The 2010 Berkeley Mini Statistical Mechanics Meeting

January 8 - 10, 2010



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 9 and the morning of Sunday, January 10.

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. 

*New* Informal After Mini Mini  

After the Mini, we will have an informal discussion on topics relating to new path sampling methods.  Participants will include Peter Bolhuis, Christoph Dellago, Gerhard Hummer, Rob Jack, Baron Peters, Pieter Rein ten Wolde and Eric Vanden Eijnden.  All are welcome to come:  Monday, January 11, 9:00 am to noon, in 180 Tan Hall.



Invited Speakers & Discussion Leaders include:

Albert-László Barabási (Northeastern), Jasna Brujic (NYU), Paul Chaikin (NYU), Christoph Dellago (University of Vienna), Marcel Franz (University of British Columbia), Daan Frenkel (University of Cambridge), Shekhar Garde (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan), Nigel Goldenfeld (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Steve Granick (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), David Huse (Princeton), Mark Newman (University of Michigan), Jacques Prost (ENS, ESPCI, Paris), Sriram Shastry (UC Santa Cruz), Eric Siggia (The Rockefeller University), Pieter Rein ten Wolde (FOM, Amsterdam), Alessandro Vespignani (Indiana University), David Weitz (Harvard).

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