Preliminary ScheduleFriday, April 29, 2011 1:00 PM – 5:00PMSite: Davies Auditorium (BCT) 15 ProspectSpeakers: 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 PMSite: Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC 102) 63 High StreetThis 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.