"A Conference in Honor of Peter Lax and Louis Nirenberg"

(on the occasion of their 80th birthdays)

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, New York, NY 
October 28th - October 29th, 2005

Friday, October 28th (beginning at 2pm)
Room 109, Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street
Speaker: Professor YanYan Li,  Rutgers University, 2 - 3 pm
     A Fully Nonlinear Version of the Yamabe Problem.
Speaker: Professor Weinan E ,  Princeton University, 3:15 - 4:15 pm
     Theory and Modeling of Rare Events.
Presenter: Professor Shmuel Agmon,  Hebrew University, 4:30 - 5 pm
     Louis Nirenberg - Half a Century in the Forefront of Mathematical Research.
Reception - 13th Floor Commons, 5:30 - 7 pm
    Saturday, October 29th (beginning at 10 am)
    Room 109, Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street
    Speaker: Professor Terence Tao,  University of California, Los Angeles, 10 - 11 pm
         The Nonlinear Fourier Transform.
    Speaker: Professor Akshay Venkatesh,  Courant Institute, 11:15 - 12:15 pm
         Analysis on Symmetric Spaces and Number Theory.
    Lunch Break - Individually
    Speaker: Professor Elon Lindenstrauss,  Princeton University, 2:30 - 3:30 pm
         Existence and Weyl's Law for Spherical Cusp Forms.
    Speaker: Professor Fang-Hua Lin,  Courant Institute, 3:45 - 4:45 pm
    Species Segregation, Optimal Partition and Maps into Singular Spaces.

    Presenter: Professor Peter Sarnak,  Princeton University, 5 - 5:30 pm
         Counting Lattice Points and some related Diophantine Problems.

    Saturday, October 29th (6 - 10 pm)
    Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Hall, 60 Washington Square South
    Please join us for this special banquet celebrating the 80th birthdays of Peter Lax and Louis Nirenberg.

    Please RSVP by October 20th