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Arbeitstagung 2023 on Condensed Mathematics

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Dustin Clausen, Peter Scholze, Christian Blohmann
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Mon, 19/06/2023 - 08:00 - Fri, 23/06/2023 - 20:00
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MPIM Lecture Hall

Arbeitstagung 2023 on Condensed Mathematics, June 19 - 23, 2023

The Arbeitstagung 2023 will focus on Condensed Mathematics, a new approach to topology, and its applications throughout mathematics, from logic over algebra, analysis and K-theory to group theory and dynamical systems. As usual at an Arbeitstagung, part of the program will only be decided during the event depending on the interests of the audience.

Organizers

Dustin Clausen, Peter Scholze

Local organizer

Christian Blohmann

Speakers 

Alexander Efimov - HSE University
Peter Haine - Berkeley University
Peter Kropholler - University of Southampton
Catrin Mair - Technische Universität Darmstadt
Lucas Mann - Universität Münster
Akhil Mathew - University of Chicago
Yosuke Morita - Kyoto University
Juan Esteban Rodriguez Camargo - MPIM Bonn

Schedule

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Registration

You can find the registration here.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request in the registration with a brief justification.

Social event

There will be a dinner reception in the evening of Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at the University Club. Participants who would like to attend the dinner are asked to state this on the registration webform.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by us. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

For any further inquiries please send an email to at2023$@$mpim-bonn$.$mpg$.$de .

Warning: Hotel scam alert: There is a hotel scam going around contacting people from conferences regarding accommodation. Please DO NOT reply to them or give out any credit card/personal information! We do not work with any travel agencies and we will only contact you through official MPIM e-mail-addresses.


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Conference on "Motives and Automorphic Forms" in Honour of Günter Harder's 85th Birthday, March 6 - 10, 2023

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Mon, 06/03/2023 - 09:00 - Fri, 10/03/2023 - 17:00

Conference on "Motives and Automorphic Forms" in Honour of Günter Harder's 85th Birthday, March 6 - 10, 2023

Following a line of research culminating in the works of Weil, Eichler, Shimura and Taniyama, then further pushed by the emerging of the Langlands program, many deep and fruitful bridges between automorphic forms and algebraic geometry have been explored and led to spectacular results. During the fifty years span from the proof of Ramanujan’s conjecture on the discriminant modular form, using the validity of the Weil conjectures in algebraic geometry over finite fields, to the recent proof of the Sato-Tate conjectures for elliptic curves over CM fields, using automorphic machinery, it has been clearly established that the interaction between these two fields has amazing applications in both directions. Moreover, several guiding principles in this area have been inspired by the philosophy of motives, which has now developed into a mature theory providing not only heuristics, but concrete and sophisticated new tools to attack problems. The aim of the conference is to present the state of the art of the field by gathering leading experts at the crossroads of automorphic forms, arithmetic geometry and representation theory, and celebrating Günter Harder’s influence on these topics.

A detailed program will follow.

In case you have any questions, please contact harder85$@$mpim-bonn$.$mpg$.$de.

Financial support

We encourage participants to seek external funding, so that the limited financial support available can be primarily used for early career mathematicians. In case you do need financial support, you can indicate this in the registration form.

Registration

If you would like to participate, please register before November 27, 2022 (we reserve the right to close the registration earlier, depending on demand). We especially welcome applications from members of minority groups. The total number of participants is limited and, after the deadline, we will inform the registered participants that were not already invited if participation is possible.
Please REGISTER HERE.

Hotels nearby

For a list of hotels near the MPIM, please see here.

Hotel scam alert: There is a hotel scam going around contacting people from conferences regarding accommodation. Please DO NOT reply to them or give out any credit card/personal information! We do not work with any travel agencies and we will only contact you through official MPIM e-mail-addresses.

3 short courses

A. Raghuram - Fordham University
Short course of 3 lectures on Eisenstein Cohomology
Marc Levine - University Duisburg-Essen
Short course of 3 lectures on Motivic Cohomology
Jörg Wildeshaus - University Paris-Nord
Short course of 3 lectures on Shimura Varieties and Interior motives

Main speakers

Nicolas Bergeron - DMA, École normale supérieure
Valentin Blomer - University of Bonn
Jessica Fintzen - University of Bonn
Michael Harris - Columbia University
Jochen Heinloth - University Duisburg-Essen
Kartik Prasanna - University of Michigan Ann-Arbor
Peter Scholze - MPIM Bonn
Joachim Schwermer - University of Vienna

Organisers

Jitendra Bajpai
Mattia Cavicchi - University Paris-Saclay
Christian Kaiser - MPIM Bonn
Pieter Moree - MPIM Bonn
 

 

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Conference on "Arithmetic Statistics, Automorphic Forms and Ergodic Methods", April 24 - 28, 2023

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Mon, 24/04/2023 - 09:00 - Fri, 28/04/2023 - 16:00

Conference on "Arithmetic Statistics, Automorphic Forms and Ergodic Methods", April 24 - 28, 2023

