# Schedule

Monday 26th March 2012

08:00-09:20 Registration in B1:37

09:20-10:10 **Ivan Corwin** (Microsoft Research & MIT) *Beyond the Gaussian universality class*

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

10:40-11:30 **Timo Seppalainen** (University of Wisconsin-Madison) *I: KPZ universality for interacting stochastic models*

11:40-12:30 **Balint Virag** (Toronto) *Operator limits of random matrices, Part I*

12:30-14:40 Lunch Break

14:40-15:30 **Jonathan Mattingly** (Duke) *TITLE TBC*

15:30-16:00 Tea Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

16:00-16:50 **Arnab Sen** (Cambridge) *Random Toeplitz matrices*

17:00-17:50 **Thierry Lévy** (Université Paris 6) *The master field on the plane*

18:00 Dinner and Drinks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

Tuesday 27th March 2012

09:20-10:10 **Theo Sturm** (Bonn) *I:* *Riemannian structure on the space of probability measures and gradient flows*

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

10:40-11:30 **Andrew Stuart** (Warwick) *Posterior consistency for Bayesian inverse problems*

11:40-12:30 **Balint Virag** (Toronto) *Operator limits of random matrices, Part II*

12:30-14:40 Lunch Break

14:40-15:30 **Jonathan Mattingly** (Duke) *TITLE TBC*

15:30-16:00 Tea Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

16:00-16:50 **Yves Lejan** (Orsay) *The signature of Brownian paths*

Wednesday 28th March 2012

10:00-10:50 **Theo Sturm** (Bonn)*II: Optimal transport, entropy and Ricci bounds on metric measure spaces *

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

11:30-12:20 **Timo Seppalainen** (University of Wisconsin-Madison) *II: Directed polymers in random environments *

12:30-13:30 Lunch in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

13:30-14:20 **Julien Berestycki** (Paris) *Branching processes with selection *

14:30-15:20 **Max von Renesse** (Berlin) *Hamiltonian Mechanics on Wasserstein Space and Quantum Fluid Models*

18:00 Transport to Stratford/Conference Dinner will leave from the back of the Mathematics building and will return to campus at the end of the evening

Thursday 29th March 2012

09:20-10:10 **Theo Sturm** (Bonn)*III:* *Optimal transport between random measures**Optimal transport between random measures *

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

10:40-11:30 **Timo Seppalainen** (University of Wisconsin-Madison) *III: The output theorem in M/M/1 queues and directed polymer models*

11:40-12:30 **Ben Hambly** (Oxford) *The Invariance principle for the random conductance model*

12:30-14:40 Lunch Break

14:40-15:30 **Jonathan Mattingly** (Duke) *TITLE TBC*

15:30-16:00 Tea Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

16:00-16:50 **Jonathan Jordan** (Sheffield) *Geometric preferential attachment graphs*

Friday 30th March 2012

09:20-10:10 **Amanda Turner** (Lancaster) *Hastings-Levitov aggregation and the Brownian web *

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

10:40-11:30 **Timo Seppalainen** (University of Wisconsin-Madison) *IV: Tropical RSK correspondence and directed polymers *

11:40-12:30 **Nikos Zygouras** (Warwick) *Subgaussian concentration and rates of convergence in directed polymers*

12:30-14:40 Lunch Break

14:40-15:30** Jonathan Mattingly** (Duke) *TITLE TBC*

15:30-16:00 Tea Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

16:00-16:50 **Nadia Sidorova** (UCL) *A conditioning principle for Galton-Watson trees*