Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
April 9-11, 2010
|DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATION|
The 25th Annual Geometry Festival will be held at the
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences from Friday
afternoon, April 9, to Sunday noon, April 11, 2010. All lectures will be
in Room 109 of Warren Weaver Hall (Directions).
Everyone is invited to the Geometry Festival,
and graduate students are especially encouraged to attend.
- Tim Austin (UCLA)
- Xiuxiong Chen (UW Madison)
- Toby Colding (MIT)
- Marianna Csornyei (University College London and Yale)
- Larry Guth (UToronto)
- Jeremy Kahn (SUNY Stony Brook)
- Gang Tian (Princeton)
A list of speakers at previous Geometry Festivals can be found
There will be 7 talks: one late Friday afternoon, 4 on Saturday,
and 2 on Sunday morning, with the conference ending by noon. We will also have a problem session on
There will be a banquet on Saturday evening in the 13th floor
commons room in the Courant building.
Continental breakfast will be served
on Saturday and Sunday mornings, prior to each day's first talk.
Coffee will be available during the hours of the conference.
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following area hotels
at reduced rates.
52 William Street, New York, NY 10005, tel. (212) 269-6400.
This is near Wall street, with good subway
access to NYU. We have reserved a block of standard rooms with
queen size beds at the conference
rate of $126 per night. (PLEASE NOTE: We were initially quoted a conference
rate of $179; if you reserved your room at that rate, please call back
to request the lower rate.) These rooms will be held until March 16.
When calling to reserve your room, please state are affiliated
with an NYU function, and use the group code NYU409.
Washington Square hotel,
103 Waverly Place
New York, New York 10011-9194. This is a few blocks from the
Courant Institute. We have reserved a few rooms
at this hotel at the rate of $245 for April 9-10. Please contact Jianna Schroeder
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in one of these rooms.
We also recommend looking for rooms using one of the standard websites,
such as expedia.com, hotels.com, or tripadvisor.com.
This Geometry Festival is supported by a grant from
The National Science Foundation.
Funds have been set aside for the reimbursement of
travel and hotel costs incurred by qualified applicants.
Strong funding preference will be given to those graduate students
and younger faculty to whom other funds are not available.
Visa holders and other international guests should be prepared
to present their passports, I-94 (arrival/departure record) and
other visa-related documents to festival staff if they wish
to qualify for funding.
Requests for travel support will be accepted up to the time of
Sylvain Cappell, Jeff Cheeger, and Bruce Kleiner.
|This conference has financial support from the NSF, the Courant Institute,
and the University of Pennsylvania.