Friday, April 29, 2011
1:00 PM – 5:00PM
Site: Davies Auditorium (BCT) 15 Prospect
Speakers: Bernard Sapoval –Res. Dir., C.N.R.S. École Polytechnique, Paris, France
Nassim N. Taleb, NYU, Polytechnic Institute
Peter W. Jones (Yale)
Refreshments will be served.
The talks are aimed at a general scientific audience and will discuss topics related to Benoit Mandelbrot's work in physics, finance, and mathematics. The speakers and general areas of their talks are:
1:00pm Bernard Sapoval (Physics)
2:30pm Nassim Taleb (Finance)
4:00pm Peter Jones (Mathematics)
Saturday, April 30, 2011
9:00AM – 5:00 PM
Site: Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC 102) 63 High Street
This will be a memorial service with all friends of Benoit Mandelbrot invited to speak about their experiences with him, to tell stories, or to talk about how Benoit Mandelbrot and/or his work affected them. Refreshments will be served. There will be a break for lunch.