The field of arithmetic statistics is a fast-moving area of number theory, dealing with distributional results for many basic and important objects: ranks of elliptic curves, central values of L-functions, number fields, modular symbols, orbits of discrete groups etc. The techniques involved come from diverse areas of mathematics e.g. automorphic forms, ergodic theory, spectral theory, dynamical systems, probabilistic number theory, representation theory and random matrix theory. This workshop intends to bring together researchers of all career levels to present their work and exchange ideas and techniques on arithmetic statistics. Motivated by the  programme of Mazur and Rubin based on their computational study of elliptic curves over abelian extensions of fixed degree, the meeting will focus on modular symbols, Manin's noncommutative modular symbols, equidistribution of lattice points on the sphere, Heegner points, and closed geodesics, including the error term in the Prime Geodesic Theorem.

There will be invited talks lasting 50 or 25 minutes and other events aimed at facilitating discussions among participants.

In case you have any questions, please contact aristat$@$mpim-bonn$.$mpg$.$de.

Financial support

We encourage participants to seek external funding, so that the limited financial support available can be primarily used for early career mathematicians. In case you do need financial support, you can indicate this in the registration form.

Registration

If you would like to participate, please register before November 30, 2022 (we reserve the right to close the registration earlier, depending on demand). We especially welcome applications from members of minority groups. The total number of participants is limited and, after the deadline, we will inform the registered participants that were not already invited if participation is possible.
You are welcome to REGISTER HERE.

Hotels nearby

For a list of hotels near the MPIM, please see here.

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Main speakers

Edgar Assing - University of Bonn
Sandro Bettin - University of Genova
Valentin Blomer - University of Bonn
Claire Burrin - ETH Zürich
Petru Constantinescu - EPFL
Alex Cowan - Harvard
Sary Drappeau - Aix-Marseille Université
Gergely Harcos - Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
Jeff Hoffstein - Brown University
Özlem Imamoglu -  ETH Zürich (TBC)
Emmanuel Kowalski - ETH Zürich
Jungwon Lee - University of Warwick
Sunhee Lim - Seoul National University
Philippe Michel - EPFL
Asbjørn Nordentoft - Université Paris Sorbonne Nord
Jennifer Park - Ohio State University
Anke Pohl - University of Bremen
Morten Risager - University of Copenhagen
Hae-Sang Sun - UNIST
Matthew Welsh - University of Bristol

Organisers

Nikos Diamantis - University of Nottingham
Min Lee - University of Bristol
Pieter Moree - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Yiannis Petridis - University College London

 

We thank Barry Mazur and Karl Rubin for the permission to use the above figure:

(https://www.math.uci.edu/~krubin/lectures/simons.pdf)

 

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Virtual ICM 2022. Live stream and in person talks at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

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Tue, 05/07/2022 (All day) - Thu, 14/07/2022 (All day)
The International Congress of Mathematicians 2022 (ICM 2022), which was originally planned for St. Petersburg, will now take place as a fully virtual event over 5–14 July 2022. In order to keep some of the spirit of the ICM, all talks will be streamed live in the MPIM lecture hall (except on the weekend). Three of the talks will be given in person at MPIM by Bernhard Schölkopf, Marc Levine, and Catharina Stroppel. The mathematicians of the Bonn area are kindly invited to convene at MPIM and take part in the virtual ICM 2022 as a community.

No live stream at MPIM on the weekend (July 9+10).

IMU Award Ceremony on July 5th

The award ceremony will take place in Helsinki on July 5th from 9:00-15:15h in Helsinki. The event will be broadcast live in the MPIM lecture hall and can also be watched live on Youtube. The fields medalists will be announced at the beginning of the ceremony. Here is a link to the program of the award ceremony (note that the times are in EEST. CEST is minus 1 hour).

The Azat Miftakhov Days Against the War

The award ceremony will be followed by an event in support of Azat Miftakhov, the Russian mathematician who was imprisoned in 2019 for his political views and sentenced to six years imprisonment in a penal colony for "hooliganism". The event will take place online on July 5th, from 16:00-19:00h, with math talks from Alexander Petrov (Harvard/MPIM), Ilya Dumanski (MIT), and Slava Rychkov (IHES). Here is the link to the program.

Program of the Virtual ICM 2022

If you haven't registered for the ICM Online-Plattform, you can watch ICM 2022 on the IMU Youtube Channel, which collects recordings and shows (some) talks as live stream.

The in person talks given in the MPIM lecture hall will be on:

Monday, July 11, 14:15-15:00h (Schölkopf)
Tuesday, July 12, 14:15-15:00h (Levine)
Wednesday, July 13, 10:15-11:15 (Stroppel)

For technical reasons, it will not be feasible to ask questions during the talks. For the audience in the lecture hall, there will be a short discussion after each talk. Here is the time table for the talks of the virtual ICM 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Registration for award ceremony and talks of Fields medalists on July 5+6

We expect the award ceremony on July 5th and the talks of Fields medalists on July 6th to draw the largest audience of the event. Due to our space restrictions we ask everybody who would like to attend these events in the MPIM lecture hall on July 5+6 to kindly register here (registration closed). For all other talks on July 7-14 no registration is necessary.

