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GROW 2016 Schedule of Events

Date Time Event Topic Speakers
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
  10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break  

Panel Discussion: What is research in math?

Moderator: Laura DeMarco

Antonio Auffinger, Sara Clifton, Dusa McDuff, Lillian Pierce, Nancy Rodriguez-Bunn
  12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch  
  1:00pm-2:00pm Campus Walk and Tour  
  2:00pm-2:45pm Self-driving cars and the Riemann hypothesis Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University
  2:45pm-3:15pm Coffee Break  

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
  10:15am-11:00am Coffee Break  

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.

Organizers: Laura DeMarco, Ezra Getzler, Paul GoerssBryna Kra     |    Made possible by The Graduate School of Northwestern University,  the Office of the Provost-Northwestern University,  the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences-Northwestern University, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Mathematics-Northwestern University.  In cooperation with the Association for Women in Mathematics.
This conference supports the Non-Discrimination Statement of the Association for Women in Mathematics
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