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South West PDE Winter School 2012

5-6 January 2012
Local Organiser: Peter Topping (Warwick)

The SW PDE Winter School is an annual event organised by the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Oxford, Swansea and Warwick.

Main speakers 2012:

Camillo De Lellis (Uni-Zuerich)
Nicola Gigli (Nice)
Ernst Kuwert (Freiburg)
Georg Weiss (Duesseldorf)


Supported by The Leverhulme Trust and OxPDE.

All talks will be in MS.01 of The Mathematics Institute at The University of Warwick.

Schedule (tentative):

Thursday 5th January 2012:

12.00 - 13.00 Sandwich lunch in the Mathematics Institute common room
13.00 - 14.30 Georg Weiss: Singularities in water waves
14.30 - 15.00 Tea/coffee in the common room
15.00 - 16.30 Ernst Kuwert: Two-dimensional curvature functionals with superquadratic growth
16.30 - 17.00 Tea/coffee
17.00 - 18.00 Simon Blatt (Warwick); Laura Caravenna (Oxford); Huy Nguyen (Warwick) (postdoc talks)

18.10 : Minibuses leaving for Kenilworth
19.30 : Conference Dinner (Loch Fyne in Kenilworth)

Friday 6th January 2012:

9.00 - 10.30 Camillo De Lellis: ODEs and transport equations with rough vector fields
10.30 - 11.00 Tea/coffee in the common room
11.00 - 12.00 Gregor Giesen (Warwick); Adam Boden (Bath); Parth Soneji (Oxford) (PhD talks)
12.00 - 13.30 Hot lunch in the common room
13.30 - 15.00 Nicola Gigli: Notions of differential calculus on metric measure spaces

Financial Support:

NEW: We have a simplified (slightly more generous) funding formula:

All registered participants: We can pay your accommodation (on 5th Jan only), conference meal, both lunches, tea and coffee. We will book the accommodation for you, (you will be informed on 21 December of the details) but you will pay for it yourself (40-60 GBP) and we will then reimburse you. IF YOU PAY ON THE THURSDAY, YOU CAN SUBMIT ALL YOUR FORMS TO US ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE LEAVING. You should seek alternative funds for travel (e.g. from your dept).

Senior people with access to alternative funds to pay their accommodation are encouraged to use them.


Contact: Hazel Higgens Hazel dot Higgens at warwick dot ac dot uk

Aerial photograph of Maths Houses

See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
Past Events 
Past Symposia 

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