Virtual ICM

You can find more information about the virtual ICM 2022 here.

Live streams are available here https://opade.digital/ and on the IMU Youtube channel

 

Arithmetic Groups and 3-Manifolds, May 16-20, 2022

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Alan Reid, Holger Kammeyer, Steffen Kionke and Haluk Șengün
Date: 
Mon, 16/05/2022 - 09:00 - Fri, 20/05/2022 - 16:00

Arithmetic Groups and 3-Manifolds

Arithmetic groups provide a fruitful link between various areas, such as geometry, topology, representation theory and number theory. Methods from geometry and topology hinge on the fact that arithmetic groups are lattices in Lie groups, whereas the theory of automorphic forms establishes a connection to representation theory and number theory. This interplay is especially intriguing in the setting of hyperbolic 3-manifolds. Indeed many conjectures in 3-manifold theory tend to be much more accessible for hyperbolic 3-manifolds whose fundamental groups are arithmetic, and conversely such manifolds provide the simplest set-up in which some of the most exciting new phenomena in the Langlands program can be studied. This conference will bring together researchers with various backgrounds around links between number theory and 3-manifolds. Central topics of the conference are the cohomology of arithmetic groups, the relation between torsion and L²-torsion, profinite invariants of 3-manifolds, and number theoretic ramifications.
 

Limited funding to cover travel cost and accommodation is available for early carreer participants.

The conference is planned as a hybrid event.

Who can participate?
We are currently planning to run the event according to the "3G" rule, which means you have to be fully vaccinated (with a EU-recognized vaccine, at least 2 doses, last vaccination at least 14 days previously) OR recovered from Covid (positive test min. 28 days and max. 90 days old) OR tested (certified negative test result not older than 24 h (rapid antigen test) or 48 h (PCR test)). There currently is a mask obligation in the institute.
It will be announced here, in case these regulations change.

Registration
The registration is now closed.

If you have questions, please contact a3m22@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

For the schedule see the "details/program" above.

Speakers:

In person:
Misha Belolipetsky - IMPA
Tobias Berger - University of Sheffield
Nathan Dunfield - UIUC
Dawid Kielak - University of Oxford
Boris Okun - UW Milwaukee / MPIM
Anke Pohl  University of Bremen
Jean Raimbault - Université Paul Sabatier - Toulouse
Cameron Rudd - UIUC
William Stagner - Rice University
Matthew Stover - Temple University

Virtually:
Martin Bridson - University of Oxford
Mikolaj Fraczyk - University of Chicago
Luis Garcia - UCL, London
Michael Lipnowski - McGill University
Clara Löh - University Regensburg
Ben McReynolds - Purdue University
Aurel Page - INRIA
Bram Petri - Jussieu
Tian An Wong - University of Michigan-Dearborn


Organizers:

Holger Kammeyer - Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
Steffen Kionke - FernUniversität in Hagen
Alan Reid - Rice University / MPIM
Haluk Șengün - University of Sheffield

       

        

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Algebra, Geometry and Physics: a mathematical mosaic

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Pieter Moree, Ivan Penkov and Maxim Smirnov
Date: 
Tue, 08/03/2022 - 11:00 - Thu, 10/03/2022 - 17:30

On the occasion of Yuri I. Manin's 85th birthday

A virtual event, March 8-10, 2022

In order to participate virtually, please register for the conference. - The registration for this conference is now closed. -

Foreword by Yuri I. Manin

Recordings: Some talks were recorded and are available here

Speakers:


Epilogue: Truth, its role and form in mathematics. A personal account (by Ralph Kaufmann)


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Conference on "Algebraic Topology, in memory of Hans-Joachim Baues", October 17 - 21, 2022

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Mon, 17/10/2022 - 08:00 - Fri, 21/10/2022 - 16:00

A conference on Algebraic Topology, in memory of Hans-Joachim Baues

This conference is intended to provide an overview of current research in homotopy theory, which has vastly expanded since its roots in the 19th century from the study of topological spaces by algebraic and combinatorial means to other fields of mathematics, including algebraic geometry, differential topology, and mathematical physics.

We will have morning talks presenting comprehensive viewpoints by a selection of experts, with the afternoon dedicated to more specialized talks - all of which should be accessible to a general audience of homotopy theorists.

We are planning to hold the conference as a hybrid event. However, due to the still unpredictable course of the pandemic, we reserve the right to organisational changes.

The registration is closed.

If you have any questions, please contact conference$@$mpim-bonn$.$mpg$.$de.

Hotels nearby
For a list of hotels near the MPIM, please see here.

