This is the fourth meeting of the annual Gone Fishing event in North America, for presentation and discussion of new ideas and results in Poisson geometry. Please contact the local organizers to indicate your interest in attending, and to offer to give a (30 minute) talk. The deadline for participants to let us know they wish to speak is September 15th.
The meeting itself will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 and the morning of the 9th, possibly extended into the afternoon if there are enough speakers. In addition, on Friday the 7th at 3:10 PM, there will be a lecture by Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach on Siméon-Denis Poisson.
Evans Hall, University of California, Berkeley.
Rui Loja Fernandes
José Antonio Vallejo
Titles, abstracts, lecture notes, and the schedule of talks, can all be found here.
An Exhibit entitled “SIMÉON-DENIS POISSON - Mathematics in the Service of Science” will be on display in the Evans Hall Mathematics-Statistics Library. This is a local reconstruction of an exhibit originally held at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Paris, with Professor Kosmann-Schwarzbach as a principal organizer. In addition, on Friday the 7th at 3:10 PM, there will be a lecture in 50 Birge by Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach on Siméon-Denis Poisson.
Maps and details can be found here.
A banquet will be held at 7:00pm on Saturday, Nov. 8th, at Cha-Am restaurant, 1543 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709. Please register here for the banquet, and indicate any guests you intend to invite.
There will not be an official dinner on Friday Nov. 7th, but there will be a reception at 5:15 after the opening of the Poisson exhibit.
- Some rooms have been reserved at the Faculty Club and the Woman’s Faculty Club, for the nights of Nov. 7th-Nov. 9th, 2014. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by October 10th for details and to reserve a room.
- Another (possibly less expensive) option is the French Hotel. Conference participants should inform them that they are `government employees' to get a discounted rate.
Financial support from the NSF is available to cover or partially cover the travel and local expenses of some U.S. conference participants, with priority given to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. To request support, please, send an e-mail to email@example.com . The deadline to request support is September 15th.
If you have been approved for financial support, you should mail this form, together with any documents, no later than 1 week after the event takes place, for your reimbursement to be processed in time.
Map and Transportation:
It is easy to get to Berkeley from either San Francisco (SFO) or Oakland (OAK) airports. Details can be found here.
Rui Loja Fernandes, Eugene Lerman, Xiang Tang, Alan Weinstein, and Ping Xu
David Li-Bland: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Weinstein: email@example.com
▪ Gone Fishing 2011 at Washington University in St. Louis
▪ Gone Fishing 2012 at the University of California at Los Angeles
▪ Gone Fishing 2013 at Temple University in Philadelphia