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Sunday, 17 September, 2017 — Friday, 13 July, 2018 Symposium 2017-2018
Organisers: Brian Bowditch, Chris Leininger, Saul Schleimer, John Smillie and Karen Vogtmann — 2017-2018 Warwick EPSRC Symposium on Geometry, Topology and Dynamics in Low Dimensions
Monday, 11 December, 2017 — Thursday, 14 December, 2017 Non Symposium
Organiser: Dan Kral — DIMAP 10 Year Anniversary Workshop
Monday, 11 December, 2017 — Friday, 15 December, 2017 Symposium
Organisers: Nathan Dunfield, Stephan Tillmann, Saul Schleimer — Computation in geometric topology
Monday, 11 December, 2017 Non-Symposium
Organiser: Jose Rodrigo — LMS Network on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs
Monday, 11 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 LMS Network on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs
Eugene Shargorodsky (King's College London) — An estimate for the Morse index of a Stokes wave and the Khuri-Martin-Wu conjecture
Monday, 11 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Jessica Purcell (Monash) — Effective geometry and thin tubes
Monday, 11 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi (NII, Tokyo) — Approximation algorithms for topological graph theory
Monday, 11 December, 2017, 4:45 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Arie Koster (RWTH Aachen) — Robust combinatorial optimization: From knapsacks to day-ahead planning of combined beat-and-power plants
Monday, 11 December, 2017, 5:30 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Bernard Ries (Fribourg) — On contact VPG graphs
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 9:00 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Daniela Kühn (Birmingham) — Decompositions of graphs and hypergraphs
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 9:30 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Antonin Guilloux (Pierre et Marie Curie) — Volume function on character varieties
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 9:45 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Benny Sudakov (ETH Zürich) — Submodular minimization and set-systems with restricted intersections
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Eriko Hironaka (Florida, AMS) — Directed train tracks for fibered hyperbolic manifolds
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Susanne Albers (TU München) — On energy conservation in data centers
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 11:45 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Harald Räcke (TU München) — Reordering buffer management in general metric spaces
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Nati Linial (Hebrew University) — High-dimensional permutations
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 2:00 pm, Room MS.05 Algebraic Geometry
DongSeon Hwang (Ajou University) — Log del Pezzo Surfaces of Picard Number One
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Marc Culler (UIC) — Computing A-polynomials
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 2:45 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Julia Wolf (Bristol) — Some applications of relative entropy in additive combinatorics
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Bruno Martelli (Pisa) — Shadow complexity of smooth closed four-manifolds
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Mathias Englert (Warwick) — Comparison-based buffer management in QoS switches
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Anita Liebenau (Monash) — On the Erd s-Hajnal conjecture for trees
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Péter Pál Pach (Warwick) — Polynomials, rank and cap sets
Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Rahul Savani (Liverpool) — Reachability switching games
Wednesday, 13 December, 2017, 9:00 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Richard Cole (NYU) — The analysis of asynchronous coordinate descent
Wednesday, 13 December, 2017, 9:45 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Joël Ouaknine (Max-Planck-Institut for Software Systems, Saarbrücken) — Decision problems for linear recurrence sequences
Wednesday, 13 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Nikhil Bansal (TU Eindhoven) — An algorithmic version of Banaszczyk's discrepancy theorem
Wednesday, 13 December, 2017, 11:45 am, Room MS.02 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP
Mikkel Thorup (Copenhagen) — Deterministic global minimum cut of a simple graph in near-linear time
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 9:00 am, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Leslie Valiant (Harvard) — What needs to be added to machine learning?