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Main speakers:
Clemens Berger - Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis
Carles Casacuberta - Universitat de Barcelona
Paul Goerss - Northwestern 
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Drew Heard - NTNU Trondheim
Alice Hedenlund - University Uppsala
Hans-Werner Henn - Université de Strasbourg
Kathryn Hess - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Wolfgang Lueck - University of Bonn
Martin Markl - The Czech Academy of Sciences
Ieke Moerdijk - Universiteit Utrecht

Viktoriya Ozornova - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Doug Ravenel - University of Rochester
Birgit Richter - Universität Hamburg

Claudia Scheimbauer - TU München (online talk)
Stefan Schwede - University of Bonn

Andy Tonks - Universidad de Málaga
Sarah Whitehouse - University of Sheffield

Lior Yanovski - Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 

Organizers:
Tobias Barthel - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
David Blanc - University of Haifa
Martin Frankland - University of Regina
Fernando Muro - University of Seville
Teimuraz Pirashvili - University of Leicester (online)
Peter Teichner - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

 

 

 

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Twinned Conference on Homotopy Theory with Applications to Arithmetic and Geometry

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Mon, 27/06/2022 - 08:00 - Thu, 30/06/2022 - 16:00

Twinned Conference on Homotopy Theory with Applications to Arithmetic and Geometry, June 27 - 30, 2022

The field of homotopy theory originated in the study of topological spaces up to deformation, but has since been applied effectively in several other disciplines. Indeed, homotopical ideas led to the resolution of several long-standing open conjectures, for instance on smooth structures on spheres, the moduli of curves, and the cohomology of fields. More recently, Bhatt, Morrow, and Scholze used homotopical methods to compare different cohomology theories for algebraic varieties, thereby resolving open questions in arithmetic geometry. In a similarly arithmetic vein, Galatius and Venkatesh initiated the study of Galois representations with homotopical means, whereas Clausen and Scholze revisited the foundations of analytic topology. These and other recent developments in the interface of arithmetic and topology opened up new lines of attack towards classical open questions, which sparked a wide range of current research activities. This conference intends to survey some of the most spectacular recent advances in the fields, thereby paving the way to new developments and future interactions. Our goal is to foster scientific exchange and collaboration between established researchers, emerging leaders, early career mathematicians, and graduate students.

This will be a split transatlantic conference taking place at the Fields Institute in Canada and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Germany, with videoconferencing connections in place to help collaboration. The concept of the twinned conference was motivated by the desire to reduce environmental impact of conference travels. Our hope is that this initiative will help reduce transatlantic flights, while still promoting long distance interactions. The goal of this twinned conference is to bring together experts on Homotopy Theory and adjacent areas to discuss the forefront of current developments in this highly active field.

We especially welcome applications from members of minority groups.

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Financial support

There is limited financial support available from our side but we also encourage participants to seek external fundings. You are welcome to apply for financial support in the registration form and you will be informed if you will receive any fundings in due time.

Hotels nearby

For a list of hotels near the MPIM, please see here.

Registration

If you would like to participate, please register with the institute that is closest to your location.

Please either register with the Fields Institute in Canada, or register with the Max Planck Institute in Germany until March 20, 2022 (registration is closed).


Confirmed Speakers

Europe
Joana Cirici - Universitat de Barcelona
Dustin Clausen - University of Copenhagen
Lars Hesselholt - University of Copenhagen / Nagoya University
Oscar Randal-Williams - University of Cambridge
Peter Scholze - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics / University of Bonn
Nathalie Wahl - University of Copenhagen
 

North America
Ben Antieau - Northwestern University
David Ayala - Montana State University
Akhil Mathew - University of Chicago
Kate Ponto - University of Kentucky
Jenny Wilson - University of Michigan
Inna Zakharevich - Cornell University

Organizers

Tobias Barthel - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Agnès Beaudry - University of Colorado Boulder
Lukas Brantner - CNRS (Université Paris-Saclay) / University of Oxford
Ian Hambleton - McMaster University
André Henriques - University of Oxford
Ben Knudsen - Northeastern University
Aaron Mazel-Gee - California Institute of Technology

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Higher Geometric Structures along the Lower Rhine XIV, March 12 - 13, 2020

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Christian Blohmann, Marius Crainic, Ioan Marcut, Ieke Moerdijk, Steffen Sagave
Date: 
Thu, 12/03/2020 - 12:00 - Fri, 13/03/2020 - 17:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Live Streaming information

The talks are available in the live stream here and here

 

This is the fourteenth of a series of  short workshops jointly organized by the Geometry/Topology groups in Bonn, Nijmegen, and Utrecht, all situated along the Lower Rhine. The focus lies on the development and application of new structures in geometry and topology such as Lie groupoids, differentiable stacks, Lie algebroids, generalized complex geometry, topological quantum field theories, higher categories, homotopy algebraic structures, higher operads, derived categories, and related topics.

