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Conference in honour of H.O. Georgii

Conference in honour of Hans-Otto Georgii at Ludwig-Maximilans Universität München, Munich, Germany, 17th-18th July 2009. Prof. H.-O. Georgii is turning 65 in 2009. He is the author of several fundamental contributions to mathematical statistical mechanics, Gibbs measures, large deviations, and point processes. The Mathematics Institute of LMU Munich is organizing a conference with contributions in his field of expertise.

Speakers: E. Baake (Bielefeld), G. Grimmett (Cambridge), A. Klenke (Mainz), R. Kotecký (Warwick), Errico Presutti (Rome), T. Richthammer (Los Angeles), H. Spohn (Munich), V. Zagrebnov (Marseille), H. Zessin (Bielefeld).

Organizers: S. Adams (Warwick/Munich) and F. Merkl (Munich)

Venue: Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Mathematisches Institut, Theresienstrasse 39, D-80333 München, Germany

Programme (Abstracts)

Friday, 17th July; the first two talks are in room C 111, the last talk in room A 027

14:00 h - 14:40 h R. Kotecký (Warwick), Potts antiferromagnet: a case of purely entropic order at zero temperature

14:50 h - 15:30 h H. Zessin (Bielefeld), The Papangelou process

15:30 h - 16:15 h Coffee break

16:15 h - 17:15 h E. Presutti (Rome), Stationary non equilibrium states: from microscopic to macroscopic descriptions

17:15 h - 18:00 h wine and cheese reception

19:00 h Dinner at the restaurant Alter Hof in München

Saturday, 18 th July; all talks are in room A 027

10:00 h - 10:40 h E. Baake (Bielefeld), Ancestral processes for mutation-selection models of population genetics

10:50 h - 11:30 h H. Spohn (Munich), TASEP and directed last passage percolation

11:30 h - 12:00 h Coffee break

12:00 h - 12:40 h G. Grimmett (Cambridge), Sharp-thresholds and the 2d Ising model

12:50 h - 14:40 h lunch break

14:40 h - 15:20 h V. Zagrebnov (Marseille), Boson Random Point Fields

15:30 h - 16:00 h Coffee break

16:00 h - 16:40 h A. Klenke (Mainz), Multiple Non-Intersection Exponents of Planar Brownian Motion

16:50 h - 17:30 h T. Richthammer (Los Angeles), A proof of Aldous' spectral gap conjecture

18:30 h closing Dinner