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Joint British Mathematical and Applied Mathematical Colloquium
April 7th to 12th 2002
The programme for Splinter Groups (Monday and Tuesday), for Contributed Sessions (Thursday and Friday) and for all poster sessions is provisional. Details will appear here as they are decided and a full programme will be available at the start of the meeting.
Notes about posters.

Room codes are:    GLT1, GLT2, GLT3, MI1, MI2, Rm68, ACT, ACCR, ACF, ACS
(Gibbet Hill Lecture Theatres 1,2 and 3, Mathematics Institute Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Room 68, Arts Centre Theatre, Arts Centre Conference Room, Arts Centre Foyer, Arts Centre Studio).
Chart of rooms and times for sessions

Alphabetical list of titles and abstracts
Click on a presenter's name for her/his title and abstract

Sunday 7th April 2002

Registration   5.30-7.30   (Rootes reception)
Dinner   6.00-7.45   (Rootes)

Monday 8th April 2002
  • 9.10 - 11.00   Parallel sessions
    In each session, the first talk is 9.10-10.00 and the second 10.10-11.00:
  • Braids and low-dimensional topology   GLT1
    Daan Krammer (Basel and Warwick); Bert Wiest (Rennes);
  • Analysis   GLT2
    Garth Dales (Leeds); Keith Ball (UCL)
  • Number Theory   GLT3
    Detta Dickinson (Maynouth, Eire); Rob de Jeu (Durham)
  • 11.00 - 11.30   Coffee
  • 11.30 - 12.30   Plenary speaker   GLT1
    Joan Birman (Columbia)
  • 12.30 - 2.10   Lunch

Tuesday 9th April 2002
  • 9.15 - 10.15   Plenary speaker   GLT1
    Sandy Green (Oxford and Warwick)
  • 10.15 - 11.00   Coffee
  • 11.00 - 12.50   Parallel sessions
    In each session, the first talk is 11.00-11.50 and the second 12.00-12.50:
  • Representation theory   GLT1
    Andrei Zelevinsky (Northeastern); Gerhard Hiss (Aachen)
  • Focus on history   GLT2
    Jeremy Gray (Open University); Jackie Stedall (Oxford);
  • Geometry and topology   GLT3
    Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford); Maxim Kazarian (Moscow)
  • 12.50 - 2.10   Lunch

Wednesday 10th April 2002
  • 9.00 - 10.00   Plenary speaker   ACT
    Persi Diaconis (Stanford)
  • 10.00 - 10.50   Coffee and posters   ACF, ACS
    Posters: Repeat of Monday and Tuesday posters and preview of posters from Nonlinear Dynamics and Random Matrices (both Thursday)
  • 10.50 - 11.50 Discussion sessions:
  • Dynamical systems  ACT
    Discussion led by: Steve Wiggins (Bristol) and Kostya Khanin (Newton/Heriot-Watt)
  • Discrete maths  ACCR
    Discussion led by: Martin Dyer (Leeds) and Andrew Thomason (Cambridge)
  • 12.00 - 1.15   Lunch
  • 1.15 - 2.15   Plenary speaker   ACT
    Richard Karp (Berkeley)
  • 2.30 - 3.30 Discussion sessions:
  • Quantum phenomena   ACT
    Discussion led by: Gero Friesecke (Warwick) and Lionel Mason (Oxford)
  • Partial differential equations   ACCR
    Discussion led by: Simon Donaldson (Imperial College) and Chris Budd (Bath)
  • 3.00 - 4.15   Tea and posters   ACF, ACS
    Posters: Preview of posters from PDE, Micromechanics of Solids, Fluids 1 and 2 and Mathematical Biology 1 and 2 (Thursday and Friday)
  • 4.15 - 5.15   Plenary speaker   ACT
    David Mumford (Brown)
  • 6.00 - 7.00 Shuttle bus to:
    6.30 for 7.30 Banquet at Chesford Grange
    After dinner entertainment: Graham Wilks (Keele), accompanist: Susan England

Thursday 11th April 2002

Friday 12th April 2002
For further information on any of the above contact:
Peta McAllister - MRC Business Manager -