Webpages of the previous meetings: I (Bonn), II (Nijmegen), III (Utrecht), IV (Bonn)V (Nijmegen), VI (Utrecht), VII (Leuven), VIII (Bonn), IX (Nijmegen), X (Utrecht), XI (Bonn), XII (Nijmegen)XIII(Utrecht)  

Speakers

Rui Fernandes (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Markus Hausmann (Uni Bonn)
Magdalena Kedziorek (Nijmegen)
Andrey Lazarev (Lancaster/MPIM)
Lauran Toussaint (Utrecht)
Florian Zeiser (Nijmegen)
Mingcong Zeng (Utrecht)

Program

Here are the links to the program and the abstracts as soon as they become available.

Registration

To register please use the registration webform. There is no registration fee. For any further inquiries please send an email to LowerRhine@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, please add a request on your registration webform with a brief justification. Please note that the workshop is relatively local in scope, so that we might be able to cover your accommodation but probably not your travel expenses. The Deadline is February 16, 2020.

Practical information

For practical information such as how to get to the institute and a list of hotels see here.

Geometric Representation Theory

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Mon, 22/06/2020 (All day) - Fri, 26/06/2020 (All day)

Twinned conference "Geometric Representation Theory", June 22 - 26, 2020

Update!
The talks will be broadcast over Zoom. This will be via an institutional account (through either the PI or the MPI). We will then send you the details for the zoom meeting in due time. In order to participate please register by using the link to the registration form below.
 

Please find the poster presentations, as well as further information on the PI website.

Originally we had planned to have a twinned conference held simultaneously at Max Planck Institute in Bonn, Germany and Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided that the conference "Geometric Representation Theory" will instead go forward as an online event. The concept of the twinned conference was motivated by the desire to reduce environmental impact of conference travels. Our hope is that this initiative will help reduce transatlantic flights, while still promoting long distance interactions.

In recent years, tools from algebraic geometry and mathematical physics have proven very influential in representation theory. The most famous example is the geometric Langlands program, which is inspired by the original Langlands program in the function field case, but has also included advances in the theory of algebraic groups, Lie algebras and Cherednik algebras.  The goal of this twinned conference is to bring together experts in geometric representation theory and adjacent areas to discuss the forefront of current developments in this highly active field.

 

Registration: To register please use the registration form.

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Pramod Achar (Louisiana State University)
Ana Balibanu (Harvard University)
Roman Bezrukavnikov (MIT)
Trsitan Bozec (University of Montpellier)
Justin Campbell (CalTech)
Gurbir Dhillon (Stanford University)
Jens Eberhardt (Max Planck Institute, Bonn)
Ben Elias (University of Oregon)
Michael Finkelberg (State University Higher School of Economics)
Eugene Gorsky (UC Davis)
Oscar Kivinen (CalTech)
Martina Lanini (Università di Roma Tor Vergata)
Michael McBreen (Aarhus University & Harvard University)
Tudor Padurariu (MIT)
Tomasz Przezdziecki (The University of Edinburgh)
Jenna Rajchgot (University of Saskatchewan)
Sam Raskin (The University of Texas at Austin)
Laura Rider (University of Georgia)
Anna Romanov (University of Sydney)
Pavel Safronov (University of Zurich)
Sarah Scherotzke (University of Luxembourg)
Olivier Schiffmann (CNRS, Université de Paris-Sud Orsay)
Monica Vazirani (UC Davis)
 

Contact:

 

Organizers:

Tobias Barthel (MPIM Bonn)
André Henriques (Oxford University)
Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto)
Carl Mautner (University of California, Riverside)
Aaron Mazel-Gee (University of Southern California)
Kevin Mcgerty (Oxford University)
Catharina Stroppel (University of Bonn)
Ben Webster (Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo)

 

Here you can find the list of participants.

 

Special colloquium for Don Zagier

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Stavros Garoufalidis and Pieter Moree
Date: 
Wed, 26/06/2019 - 13:45 - 18:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Special colloquium on the occasion of the retirement of Prof. Don Zagier as MPIM director at the end of June 2019

Special Colloquium for Werner Ballmann

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Ursula Hamenstädt, Anna Siffert
Date: 
Thu, 18/04/2019 - 13:45 - 16:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Conference on "Higher Homotopy Algebras in Topology", May 9 - 10, 2019

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José Moreno-Fernández & Felix Wierstra
Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 09:30 - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 15:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

 

Conference on "Higher Homotopy Algebras in Topology", May 9 - 10, 2019



Algebras up to homotopy, or homotopy algebras, such as $A_\infty$, $C_\infty$, $E_\infty$ and $L_\infty$, play an increasingly important role in many areas of mathematics and physics, like topology, mathematical physics, and deformation theory.  Let us mention a few examples of interest. Homotopy Lie algebras, also known as $L_\infty$-algebras, have been essential in Kontsevich's proof of deformation quantization. In algebraic topology, $C_\infty$ and $L_\infty$-algebras arise as structures governing the rational homotopy type of spaces, and $E_\infty$-(co)algebras naturally appear as an algebraic structure on infinite loop spaces and on the singular (co)chains of any space. Recent advances in this line include the use of higher homotopy algebras to model all sorts of interesting spaces, such as mapping spaces, sections of fiber bundles, configuration spaces, among many others.

