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What’s Next? the
mathematical legacy of
Bill Thurston

June 23–27, 2014

Schedule of Activities


Talks and other presentations will be held in Uris Hall Auditorium (room G01), beginning with opening remarks by Barbara Baird, senior associate dean of the Arts College. See below for details about conference check-in, breaks, and the banquet.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 a.m. coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee
9:00 a.m. Zorich Wienhard Labourie Bestvina
9:30 a.m. Minsky
10:00 a.m. coffee break coffee break coffee break coffee break
10:30 a.m. coffee break McDuff

Panel :Communicating

Farb,Ghys,McMullen, Strogatz, Weeks

Tan Agol
11:00 a.m. Kenyon
11:30 a.m. lunch lunch lunch lunch
12:00 p.m. lunch
1:00 p.m. Dunfield
1:30 p.m. Reid Delp
Playing with
Wise Schwartz
2:00 p.m. short break
2:15 p.m. McMullen
2:30 p.m. short break short break short break short break
2:45 p.m. Milnor Boileau Calegari Markovic
3:15 p.m. tea
3:45 p.m. break tea break tea break break  
4:15 p.m. Farb Ni Ghys Shishikura  
6:30 p.m.    


Cash bar 6:30

Dinner 7:00

7:30 p.m. Film festival Weeks
The shape
of space

Conference Check-In

Check-in will take place on Monday and Tuesday 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. and during breaks outside the Statler Hotel Terrace Lounge. A variety of conference materials will be available.


The Statler Hotel Terrace Lounge — directly across from the Uris Auditorium entrance — is reserved for coffee and tea breaks the entire week of the conference. Feel free to use this space to relax between talks or, if the weather cooperates, enjoy the beautiful Cornell campus. The lounge will be open on Monday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, the lounge is open unitl 5:00 p.m.


The banquet will be held in the Statler Hotel Ballroom, which is two flights up from the Terrace Lounge. Registration for the banquet is closed. Registered banquet attendees need to check in at 6:00 — there will be tables set up in the corridor just outside the reception area. The banquet reception starts at 6:30 outside the ballroom followed by dinner 7:00–10:00 p.m.