseldorf) 
Classification of surfaces on the Noether lines in positive characteristic 

Friday, 8 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Mohammed Abouzaid (MIT) 
Tropical geometry and the symplectic geometry of hypersurfaces in toric varieties 

Friday, 8 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Jongil Park (Seoul National University) 
New symplectic 4manifolds and algebraic surfaces 

Saturday, 9 February, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
Ernesto Mistretta (Bayreuth) 
Surfaces with chi=1 and isotrivial fibrations 

Saturday, 9 February, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
KEUM JongHae, (IAS, Korea) 
Cyclic quotients of fake projective planes 

Sunday, 10 February, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room PS017a 
CSC Lunch Seminar 
Koji Ohkitani 


Monday, 11 February, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS04 
Symposium Workshop 
LEE Yongnam (So GangSeoul) 
A simply connected surface of general type with pg=0 and K2=2, I 

Monday, 11 February, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
Michael Loenne (Bayreuth) 
Moduli spaces of bidouble covers of the quadric. Deformation types, differentiable types, braid monodromy types and symplectic types (II) 

Monday, 11 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
Stavros Papadakis (IST, Lisbon) 
Unprojection and surfaces with pg = 5, K2 = 12 

Monday, 11 February, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Workshop 
PARK JongIl, (Seoul National University) 
A simply connected surface of general type with pg=0 and K2=2, II 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Margarida Mendes Lopes (IST, Lisbon) 
Fundamental group of surfaces with K2 < 3 chi 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Symposium Workshop 
Elisa Tenni (Warwick) 
Surfaces with general pencils of genus 5 and 7 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Ian Morris (Warwick) 
Pythagorean triples and thermodynamic formalism 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Alan McKane (Manchester) 
An evolutionary model of language change 

Tuesday, 12 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Vassili Kolokoltsov (Warwick) 
Game theoretic Approach to Hedging of Rainbow Options 

Wednesday, 13 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
M. Winkel (Oxford) 
Fragmentation Continuum Random Trees 

Thursday, 14 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Stefano Olla (Universite Paris Dauphine) 
Energy diffusion in system of oscillators with conservative noise: weak coupling and Kinetic limits 

Thursday, 14 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebra Seminar 
Ivan Losev (Belarusian State University) 
Quantized symplectic actions and Walgebras 

Thursday, 14 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
John Lott (UM Ann Arbor) 
Longtime behaviour of Ricci flow 

Thursday, 14 February, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Alastair Fletcher (Nottingham) 
Asymptotic Teichmueller space 

Friday, 15 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Fabrizio Catanese (Bayreuth) 
A packing problem for automorphisms of Riemann surfaces and the slope of Kodaira fibrations 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Organisers: Sandra Chapman (Physics) and Robert MacKay 
Statistical complexity 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
11:05 am 
Room PSO.17A 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
D. Feldman (College of the Atlantic) 
Introduction to Statistical Complexity 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
1:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
D. Feldman (College of the Atlantic) 
On the objective subjectivity of complexity 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
(Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Elizabeth Baldwin (Oxford) 
Geometric invariant theory and moduli spaces of stable curves and stable maps 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
D. Nerukh (Chemistry, Cambridge) 
Statistical complexity of classical molecular dynamical systems 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
N. Watkins, R. Clarke and M. Freeman (British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge) 
Application of computational mechanics to the analysis of natural data, an example in geomagnetism 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
W. Loehr (Leipzig) 
Mathematical foundations of computational mechanics 

Monday, 18 February, 2008 
4:45 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
N. Ay (Leipzig) 
An informationgeometric approach to statistical complexity measures 

Tuesday, 19 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
CharlesEdouard Pfister (Ecole polytechnique federale, Lausanne) 
On the topological entropy of saturated sets 

Tuesday, 19 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Vassili Kolokoltsov (Warwick) 
Game theoretic Approach to Hedging of Rainbow Options 

Wednesday, 20 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
J.Ying (Shanghai) 
FeynmanKac formula and related problems 

Thursday, 21 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
CharlesEdouard Pfister (Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne) 
On the nature of isotherms at first order phase transition for classical lattice models 

Thursday, 21 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebra Seminar 
Alexander Samokhin (Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Moscow) 
Tilting bundles on some Fano varieties via the Frobenius morphism 

Thursday, 21 February, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room A1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Anna Pratoussevitch (Liverpool) 
Higher spin structures on Riemann surfaces 

Thursday, 21 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Esther CabezasRivas (Valencia, MaxPlanck AEI Golm and Warwick) 
Volumepreserving Mean Flow in Rotationally Symmetric Spaces 

Friday, 22 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Richard Kaye (Birmingham) 
Nonstandard symmetric groups 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
Organisers: Mario Nicodemi, Robin Ball, Ellak Somfai (Physics) 
Pattern formation in particle systems 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room Engineering F1.10 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
M. Swift (Nottingham) 
Pattern Formation in Vibrated Granular Media 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
11:10 am 
Room Engineering F1.10 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
P. Richard (Rennes) 
Axial Segregation and Pattern Formation in a Rotating Drum 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
11:50 am 
Room Engineering F1.10 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
O. Dauchot (Paris) 
Clusters and dynamical heterogeneities: patterns close to jamming in granular media 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
12:30 pm 
Room Engineering F1.10 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
D.E. Wolf (Duisburg) 
Shear zone formation in granular matter 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
J.Yeomans (Oxford) 
Low Reynolds number swimmers 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Anca Mustata 
Tautological rings of stable map spaces 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
2:40 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
M. Pica Ciamarra (Napoli) 
Shear instabilities in granular media 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
3:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
P. Thomas (Warwick) 
Pattern formation from particle segregation in particleladen flow 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
A. Valence (Rennes) 
Dune formation 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
S. Grosskinsky (Warwick) 
Granular clustering and condensation 

Monday, 25 February, 2008 
5:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W & Complexity Science Day 
R. Delannay (Rennes) 
Shear Instabilities in Granular Flows 

Tuesday, 26 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
John Roberts (New South Wales) 
Periodic orbits of linear endomorphisms on the 2torus and its lattices 

Tuesday, 26 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP Seminar 
Martin Dyer (Leeds) 
Randomly colouring a random graph 

Wednesday, 27 February, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Number Theory Seminar 
Emmanuel Royer (ClermontFerrand) 
Random matrix theory and Lfunctions 

Wednesday, 27 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Midlands Probability Theory Seminar 
S. Zuyev (Strathclyde) 
Stochastic geometry and telecommunications modelling 

Wednesday, 27 February, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Midlands Probability Theory Seminar 
N. Jacobs (Swansea) 
Some operators associated with multiparameter processes 

Wednesday, 27 February, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Midlands Probability Theory Seminar 
T. Cass (Oxford) 
Malliavin's proof of Hörmander's theorem for rough differential equations 

Thursday, 28 February, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Wolfgang Koenig (Leipzig) 
A variational formula for the free energy of a manyBoson system 

Thursday, 28 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Jeff Streets (Princeton) 
Ricci YangMills Flow 

Thursday, 28 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Arthur Bartels (Imperial ) 
Topological rigidity and wordhyperbolic groups 

Thursday, 28 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room CS104 
Computer Science 
Jared Tanner (Edinburgh) 
How Many Random Projections Does One Need to Recover a $k$sparse Vector? 