This mini-conference focuses on the most recent developments and applications of homotopy algebras in topology.


Organizers

José Moreno-Fernández (MPIM Bonn)
Felix Wierstra (MPIM Bonn)
 

Provisory list of speakers:

 
Alexander Berglund* (Stockholm University)
Ricardo Campos (Université de Montpellier)
Joana Cirici (Universitat de Barcelona)
Vladimir Dotsenko (Trinity College Dublin)
Benoit Fresse (Université de Lille)
Najib Idrissi (Université Paris Diderot)
Pascal Lambrechts (Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve)
Aniceto Murillo (Universidad de Malaga)
Fernando Muro (Universidad de Sevilla)

* to be con firmed.

Registration

Please use the following link.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by March 31, 2019.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by April 15, 2019. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact HHAIT@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.
 

WARNING - HOTEL SCAM ALERT: Business Travel Management (BTM)
Note to conference participants: Please read the WARNING regarding a fraudulent travel and hotel booking scheme. All hotel bookings should only be made directly through our housing department (housing@mpim-bonn.mpg.de).

 

 

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Conference on "Enumerative Arithmetic and the Cohen–Lenstra Heuristics", June 3 - 7, 2019

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Organiser(s): 
Alex Bartel & Efthymios Sofos
Date: 
Mon, 03/06/2019 - 09:00 - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 16:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

 

Conference on "Enumerative Arithmetic and the Cohen–Lenstra Heuristics", June 3 - 7, 2019
 

The purpose of the workshop is to survey recent progress and promising future research directions on statistical properties of class groups of number fields, of Selmer groups of elliptic curves, and related topics. The conference will feature a mixture of overview talks and more specialised research talks, as well as contributed talks by early career researchers. There will also be ample time for informal discussions and collaborations.
 

Organizers

Alex Bartel (Glasgow University)
Efthymios Sofos (MPIM Bonn)
 

Selected invited speakers:

 
Brandon Alberts (University of Connecticut)
Jordan Ellenberg* (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Joseph Gunther (Université Paris-Sud (Paris 11/Orsay))
Jack Klys (University  of Calgary)
Peter Koymans (University of Leiden)
Hendrik Lenstra (University of Leiden)
Melanie Matchett Wood (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Djordjo Milovic (University College London (UCL))
Adam Morgan (Glasgow University)
Carlo Pagano (MPIM Bonn)
Beth Romano (University of Cambridge)
Peter Stevenhagen (University of Leiden)
Arul Shankar (University of Toronto)
Alexander Smith (Harvard University)
Ila Varma (UC San Diego)
Jiuya Wang (Duke University)

* to be confirmed

Registration

Please use the following link.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by March 31, 2019.

Contributed talk

If you would like to give a contributed talk, please indicate so on our registration webform by March 31, 2019.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by May 5, 2019. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact arithmetic19@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

 

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Arbeitstagung 2019 on Geometry

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Organiser(s): 
W. Ballmann, C. Blohmann, U. Hamenstädt, and M. Kapovich
Date: 
Mon, 08/07/2019 - 08:00 - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 20:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Arbeitstagung 2019 on Geometry, July 8 - 12, 2019

Organizers

W. Ballmann, U. Hamenstädt, and M. Kapovich

Local Organizers

W. Ballmann and C. Blohmann

Speakers 

de Cornulier, Yves (CNRS and Institut Camille Jordan, Université Lyon 1)
Di Nezza, Eleonora (La Sorbonne Université, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
Fisher, David (Indiana University - Bloomington)
Gelander, Tsachik (The Weizmann Institute of Science)
Kleiner, Bruce (New York University)
Markovic, Vladimir (Caltech)
Song, Antoine (Princeton University)

Minicourses by

Gelander, Tsachik (The Weizmann Institute of Science)
Kleiner, Bruce (New York University)


In addition to the scheduled talks, 6 more lectures will be determined in the traditional Arbeitstagung way by open discussion during the meeting.

Schedule
 

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

8:30-9:30
Registration

 

 

 

 

9:30-10:30
Kleiner

9:30-10:30
Kleiner

9:30-10:30
Kleiner

9:30-10:30
Gelander

9:30-10:30
Gelander

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-12:00
Di Nezza

11:00-12:00
Song

11:00-12:00
Gelander

11:00-12:00
Wang

11:00-12:00
Fisher

12:00-12:30
Program discussion

12:00-12:30
Program discussion
12:00-13:00
Zagier
  

12:30-15:00
Lunch break

12:30-15:00
Lunch break


Free afternoon

12:00-15:00
Lunch break

 

15:00-16:00
de Cornulier

15:00-16:00
Di Cerbo

 

15:00-16:00
Vdovina

 

16:00-16:30
Tea

16:00-16:30
Tea

 

16:00-16:30
Tea

 

16:30-17:30
Markovic

16:30-17:30
Pozzetti

 

16:30-17:30
Viaggi

 

 

19:00-22:00
Conference dinner

   

 

Registration

Please register under the following link.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by April 7, 2019.

