Speakers
Aaron Bertram
Utah
Nikolay Buskin
UCSD
Dawei Chen
Boston College
Daniel Halpern-Leistner
Columbia
Jack Huizenga
Penn State
Felix Janda
Michigan
Michael Kemeny
Stanford
Howard Nuer
Northeastern
Zhenbo Qin
Missouri
Hsian-Hua Tseng
Ohio State
Yu-jong Tzeng
Minnesota
Xiaolei Zhao
Northeastern
Schedule (Tentative)
Friday, May 19 (Robinson Auditorium)
Saturday, May 20 (Robinson Auditorium)
Sunday, May 21 (Robinson Auditorium)
Time
Activity
1:30-2:30
Zhenbo Qin
2:30-3:00
Coffee Break
3:00-4:00
Hsian-Hua Tseng
4:00-4:30 Coffee Break
4:30-5:30
Nikolay Buskin
Time
Activity
9:30-9:45
Breakfast
9:45-10:45
Dawei Chen
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00
Felix Janda
12:00-2:15
Lunch
2:15-3:15
Xiaolei Zhao
3:15-3:45 Coffee Break
3:45-4:45
Yu-jong Tzeng
4:45-5:00 Coffee Break
5:00-6:00
Daniel Halpern-Leistner
Time
Activity
9:30-9:45
Breakfast
9:45-10:45
Aaron Bertram
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00
Howard Nuer
12:00-2:15
Lunch
2:15-3:15
Jack Huizenga
3:15-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:30
Michael Kemeny
Abstracts

Follow this link to read the titles and abstracts of the talks.

Location

Most talks will take place in Robinson Auditorium. The last talk on Friday will take place in Peterson 102, right next to the Math Department. This different location is due to circumstances beyond our control. We will walk to Peterson Hall together from Robinson Auditorium.

Robinson Auditorium is located in the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS). It is about 5-7 minute walk from the Math Department in the direction of RIMAC Arena or the Supercomputer Center. The walking time from Residence Inn/Sheraton is 25-30 minutes.

A map and further details can be found at campus map and building locator.

Parking

If you drive to campus, parking is free on weekends in the Pangea Parking Structure. Paid parking is available on Fridays. Overnight parking is not allowed in Pangea Parking Structure. The conference hall is about 3-5 minute walk from Pangea.

Similarly, Hopkins Parking Structure is about 5 minutes away, and is located behind the Social Sciences Building. Finally, lots P207 and P208 are next to the Math Building.

Registration

Please help us have everything ready on time! REGISTER as soon as you know that you will be attending.

Funding

Application for financial support is now closed. However, if you'd like to attend the event, you can still register online, though support may not be available.

Lunch Options

  • The closest lunch option is Home Plate, which is located not far from the conference room, next to the RIMAC Arena. The hours are Friday 11am-10pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday closed.
  • Oceanview Terrace is open every day 10:30am-11pm. It is about 5 minutes away from the conference room, in the direction of the Math Department and Marshall College.
  • More options are available at the Food Court in the Price Center. Price Center is located 10-15 minutes away from the conference hall. This is a list of restaurants in the Price Center.
  • Bistro at the Strand is located past Rady School of Management, about 10 minutes away from the conference hall. It is open Friday 11am-9pm and Sunday 10am-4pm, but it is closed on Saturday.
  • CafĂ© Ventanas is about 5 minutes away from the conference hall. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-8pm.

There are a few other food options off campus. For instance

  • Rock Bottom Restaurant is located at 8980 Villa La Jolla Drive.
  • Pho La Jolla is across the street from Rock Bottom Restaurant, at 3211 Holiday Court.
  • Rubio's, Flame Broiler, Whole Foods, BJ'S Brewhouse, Mendocino Farms and others are located a few minutes away from Rock Bottom Restaurant, in the shopping center at 8879 Villa La Jolla Drive.

There are several coffee shops on campus which are open on the weekend:

  • Peet's is located next to RIMAC Arena and Home Plate Cafe . The hours are Friday 7am-6pm, Sat 9 am - 2 pm, Sun 10 am - 2:00pm.
  • Starbucks is located in the Price Center. The hours are Friday/Sat 8 am - 11pm, Sun 9:30 am - 11:00pm.
  • Perks is located in the UCSD Bookstore (adjacent to Price Center). The hours are Friday 7am-6pm, Sat/Sun 11 pm - 4pm.

Reimbursements

  • Please fill out the reimbursement form. Clearly indicate on the form where you want your check sent.
  • Attach all receipts as well as copies of the front page of your passport and also of the visa/stamp page if not a US citizen/permanent resident.
  • Send the completed reimbursement form and receipts to:
      Leslie Foley
      lafoley at ucsd dot edu
      UC San Diego, Department of Mathematics
      9500 Gilman Drive #0112
      La Jolla, CA, 92093.
  • Scanned copies of hotel/airfare/uber receipts are acceptable and could be sent by email. The receipts should show the method of payment (last digits of the credit card) and the amount charged. However, we do need any original taxi receipts over $75 and original itemized meal receipts to be sent in by regular mail.
  • Important note for J1 visa holders: Occasional lectures or consultations. Professors and research scholars may participate in occasional lectures and short-term consultations, if authorized to do so by his or her sponsor. Such lectures and consultations must be incidental to the exchange visitor's primary program activities. If wages or other remuneration are received by the exchange visitor for such activities, the exchange visitor must act as an independent contractor, as such term is defined in 8 CFR 274a.1(j), and the following criteria and procedures must be satisfied. For example if you are a J-1 scholar coming from Yale to do a lecture here or attend a conference, you should receive a letter from Yale's International Center indicating that you are eligible to receive a reimbursement from UCSD. Also the request must be done BEFORE the event.

Air Travel

The participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements, as early as possible, keeping in mind that San Diego is a popular tourist destination. We ask the foreign participants to fly a US-flag carrier or code partner airline in order to be reimbursed by the NSF.

San Diego is served by San Diego International Airport. La Jolla and UCSD are located about 15 miles north of the airport. Uber is the best way to get to La Jolla. A list of shuttles from the airport can be found here.

Accommodation

We will book hotel rooms for the speakers. We kindly ask all other participants to make their own travel arrangements.

There are several hotels in La Jolla, which may be a bit more expensive unless booked in advance. Some of these hotels may be able to offer UCSD rates, depending on availability.

  • Residence Inn is located at the edge of campus, but it does require 20-25 minute walk to the conference room
  • La Jolla Sheraton is about the same distance as the previous hotel
  • La Jolla Shores Hotel is about 2.75 miles from campus, close to the beach. There is a bus (route 30, trip will take at least 30 minutes). They may be able to offer special UCSD rates
  • Empress Hotel is 4 miles from campus, close to the beach and restaurants. There is a bus (route 30, trip will take at least 30 minutes). They may be able to offer a UCSD rate depending on availability
  • Inn by the Sea is close to Empress
  • La Jolla Village Lodge is close to Empress. Not such fancy accomodation, but they may offer more affordable rates
  • La Jolla Cove is about 4 miles from campus, but there is a bus (route 30, trip will take at least 30 minutes)

There are other hotels in the area that can be found on the standard websites.

Wireless

Wireless is available on the UCSD campus through EDUROAM, if your home institution is eduroam-enabled. Otherwise, the UCSD-GUEST wireless network is for all UCSD visitors and guests, and is an unencrypted service requiring user registration.

San Diego Information
Contact

To contact the organizers, please email moduli2017sd@gmail.com.

About the workshop

The workshop is partially supported by a grant from the NSF.