Friday, 29 February, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Mark Roberts (Surrey) 
The geometry of spacecraft attitude control 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Organisers: Mike Allen and Gero Friesecke (Physics/CSC and Mathematics, Warwick) 
Molecular Dynamics 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Michael Wemyss (Bristol) 
Calculating GHilb via higher superpotentials 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
David Quigley (Chemistry, Warwick) 
Accelerated molecular dynamics simulations of crystallisation 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Robert MacKay (Mathematics, Warwick) 
What determines chemical reaction rates 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Stephen Wells (Physics, Warwick) 
Rigidity and coarsegraining in proteins 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
3:35 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Ben Goddard (Mathematics, Warwick) 
The MCTDH method for quantum molecular dynamics 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
3:35 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Mike Allen (Physics, Warwick) 
Thermostats and boundary conditions for MD of flowing liquids 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
3:35 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Yvo Pokern (Mathematics, Warwick) 
Remarks on drift estimation for stochastic differential equations 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
4:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Tiffany Walsh (Chemistry, Warwick) 
Modelling the affinity and specificity of peptides at inorganic surfaces using molecular dynamics 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
4:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Gero Friesecke (Mathematics, Warwick) 
Mean field approximation of transfer operators in highdimensional conformation dynamics 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
4:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Alessandro Troisi (Chemistry, Warwick) 
Semiclassical simulations for charge transport problems 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Florian Theil (Mathematics, Warwick) 
Ergodic HooverLangevin thermostats 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
David Cheung (Chemistry, Warwick) 
Simulation of liquid crystals at surfaces 

Monday, 3 March, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W Day 
Tim Sullivan (Mathematics, Warwick) 
An effective free energy for a heated dissipative system 

Tuesday, 4 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems 
Agnieszka Badenska (Warsaw University of Technology/Warwick) 
Conformal and invariant measures for hyperbolic meromorphic functions  construction and some properties 

Tuesday, 4 March, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Christian von Ferber (Coventry) 
Metropolis Public Transport: network harness, resilience against failure and attack, and simulations 

Tuesday, 4 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP 
Nicole Immorlica (CWI) 
TBA 

Thursday, 6 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics 
Francois Germinet (Université de CergyPontoise) 
Bernoulli decomposition and applications 

Thursday, 6 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebra 
Bertrand Remy (Lyon) 
Structure of automorphism groups of buildings: flat rank and contraction groups 

Thursday, 6 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology 
Jessica Purcell (Brigham Young/Oxford) 
Volume change under Dehn filling 

Friday, 7 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Anton Thalmaier (Luxemburg) 
Brownian motion of Jordan curves and stochastic analysis on the diffeomorphism group of the circle 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 

Room B3.02 
MIR@W 
Organisers: Jianfeng Feng (CS), Peter Stanfield (WMS), Dimitris Vavoulis (CS) 
Kinetics of single ion channels: experiments and models 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room PS017a (CSC) 
CSC Lunch Seminar 
Prof. Koji Ohkitani (Sheffield) 
Numerical study on the differential geometric approach to Euler flows 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
1:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W 
Peter Stanfield (Warwick) 
An introduction to the biology of single ion channels 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry 
Igor Dolgachev (Michigan) 
McKay correspondence for cocompact Fuchsian groups 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W 
David Colquhoun (UCL) 
How much can you get from single ion channel experiments? Maximum likelihood fitting and the glycine receptor 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W 
Alan G. Hawkes (Swansea) 
Channels with multiple conductance levels 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIR@W 
Frank G. Ball (Nottingham) 
Identifiability of aggregated Markov models of single ion channels 

Monday, 10 March, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
Denis Noble (Oxford) 
Multilevel modelling of biological function 

Tuesday, 11 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems 
Edmund Harriss (Imperial College) 
Rauzy Fractals from PV (Pisot) to NonPV 

Tuesday, 11 March, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Stuart Crampin (Edinburgh) 
The New Geophysics of a crackcritical Earth 

Tuesday, 11 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
DIMAP 
Paul Goldberg (LIverpool) 
On Recent Progress on Computing Approximate Nash Equilibria 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 — Tuesday, 18 March, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organiser: Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Explicit methods for 3folds 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics 
Yvon Vignaud (TU Berlin) 
Phase transitions for a potts model in the continuum 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
WAG Symposium 
Balazs Szendroi (Oxford) 
Towards connecting the web of CalabiYau's with bundles 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B0.13 
Algebra Seminar 
David Stern (Sheffield) 
Tilting tstructures for del Pezzo surfaces 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
WAG Symposium 
Greg Sankaran (Bath) 
Abelian surfaces in toric Fano 4folds 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Michael Dore (Warwick) 
A compact null set containing a differentiability point of every Lipschitz function 

Thursday, 13 March, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B0.13 
Geometry & Topology 
Cornelia Drutu (Oxford) 
Property (T) and aTmenability from the median spaces viewpoint, applications to the mapping class groups 

Friday, 14 March, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B1.01 
WAG Symposium 
Francesco Zucconi (Udine) 
On the genus 12 Fano: a generalization 

Friday, 14 March, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Tie Luo (Arlington) 
2forms on 3folds 

Friday, 14 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
WAG Symposium 
Massimiliano Mella (Ferrara) 
Tangential connections 

Friday, 14 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Dorothy Buck (Imperial) 
Predicting DNA Knot/Link Type after Protein Action 

Saturday, 15 March, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yuri Prokhorov (Moscow) 
On conic bundles and del Pezzo fibrations 

Saturday, 15 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Sandor Kovacs (Washington) 
Extension theorems for logarithmic differentials 

Saturday, 15 March, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Paul Hacking (Washington) 
Smoothable del Pezzo surfaces with quotient singularities 

Sunday, 16 March, 2008 — Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 

Room WBS 
DIMAP  CO 2008 
Organisers: Bo Chen, Vladimir Deineko and Arie Koster (WBS and Mathematics) 
International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 

Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
Organisers: Miguel Bustamante and Robert Kerr (Warwick) 
Euler and High Performance Computing 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room A1.01 
DIMAP Research Fellow Presentations 
Thomas Sauerwald (University of Paderbonn) 
Randomized Rumor Spreading 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Viacheslav Nikulin (Liverpool) 
On classification of arithmetic hyperbolic reflection groups 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room A1.01 
DIMAP Research Fellow Presentations 
Peter Allen (LSE) 
Covering the complete graph with two disjoint cycles 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
11:05 am 
Room A1.01 
DIMAP Research Fellow Presentations 
Jozef Miskuf (University Pavol J Safarik) 


Monday, 17 March, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Nick ShepherdBarron (Cambridge) 
Explicit projective geometry for Jacobians 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
M. Brachet (ENS Paris) 
Twofluid dynamics in Euler 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Gavin Brown/Miles Reid (Kent and Warwick) 
Almost homogeneous varieties and Aflips 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
P. Orlandi (Roma) 
Energy spectra power laws and vortical structures 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
R. Kerr (Warwick) 
3D Euler about a 2D symmetry plane 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Igor Dolgachev (Michigan) 
Elements of finite order in the Cremona group Cr(n,Q) 

Monday, 17 March, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
MIR@W 
C. Barenghi (Newcastle) 
Perfect or super? Euler vs. BoseEinstein 

Tuesday, 18 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Gavin Brown (Kent) 
K3s and Fanos, Tom and Jerry 

Tuesday, 18 March, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Jan Stevens (Chalmers, Gothenburg) 
PP1 as exceptional set 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room Maths institute Common Room 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
Arrival, Coffee 
How can we Collaborate? 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
10:40 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
Peter Saunders (Kings College London) 
Session 1: Who and what should an undergraduate mathematics degree be for? 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
11:20 am 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
David Tall (Warwick) 
Session 2: How do Mathematicians and students think mathematically? 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
Alice Rogers (Kings College London) 
Session 3: Aiming for the high ground: ability and achievement 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room Maths Institute Common Room 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 

Buffet Lunch 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
Alexandre Borovik (Manchester) 
Session 4: Didactic transformation 

Wednesday, 19 March, 2008 
2:40 pm 
Room B3.02 
Mathematics and Maths Education Meeting 
John Mason (Open University) 
Session 5: Learning a Mathematical Topic: what does it mean and how can it be facilitated? 

