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GROW 2017 Schedule of Events

Date Time Event Topic Speakers
Friday, October 13 4:00pm-5:00pm Student Seminar: Can you hear the shape of a drum? (attendance optional) Perry Kleinhenz,         Northwestern University
  5:00pm Casual Student Organized Dinners (attendance optional)  
Saturday, October 14 8:30am-9:30am Breakfast  
  9:30am-9:45am Welcome Discussion Bryna Kra,         Northwestern University
  9:45am-10:30am Research Lecture: Pasting polynomials together

Sarah Koch,                University of Michigan

  10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break  

Panel Discussion: What is research in mathematics?

Moderator: Bryna Kra

Benjamin Antieau, Tuca Auffinger, Ingrid Daubechies, Emmy Murphy
  12:15pm-1:00pm Lunch  
  1:00pm-2:00pm Campus Walk and Tour  
  2:00pm-2:45pm Research Lecture: Lively Networks Rosemary Braun, Northwestern University
  2:45pm-3:15pm Coffee Break  

Panel discussion: Academic careers in mathematics

Moderator: Martha Precup

Alejandra Alvarado, Rosemary Braun, Sara Clifton, Ursula Porod, Brooke Shipley
  4:30pm-5:45pm Break-Out Sessions: Graduate School Applications, REU Applications, Applied Mathematical Research, Pure Math Research  
  6:00pm Banquet Dinner with Keynote Address: My Path Towards and In Mathematics Ingrid Daubechies,           Duke University
Sunday, October 15 8:30am-9:15am Breakfast  
  9:15am-10:00am Research Lecture: Discrete approximations Benjamin Antieau,         University of Illinois at Chicago
  10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break  

Panel Discussion: Nuts and bolts of getting into graduate school

Moderator: Paul Goerss

Daniel Abrams, Laura DeMarco, Sarah Koch, Eric Zaslow
  12:00pm Lunch and Departures

The Student Seminar on Friday, October 13 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, Martha Precup     |    Made possible by the Office of the Provost-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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