Schedule for: 17w2695 - Retreat for Young Researchers in Stochastics

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Friday, October 20 and departing Sunday October 22, 2017
Friday, October 20
16:00 - 19:30 Check-in begins (Front Desk – Professional Development Centre - open 24 hours)
Note: the Lecture rooms are available after 16:00.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)
19:30 - 22:00 Lectures (if desired) or informal gathering in 2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall (if desired)
Beverages and a small assortment of snacks are available in the lounge on a cash honour system.
(TCPL or Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Saturday, October 21
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
A buffet breakfast is served daily between 7:00am and 9:00am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:45 Eric Foxall: Dynamics of the stochastic logistic model through its phase transition window (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:30 Noah Forman: Exchangeable random hierarchies (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:50 - 11:35 Carl-Erik Gauthier: Long term behaviour for some self-repelling diffusions (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
A buffet lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
11:35 - 12:20 Gerado Barrera Vargas: Thermalisation for perturbations of dynamical systems (TCPL 201)
12:20 - 12:35 Group photo (TCPL 201)
14:00 - 14:45 Martin Lohmann: Applications of spin systems to questions in probability (TCPL 201)
14:45 - 15:45 Open problem session, chair Chris Burdzy (TCPL 201)
16:00 - 17:45 Hike to Tunnel Mt. (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Sunday, October 22
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:45 Shirou Wang: Upper semi-continuity of entropy map for differentiable dynamical systems (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:30 Zhongwei Shen: Quantitative concentration of stationary measures (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee break (TCPL 201)
10:50 - 11:35 Wenning Wei: On the classical solution of backward stochastic PDEs (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
2-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (Corbett Hall Lounge, TCPL, Reading Room) until 15:00 on Sunday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon. There is no coffee break service on Sunday afternoon, but self-serve coffee and tea are always available in the 2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)
11:35 - 12:20 Simone Brugiapaglia: Sparsity-based approaches for high-dimensional function approximation (TCPL 201)