Current as of Saturday, January 15, 2011 00:29:55

New Orleans, LA, January 6-9, 2011 (Thursday - Sunday)

Meeting #1067

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

**Robert J. Lang**, Robert J. Lang Origami,*From flapping birds to space telescopes: The mathematics of origami.*(AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)**Kannan Soundararajan**, Stanford University,*The Riemann zeta-function and related L-functions: A progress report.*(AMS-MAA)**Chuu-Lian Terng**, University of California at Irvine,*Curves, surfaces, and solitons.*(AMS-MAA)

**Denis Auroux**, University of California Berkeley,*The symplectic geometry of symmetric products and invariants of 3-manifolds with boundary.***Andrea L. Bertozzi**, UCLA,*Self-organization in human, biological, and artificial systems.***Alexander Lubotzky**, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,*Expander graphs in pure and applied mathematics, I.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)**Alexander Lubotzky**, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,*Expander graphs in pure and applied mathematics, II.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)**Alexander Lubotzky**, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,*Expander graphs in pure and applied mathematics, III.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)**George C. Papanicolaou**, Stanford University,*Mathematical problems in systemic risk.*(AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)**Scott R. Sheffield**, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,*Conformal weldings in quantum gravity: Zippers, necklaces, and SLE.***Tatiana Toro**, University of Washington,*Potential Theory meets Geometric Measure Theory.***Akshay Venkatesh**, Stanford University,*Modular forms and the topology of certain hyperbolic 3-manifolds.*

**Steve Abbott**, Middlebury College,*Turning theorems into plays.*(MAA Lecture for Students)**Robert M. Bell**, AT&T,*Lessons from the Netflix Prize.***David M. Bressoud**, Macalester College,*Issues of the transition to college mathematics.*(MAA Retiring Presidential Address)**Yuval Peres**, Microsoft Research,*Laplacian growth and the mystery of the abelian sandpile: A visual tour.***Edward R. Scheinerman**, Johns Hopkins University,*On the intersection of graphs and geometry.***Katherine Socha**, Saint Mary's College of Maryland,*Sea battles, Benjamin Franklin's oil lamp, and jellybellies.***Melanie Matchett Wood**, American Institute of Mathematics and Stanford University,*Binary quadratic forms: From Gauss to algebraic geometry.*

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