Special Session of the BMC in ergodic theory

University of Bristol, UK
21-24th of March 2016

The 2016 Brtish Mathematics Colloquium (BMC) will take place from the 21st-24th of March. In the afternoons of the 22nd and 23rd the special session in ergodic theory will be held. On the 24th there will be a one-day ergodic theory satelite meeting.

Special session speakers

Michael Björklund
Rhiannon Dougall
Henna Koivusalo
Zemer Kosloff
Yuri Lima
Kathryn Lindsey
Dalia Terhesiu
Péter Varjú

Provisional Schedule

All the talks will be held in Lecture Theatre 4 of the Chemistry Building.

Time Speaker Title
Tuesday 22nd March
2:00 - 2:30 Dalia Terhesiu Non-trivial limit theorems for systems with holes
2:40 - 3:10 Michael Björklund Non-commutative quasicrystals in commutative spaces
3:20 - 3:50 Henna Koivusalo Cut and project sets and Diophantine approximation (slides)
4:00 - 4:30 Zemer Kosloff Conservative Anosov diffeomorphisms of the two torus without an absolutely continuous invariant measure
Wednesday 23rd March
2:00 - 2:30 Kathryn Lindsey Horocycle flow orbits of translation surfactes (slides)
2:40 - 3:10 Yuri Lima On chaotic three dimensional flows
3:20 - 3:50 Rhiannon Dougall Critical exponents and regular covering manifolds
4:00 - 4:30 Péter Varjú Bernoulli Convolutions (slides)

Abstracts for the talks

Satellite Meeting

On Thursday 24 March there will be a one day ergodic theory meeting in the afternoon funded by a scheme 3 LMS grant. The speakers for this meeting will be:

Jens Marklof
Barbara Schapira
Amie Wilkinson


Thomas Jordan (Bristol, UK), thomas.jordan 'at'
Corinna Ulcigrai (Bristol, UK), corinna.ulcigrai 'at'


Supported by the Leverhulme Trust through Corinna Ulcigrai's Leverhulme Prize.