Monday, 24 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Claus Hertling (Mannheim) 
tt* geometry and oscillating integrals I 

Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Marcos Marino (Geneva) 
Topological Strings, Matrix Models, and Nonperturbative Effects I 

Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Claus Hertling (Mannheim) 
tt* geometry and oscillating integrals II 

Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Marcos Marino (Geneva) 
Topological Strings, Matrix Models, and Nonperturbative Effects II 

Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Boris Dubrovin (Trieste) 
TBA 

Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Claus Hertling (Mannheim) 
tt* geometry and oscillating integrals III 

Thursday, 27 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Boris Dubrovin (Trieste) 
TBA 

Thursday, 27 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Marcos Marino (Geneva) 
Topological Strings, Matrix Models, and Nonperturbative Effects III 

Thursday, 27 March, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Johannes Walcher (Zurich) 
Bmodel Fusion I 

Friday, 28 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Johannes Walcher (Zurich) 
Bmodel Fusion II 

Friday, 28 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Boris Dubrovin (Trieste) 
TBA 

Saturday, 29 March, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Johannes Walcher (Zurich) 
Bmodel Fusion III 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 — Saturday, 5 April, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Wendland, Donagi, Hertling and Hitchin 
Geometry and topological field theories 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 — Friday, 4 April, 2008 


Probability Theory Workshop 
Organisers: Croydon, Elworthy, Hairer, Jacka, Kendall, Kolokoltsov, Warren 
New Scaling Limits and Other Recent Developments 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Johannes Walcher (Zurich) 
Mirror Symmetry and Extended Holomorphic Anomaly 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Manfred Herbst (Geneva) 
Phases of N=2 theories in 1+1 dimensions with boundary 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Smirnov 


Monday, 31 March, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Hambly 


Monday, 31 March, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Atsushi Takahashi (Osaka) 
Homological Mirror Symmetry of Isolated Hypersurface Singularities 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Franco Flandoli 
SPDEs in fluid dynamics 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
W Konig 
Ordered Random Walks (joint work with Peter Eichelsbacher, Bochum) 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ludmil Katzarkov (Irvine) 
Generalized HMS for Fano manifolds 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
A Turner 
Stochastic flows, planar aggregation and the Brownian web (Joint work with James Norris, Cambridge) 

Monday, 31 March, 2008 
4:55 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
A Kyprianou 
Special, conjugate and complete scale functions for spectrally negative Levy processes 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Scott Sheffield 
Random geometry and the SchrammLoewner evolution 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
MasaHiko Saito (Kobe) 
DeligneHitchinSimpson's Twistor space for noncompact case and a degeneration of Painlevé equations 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Franco Flandoli 
SPDEs in fluid dynamics 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Duiliu Emanuel Diaconescu (Rutgers) 
Local DonaldsonThomas Theory via ADHM Sheaves 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
P Biane 
Brownian motion on matrices and Pitman's theorem 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
P Moerters 
A tale of two cities: on the parabolic Anderson model with heavy tailed potential 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Christian Sevenheck (Mannheim) 
Twistor structures and singularity theory 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Jean Bertoin 
Coalesence and stochastic flows of bridges 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
S Cerrai 
Fast diffusion asymptotics for stochastic reactiondiffusion equations with boundary noise 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Hiroshi Iritani (Imperial) 
Integral structures in quantum cohomology 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
P Ferrari 
Large time asymptotics of growth models on spacelike paths 

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 
4:55 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
I Goldscheid 
Lingering random walks in random environments 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Kurt Johansson 
Scaling limits in random matrix theory and related models 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ezra Getzler (London) 
DeligneMumford moduli spaces and Topological Field Theory 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Franco Flandoli 
SPDEs in fluid dynamics 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Victor Ginzburg (Chicago) 
Noncommutative Del Pezzo Surfaces 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
L Zambotti 
Scaling limits of inhomogeneous polymers 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.02 

N O'Connell (Probability Theory Workshop) 
Exponential functionals of Brownian motion and class one Whittaker functions 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Scott Sheffield 
Random geometry and the SchrammLoewner evolution 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
N Fournier 
On giant particles in coagulation processes 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
M Winkel 
Regenerative tree growth 

Wednesday, 2 April, 2008 
4:55 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
S C Harris 
Branching Brownian motion and the perils of a quadratic potential 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Kurt Johansson 
Scaling limits in random matrix theory and related models 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Sergey Shadrin (Zurich) 
Applications of the Givental group action on CohFT 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Jean Bertoin 
Coalescence and stochastic flows of bridges 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Duco van Straten (Mainz) 
Classical & Quantum Integrability 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
V. Beffara 
Isotropic embeddings 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
J.R. Norris 
A law of large numbers for coagulating Brownian motions 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Andrea Brini (Trieste) 
Exact results for topological strings on resolved Yp,q singularities 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
2:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Scott Sheffield 
Random geometry and the SchrammLoewner evolution 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
A. Rouault 
Spectral measures of random matrices and moment problems 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Vicente Cortes (Hamburg) 
Aspherical Kaehler manifolds with solvable fundamental group 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
C Goldschmidt 
TBA 

Thursday, 3 April, 2008 
4:55 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
J. Martin 
Crossing probabilities in asymmetric exclusion processes 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Kurt Johansson 
Scaling limits in random matrix theory and related models 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Andrew Neitzke (Princeton) 
Wall crossing in two and four dimensions 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Jean Bertoin 
Coalescence and stochastic flows of bridges 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Emanuel Scheidegger (Augsburg) 
Topological strings on K3 fibrations 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Z. Brzezniak 
On the stochastic LandauLifshitz Equation 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.02 
Probability Theory Workshop 
Peter Friz 
On some applications of Rough Paths Analysis to Stochastic Partial Differential Equations 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Vincent Bouchard (Harvard) 
Open Bmodel on noncompact CalabiYau threefolds 

Friday, 4 April, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Giulio Bonelli (Trieste) 
Observations on gauge/string correspondence and mirror symmetry 

Saturday, 5 April, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Murad Alim (Munich) 
Polynomial Structure of the (Open) Topological String Partition Function 

Saturday, 5 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yokiko Konishi (Kyoto) 
Higher genus GromovWitten invariants of the Grassmannian, and the Pfaffian CalabiYau threefolds 

Monday, 7 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Number Theory Seminar 
Jonathan Reynolds (UEA) 
Powerintegral points on elliptic curves 

Monday, 14 April, 2008 — Friday, 18 April, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Martin Bright, Ronald van Luijk, Samir Siksek, Damiano Testa 
Instructional Workshop on Surfaces: Geometry and Arithmetic 

Monday, 14 April, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Martin Bright (Bristol) 
Picard groups, definition and simple examples 

Monday, 14 April, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ronald van Luijk (Warwick) 
Canonical divisor on hypersurface of degree d in Pn and on complete intersections; very ample divisors 

Monday, 14 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
Classification and the minimal model program; the Hodge diamond 

Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Martin Bright (Bristol) 
RiemannRoch on surfaces, genus and effectivity of (1)curves, adjunction formula 

Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ronald van Luijk (Warwick) 
Picard groups of del Pezzo surfaces 

Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
Root Lattices and their automorphism groups; SegreManin for del Pezzo surfaces I 

Wednesday, 16 April, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
SegreManin for del Pezzo surfaces II 

Wednesday, 16 April, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ronald van Luijk (Warwick) 
Growth of rational points 

Wednesday, 16 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Martin Bright (Bristol) 
Explicitly computed examples of BrauerManin obstruction through quadratic reciprocity 

Thursday, 17 April, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
Central simple algebras and Brauer groups 

Thursday, 17 April, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Martin Bright (Bristol) 
Reformulate easy examples the enlightening way 

Thursday, 17 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ronal van Luijk (Warwick) 
Galois cohomology 

Friday, 18 April, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Martin Bright (Bristol) 
Harder BrauerManin obstruction examples with given algebra 

Friday, 18 April, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
How to find the algebra from Galois cohomology? 

Friday, 18 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ronald van Luijk (Warwick) 
Further directions. BrauerManin is not the only one, when is it? 

