Glimpses of Mathematics, Now and Then: A Celebration of Karen Uhlenbeck's 80th birthday

Organizers:
Steve Bradlow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Georgios Daskalopoulos, Brown University
Antonella Grassi, University of Pennsylvania/Universita di Bologna
Dan Freed, University of Texas, Austin

Summary:
Karen Uhlenbeck’s landmark theorems on minimal surfaces, gauge theory, and
integrable systems are cornerstones of geometric analysis.  In this
conference we explore how the different fields on which Karen has left her
mark have evolved through time.  We also celebrate her role as a mentor and
advocate for women and underrepresented minorities in our profession.

Speakers:
Brian Collier, University of California, Riverside

Magdalena Czubak, University of Colorado
Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
S-T. Yau, Harvard University
Lilian Pierce, Duke University
Rick Schoen, University of California, Irvine
Cliff Taubes, Harvard University
Chuu-Lian Terng, University of California, Irvine
Graeme Wilkin, University of York
Bobby Wilson, University of Washington

Panels will focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: then and now.
WAM/UT Austin Panelists:
Carina Curto, Penn State University
Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University
Kristing DeVleming, University of Massachusetts
Andreea Nahmod, University of Massachusetts
Gigliola Staffilani, MIT
Lisa Traynor, Bryn Mawr College
Christina Fredrick, NJIT

EDGE Panelists:
Moderator: Ulrica Wilson, Morehouse College/ICERM
Susan D'Agostino, Inside Higher Ed
Laurel Ohm, Princeton University
Omayra Ortega, Sonoma State University/NAM

The conference will be hybrid. Due to IAS Covid policy, attendance is strictly limited.  All others are encouraged to watch via Zoom.  Zoom links will be provided as the dates near.

Date & Time

September 16, 2022 | 9:00am – September 18, 2022 | 2:00pm

Location

Wolfensohn Hall and Remote Access

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