Thursday, February 17

Time Name Title
10:00 - 11:00 Régis Straubhaar, Neuchâtel Numerical optimization of a Laplacian-Dirichlet's eigenvalue with respect to the domain
11:00 - 11:15 Break  
11:15 - 12:15 Nicolai Hähnle, EPFL Efficiency of linear programming and the polynomial Hirsch conjecture
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 - 14:30 Georges Klein, Fribourg Linear barycentric rational interpolation from equispaced samples and applications
14:30 - 14:45 Break  
14:45 - 15:45 David Frenkel, Neuchâtel Symplectic embedding problems and Gromov's non-squeezing theorem
15:45 - 16:00 Break  
16:00 - 17:00 Kristin Shaw, Geneva Obstructions to lifting tropical curves in complements of hyperplane arrangements
17:00 Photo  

Friday, February 18

Time Name Title
9:00 - 10:00 Rafael Benedikt Andrist, Bern Stein manifolds characterized by their endomorphisms
10:00 - 10:15 Break  
10:15 - 11:15 Bruno Duchesne, Geneva Dynamics of isometries of nonpositively curved spaces
11:15 - 11:30 Break  
11:30 - 12:30 Prof. Eva Bayer-Fluckiger, EPFL How to write an article?
12:30 - 13:30 Apéritif offered by the EPFL Doctoral School in Mathematics
  Jury Awards Ceremony

The talks should, if possible, be given in English and be at most 60 minutes long. Please also consider that the audience of your talk will come from all fields of mathematics. The talks should be understandable for any student beginning his/her PhD.

Please find more details, the list of participants and the abstracts on the EPFL web-page.

All talks given will take place in the lecture room MA 30.

There will be coffee, and a dinner at the restaurant Le Milan on Thursday night.