Yale University

Benoit Mandelbrot Memorial Scientific Meeting

Preliminary Schedule

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.