General Public Lecture - 10:30am
On Particles, Stars & Eternity
What can we say on the stability of Solar systems, particle systems, galaxies, fluids, plasmas,... Will they remain stable forever or undergo catastrophes and can we predict that? Are there common features, wide differences? This is a long on-going story with many chapters.
Light Refreshments 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Mathematics Lecture - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
When Planification and Statistical Mechanics Meet in the Non-Euclidean World
Putting together entrophy functionals and optimization in Monge-Kantorovich style has led to the solution of various problems of synthetic nonsmooth Riemannian geometry; recent advances shed a new light on classical theories.