## Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

Current as of Friday, December 19, 2014 00:32:05

### Joint Mathematics Meetings

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

January 10-13, 2015 (Saturday - Tuesday)

Meeting #1106

#### Associate secretaries:

**Steven H Weintraub**, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu

**Gerard A. Venema**, MAA venema@calvin.edu

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Links to abstracts will be available approximately one week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

#### Joint Invited Addresses

**Jordan S. Ellenberg**, University of Wisconsin - Madison,*Combinatorial designs, finite geometries, and beating the lottery.*(AMS-MAA)**Wen-Ching Winnie Li**, Pennsylvania State University,*Modular Forms for Congruence and Noncongruence Subgroups.*(AWM-AMS Noether Lecture)**Donald G. Saari**, University of California, Irvine,*From Voting Paradoxes to the Search for "Dark Matter".*(MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)**Richard A. Tapia**, Rice University,*The Remarkable Journey of the Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass.*(AMS-MAA)

#### AMS Invited Addresses

**Ian Agol**, University of California, Berkeley,*Progress in 3-manifold topology and geometric group theory.***Henri Darmon**, McGill University,*Elliptic curves and explicit class field theory.***Susan Holmes**, Stanford University,*Statistically relevant metrics for complex data.***Michael J. Hopkins**, Harvard University,*Algebraic topology: new and old directions.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture I)**Michael J. Hopkins**, Harvard University,*The Kervaire invariant problem.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture II)**Michael J. Hopkins**, Harvard University,*Chern-Weil theory and abstract homotopy theory.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture III)**Russell Lyons**, Indiana University, Bloomington,*Random orderings and unique ergodicity of automorphism groups.***Irena Peeva**, Cornell University,*Matrix factorizations and complete intersection rings.***Daniel A. Spielman**, Yale University,*Graphs, vectors, and matrices.*(AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)

#### MAA Invited Addresses

**Robert L. Devaney**, Boston University,*Cantor and Sierpinski, Julia and Fatou: Crazy topology in complex dynamics.*(MAA Retiring Presidential Address)**George Hart**, Stony Brook University,*Math is cool!*(MAA Lecture for Students)**Catherine O'Neil**, Johnson Research Labs,*Making the case for data journalism.***Ken Ono**, Emory University,*Golden numbers and identities: The legacy of Rogers and Ramanujan.***Christiane Rousseau**, Université de Montréal,*Divergent series and differential equations: Past, present, future $ ... $***Diana L. Thomas**, Montclair State University,*Dispelling obesity myths through mathematical modeling.*

**Invited Addresses of Other Organizations**