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Blackwell Tapia Conference 2021 November 18, 2021 - November 20, 2021

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Nov 18, 2021
Thursday
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  Jazz of the Spheres
Stephon Alexander (Brown University)
Nov 19, 2021
Friday
08:00 AM - 08:15 AM
  Welcome
David Eisenbud (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Richard Tapia (Rice University)
08:15 AM - 09:05 AM
  The Remarkable Journey of the Isoperimetric Problem: A Completion of Euler’s Approach
Richard Tapia (Rice University)
09:10 AM - 10:00 AM
  Who Are We Centering in This?: Examining the Language of Equity and Inclusion in STEM Education Policy
Carrie Diaz Eaton (Bates College)
10:05 AM - 11:05 AM
  Networking Activity (MSRI & IPAM/Luskin); Lunch (IMSI/Logan Center & IAS)
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
  A Minimization Problem Involving a Polyconvex Integrand; an H1- Projection Problem
Wilfrid Gangbo (University of California, Los Angeles)
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
  A Tale of Two Polytopes: the Bipermutahedron and the Harmonic Polytope
Federico Ardila (San Francisco State University)
12:55 PM - 02:15 PM
  Lunch (MSRI & IPAM/Luskin); Poster Session/Reception (IAS); Networking Activity (IMSI/Logan Center)
02:15 PM - 03:05 PM
  On the Life and Work of David Blackwell
Jacqueline Hughes-Oliver (North Carolina State University)
03:10 PM - 04:30 PM
  Networking Activity (MSRI & IPAM/Luskin); Reception (IMSI)
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
  Reception (MSRI)
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
  Dinner (IPAM/Luskin)
Nov 20, 2021
Saturday
08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
  Frobenius Algebras Galore
Chelsea Walton (Rice University)
08:55 AM - 09:45 AM
  Instantons and Knot Concordance
Juanita Pinzon Caicedo (University of Notre Dame)
09:50 AM - 10:50 AM
  Poster Session (MSRI); Poster Session (IPAM); Lunch (IMSI & IAS)
10:50 AM - 11:40 AM
  Modular Forms on Exceptional Groups
Aaron Pollack (University of California, San Diego)
11:45 AM - 12:35 PM
  Things that Used to be Strange Are Familiar Now: Reflections on the Inevitable Evolution of Pedagogy & Scholarship
Omayra Ortega (Sonoma State University)
12:40 PM - 01:50 PM
  Lunch (MSRI & IPAM); Poster Session (IMSI); Reception (IAS)
01:50 PM - 02:40 PM
  On the Scientific Work of Tatiana Toro
Carlos Kenig (University of Chicago)
02:45 PM - 03:35 PM
  How to Describe a Domain in Euclidean Space
Tatiana Toro (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
03:40 PM - 04:40 PM
  A Conversation with Carlos Kenig and Tatiana Toro
Carlos Kenig (University of Chicago), Tatiana Toro (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
05:30 PM - 06:15 PM
  Social Hour (MSRI only)
06:15 PM - 08:30 PM
  Award Banquet (MSRI only)