Social events

There will be a reception in the evening of Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the University Club. Participants who would like to attend the reception are asked to state this on the registration webform.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by June 14, 2019. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

For any further inquiries please send an email to AT2019@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

 

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Conference on "Integrability, Geometry and Moduli", July 29 - August 2, 2019

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Organiser(s): 
Gaëtan Borot, Olivia Dumitrescu, Steven Rayan, Don Zagier
Date: 
Mon, 29/07/2019 - 10:00 - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

 

Conference on "Integrability, Geometry and Moduli" July 29 - August 2, 2019
 

This is a conference in honor of Motohico Mulase's 65th birthday. It will cover recent advances around the following themes

  • Quantization of moduli spaces, in particular the Hitchin moduli space of Higgs bundles
  • Gromov-Witten theory, Frobenius manifolds, integrable hierarchies, cohomological field theories
  • Geometry of quiver varieties, wall-crossing phenomena
  • Mirror symmetry, topological string theory, quantum invariants of 3-manifolds
  • Topological recursion, quantum curves, and application to geometry and enumerative problems (Hurwitz theory, random matrix theory, ribbon graphs)

Connections between these fields are apparent from the physics perspective and research is trying to make rigorous sense of these relationships. Encouraging the exchanges between mathematicians and theoretical physicists will thus be an important dimension of the conference. More details available soon.

Organizers

Gaëtan Borot (MPIM Bonn)
Olivia Dumitrescu (Central Michigan University)
Steven Rayan (University of Saskatchewan)
Don Zagier (MPIM Bonn)
 

Provisory list of speakers:

 
Philip Boalch (Université Paris-Sud, Orsay)
Ivan Cherednik (UNC Chapel Hill & ETH Zürich)
Ron Donagi (University of Pennsylvania)
Bertrand Eynard (IPHT CEA Saclay, UMR 3681 / IHEs / CRM)
Laura Fredrickson (Stanford)
Kenji Fukaya (Stony Brook)
Stavros Garoufalidis (MPIM Bonn & Georgia Institute of Technology)
Hiroshi Iritani (Kyoto University)
Albrecht Klemm (Bonn Universität)
Melissa Liu (Columbia University)
Yuri Manin (MPIM Bonn)
Hannah Markwig (Tübingen Universität)
Takuro Mochizuki (RIMS Kyoto)
Hiraku Nakajima (IPMU Tokyo)
Paul Norbury (Melbourne University)
Tony Pantev (University of Pennsylvania)
Yan Soibelman (Kansas State University)
Katrin Wendland (Freiburg University)
Don Zagier (MPIM Bonn)

Registration

The registration is closed.

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by April 28, 2019.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by July 12, 2019. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact moduli19@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

Further information

There will be a special issue of SIGMA related to the conference:  https://www.emis.de/journals/SIGMA/Mulase.html

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Hausdorff School on Log-correlated Fields

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Organiser(s): 
Gaëtan Borot (MPIM), Anton Bovier (Bonn), Margherita Disertori (Bonn), Patrik Ferrari (Bonn)
Date: 
Wed, 13/06/2018 - 09:00 - 17:15
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

For more information see:

https://www.hcm.uni-bonn.de/events/eventpages/hausdorff-school/hausdorff-school-2018/log-correlated-fields-2018/

Schedule June 11-14, 2018:
https://www.hcm.uni-bonn.de/events/eventpages/hausdorff-school/hausdorff-school-2018/log-correlated-fields-2018/schedule/

Conference on: Algebraic Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations on the occasion of Jens Carsten Jantzen's 70th birthday, November 22 - 24, 2018

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Blohmann, Wolfgang Soergel, Catharina Stroppel, Geordie Williamson
Date: 
Thu, 22/11/2018 - 08:30 - Sat, 24/11/2018 - 18:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

 

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Conference on:

Algebraic Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations
on the occasion of Jens Carsten Jantzen's 70th birthday

November 22 - 24, 2018

Organizers

Wolfgang Soergel (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
Catharina Stroppel (Universität Bonn)
Geordie Williamson (University of Sydney)

Christian Blohmann (MPIM Bonn, local organizer)
 

Speakers include

Michel Brion (Université Grenoble Alpes)
Dietrich Burde (University of Vienna)
Ana Caraiani (Imperial College, London)
Stephen Donkin (University of York)
Rolf Farnsteiner (Universität Kiel)
Peter Fleischmann (University of Kent)
Anthony Joseph (Weizmann Insitute)
Gustav Lehrer (University of Sydney)
George Lusztig (MIT)
George McNinch (Tufts University)
Gerhard Röhrle (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Rudolf Tange (University of Leeds)
 


Registration

Please use the following link.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by October 1st, 2018. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact jantzen70@mpim-bonn.mpg.de

 

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Conference on Arithmetic and Automorphic Forms on the occasion of Günter Harder's 80th birthday, March 12 - 14, 2018

