Shanks Workshop: Hamiltonian Dynamics and Symplectic Topology

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

February 17-18, 2012

Radnor Lake


Workshop Description: The goal of this mini-workshop is to explore connections between Hamiltonian Dynamics and Symplectic Topology, focusing on recent developments in these areas.

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please contact the organizer by email. (See below for the contact information.) If you need financial support, please indicate so; there may be some limited funding to partially support a small group of participants. (Funding for the workshop is provided by the Shanks endowment and Vanderbilt University, and the NSF.)

Schedule: There will be four talks on Friday and two talks on Saturday morning with ample time between talks for discussions. The talks will begin at 10 am on Friday and at 9:30 am on Saturday, and the workshop will end at noon on Saturday, allowing enough time to travel back home.

Program: Here is the workshop schedule.

Location:The workshop will take place at the Mathematics Department located in Stevenson Center, Building 1. Here is the walking map from Hampton Inn Elliston Place to the Math department.

Accomodations: If you are receiving financial support, your accomodation will be arranged by the organizer. If not, you will need to make your own hotel reservation; please contact the organizer if you need a list of local hotels.

Organizer: Başak Gürel; Email: basak.gurel at

Links: Here are some links that you may need or find useful.

Başak Gürel's web page/ Main Page

Page created by Başak Gürel.
Picture taken by Ioana Suvaina.
Last modified: February 10, 2012