Monday, 21 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Evis Ieronymou (Imperial) 
Brauer group of diagonal quartic surfaces, and elements of order 2 

Monday, 21 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Sir Peter SwinnertonDyer (cambridge) 
Rational points on certain pencils of curves 

Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminars 
Johan Bosman (Leiden) 
Galois representations of Modular Forms I 

Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminars 
Johan Bosman (Leiden) 
Galois representations of Modular Forms II 

Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Renato Vitolo (Exeter) 
The Hopfsaddlenode bifurcation for fixed points of 3Ddiffeomorphisms: resonance 'bubbles' and the Arnold resonance web 

Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Emma Uprichard (York) 
Complex case based patterns: A response to the methodological challenge of studying complex social systems 

Wednesday, 23 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminars 
Johan Bosman (Leiden) 
Galois Representations of Modular Forms III 

Wednesday, 23 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Johan Bosman (Leiden) 
Galois Represetations of Modular Forms IV 

Wednesday, 23 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Sarah Davis (Warwick) 
The Geometry of Syzygies: Free Resolutions 

Thursday, 24 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Sphere Theorem Lectures 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Sphere Theorem I 

Thursday, 24 April, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Jozsef Lorinczi (Loughborough) 
Exponential integrability of some rough functionals 

Thursday, 24 April, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Analysis Seminar 
Vladimir Ryzhov (British Columbia Okanagan) 
Boundary value problem as an open system: Transfer functions and DirichlettoNeumann maps 

Thursday, 24 April, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Edmund Harriss (Imperial) 
Some aspects of the Penrose tiling 

Friday, 25 April, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Tom Fisher (Cambridge) 
The Arithmetic of Plane Cubics 

Monday, 28 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Wouter Castryck (Leuven) 
Explicit computation of HasseWeil zeta functions 

Monday, 28 April, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Roberto Pignatelli (Trento) 
On surfaces of general type whose canonical map is composed with a pencil 

Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tom Fisher (Cambridge) 
Visibility of TateShafarevich Groups I 

Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
Thomas Cuschieri (Warwick) 
Mean curvature of submanifolds and the problem of Plateau for CMC surfaces 

Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tom Fisher (Cambridge) 
Visibility of TateShafarevich Groups II 

Wednesday, 30 April, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tom Fisher (Cambridge) 
Visibility of TateShafarevich Groups III 

Wednesday, 30 April, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Diane Maclagan (Warwick) 
The Geometry of Syzygies: Hilbert Syzygy Theorem 

Thursday, 1 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS04 
Sphere Theorem Lectures 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Sphere Theorem II 

Thursday, 1 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
James Martin (Oxford) 
Crossing probabilities in the asymmetric exclusion process 

Thursday, 1 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Saul Schleimer (Warwick) 
Compressed words in hyperbolic groups 

Friday, 2 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Ezra Getzler (Northwestern) 
Lie theory for differential graded Lie algebras 

Monday, 5 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Algebra Seminar 
Alina Vdovina (Newcastle) 
"Triangular hyperbolic buildings and groups acting on them". 

Tuesday, 6 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Systems Dynamical Seminar 
Mark Pollicott (Warwick) 
Points of non differentiability for conjugacy maps 

Tuesday, 6 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
George Rowlands (Warwick) 
Lagrangian methods in non linear dynamics 

Tuesday, 6 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP Seminar 
Sergey Nazarenko (Warwick) 
Diophantine Problems Arising in the Theory of Monlinear Waves 

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
The Conjectures of Birch and SwinnertonDyer I 

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminars 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
The Conjectures of Birch and SwinnertonDyer II 

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Piotr Zwiernik (Warwick) 
The Geometry of Syzygies : Examples of Free Resolutions 

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room A1.01 
Midlands Probability Seminar 
D.Applebaum (Sheffield) 
Spectral Properties of semigroups of Measures on Lie 

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
T.Schmitz (Leipzig) 
Diffusions in random environment and ballistic behaviour 

Thursday, 8 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
The Conjectures of Birch and SwinnertonDyer III 

Thursday, 8 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
The Conjectures of Birch and SwinnertonDyer IV 

Thursday, 8 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Algebra Seminar 
Robert Curtis (Birmingham) 
A survey of symmetric generation of groups 

Thursday, 8 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Roberto Fernandez (Universite de Rouen) 
Cutoff and exit trajectories: Two sides of the sames coin 

Friday, 9 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Spiro Karigiannis (Oxford) 
What are $G_2$ manifolds? 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 — Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 


Systems Biology Workshop 
Organisers Nigel Burroughs & Till Bretschneider 
Cytoskeletal Patterns and Architectures 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
9:40 am 
Room MS.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Anna Huttenlocher (Wisconsin) 
Adhesive regulation during cell migration and chemotaxis 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room MS.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Guenther Gerisch (MaxPlanck) 
Actin Activities in the Phagocytic Pathway 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
11:20 am 
Room MS.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Andrea JimenezDalmaroni (UC London) 
Physical description of mitotic spindle orientation during cell division 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
David Loeffler (Imperial) 
Computing automorphic forms for definite unitary groups 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room MS.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Alexander Verkhovsky (Lausanne) 
Organization of actin/myosin II machinery in a simple motile cell 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
1:50 pm 
Room MS.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Denis Wirtz (Johns Hopkins) 
The nucleuscytoskeleton connection in health and disease 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
3:10 pm 
Room MS.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Ulrich Schwarz (Heidelberg) 
Modelling generation, propagation and sensing of force in the actin cytoskeleton 

Monday, 12 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
YuLi Wang (Manchester) 
Mechanical Interactions outside and inside Adherent Cells  Where, How, and Why 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
9:10 am 
Room B3.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Marko Kaksonen (EMBL Heidelberg) 
Imaging Clathrin and ActinMediated Endocytosis in Living Yeast Cells 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Christien Merrifield (Cambridge) 
Characteristic patterns of actin and clathrin coated pit deployment during Dictyostelium motility 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Bill Hart (Warwick) 
Introduction to Theta Functions I 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
Thomas Cuschieri (Warwick) 
The Plateau problem at infinity for CMC surfaces 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
11:20 am 
Room B3.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Cecile Sykes (CNRS, Paris) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Bill Hart (Warwick) 
Introduction to Theta Functions II 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room B3.03 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Daniel Fletcher (Berkeley) 
Force generation by actin filament networks 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Liesbeth Huisman (Leiden) 
Modelling networks of biopolymers 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Differential Geometry Seminar 
Thomas Cuschieri (Warwick) 
Perturbation techniques and CMC Foliations 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
2:20 pm 
Room MS.01 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Roland WedlichSoeldner (MaxPlanck) 
Soeldner Cortex organization in budding yeast 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Chris Burton (Edinburgh) 
Measuring complexity for clinical and social research 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
3:40 pm 
Room MS.01 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Ken Sawin (Edinburgh) 
Organizing microtubule organizers 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP Seminar 
Andreas Bley (Zuse Institute Berlin) 
Unsplittable Shortest Path Routing: Hardness and Approximation Algorithms 

Tuesday, 13 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Jacques Prost (ESPCI) 
Mesoscopic physics of cell dynamics 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
David Odde (Minnesota) 
Selforganization of the budding yeast mitotic spindle 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
9:50 am 
Room B3.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Damian Brunner (EMBL Heidelberg) 
Organising microtubules in space and time 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Bill Hart (Warwick) 
Introduction to Theta Functions III 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
10:40 am 
Room B3.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Andrew Goryachev (Edinburgh) 
GTPasebased mechanism of the yeast cell early polarization 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Orion Weiner (California) 
A selforganizing circuit for neutrophil polarity 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Arthimetic Geometry Seminar 
Bill Hart (Warwick) 
Introduction to Theta Functions IV 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
12:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Pablo Iglesias (Johns Hopkins) 
TBA 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Martha Bernal Guillen (Warwick) 
Free resolutions of points in P^2 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis 
Wilfrid Kendall (Warwick) 
Coupling Browian motion and its stochastic areas 

Wednesday, 14 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS03 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Thomas Markwig (Kaiserslautern) 
The tropical jinvariant 

Thursday, 15 May, 2008 

Room Systems Biology 
Systems Biology Workshop 
Organiser: Stephen Whitelam 
Models of structural biological networks, from discrete to continuous 

Thursday, 15 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS04 
Sphere Theorem Lectures 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Sphere Theorem III 

Thursday, 15 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Thotsaphon Thongjunthug (Warwick) 
Computing a lower bound for the canonical height on elliptic curves over number fields 

Thursday, 15 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS04 
Sphere Theorem Lectures 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Sphere Theorem IV 

Friday, 16 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Learning seminar on GKZ 
Diane Maclagan (Warwick) 
Introduction to discriminants 

Friday, 16 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Mihai Ciucu (Georgia Tech) 
The field of average tile orientations in random tilings with holes 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 


