## 7ECM Invited Talks

The Invited Speaker were selected by the**7ECM Scientific Committee**.

**IL1-IL4 - July 18th, 2016 - 16:00-16:45**

**Anton Baranov**(Saint Petersburg State University)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Spectral synthesis in Hilbert spaces of entire functions

Date, Time & Location: Monday, 18th July from 16:00 till 16:45 at H1012

Chairperson: B. Berndtsson

**Elisabetta Rocca**(University of Pavia)

Section: Partial Differential Equations and Applications

Title of the talk: Diffuse interface models in Biology and Mechanics

Date, Time & Location: Monday, 18th July from 16:00 till 16:45 at H1058

Chairperson: T. Roubicek

**Dmitry Chelkak**(Steklov Institute, St.Petersburg; Geneva University)

Section: Probability, Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Title of the talk: 2D Ising model: correlations via boundary value problems

Date, Time & Location: Monday, 18th July from 16:00 till 16:45 at H2032

Chairperson: W. König

**Fabio Nobile**(EPFL)

Section: Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Title of the talk: Numerical approximation of random PDEs: advances and challenges

Date, Time & Location: Monday, 18th July from 16:00 till 16:45 at H1028

Chairperson: R. Schneider

**IL5-IL9 - July 19th, 2016 - 09:00-09:45**

**Tristan Rivière**(ETH Zürich)

Section: Partial Differential Equations and Applications

Title of the talk: How much does it cost to evert the sphere?

Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, 19th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H0104

Chairperson: C. Beattie

**Radha Kessar**(City University London)

Section: Algebra

Title of the talk: Blocks of finite reductive groups and local-global conjectures in modular representation theory

Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, 19th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1012

Chairperson: G. Farkas

**Nicolas Bergeron**(UPMC)

Section: Topology

Title of the talk: Torsion homology growth in arithmetic groups

Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, 19th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1058

Chairperson: H. Reich

**Anna Wienhard**(Heidelberg University)

Section: Topology

Title of the talk: Positivity and higher Teichmüller theory

Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, 19th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H2032

Chairperson: H. Esnault

**Giuseppe Savaré**(Universita' di Pavia)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Diffusion, optimal transport, and Ricci curvature

Date, Time & Location: Tuesday, 19th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1028

Chairperson: G. Mingione

**IL10-IL14 - July 20th, 2016 - 09:00-09:45**

**Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace**(Université catholique de Louvain)

Section: Algebra

Title of the talk: Non-discrete simple locally compact groups

Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, 20th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H0104

Chairperson: P. Bürgisser

**Kaisa Matomäki**(University of Turku)

Section: Number Theory

Title of the talk: Around the Möbius function

Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, 20th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1012

Chairperson: D. Zagier

**Leonor Godinho**(Instituto Superior Técnico - Universidade de Lisboa)

**Silvia Sabatini**(Universität zu Köln)

Section: Topology

Title of the talk: Circle actions in symplectic geometry

Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, 20th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1058

Chairperson: C. Bär

**Joaquim Ortega-Cerdà**(Universitat de Barcelona)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Sampling real polynomials

Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, 20th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H2032

Chairperson: A. Baranov

**Christian Bonatti**(Université de Bourgogne, Dijon)

Section: Topology

Title of the talk: Weak hyperbolic structures and robust properties of diffeomorphisms and flows.

Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, 20th July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1028

Chairperson: D. Chelkak

**IL15-IL19 - July 21st, 2016 - 09:00-09:45**

**Roman Mikhailov**(St. Petersburg State University)

Section: Algebra

Title of the talk: Derived functors in group theory and homotopy theory

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H0104

Chairperson: H. Esnault

**Bertrand Maury**(Université Paris-Sud)

Section: Partial Differential Equations and Applications

Title of the talk: Congested transport at microscopic and macroscopic scales

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1012

Chairperson: R. Jeltsch

**Bo Berndtsson**(Chalmers University of Technology)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Complex Brunn-Minkowski theory and its applications in geometry.

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1058

Chairperson: J. Ortega-Cerdà

**Moti Gitik**(Tel Aviv University)

Section: Logic and Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science

Title of the talk: Around powers of singular cardinals.

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H2032

Chairperson: B. Löwe

**Peter Keevash**(University of Oxford)

Section: Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics

Title of the talk: The existence of designs

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1028

Chairperson: S. Felsner

**IL20-IL24 - July 21st, 2016 - 11:45-12:30**

**Stefaan Vaes**(KU Leuven)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Classification of von Neumann algebras and their quantum symmetries

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 11:45 till 12:30 at H0104

Chairperson: D. Kreimer

**Giuseppe Mingione**(University of Parma)

Section: Partial Differential Equations and Applications

Title of the talk: Recent progresses in Nonlinear Potential Theory

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 11:45 till 12:30 at H1012

Chairperson: S. Conti

**Sylvie Méléard**(Ecole polytechnique)

Section: Probability, Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Title of the talk: Stochastic dynamics for adaptation and evolution of microorganisms

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 11:45 till 12:30 at H1058

Chairperson: M. Sanz-Solé

**Massimo Fornasier**(Technische Universität München)

Section: Optimization and Control

Title of the talk: Learning and Sparse Control of Multiagent Systems

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 11:45 till 12:30 at H2032

Chairperson: R. Schneider

**H. Mete Soner**(ETH Zurich)

Section: Probability, Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Title of the talk: Martingale Optimal Transport

Date, Time & Location: Thursday, 21st July from 11:45 till 12:30 at H1028

Chairperson: P. Bank

**IL25-IL31 - July 22nd, 2016 - 09:00-09:45**

**Sergio Conti**(Universität Bonn)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Variational modeling of dislocation structures in crystals

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H0104

Chairperson: A. Mielke

**Amin Coja-Oghlan**(Goethe University)

Section: Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics

Title of the talk: Phase transitions in discrete structures

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1012

Chairperson: M. Skutella

**Nikolay Tzvetkov**(University Cergy-Pontoise)

Section: Partial Differential Equations and Applications

Title of the talk: Transverse stability issues in Hamiltonian partial differential equations

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1058

Chairperson: C. Mouhot

**Christophe Garban**(Université Lyon 1)

**Gabor Pete**(Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics and Budapest University of Technology & Economics)

Section: Probability, Statistics and Financial Mathematics

Title of the talk: Near-critical percolation and minimal spanning tree in the plane

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H2032

Chairperson: J.-D. Deuschel

**Spiros Argyros**(NTUA)

Section: Analysis and its Applications

Title of the talk: Banach spaces with the "scalar-plus-compact" and "invariant subspace" properties.

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1028

Chairperson: K. Seip

**James Maynard**(Magdalen College, University of Oxford)

Section: Number Theory

Title of the talk: Primes in thin sets

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H1036

Chairperson: J. Pintz

**Geordie Williamson**(Max Planck Institute)

Section: Algebra

Title of the talk: Shadows of Hodge theory in representation theory

Date, Time & Location: Friday, 22nd July from 09:00 till 09:45 at H2036

Chairperson: V. Mehrmann