Geometric Dynamics Days 2014
November 14-15, 2014
TU Dortmund, Germany
Misha Bialy (Tel Aviv University, Israel) Rigidity and effective bounds for convex billiards and geodesic flows
Serge Tabachnikov (Pennsylvania State University and ICERM, Brown University, USA) Flavors of bicycle mathematics
Participation is open. Participants are kindly requested to send an e-mail to Janine Textor not later than October 6
, also communicating whether they are going to attend the conference dinner on Friday.
The lectures take place in the lecture room E 19 on the ground floor in the Mathematics Building (Campus Nord), near the Audimax. General directions can be found here
As for accomodation, we have reserved rooms at the NH Hotel Dortmund
which is located near the main station. You will get a special rate of 76 EUR per night including breakfast, by using the key word "Dyn Days 2014" or the reservation number 248 810 002. For reservations, please send an e-mail to this address
, or call the hotel under +49-231-9055802 (or 90550).
Please note that our hotel reservations are only held open until October 6. After that date, NH Hotel Dortmund does not guarantee availability nor rate.
Friday (Nov 14)
Special seminar on symplectic and contact geometry
(see also here
10:30 - 11:30: Pedro Salomão (Universidade de São Paulo) - Systems of transverse sections near critical energy levels of Hamiltonian systems with two degrees of freedom
11:45 - 12:45: Umberto Hryniewicz (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) - A systolic inequality for geodesic flows on the two-sphere
These two talks take place in the seminar room 611 in the Mathematics Building (6th floor).
14:00 - 15:00: Registration (Janine Textor
15:00 - 16:00: Misha Bialy - Lecture 1
16:00 - 17:00: Coffee break
17:00 - 18:00: Serge Tabachnikov - Lecture 1
19:30: Conference dinner (Taverne Epsilon
, a 15 minute walk from the main station)
Saturday (Nov 15)
10:00 - 11:00: Misha Bialy - Lecture 2
11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30: Serge Tabachnikov - Lecture 2
12:30: Light meal
The workshop is jointly organized with the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.
We thank the Gesellschaft der Freunde der TU Dortmund
for its generous financial support.