MIRaW Day 
Organisers: Jason Laurie and Sergey Nazarenko 
Nonlinear Optics 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIRaW Day 
Ildar Gabitov (Arizona) 
Transient phenomena on the interface of optical materials with negative index of refraction 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Hannah Markwig 
Tropical Hurwitz numbers 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIRaW Day 
Sergei Turitsyn (Aston) 
Optical wave turbulence in ultralong lasers 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIRaW Day 
Jason Laurie (Warwick) 
Six wave interactions in a liquid crystal cavity 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Ana Christina LopezMartin (Salamanca) 
Semistable sheaves on degenerations of elliptic curves 

Monday, 19 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
MIRaW Day 
Vladimir Mezentsev (Aston) 
Femtosecond laser bullets in photonic nano and microfabrication 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
9:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Wave Turbulence Day 
Miguel Onorato (Torino) 
On the statistical properties of large amplitude directional ocean waves 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Wave Turbulence Day 
Eric Falcon (Paris 7) 
Experiments of wave turbulence on a fluid surface 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Ambrus Pal (Imperial) 
The theory of modular parameterisations of elliptic curves over function fields 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
Wave Turbulence Day 
Sergei Lukaschuk (Hull) 
Gravity wave turbulence in the laboratory flume 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
Wave Turbulence Day 
Laurent Chevillard (ENS Lyon) 
Langrangian dynamics and statistical geometric structures 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Gabriel Paternain (Cambridge) 
Transparent connections over negatively curved surfaces 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity forum 
Chris Budd (Bath) 
Living in a Complex World 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP 
Peter Key (Cambridge Systems and Networking Group) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.05 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Adam Epstein (Warwick) 
Thurston Endomorphisms of Teichmuller spaces: some worked examples arising from holomorphic dynamics 

Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Stephen Coughlan (Warwick) 
HilbertBurch Theorem and examples 

Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
P.Carmona (Nantes) 
Heat conduction Networks: existence and uniqueness of an invariant probability measure 

Thursday, 22 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Algebra Seminar 
George Wellen (Oxford) 
Grigorchuk Group 

Thursday, 22 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Mathieu Lewin (Universite de CergyPontoise) 
The thermodynamic limit of quantum Coulomb systems 

Thursday, 22 May, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topolgy Seminar 
Francois Gueritaud (Orsay) 
Which arborescent links are hyperbolic? 

Thursday, 22 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Jeremy Kahn (Stony Brook) 
The Ehrenpreis conjecture for punctured surfaces 

Friday, 23 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminars 
Samir Siksek (Warwick) 
Integral points on curves of higher genus 

Friday, 23 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Jacques Franchi (Strasbourg) 
Relativistic diffusions. Example of Godel's universe 

Friday, 23 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Learning seminar on GKZ 
David Mond (Warwick) 
Toric Varieties 

Friday, 23 May, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Shizan Fang (Dijon) 
Flows of quasiinvariant maps associated to tangent processes on the Wiener space 

Friday, 23 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Elton P.Hsu (Northwestern) 
CameronMartin theorem for complete Riemannian manifolds 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 — Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 


WAG Symposium Workshop 
Organisers: Miles Reid, Gavin Brown, David Eisenbud and Schreyer 
Commutative algebra, complexes and applications of computer algebra 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Anna Morra (Bourdeaux) 
Counting cubic extensions with given quadratic resolvent 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
M Reid (Warwick) 
Introduction to complexes 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Gunnar Floystad (Bergen) 
GL(n)  equivariant construction of pure resolutions 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Complexity Forum 
Edmund ChattoeBrown (Leicester) 
The Complexity of Data: Computer Simulation and "Everyday" Social Science 

Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Frank Schreyer (Saarbrucken) 
Introduction to Betti tables 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Kustin–Miller unprojection 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Diane Maclagan and Greg Smith (Warwick) and (Queen's, Ontario) 
Intro to smooth multigraded Hilbert schemes 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS04 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Anatoly Neishtadt (Loughborough) 
On the adiabatic perturbation theory for systems with elastic reflections 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Diane Maclagan and Greg Smith ((Warwick) and (Queen's, Ontario) 
Intro to smooth multigraded Hilbert schemes 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Dynamical System seminar 
Anatoly Neishtadt (Loughborough) 
On the adiabatic perturbation theory for systems with elastic reflections 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room A1.01 
Midlands Probability Theory Seminar 
D.Talay (INRIA) 
Representation of derivatives of solutions of semilinear parabolic variational ineqalities with neumann boundary conditions 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
FrankOlaf Schreyer (Saarbrucken) 
BoijSoederberg theory 

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Zeev Sobol (Swansea) 
Gradient estimates for degenerate diffusion semigroups 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Stavros Papadakis (IST, Lisbon) 
Unprojection with complexes 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Mats Boij (Bergen) 
Betti numbers of modules up to scalar multiples 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room CS1.01 
DIMAP Seminar 
Eli Upfal (Brown University) 
TBA 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
HansOtto Georgii (LMU Munich) 
Continuum models with Delaunay interaction: Gibbs measures, thermodynamic formalism, and large deviations 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
David Eisenbud (Berkeley) 
Asymptotic regularity and fibers of finite morphisms (eg projections) with Harris and Huneke 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Geometry and Topology Seminar 
Andrew Lobb (Imperial) 
Khovanov homologies and the slice genus 

Thursday, 29 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Sijeong Kwak (KAISY, Korea) 
Algebra and geometry under projection and applications 

Friday, 30 May, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Dan Grayson (Urbana Champaign) 
Computing in the intersection ring of flag bundles 

Friday, 30 May, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Gavin Brown and Jarek Buczynski (Kent) 
Magma demonstration 

Friday, 30 May, 2008 
11:35 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Anne FruehbisKrueger (Hanover) and Hans Schoenemann (Kaiserslautern) 
Singular demonstration 

Friday, 30 May, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Gunnar Floystad (Bergen) 
The colorful Helly theorem and colorful resolutions of ideals 

Friday, 30 May, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Bernd Sturmfels (Berkeley) 
Powers of linear forms 

Saturday, 31 May, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
The Gorenstein codimension 4 problem 

Saturday, 31 May, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Stavros Papadakis (Lisbon) 
Stellar subdivisions and StanleyReisner rings 

Monday, 2 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Umar Hayat (Warwick) 
Resolution of quotients by SL (2,CC) groups and their subgroups 

Monday, 2 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Brad Hovinen (Toronto) 
A nonclassical formula for the classical discriminant 

Monday, 2 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Alvaro Nolla (Warwick) 
Representation of quivers and resolution of dihedral orbifolds 

Monday, 2 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Mike Harrison (Sydney) 
Magma demonstration 

Monday, 2 June, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Piotr Zwiernik 
Introduction to statistics for algebraic geometers 

Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Stavros Papadakis (Lisboa) 
More examples of unprojections 

Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 — Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
M Reid (Warwick) 
More applications of graded rings to birational geometry 

Tuesday, 3 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminars 
Omri Sarig (Pennsylvania State University) 
The horocycle flow and the laplacian on hyperbolic surfaces of infimite genus* 

Wednesday, 4 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Jan Tuitman (Leuven) 
padic cohomology and counting points 

Wednesday, 4 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP Seminar 
Richard Cole (New York University) 
TBA 

Thursday, 5 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Nadia Sidorova (UCL) 
Phase transistions for dilute particle systems with potentials of the LennardJones type 

Thursday, 5 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Algebra Seminar 
Alina Vdovina (Newcastle) 
Triangular hyperbolic buildings and groups acting on them 

Friday, 6 June, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Ambrus Pal (Imperial) 
The GrossZagier formula I 

Friday, 6 June, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Ambrus Pal (Imperial) 
The GrossZagier formula II 

Friday, 6 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Learning Seminar on GKZ 
Martha Bernal Guillen (Warwick) 
An introduction to The Chow Quotient of P^n 

Friday, 6 June, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Learning Seminar on GKZ 
M Dore (Warwick) 
The Secondary Fan 

Friday, 6 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Artur Czumaj (Warwick  DIMAP) 
Testing expansion in bounded degree graphs really fast 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 — Thursday, 12 June, 2008 


Workshop on Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Organiser: Stefan Adams and Roman Kotecky (Warwick) 


