Benoit Mandelbrot Memorial Scientific Meeting

April 27, 2011

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.