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Donaldson & Sun lectures at 2018 ICM

Regarding the upcoming 2018 ICM:

Simon Donaldson will be presenting the opening plenary lecture –
Some recent developments in Kähler geometry and exceptional holonomy.

Song Sun will be giving a sectional lecture in Geometry –
Degenerations and moduli spaces in Kähler geometry.

Thomas Walpuski awarded 2018 Sloan Fellowship

Thomas Walpuski (Michigan State University) has been awarded a 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in mathematics.

Walpuski will receive a two-year, $65,000 stipend to advance his work on gauge theory of G2-manifolds and the analysis of generalized Seiberg-Witten equations.

Read more: https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2018/msu-mathematics-professor-awarded-prestigious-fellowship/

Bobby Acharya awarded the Lawrence Bragg medal.

Bobby Acharya, one of our Collaboration’s Principal Investigators, has been awarded the 2018 Lawrence Bragg medal from the Institute of Physics. Congratulations, Bobby!

Progress and Open Problems 2018: September 9-12, 2018, SCGP, Stony Brook

Arrival date: Saturday, September 8.
Departure date: Wednesday afternoon, September 12, or Thursday, September 13.

Schedule:

SUN 9 SEP

MON 10 SEP

TUES 11 SEP

WED 12 SEP

8:30 -9:30

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

9:30-10:30

E. Svanes S. Salamon S. Donaldson S. Gukov

10:30-11:00

Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea

11:00-12:00

T. Walpuski Y. Tanaka Y. Zhang G. Chen

12:00-13:00

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch

13:00-14:00

M. Haskins (SCGP Weekly Talk)

13:30

Leave for NYC (from hotel)

14:00-15:00

A. Haydys A. Fino

15:30-16:00

Tea Tea Tea

16:00-17:00

D. Morrison H. Hein M. Upmeier

18:00-20:00

Conference Banquet

Speakers:

This conference will be immediately followed by our Second annual meeting held at the Simons Foundation in New York City.

Geometric Flows and Special Holonomy, Imperial College, 4-8 June 2018

Arrival Date: Sunday June 3. Departure Date: Saturday June 9. All but one of our meetings are in Huxley 140. Registration and coffee/tea are in the Huxley 5th floor common room.


Schedule

MON 4 JUN

TUE 5 JUN

WED 6 JUN

THU 7 JUN

FRI 8 JUN

9:00 -9:30

Registration

9:30-10:30

F. Schulze J. Lotay 1 J. Lotay 2 L. Wang R. Bryant

10:30-11:30

Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea

11:30-12:30

A. Waldron 1 D. Joyce A. Waldron 2 P. Pandit 2 S. Donaldson 1

12:30-14:30

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch

14:30-15:30

E. Cabezas-Rivas 1 E. Cabezas-Rivas 2 P. Pandit 1 C. Viana S. Donaldson 2
Huxley 340

15:30-16:00

Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea Coffee/tea

16:00-17:00

T. Wiseman A. Fino Free discussion C.-J. Tsai Meeting ends

19:00

Meeting dinner

Speakers:

Structure of Collapsed Special Holonomy Spaces, Duke University, 9-13 April 2018

Arrival date: Sunday, April 8, 2018. Departure date: Friday, April 13, 2018.

The conference venue is the 21C Hotel in downtown Durham, North Carolina. 


Schedule

MON 9 APR

TUE 10 APR

WED 11 APR

THU 12 APR

FRI 13 APR

8:00 -9:00

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast

9:00-10:00

R. Zhang J. Cheeger X. Rong R. Zhang D. Morrison

10:00-10:15

Q+A Q+A Q+A Q+A Q+A

10:15-11:00

Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee

11:00-12:00

Y. Zhang R. Mazzeo R. Mazzeo Y. Li Y. Li

12:00-2:00

Lunch/Discussion Lunch/Discussion Lunch/Discussion Lunch/Discussion Lunch/Discussion

2:00-3:00

G. Wei G. Chen L. Foscolo M. Haskins S. Salamon

3:00-3:30

Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee

3:30-4:30

R. Zhang Y. Zhang J. Viaclovsky Discussion

7:00-9:00

Conference banquet

Speakers:

 

Sir Simon Donaldson to deliver the Marston Morse Lecture Series

Sir Simon Donaldson, one of our Collaboration’s Principal Investigators, will deliver the Marston Morse Lectures at the Institute for Advanced Study during the first week of April, 2018, under the general title “Exceptional holonomy and related geometric structures.” The detailed schedule of lectures is here.

Robert Bryant delivers the McKnight-Zame Distinguished Lecture

Collaboration Director Dr. Robert Bryant delivered the 2018 McKnight-Zame Distinguished Lecture at the University of Miami on March 1, 2018. The lecture, entitled “From Mechanics, to Algebra, to Geometry: The Notion of Holonomy,” introduced a general mathematical audience to the main theme of this Collaboration. Further details about the lecture series and Dr. Bryant’s lecture can be found here.

Gauge Theory and Special Holonomy, Imperial College, January 8-12, 2018

Arrival date: Sunday, January 7, 2018. Departure date: Saturday, January 13, 2018.

Talks will take place at Huxley Building   [ click for map ] —
→ Monday-Wednesday: Huxley Building room 140
→ Thursday-Friday: Huxley Building room 340 & 139 (see chart below)


Schedule

MON 8 JAN

TUE 9 JAN

WED 10 JAN

THU 11 JAN

FRI 12 JAN

9.00 -9.30

Registration

9.30-10.30

Walpuski  Joyce Haydys Weiß
(Huxley 340)
Li
(Huxley 340)

10.30-11.00

Q+A Q+A Q+A Q+A Q+A

11.00-11.30

Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee

11.30-12.30

Thomas Walpuski Thomas He
(Huxley 340)
Acharya
(Huxley 340)

12.30-2.00

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch

2.00-3.00

Sibley Doan Toma Cherkis
(Huxley 139)
Nordström
(Huxley 340)

3.00-3.30

Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee

3.30-4.30

de la Ossa Discussion Svanes Discussion
(Huxley 139)
Chen
(Huxley 340)

7.00-9.00

Social dinner

Speakers:

 

Special Holonomy: Progress and Open Problems 2017: September 10-13, 2017, SCGP, Stony Brook

Arrival date: Saturday, September 9.
Departure date: Wednesday afternoon, September 13, or Thursday, September 14.

Schedule

Sun. Sept. 10 Mon. Sept. 11 Tues. Sept. 12 Wed. Sept. 13
8:30 BREAKFAST
9:30 Simon Salamon Bobby Acharya Aleksander Doan Gao Chen
10:30 MORNING BREAK
11:00 Jason Lotay Daniel Butter Sebastian Goette Joel Fine
12:00 LUNCH
1:15 Gavin Ball Lorenzo Foscolo Sergei Gukov Thomas Walpuski
2:30 Robert Bryant Johannes Nordström Samson Shatashvili Song Sun
3:30 AFTERNOON TEA
4:00 Discussion Discussion Discussion

Speakers & Lecture titles:

This conference will be immediately followed by our First annual meeting held at the Simons Foundation in New York City.