Monday, 9 June, 2008 — Monday, 9 June, 2008 

Room B3.03 
Workshop on Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Organisers: Gareth Roberts, Andrew Stuart, David White, and Tristan Marshall (Warwick) 


Monday, 9 June, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Herbert Spohn (Munich) 
Kinetic theory of the weakly nonlinear Schroedinger equation 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Des Higham (Strathclyde) 
Stochastic Simulation in Cell Biology 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Aernout van Enter (Groningen) 
Firstorder transitions in the presence of continuous symmetries 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Flavio Goncalves (Warwick) 
Exact Simulation of Jump Diffusions 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
12:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Warwick Dumas (Leicester) 
Computing Conditional Wiener Integrals of Functionals of a General Form 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
JeanDominique Deuschel (Berlin) 
Uniqueness of gradient component for nonconvex gradient models 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Lukas Szpruch (Strathclyde) 
Approximation of the Master Chemical Equation by the Chemical Langevin Equation 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
CiprianIonut Duduiala (Nottingham) 
Simulating DNA breathing events using SDE 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Ben Taylor (Lancaster) 
Adaptive Sequential Monte Carlo Methods For Static Inference in Bayesian Mixture Analysis Correlated observation errors 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
3:45 pm 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Roman Kotecky (Warwick) 
Strict convexity of free energy of nonconvex gradient models 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Laura Stewart (Reading) 
Information content of spatially correlated observation errors in data assimilation 

Monday, 9 June, 2008 
4:45 pm 
Room B3.03 
Postgrad  Applied Mathematics/Statistics Interface 
Tristan Marshall (Warwick) 
Adaptive Langevin Proposals for Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Georg Dolzmann (Regensburg) 
Sufficient conditions for the validity of the CauchyBorn rule close to SO(n) 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser) 
Chabauty Methods I 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Frederic Legoll (Paris) 
Finite temperature coarsegraining of onedimensional atomistic systems: some simple cases 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser) 
Chabauty Methods II 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
1:30 pm 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Tadahisa Funaki (Tokyo) 
Scaling limits for weakly pinned Gaussian random fields under the presence of two possible candidates 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Anthony Manning (Warwick) 
Curves of fixed points of trace maps 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
2:30 pm 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Oliver Penrose (Edinburgh) 
Statistical mechanics of nonlinear elasticity for interacting hard disks 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP Seminar 
Jakub Marecek (University of Nottingham) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Johannes Zimmer (Bath) 
From conservative lattice models for elasticity to macroscopic dissipation 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.03 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Francesco Caravenna (Padova) 
Pinning and wetting transition for (1+1)dimensional fields with Laplacian interaction 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser) 
Chabauty Methods III 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Giambattista Giacomin (Paris) 
Pinning phenomena in presence of quenched disorder 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser) 
Chabauty Methods IV 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
1:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Grigorios Pavliotis (Imperial London) 
From ballistic to diffusive behaviour in periodic potentials 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar  ""Note the unusual time""? 
Bianca Viray (UC Berkeley) 
Hilbert schemes of 8 points 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis (Max Planck Leipzig) 
Minimal cost for the forced displacement of an interface 

Wednesday, 11 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
M.Riedle (Manchester) 
The ItoLevy decomposition for Levy processes in Banach spaces 

Thursday, 12 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Takao Nishikawa (Tokyo) 
The large deviation for the GinzburgLandau $\nabla\phi$ interface model with a conservation law 

Thursday, 12 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS05 
Gradient Models and Elasticity 
Florian Theil (Warwick) 
Ergodic NoseHoover thermostats 

Thursday, 12 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.04 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Michael Stoll (Jacobs University) 
Rational 6Cycles under Quadratic Maps 

Thursday, 12 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
David Speyer (MIT/Clay) 
Noncrossing and nonnesting bases for the coordinate ring of the Grassmannian 

Thursday, 12 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Sabine Jansen (Max Planck Leipzig) 
Thermodynamic limit for jellium on a cylinder 

Friday, 13 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Sir Peter SwinnertonDyer (Cambridge) 
The Manin Conjecture I 

Friday, 13 June, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Learning Seminar on GKZ 
Paul Cadman (Warwick) 
Adiscriminants 

Friday, 13 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Arithmetic Geometry Seminar 
Sir Peter SwinnertonDyer (Cambridge) 
The Manin Conjecture II 

Friday, 13 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Bjorn Poonen (Berkeley) 
Undecidability in number theory 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 — Friday, 20 June, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Siksek, ColliotThelene, Skorobogatov, Stoll 
Rational points on curves and higher dimensional varieties 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Ronald van Luijk (Warwick) 
Density of rational points on diagonal quartic surfaces 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B1.01 
DIMAP Presentations 
Professor Petra Berenbrink (Simon Fraser University, Canada) 
Communication Black Boxes 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
10:15 am 
Room B1.01 
DIMAP Presentations 
Dr Daniela Kuehn (Birmingham) 
Hamilton cycles in directed graphs 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
10:50 am 
Room B1.01 
DIMAP Presentations 
Dr Deryk Osthus (Birmingham) 
Probabilistic methods: applications to graph theory 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Tony Varilly (Berkeley) 
Weak approxiamtion on del Pezzos of degree 1 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
11:35 am 
Room B1.01 
DIMAP Presentations 
Dr Tibor Szabo (ETH Zurich) 
Randomized simplex algorithms in unique sink orientation of cubes 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Roger HeathBrown (Oxford) 
Sums and differences of 3 kth powers 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Discussion Meeting 
Caroline Series, Andrew Stuart , James Robinson (Warwick) 
What is there to learn about research supervision? 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Tim Browning (Bristol) 
Manin's conjecture for a nonsingular quartic del Pezzo surface 

Monday, 16 June, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Evis Ieronymou (Imperial) 
Transcendental elements of the Brauer group of diagonal quartic surfaces 

Tuesday, 17 June, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Bjorn Poonen (Berkeley) 
Insufficiency of the BrauerManin obstruction applied to etale covers 

Tuesday, 17 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Cyril Demarche (Orsay) 
Descent obstruction and BrauerManin obstruction 

Tuesday, 17 June, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Olivier Wittenberg (Strasbourg) 
Fundamental groups and the elementary obstruction 

Tuesday, 17 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.04 
DIMAP Seminar 
Tobias Muller (Universiteit Eindhoven) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 17 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
David Harari (Orsay) 
The defect of strong approximation on commutative algebraic groups 

Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Minhyong Kim (UCL) 
A nonabelian principle of Birch and SwinnertonDyer 

Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Ambrus Pal (Imperial) 
Constructing rational points on genus one curves over function fields 

Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Christian Wuthrich (Nottingham) 
Computations about the TateShafarevich group using Iwasawa theory 

Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 
12:30 pm 
Room MS.03 
ViceChancellor's visit to the Department of Mathematics 
ViceChancellor, Professor Nigel Thrift & Paul Stephenson 
All staff welcome to attend 

Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
M.Scheutzow (Berlin) 
Strong completeness of solution flows of stochastic differential equations 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Damiano Testa (Bremen) 
The Rational Box Problem 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Michael Allman (Warwick) 
Breaking The Chain 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Victor Flynn (Oxford) 
Sha and degree 4 del Pezzo surfaces 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Alexei Skorobogatov (Imperial) 
On the equations of universal torsors over del Pezzo surfaces 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Noam Elkies (Harvard) 
How many points can a genus2 curve have? 

