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