GROW 2016 Schedule of Events
|Friday, October 14||4:00pm-5:00pm||Symmetries and telling all these curves apart: Student Seminar (attendance optional)||
Dylan Wilson, Northwestern University
|5:00pm||Casual Student Organized Dinners (attendance optional)|
|Saturday, October 15||8:30am-9:30am||Breakfast|
|9:30am-9:45am||Welcome Discussion||Bryna Kra, Northwestern University|
|9:45am-10:30am||What calculus tells us about life||Nancy Rodriguez-Bunn, University of North Carolina|
Panel Discussion: What is research in math?
Moderator: Laura DeMarco
|Antonio Auffinger, Sara Clifton, Dusa McDuff, Lillian Pierce, Nancy Rodriguez-Bunn|
|1:00pm-2:00pm||Campus Walk and Tour|
|2:00pm-2:45pm||Self-driving cars and the Riemann hypothesis||Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University|
Panel discussion: Academic careers in math
Moderator: Ezra Getzler
|Daniel Abrams, Bryna Kra, Ursula Porod, Guillaume Roy-Fortin, Brooke Shipley|
|4:15pm-5:30pm||Break-Out Sessions: Graduate School Applications, REU Applications, Applied Mathematical Research, Pure Math Research|
|6:00pm||Banquet Dinner with Keynote Address: My life in mathematics||Dusa McDuff, Barnard College, Columbia University|
|Sunday, October 16||8:30am-9:30am||Breakfast|
|9:30am-10:15am||Algebra in topology and topology in algebra||Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University|
Panel Discussion: Nuts and bolts of getting into graduate school
Moderator: Paul Goerss
|David Chopp, Teena Gerhardt, Martha Precup, Candice Price, Eric Zaslow|
|12:00pm||Lunch and Departures|
The Student Seminar on Friday, October 14 will take place in Room 105 of Lunt Hall, located at 2033 Sheridan Road.
The Banquet Dinner on Saturday, October 15 will take place in The Guild Lounge in Scott Hall, located at 601 Univeristy Place.
All other Saturday and Sunday activities will take place in The Garage at Northwestern, located at 2311 Campus Drive, Suite 2300.