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What’s Next? the
mathematical legacy of
Bill Thurston

June 23–27, 2014


Some useful links are provided at the bottom of this page.

June 24

It looks like a few spots for the banquet may open up. Josh Bowman is taking the names of people who would like to go but are not registered. Names will be chosen at random from the list on Wednesday afternoon to fill any available spots.

June 23

See the Cornell Chronicle for an article about our conference.

US participants who are receiving a stipend check can pick it up in 310D Malott. Foreign participants receiving reimbursement will be sent instructions by email.

If you have signed up but have not yet paid for the banquet, you can pay Tuesday morning in Uris G44 (next to the auditorium). Reservations not paid for tomorrow morning will be released on Tuesday afternoon.

June 21

Yi Ni will speak Tuesday at 4:15 in the spot originally scheduled as Dennis Sullivan, because Sullivan has unfortunately had to cancel. The Friday schedule has shifted and will now end earlier.

June 20

Participant List

Metered parking is available at various locations on campus. Parking permits ($10.00 per day) and directions are available at the Cornell Information Booths located on Campus Road and Hoy Road, which are open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For those staying on campus, permits for the University Avenue lot on West Campus can be purchased when you check in at William Keeton House. For more information about parking on campus, see Short Term Parking.

All hotels have a shuttle service to Cornell Campus. Please ask at the front desk when you check in. There are also various bus routes that service the downtown area and Cornell campus. The TCAT Route 10 bus stops near the Hilton Garden Inn downtown and will take you directly to campus. Bus fare is $1.50 (cash only – no change). Visit for information about TCAT bus routes and stops.

Please see the updated schedule page for information about conference check-in, breaks, and the banquet.

June 17

The on-campus housing option has changed from Alice Cook House to William Keeton House. Both are located on West Campus. The rates remain the same.

If you are registered for on-campus housing, check-in will take place at the front desk no earlier than 2:00 p.m. on June 22. (If arriving after 8 p.m., see sign on main door for instructions.) Check-out is no later than 10:00 a.m. on June 28 unless otherwise arranged.

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