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Organiser(s): 
W.Ballmann, M.Rapoport, and J. Schwermer
Date: 
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 08:00 - Wed, 14/03/2018 - 20:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Conference on
Arithmetic and Automorphic Forms
on the occasion of Günter Harder's 80th birthday
March 12 - 14, 2018

https://www.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/webfm_send/431

Scientific Committee

Werner Ballmann, Michael Rapoport, and Joachim Schwermer

Local Organizer

Werner Ballmann and Christian Blohmann

Speakers

Kai Behrend (U British Columbia)
Spencer Bloch (U Chicago)
Gaetan Chenevier (U Paris-Sud, Orsay)
Mark Goresky (IAS Princeton)
Tasho Kaletha (U Michigan)
Stephen S. Kudla (U Toronto)
Richard Pink (ETH Zürich)
Anantharam Raghuram (IISER Pune)
Andrei Rapinchuk (U Virginia)
Peter Scholze (U Bonn)
Carlos Simpson (U Nice)
Gerard van der Geer (U Amsterdam)

Autor: Klaus Wohlfahrt.
Quelle: Bildarchiv des Mathematischen
Forschungsinstituts Oberwolfach.

Registration

To register please use the registration webform. There is no registration fee. For any further inquiries please send an email to Harder2018@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

https://www.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/webfm_send/433

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by November 30, 2017.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by January 31, 2018. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

 

 

 

 Autor: Klaus Wohlfahrt.
Quelle: Bildarchiv des Mathematischen
Forschungsinstituts Oberwolfach.

 

This event is a cooperation with the Mathematical Institute of the University of Bonn.

Conference "Higher algebra and mathematical physics", August 13 - 17, 2018

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Organiser(s): 
D. Ayala, L. Brantner, K. Costello, O. Gwilliam, A. Henriques, T. Johnson-Freyd, A. Mazel-Gee, P. Teichner
Date: 
Mon, 13/08/2018 - 08:30 - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 21:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

 

Double conference "Higher algebra and mathematical physics"

August 13 - 17, 2018

A double conference is a new eco-friendly conference format, whose purpose is to reduce long-distance travel while still fostering long distance interaction. Events take place in two different locations connected by live video stream

 

North American location

at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

European Location

at Max Planck Institute for Mathematics 

  

Link: www.perimeterinstitute.ca/HAMP
Registration: Please use the following link

Link: www.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/HAMP
Registration: Please use the following link

  
SpeakersSpeakers

Davide Gaiotto (Perimeter Institute)
Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto University)
Matilde Marcolli* (Perimeter Institute)
David Nadler (UC Berkeley)
Andrew Neitzke (UT Austin)
Stephan Stolz (U. of Notre Dame)
Valerio Toledano Laredo (Northeastern  University) 

* to be confirmed

Damien Calaque (Montpellier University)
Tobias Dyckerhoff (Bonn University)
Lotte Hollands (Heriot-Watt University)
Sylvie Paycha (Potsdam University)
Joerg Teschner (Hamburg University)
Bertrand Toen (Toulouse University)
Katrin Wendland (Freiburg University)       

 

  

 

"Higher algebra" has become important throughout mathematics, physics, and mathematical physics, and this conference will bring together leading experts in higher algebra and its mathematical physics applications.

In physics, the term "algebra" is used quite broadly: any time you can take two operators or fields, multiply them, and write the answer in some standard form, a physicist will be happy to call this an "algebra". "Higher algebra" is characterized by the appearance of a hierarchy of multilinear operations (e.g. A-infty and L-infty algebras). These structures can be higher categorical in nature (e.g. derived categories, cohomology theories), and can involve mixtures of operations and cooperations (Hopf algebras, Frobenius algebras, etc.). Some of these notions are purely algebraic (e.g. algebra objects in a category), while others are quite geometric (e.g. shifted symplectic structures).

An early manifestation of higher algebra in high-energy physics was supersymmetry. Supersymmetry makes quantum field theory richer and thus more complicated, but at the same time many aspects become more tractable and many problems become exactly solvable. Since then, higher algebra has made numerous appearances in mathematical physics, both high- and low-energy.

The conference speakers and participants, drawn from both sides of the Atlantic and connected by live video streams, will explore these myriad aspects of higher algebra in mathematical physics.

Organizers

David Ayala (Montana State University)
Lukas Brantner (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics)
Kevin Costello (Perimeter Institute)
Owen Gwilliam (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics)
Andre Henriques (Oxford University)
Theo Johnson-Freyd (Perimeter Institute)
Aaron Mazel-Gee (University of Southern California)
Peter Teichner (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics)

Financial support

Limited financial support is available. If you need support, you can add your request on the registration webform with a brief justification. Requests for financial support will have to be made by April 30, 2018.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please state this on the registration webform. We can only honor requests for hotel reservations made by July 10, 2018. If you would like to make a hotel reservation by yourself you will find a list of hotels here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact HAMP-Bonn@mpim-bonn.mpg.de

 

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