The 2009 Berkeley Mini Statistical Mechanics Meeting

January 9 - 11, 2009



The meeting will start on Friday evening, and go through until Sunday lunch. Invited lecture sessions will have 30 minute time slots for each lecturer. These sessions will be in the morning and afternoon of Saturday, January 10 and the morning of Sunday, January 11.

Friday evening and, if necessary, Saturday evening are reserved for contributed presentations. Each contributed presentation will have a poster display and a two minute oral summary/advertisement.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the meeting on both Saturday and Sunday. For evening meals, the participants will be free to sample the many superb restaurants in the Berkeley and San Francisco area. Please view David Chandler's recommendations on several restaurants. 


Invited Speakers:

Giulio Biroli (CEA Saclay), Lyderic Bocquet (University of Lyon), Michael Cates (University of Edinburgh), Arup Chakraborty (MIT), Radu Coldea (University of Bristol), Gavin Crooks (LBNL), Marjolein Dijkstra (Utrecht University), Doug Durian (University of Pennsylvania), Juan P. Garrahan (University of Nottingham), Christopher Jarzynski (University of Maryland), Leo Kadanoff (University of Chicago), Erik Luijten (University of Illinois), David Lubensky (Michigan University), Tom Lubensky (University of Pennsylvania), Monica Olvera de la Cruz (Northwestern University), Subir Sachdev (Harvard University), Ben Simons (University of Cambridge)

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