2013 Women and Mathematics Schedule
Daily Schedule
May 1324, 2013
Monday, May 13
12:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.

Registration (Hyatt Place )

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS for tea in Fuld Hall common room. Shuttle will leave IAS to come back to Hyatt Place at 5 pm.

6:00 p.m. 

Welcome dinner (Hyatt Place)

Tuesday, May 14
6:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Lauren Williams, UC Berkeley, “Topics in enumerative combinatorics”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Penny Haxell, Univ Waterloo, “Basic Graph Theory”

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Deborah Chun, West Virginia Univ “What is a Matroid?”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)
Introductions

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Opening Dinner (Dining Hall)

7:30 pm

A1 Shuttle from front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Movie – “N is a Number” (Wolfensohn Hall)

8:45 p.m.

A1 Shuttle from front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Wednesday, May 15
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:20 a.m.

Group Photo – Fuld Hall Common Room

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Lauren Williams, UC Berkeley, “Topics in enumerative combinatorics”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11: 45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Penny Haxell, Univ Waterloo, “Basic Graph Theory”

11: 50 a.m. –12:30p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Martha Yip, Univ of Pennsylvania “Walking in Alcoves and Formulas for Macdonald Polynomials”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Special Lecture: Ruixiang Zhang, Princeton University, "Producing bipartite Ramanujan graphs using the 2lifting method" (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

3:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m. 
Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall) 
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course(Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Colloquia (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Fan Chung, UCSD, “Can you hear the shape of a network? –New directions in spectral graph theory”

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Informal dinner and chat with Fan Chung (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

8:15 p.m.

A1 Shuttle from front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Thursday, May 16
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Lauren Williams, UC Berkeley, “Topics in enumerative combinatorics”

10:00 a.m.  2:00 p.m

Tshirt Sale (Harry’s Bar, Dining Hall) *Cash only*

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Penny Haxell, Univ Waterloo, “Basic Graph Theory”

11:50 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Kitty Meeks, Queen Mary, Univ of London “Floodfilling Games on Graphs”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.

Colloquia (Simonyi Seminar Room)
Michelle Wachs, Univ Miami, “Eulerian polynomials, chromatic quasisymmetric functions and Hessenberg varieties”

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Informal dinner and Qing Xiang, NSF "Introduction to the National Science Foundation and Funding Opportunities" (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

8:15 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Friday, May 17
6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Lauren Williams, UC Berkeley, “Topics in enumerative combinatorics”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Penny Haxell, Univ Waterloo, “Basic Graph Theory”

11:50 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Radmila Sazdanovic, Univ of Pennsylvania “Categorifications of the Chromatic Polynomials”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)
Panel on “Worklife Balance in a Mathematics Career”

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Informal dinner (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

8:15 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Saturday, May 18 Day off
Sunday, May 19 Day off
Monday, May 20 Princeton University Day (see separate schedule)
6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:30 a.m. –

Depart for Princeton University
(talks, lunch, dinner and ice cream)
(Bus departs from Hyatt Place no later than 9:30 a.m.)
(Bus departs from Princeton at 9:00 p.m. to come back to Hyatt Place)

Tuesday, May 21
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Margaret Readdy, Univ Kentucky, “Polytopes”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia Univ, “Graph Structure”

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) 2 talks
Viola Meszaros, Univ of Szeged “Long Alternating Paths”
and
Briana FosterGreenwood, Idaho State Univ “Reflection Length and Codimension Posets for Complex Reflection Groups”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Colloquia (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft "Age of Networks"

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

4:00 p.m.  4:30 p.m. 
Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room) 
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)
Panel on “Becoming an Academic Mathematician” Panel discussion

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Informal dinner (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

8:15 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Wednesday, May 22
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Margaret Readdy, Univ Kentucky, “Polytopes”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia Univ, “Graph Structure”

11:50 a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Amanda Redlich, Rutgers “Gluing Graphs, Ungluing Graphs, and FirstOrder Logic with Parity”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Rhonda Hughes (Bryn Mawr), “Bringing Diversity to Mathematics”

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Informal dinner (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

8:15 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Thursday, May 23
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Margaret Readdy, Univ Kentucky, “Polytopes”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11: 45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia Univ, “Graph Structure”

11:50 a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Michelle Lastrina, Dickinson College “Sum List Coloring Graphs”

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Dining Hall)

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Special Lecture: Carolyn Chen, Max Kaplan, Bing Lin, Daniel Toro and Professor Richard Ehrenborg, Univ of Kentucky, "Mathematical Magic" (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Review Session: Combinatorics Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)
Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:30 p.m.  5:30 p.m. 
Review Session: Graph Theory Lecture Course (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall) 
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)
Panel on “Succeeding in Graduate School”

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Closing Dinner (Birch Garden, Dining Hall)

8:45 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

Friday, May 24
6:30 a.m.  9:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (Hyatt Place)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Check out of Hyatt Place (luggage stored at hotel)

9:00 a.m.

A1 Shuttle from Hyatt Place to IAS

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Combinatorics Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) Margaret Readdy, Univ Kentucky, “Polytopes”

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Graph Theory Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia Univ, “Graph Structure”

11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)
Shabnam Beheshti, Rutgers “Solving Nonlinear PDEs Using Combinatorial Structures”

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 p.m.

A1 Shuttle front of Fuld Hall to Hyatt Place

2:00 p.m.

Depart Hyatt hotel (arrange for Olympic Airporter Shuttle back to Newark Liberty Airport)


