Thursday, January 29

Time Name Title
10:00 - 11:00Katrin FässlerExtremal Quasiconformal Mappings
11:00 - 11:15Break 
11:15 - 12:15 Jonas BudmigerFrom Moduli Spaces to Invariant Hilbert Schemes
12:15 - 14:15Lunch 
14:15 - 15:15Judit AbardiaHermitian Integral Geometry
15:15 - 15:45Break 
15:45 - 16:45Heike SchererParameter Estimation Using MCMC
16:45 Photo 
17:00 - 18:00 Special Lecture: Prof. Paolo VaniniFinancial Crisis - The End of Mathematics in the Financial Industry?

Friday, January 30

Time Name Title
09:30 - 10:30Thomas MettlerAn Introduction to Exterior Differential Systems
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:45Thomas FournierStochastic Models of a Self Regulated Gene Network
12:00 - 12:15Awards
12:15 - 13:30Lunch 
13:30 - 15:00Special Lecture: Prof. Albert N. ShiryaevMinimax quickest detection problems for Brownian motion

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.

All talks given by PhD students and the talk by Prof. Vanini will take place in the lecture room 0.110 in the biology building. The talk by Prof. Shiryaev will take place in the lecture room 2.52 in the physics building.

Schedule and abstracts of the talks

There will be coffee, and a pizza dinner on Thursday night. The dinner takes place at 19:30 at the Ristorante Pizzeria San Marco, Bd. de Perollles 18 in Fribourg.