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 9:30 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Arnaud de Mesmay (CNRS, Gipsa-Lab) — Hard embedding problems in three dimensions
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 9:45 am, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Uri Zwick (Tel Aviv) — Selection from heaps, row-sorted matrices and X+Y using soft heaps
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Eric Samperton (UC Davis) — Computational complexity and three-manifolds and zombies
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Haris Aziz (NICTA, Sydney) — A discrete and bounded envy-free cake cutting protocol for any number of agents
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 11:45 am, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Paul Goldberg (Oxford) — TFNP: An Update
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 2:00 pm, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Michael Fischer (Yale) — Consensus-like Problems in social choice theory
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
William Worden (Temple) — Experimental statistics of veering triangulations
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 2:40 pm, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Leslie Goldberg (Oxford) — The computational complexity of two-state spin systems (revisited)
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Brendan Owens (Glasgow) — A computer search for ribbon alternating links
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Martin Dyer (Leeds) — Graph homomorphisms and constraint satisfaction
Thursday, 14 December, 2017, 4:45 pm, Room MS.02 Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday Workshop
Mark Jerrum (QMUL) — Partial rejection sampling
Friday, 15 December, 2017, 9:30 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Caroline Series (Warwick, LMS) — The suggestive power of pictures
Friday, 15 December, 2017, 11:00 am, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Steven Sivek (Imperial) — On the complexity of torus knot recognition
Friday, 15 December, 2017, 2:30 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Benjamin Burton (Queensland) — Topology on tiny machines: logspace and finite-state complexity
Friday, 15 December, 2017, 4:00 pm, Room B3.03 Computation in Geometric Topology
Arnaud Chéritat (Toulouse) — Raster rendering and applications to the depiction of hyperbolic plane and of kleinian groups
Monday, 18 December, 2017 Non-Symposium
Organiser: Thomas Hudson — Variational Approaches to Problems in Solid Mechanics
Tuesday, 19 December, 2017, 3:00 pm, Room MS.04 Geometry & Topology / Algebra
Robert Gray (UEA) — Topological finiteness properties of monoids
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability Seminar
Benjamin Gess (MPI Leipzig) — TBA
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 
Benjamin Gess (MPI Leipzig)
Friday, 19 January, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
Dmitri Vassiliev (UCL)
Monday, 22 January, 2018, Room B3.02 Non-Symposium
Organiser: Simon French — Mir@W day: Theory and Applications of Expert Judgement in Risk and Decision Analysis
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability seminar
Marton Balazs (University of Bristol) — TBA
Monday, 12 February, 2018 — Friday, 16 February, 2018 Non-Symposium
Organiser: Marco Schlichting — K-theory, A1-homotopy and quadratic forms
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability seminar
Antti Knowles (University of Geneva) — TBA
Friday, 23 February, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
David Sauzin� (CNRS Pisa)
Wednesday, 28 February, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability seminar
Hugo Duminil-Copin (IHES) — TBA
Friday, 2 March, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
Paul Milewski (Bath)
Friday, 9 March, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
Vladimir Markovic (CalTech)
Wednesday, 14 March, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability seminar
Peter Fritz (TU Berlin) — TBA
Monday, 19 March, 2018 — Friday, 23 March, 2018 Symposium
Organisers: Corinna Ulcigrai, Anton Zorich, John Smillie — Teichmüller dynamics
Monday, 9 April, 2018 — Friday, 13 April, 2018 Symposium
Organisers: Mladen Bestvina, Tara Brendle, Chris Leininger — Geometry of Teichmüller space and mapping class groups
Monday, 16 April, 2018 — Friday, 20 April, 2018 Symposium
Organisers: Ruth Charney, Karen Vogtmann — Geometry of outer spaces and outer automorphism groups
Wednesday, 25 April, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability Seminar
Jan Maas (IST Austria) — TBA
Wednesday, 9 May, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Probability seminar
Marco Furlan (Paris) — TBA
Friday, 1 June, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
Neil O'Connell (University College Dublin)
Friday, 15 June, 2018, 4:00 pm, Room B3.02 Colloquium
Marcelo Viana (IMPA) — tbc
Monday, 18 June, 2018 — Thursday, 21 June, 2018 Non-Symposium
Organisers: Anuj Dawar (Cambridge), Zdenek Dvorak (Charles University) and Dan Kral (Warwick) — Structural sparsity, logic and algorithms
Monday, 2 July, 2018 — Friday, 6 July, 2018 Symposium
Organisers: John Parker, Ser Peow Tan, Brian Bowditch — Representation varieties and geometric structures in low dimensions
Monday, 9 July, 2018 — Friday, 13 July, 2018 Symposium
Organisers: Piotr Przytycki, Michah Sageev, Brian Bowditch — Graphs, surfaces, and cube complexes

Last updated:  11 December 2017, 10:33