Midwest Dynamical Systems Conference

Northwestern University
November 3-5, 2017
Evanston, IL

  Jacopo De Simoi, University of Toronto  
  Daniel Groves, University of Illinois at Chicago  
  Patrick Ingram, York University  
  Boris Kalinin, Penn State University  
  Alex Kontorovich, Rutgers University  
  Joel Moreira, Northwestern University  
  Rohini Ramadas, Harvard University  
  Scott Schmieding, Northwestern University  
  Liz Vivas, Ohio State University  

November 3 Lunt Hall 105  
4:10 Colloquium Lecture: Alex Kontorovich   Geometry and arithmetic of crystallographic packings
5:15 Wine & Cheese Reception in the common room (2nd floor of Lunt)    
November 4 Technological Institute M345  
8:30 Breakfast    
9:00 Jacopo De Simoi   Spectral rigidity and planar convex billiards
10:00 Rohini Ramadas   Algebraic dynamics from topological and holomorphic dynamics
11:00 Coffee and snacks    
11:30 Scott Schmieding   Automorphisms of the shift: Lyapunov exponents and the dimension representation
12:30-2:30 Lunch break    
2:30 Joel Moreira   Multiple recurrence along sparse sequences over thick sets
3:30 Coffee and snacks    
4:00 Daniel Groves   Uniform versus non-uniform convergence action on the two-sphere
November 5
Daylight Savings
(set your clocks back!)
Technological Institute M345  
8:30 Breakfast    
9:00 Patrick Ingram   The critical height and its depleted variants
10:00 Liz Vivas   Scattering methods for skew-product parabolic maps
11:00 Coffee and snacks    
11:30 Boris Kalinin   Normal forms on contracting foliations

Other Information
Campus Maps
"Room Finder" and Maps of TECH, the Technological Institute Building.
Participant List (updated October 31)
Past conferences and information about the e-mailing list
Registration. To register, please send an email to midwestdynamics2017@gmail.com with subject heading REGISTRATION, containing your name, your university, and your advisor's name if you are a student. There is some funding for junior participants and those without grants; please indicate in your email if you would like to request funding for travel or lodging. Include the amount requested, and remember that you must use a US air carrier if you request airfare reimbursement. Graduate students requesting hotel support are asked to share rooms.
Hotels. We have not blocked any hotel rooms for this event or made any special arrangements for accommodation (except for the speakers). Please make your reservations early.
This event is funded by the National Science Foundation and Northwestern University.
Organizers: Laura DeMarco, Ken Jacobs, and Bryna Kra