Isadore Singer's 90th Birthday Conference

Speakers

  • Jeff Cheeger
    New York University
  • Richard Kadison
    University of Pennsylvania | Homepage
  • John Lott
    University of California, Berkeley | Homepage
  • Cumrun Vafa
    Harvard University | Homepage
  • Edward Witten
    Institute for Advanced Study | Homepage
Building 50

Morss Hall
142 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Schedule

Time Speaker Talk
9:00AM-9:45AM Coffee
9:45AM-10:00AM Opening Remarks
10:00AM-11:00AM Ed Witten The Dirac Equation in Index Theory And Condensed Matter Physics Abstract
11:00AM-12:00PM Cumrun Vafa tt* Geometry Abstract
12:00PM-1:30PM Lunch
1:30PM-2:30PM John Lott 3D Ricci Flow Since Perelman Abstract
2:30PM-3:30PM Richard Kadison Early Work of Is Singer and Some Later Developments Abstract
3:30PM-4:00PM Break
4:00PM-5:00PM Jeff Cheeger Quantitative Degeneracy of Lipschitz Maps From the Heisenberg Group to $L_1$ Abstract
5:30PM-6:30PM Reception*
6:30PM Banquet*

* Both the reception and banquet will be held in Building 6C Atrium: http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=6C