Thursday, 19 June, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Jan Steffen Mueller (Bremen) 
Explicit Kummer surface theory in arbitrary characteristic 

Friday, 20 June, 2008 
9:20 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Tim Dokchitser (Cambridge) 
The parity of ranks of elliptic curves 

Friday, 20 June, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Tom Fisher (Cambridge) 
Minimal models for genus one curves 

Friday, 20 June, 2008 
12:10 pm 
Room MS.01 
WAG Symposium 
Emmanuel Peyre (Grenoble) 
Very free rational points 

Friday, 20 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B1.01 
Learning Seminar on GKZ 
Piotr Zwiernik (Warwick) 
Hyperdeterminants 

Friday, 20 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Colloquium 
Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser) 
Deciding existence of rational points on curves 

Monday, 23 June, 2008 
2:20 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Konstantinos Manolarrakis (Imperial) 
Solving a Backward SDE with the Cubature method 

Monday, 23 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Linda Chen (Ohio State) 
Enumeration of plane curves and orbifold GromovWitten theory 

Monday, 23 June, 2008 
4:10 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Florian Theil (Warwick) 
Ergodic NoseHoover thermosts 

Monday, 23 June, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room B3.03 
East Midlands Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
Jonathan Mattingly (Duke) 
Trouble with a chain of Stochastic Oscillators 

Tuesday, 24 June, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Dragomir Saric (CUNY, Queens College) 
Mapping Class groups can not be realized by homemorphisms 

Wednesday, 25 June, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Ana Reguera (Valladolid) 
Arc spaces and singularities 

Wednesday, 25 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Stochastic Analysis Seminar 
D.Croydon (Warwick) 
Scaling Limits for simple random walks on random ordered graph trees 

Thursday, 26 June, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS05 
Dynamical Systems 
Mauricio Peixoto (IMPA) 
Focal Decomposition in Geometry, Arithmetic and Physics 

Thursday, 26 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Statistical Mechanics Seminar 
Daniel Ueltschi (Warwick) 
Spatial random permutations and infinite cycles 

Monday, 30 June, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.01 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
Paul Cadman (Warwick) 
Strata in the Discriminant of a Deformation of a Singularity 

Monday, 7 July, 2008 — Friday, 11 July, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organisers: Reid, Farkas, Mukai and ShepherdBarron 
Moduli spaces 

Monday, 7 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
MUKAI Shigeru (RIMS, Kyoto) 
Involutions of Enriques surfaces 

Monday, 7 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Gavril Farkas (Berlin) 
The enumerative geometry of the moduli space of curves with level structure. 

Monday, 7 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Robin de Jong (Leiden) 
On the discriminants of hyperelliptic curves 

Tuesday, 8 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
ABE Takeshi (RIMS, Kyoto) 
On strange duality for symplectic bundles 

Tuesday, 8 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Greg Sankaran (Bath) 
Orthogonal modular varieties: general theory 

Tuesday, 8 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Nadezhda Timofeevna (Yaroslavl) 
On functorial approach to the Fitting compactification of moduli of stable vector bundles on a surface 

Tuesday, 8 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Klaus Hulek (Hanover) 
Orthogonal modular varieties: applications 

Wednesday, 9 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Sandro Verra (Roma 3) 
On Prym moduli in very low genus 

Wednesday, 9 July, 2008 
10:45 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Cristina Lopez (Salamanca) 
Moduli spaces of semistable sheaves on singular genus 1 curves 

Wednesday, 9 July, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
KONDO Shigeyuko (Nagoya) 
Nonsymplectic automorphisms of K3 surfaces and ball quotients 

Thursday, 10 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Michael Wemyss (Bristol and Oxford) 
Moduli phenomena in noncommutative algebra 

Thursday, 10 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
MUKAI Shigeru (RIMS, Kyoto) 
Polarized K3 surfaces of degree 32. 

Thursday, 10 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Samuel Grushevsky (Harvard) 
Characterizing Jacobians and Pryms by differential and difference equations 

Thursday, 10 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Nick ShepherdBarron (Cambridge) 
Spinorial square roots of theta constant on M<sub>g</sub> 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 — Saturday, 12 July, 2008 


Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Organisers: Paul Clifford and Chris Cantwell 
Computational methods for pricing and hedging exotic options 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Sam Grushevsky (Princeton) 
Intersection theory on moduli space of Abelian varieties 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Jesper Andreasen (Danskebank) 
Numerical Implementation of the Heston Stochastic Volatility Model 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Sandro Verra (Roma 3) 
Some new results on the theta map of SU(r0) 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Pat Hagan (Jorgan Chase) 
Practical Calibration Techniques for Exotic Options 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Nasir Afaf (Commerzbank) 
Nonlinearities in Finance 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Adrian Langer (Warsaw) 
On Sfundamental group scheme 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room D1.07 (Complexity ) 
Complexity 
Sidney Redner (Boston University) 
Statistical Physics of Citations 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Claudio Albanese (Level3Finance) 
LongDated Derivatives 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium Workshop 
Fyodor Bogomolov (Courant Inst., New York) 
TBA 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Chris Kenyon (Depfa Bank) 
Pricing Strongly PathDependent Options in Libor Market Models without Simulation 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Paul Schneider (Vienna, Economics and Business Administration) 
Flexing the Default Barrier 

Friday, 11 July, 2008 
5:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Anthony Neuberger (Warwick) 
Robust Hedging of American Options 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Nick Webber (Warwick) 
Implementing numerical methods for complex options 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Uwe Wystup (Mathfinance) 
Pricing of First Generation Exotics with the VannaVolga Method: Pros and Cons 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Antoine Jacquier (Imperial College) 
Spectral Theory for Diffusion Process: Application to Pricing and Calibration of Stochastic Volatility Models 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Andrea Pascucci (Bologna) 
Analytic Valuation by Parametric Approximations 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Linus Kaisajunntti (Stockholm School of Economics) 
An nDimensional MarkovFunctional Interest Rate Model 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Matthew Dixon (Stanford) 
Calibrating Spread Options using a Seasonal Commodity Forward Model 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Tim SiuTang Leung (Princeton) 
Employee Stock Options: Accounting for Optimal Hedging, Early Exercises and Contractual Restrictions 

Saturday, 12 July, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
Pricing and Hedging Workshop 
Naoufel El Bachir (Reading) 
Conditional Sampling for Jump Processes with Levy Copulas 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 — Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 


Molecular Dynamics 
Organisers: G. Friesecke, M. Allen, S. Islam, B. Leimkuhler, S. Wiggins and J. Zimmer 
First Annual Conference, UK EPSRC Network Mathematical challenges in molecular dynamics 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
11:10 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Adrian Sutton (Imperial) 
Orderly and disorderly behaviour at interfaces 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Luigi Delle Site (MPI for Polymer Research, Mainz) 
The adaptive resolution simulation scheme (AdResS): Basic principles and applications 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Ben Leimkuhler (Edinburgh) 
Gentle ergodic thermostats 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
2:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Peter Haynes (Imperial) 
ONETEP: linearscaling densityfunctional theory with local orbitals and plane waves 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Andrew Stuart (Warwick) 
Transition paths in molecules: gradient descent in pathspace 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
4:45 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Greg Pavliotis (Imperial) 
Parameter estimation for multiscale diffusions 

Monday, 14 July, 2008 
5:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Pooja Panchmatia (Bath) 
Ion diffusion in complex silicate materials 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Giovanni Ciccotti (Rome) 
Some challenges confronting MD 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Eric Vanden Eijnden (Courant) 
Transition pathways of rare reactive events in molecular simulations 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
11:50 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Mark Rodger (Warwick) 
Finding infrequent events with MD: methods for studying crystal nucleation 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Oliver Junge (TU Munich) 
On a sparse discretization of transfer operators and an application to conformation dynamics of molecules 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
2:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Mike Allen (Warwick) 
Thermostats for soft matter simulations 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
3:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Johannes Zimmer (Bath) 
Computing classical trajectories: stationary action revisited 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Emad Noorizadeh (Edinburgh) 
Hypoelliptic thermostatting methods 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
4:45 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Volker Betz (Warwick) 
Breaking the chain 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
5:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Hartmut Schwetlick (Bath) 
From lattice models to macroscopic dissipation 

Tuesday, 15 July, 2008 
5:45 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Karsten Matthies (Bath) 
Derivation of kinetic descriptions from atomistic dynamics 

Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Steve Wiggins (Bristol) 
Recent advances in the high dimensional Hamiltonian dynamics and geometry of reaction dynamics 

Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Murthy Guddati (North Carolina State) 
Coupling molecular dynamics with continuum models through perfectly matched discrete layers 

Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 
11:50 am 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Gero Friesecke (Warwick) 
Quantum versus classical MD in the presence of electrostatic singularities and eigenvalue crossings 

Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 
12:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Guido Germano (Marburg) 
Computer simulation of liquid crystals and other complex systems 

Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 
12:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Challenges of Molecular Dynamics 
Alexei Likhtman (Reading) 
Molecular dynamics of generic entangled polymers and multiscale approach 

Monday, 21 July, 2008 — Wednesday, 25 July, 2007 


WAG Symposium 
Organiser: Miles Reid 
Concluding WAG 2007/08 conference 

Monday, 21 July, 2008 — Friday, 25 July, 2008 


WAG Symposium 
Organiser: M. Reid 
Concluding WAG 2007/08 conference 

Monday, 21 July, 2008 — Wednesday, 23 July, 2008 


DIMAP 
Organisers: DIMAP 
19th Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference 

Monday, 21 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Mark Gross (UCSD) 
TBA 

Monday, 21 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
TBA (TBA) 
TBA 

Tuesday, 22 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ravi Vakil (Stanford) 
Reimagining universal covers and fundamental groups in algebraic geometry 

Tuesday, 22 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Margarida Mendes Lopes (University Tecnica d) 
Campedelli surfaces with large pi_1 

Tuesday, 22 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room MS03 
Singularity Theory Seminar 
Mathias Schulze (Oaklahoma) 
bfunctions for linear free divisors 

Tuesday, 22 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yoichi Miyaoka (Tokyo) 
BogomolovSimpson inequality for stable Higgs bundles 

Wednesday, 23 July, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yuri Prokhorov (Moscow) 
QFano threefolds of large Fano index 

Wednesday, 23 July, 2008 
10:45 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yukari Ito (Nagoya) 
Existence of crepant resolutions 

Wednesday, 23 July, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Yuhi Sekiya (Nagoya) 
Irreducibility of Hilbert schemes and 4dimensional crepant resolutions 

Thursday, 24 July, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Mark Gross (UCSD) 
Mirror symmetry and tropical geometry (2) 

Thursday, 24 July, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Alvaro Nolla (Warwick) 
Dihedral GHilb via quiver representations 

Thursday, 24 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Michael Wemyss (University of Bristol) 
Noncommutative algebra and orbifold geometry 

Friday, 25 July, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Gavin Brown (University of Kent) 
Tom and Jerry 

Friday, 25 July, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
Ravi Vakil (Stanford) 
(1) The equations for (PP^1)^n//Aut(PP^1), or (2) Desingularisation of the space of elliptic curves in PP^n 

Friday, 25 July, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.02 
WAG Symposium 
TBA (TBA) 
TBA 

Monday, 28 July, 2008 
1:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Ergodic Theory 
Ian Morris (Warwick) 
Entropy for maximizing measures of generic functions 

Monday, 28 July, 2008 
2:30 pm 
Room B3.02 
Ergodic Theory 
Thomas Jordan (Bristol) 
Thermodynamic formalism for interval maps 

Monday, 28 July, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Ergodic Theory 
Karoly Simon (Budapest) 
Arithmetic difference of random Cantor sets 

Tuesday, 29 July, 2008 
3:00 pm 
Room D1.07 (Complexity Sem room) 
Complexity forum 
Michael Small (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) 
Complex network models for real epidemics 

Monday, 1 September, 2008 — Monday, 31 August, 2009 


2008/9 Warwick EPSRC Symposium 
Organiser: Andrew Stuart 
Challenges in Scientific Computing 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 — Friday, 19 September, 2008 


MIRaW Workshop 
Organisers: Vassili Kolokoltsov, and Niels Jacob (Swansea) 
Fractional flows 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Artur Czumaj/Mark Smith 
Opening of workshop 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
9:45 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Leslie G.Valiant (Harvard) 
Evolvability 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Michael J.Fischer (Yale) 
Analysis of Thinka Dot 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Maurice Nivat (LIAFA, Paris) 
About the birth of theoretical computer science 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Paul E. Dunne (Liverpool) 
Computational complexity and algorithms in semantics of abstract argumentation frameworks 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
12:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Graham Cormode (AT&T) 
On 'Selection and sorting with limited storage' 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
1:45 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
N Jacob and V Kolokoltsov 
Welcome 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
1:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
S Samko (Algarve) 
On variable exponent trends in fractional calculus 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
2:40 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
M Meerschaert 
Fractional spacetime pseudodifferential operators and applications 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
2:45 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Richard M. Karp (Berkeley) 
Impicit set cover problems 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Vaughan Pratt (Stanford) 
Affine algebra: numbers from geometry 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
4:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
F Mainardi 
Brownian motion revisited through a hydrdynamic approach: the fractional Langevin equation and anomalous diffusion regimes 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
4:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Martin E.Dyer (Leeds) 
TBA 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
4:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
D Spano (Warwick) 
TBA 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
5:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Mark Jerrum (QMW) 
An approximation trichotomy for Boolean #CSP 

Thursday, 18 September, 2008 
5:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Mike Paterson (Warwick) 
Mother's pie problem 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 — Friday, 19 September, 2008 


Workshop 
Organiser: Jose Rodrigo 
LMS Network in Harmonic Analysis and PDE 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
9:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
P Biler (Wroclaw) 
Levy diffusion operators, nonlinear evolution equations, blow up of solutions 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
9:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Uri Zwick 
Opening of Workshop 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
9:45 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Donald E. Knuth (Stanford) 
The amazing Y functions 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
10:00 am 
Room B3.03 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis & PDE 
Sandra Pott (Glasgow/Paderborn) 
The product space of functions of logarithmic mean oscillation 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Kurt Mehlhorn (MPI Saarbrucken) 
Assigning papers to reviewers 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
10:30 am 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
N Watkins (Cambridge) 
TBA 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
11:15 am 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
JL Wu (Swansea) 
Solving a nonlinear stochastic pseudodifferential equation of Burgers type 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room B3.03 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis & PDE 
Pieter Blue (MPI Golm & Edinburgh) 
Decay of fields around black holes 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
11:30 am 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
S. Muthukrishnan (Google Research) 
String Convolutions 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
12:00 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Maxime Crochemore (King's, London) 
Faster than Mike? Not yet done! 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
12:30 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Cenk S. Sahinalp (Simon Fraser) 
How would you like to have your edit distance computed? Exactly or approximately? 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
1:15 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
R Schilling (Dresden) 
(Complete) Bernstein functions : theory, guises, applications 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.03 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis & PDE 
Michael Cowling (Birmingham) 
Regularity of quasiconformal mappings 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Fractional Flow Workshop 
R MacKay (Warwick) 
Dispersion of particles in crosssectionally mixing fluid flows 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
2:45 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
J.Ian Munro (Waterloo) 
Succinct data structures: Techniques and lower bounds 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
3:15 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Josep Diaz (Catalunya) 
New bounds for the phase transition of 3SAT 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
3:30 pm 
Room B3.03 
LMS Network  Harmonic Analysis & PDE 
John Toland (Bath) 
Steady periodic water waves under nonlinear elastic membranes 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
4:15 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Kazuo Iwama (Kyoto) 
Big circuit reduction and network coding 

Friday, 19 September, 2008 
4:45 pm 
Room MS.01 
Mike66: Workshop  DIMAP 
Faith Ellen (Toronto) 
Valency arguments 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 — Monday, 29 September, 2008 

Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Organiser: Andrew Stuart 
Symposium on Challenges in Scientific Computing 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
11:00 am 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Christoph Schwab (ETH) 
Convergence Rates of Stochastic Galerkin FEM for sPDEs 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
11:50 am 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Spencer Sherwin (Imperial) 
Direct Stability Analysis for Timesteppers 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
2:00 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Steve Coombes (Nottingham) 
Computational Challenges in Mathematical Neuroscience 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
2:50 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Jonathan Essex (Southampton) 
Computer Simulations of Biomolecular Systems 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
4:20 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Christian Lubich (Tubingen) 
Quantum Dynamics: Reduced Models and Numerical Analysis 

Monday, 29 September, 2008 
5:10 pm 
Room B3.02 
Symposium Launch MIRaW Day 
Mark Jerrum (QMW) 
Rigorous Analysis of Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms 

Tuesday, 30 September, 2008 
1:00 pm 
Room D1.07 
Complexity Forum 
Andreas Dress (Shanghai Institute for Computational Biology) 
Trees, splits and nets: reconstructing history in biology, literature and language 
