NMC2011

Programme NMC 2011

University of Twente, 14 + 15 April 2011

Thursday April 14, 2011


9:30-10:15

Registration and coffee

Waaier building

10:15-11:15

Opening congress

Plenary lecture

Ed Brinksma (rector Universiteit Twente)

Sara van de Geer, ETH Zürich
Mathematical challenges in high-dimensional statistics

11:15-11:45

Elevator pitches AiO’s/MSc


11:45-12:15

Break and posters


12:15-13:00

Semi plenary lecture

-Arjen Doelman , Universiteit Leiden
The mathematics of desertification: searching for early warning signals

-Klaas Landsman, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Randomness, quantum mechanics, and free will

-Leen Stougie, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Scheduling under uncertainty

13:00-14:15

Lunch en poster presentation


13:15-14:00

Meeting KWG

Meeting documents: www.wiskgenoot.nl

14:15-16:15

Mini symposia

-STAR - Applied Probability

-NDNS+ - Multiscale Dynamical Systems And Solutions

-GQT - Geometry & Quantum Theory

-DIAMANT - Discrete, Interactive and Algorithmic Mathematics, Algebra and Number Theory

16:15-16:45

Break


16:45-17:30

Plenary lecture

Rolf Möhring, TU Berlin

Mathematical Aspects of Dynamic Network Routing

17:30-19:30

Buffet at Waaier


18:45-19:05

Lecture

Rinus Roelofs
Slide-together structures

19:10-19:25

Music

Il Cocodrillo Cante

19:30-20:30

Brouwer lecture

Kim Plofker
Mathematics and the history of mathematics in western and non western tradition

20:30-22:30

Reception


Friday April 15, 2011


09:00-09:45

Semi-plenary lecture  

-Ionica Smeets, Universiteit Leiden
Dropping pennies - explaining mathematics to laymen

-Peter Stevenhagen, Universiteit Leiden
Constructing algebraic objects by analytic means

-Hans Schumacher, Univer iteit van Tilburg
The mathematics of risk sharing, with applications to Dutch pensions


09:45-10:15

Break


10:15-12:15

Mini symposia

-Wiskunde Onderwijs I - Beroep: leraar wiskunde

-History of Mathematics – “Toonaangevende wiskundeboeken”

-Philips award

-Scientific Computing


12:15-12:45

Elevator pitches AiO’s/MSc  


12:45-13:45

Lunch and posters  


13:45-15:45

Mini symposia

-Wiskunde Onderwijs II - De Aansluiting Wiskunde VO-HO

-MSc Student symposium

-Financial Mathematics

-SWI - Study Group Mathematics with Industry 2007-2010


15:45-16:15

Break


16:15-17:00

Closing lecture

Odo Diekmann, Universiteit Utrecht

The many guises of Mathematical Biology


17:00-17:15

Philips award + Poster prize

Closing