2017 Women and Mathematics Schedule

Geometry and Randomness in Group Theory

Daily Schedule

May 15-26, 2017

 

**Support for this event is provided by a grant from the Schwab Charitable Fund

made possible by the generosity of Eric and Wendy Schmidt and the National Science Foundation.

 

Monday, May 15

 

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registration & Reception Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 16

 

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:00 a.m. and 8:20 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS (2 runs, first come first serve)

 

8:45 a.m.

Tour of the Institute (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Olga Kharlampovich, Hunter College CUNY, “Free and hyperbolic groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Goulnara Arzhantseva, University of Vienna, “Random groups”

Video

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Funda Gultepe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Walking on groups:  a distance formula for outer automorphism group of the free group”

Video

 

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dining Hall, Simons Hall) 

Introductions

 

5:35 p.m.

 

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Marquand House

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Opening Dinner Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

 

7:30 p.m.  and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from Marquand House to Nassau Inn (2 runs, first come first serve)

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 17

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m.

Group Photo – Fuld Hall Common Room

 

9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Olga Kharlampovich, Hunter College CUNY, “Free and hyperbolic groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11: 15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11: 30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Goulnara Arzhantseva, University of Vienna, “Random groups”

Video

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kathryn Lockwood, Case Western Reserve University

“Approximation of the entries of a random orthogonal matrix by independent standard normal”

Video

 

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Colloquium (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Lisa Carbone, Rutgers University, “Free groups from free Lie algebras”

 

5:35 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Marquand House

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

Evening Chat on Diversity and Identity in Mathematics with Yen Duong, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from Marquand House to Nassau Inn (2 runs, first come first serve)

 

 

 

Thursday, May 18

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

 

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Olga Kharlampovich, Hunter College CUNY, “Free and hyperbolic

groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Goulnara Arzhantseva, University of Vienna, “Random groups”

Video

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room )

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Yuan Liu, University of Wisconsin – Madison

“Measures defined by random groups”

 

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

“Panel:  Mathematicians in Academia”

 

5:35 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Marquand House

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from Marquand House to Nassau Inn

 

 

 

Friday, May 19 

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

“WAM Ambassador Program:  Brainstorm Session”

Slides

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Goulnara Arzhantseva, University of Vienna, “Random groups”

Video

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kasia Jankiewicz, McGill University “Graph coloring problem and fibering right angled Coxeter groups”

Video

 

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Olga Kharlampovich, Hunter College CUNY, “Free and hyperbolic groups”

Slides

Video

 

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

5:35 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Marquand House

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from Marquand House to Nassau Inn

 

 

Saturday, May 20   

 

 

Sunday, May 21  Princeton University 5K  8:00 am meet at …..  8:30 am race starts.

 

Monday, May 22

Princeton University Day (see separate schedule)

 

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

9:00 a.m. –

Depart for Princeton University

Meet in lobby of Nassau Inn.  Walk over to Princeton Univ, Fine Hall.

 

 

Tuesday, May 23

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kim Ruane, Tufts  University, “Examples of non-positively curved groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Tatiana Nagnibeda, University of Geneva, “Amenability”

Slides

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Colloquium (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Susan Hermiller, University of Nebraska, “Algorithms for groups of homeomorphisms”

Video

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Sahana Hassan Balasubramanya, Vanderbilt University

“Acylindrically hyperbolic structures on groups”

Video

 

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

OUTREACH UrbanPromise Program (Trinity Church, Trenton)

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Urban Promise

 

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Exercises

 

5:35 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Marquand House

 

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner Marquand House

150 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ 08540

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Nassau Inn

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 24

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kim Ruane, Tufts  University, “Examples of non-positively curved groups”

Slides

Video

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)  

Tatiana Nagnibeda, University of Geneva, “Amenability”

Slides

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room) 

Tatiana Nagnibeda, University of Geneva, “Amenability”

Slides

 

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room )

Exercises

 

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

“Panel:  Mathematicians in Industry”

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Dinner IAS South Lawn (rain location IAS Dining Hall)

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Nassau Inn

 

 

 

Thursday, May 25

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kim Ruane, Tufts  University, “Examples of non-positively curved groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Merchandise Sale (Harry’s Bar, Simons Hall)

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beginner Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Tatiana Nagnibeda, University of Geneva, “Amenability”

Slides

 

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Advanced Review Session (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room )

Exercises

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Rosemary Guzman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Quantitative Mostow rigidity:  relating volume to topology for hyperbolic 3-manifolds”

 

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

“Panel:  Participant Choice”

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Closing Dinner IAS South Lawn (rain location IAS Dining Hall)

 

7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Nassau Inn

 

 

 

Friday, May 26

 

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Nassau Inn)

 

8:15 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

IAS VAN from Nassau Inn to IAS Fuld Hall

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Beginner Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kim Ruane, Tufts  University, “Examples of non-positively curved groups”

Slides

Video

 

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Heejoung Kim, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Morse boundaries for finitely generated groups”

Video

 

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Break

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Angelica Deibel, Brandeis University

“Random coxeter groups”

Video

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (Simons Hall)

 

1:30 p.m.

IAS VAN from IAS Fuld Hall to Nassau Inn

 

2:00 p.m.-

End of program - Depart IAS