# AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses

Current as of Saturday, May 6, 2006 00:24:08

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### 2006 Spring Western Section Meeting

San Francisco, CA, April 29-30, 2006 (Saturday - Sunday)

Meeting #1018

Associate secretaries:

**Michel L Lapidus**, AMS

lapidus@math.ucr.edu,

lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu

Links to abstracts will be available approximately one
week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national
meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

#### Invited Addresses

**L. Chayes**, UCLA Department of Mathematics, *Mean-Field Approach to the Problem of Phase Transitions in Physically Realistic Systems.*
**C. Robin Graham**, University of Washington, *Ambient metrics, jet isomorphism and parabolic invariant theory in conformal geometry.*
**Vadim Kaloshin**, Caltech and PSU, *Nonlocal instabilities in the planar three body problem.*
**Benoit B. Mandelbrot**, Yale University, *The nature of roughness in mathematics, science, and art.*
**Yuval Peres**, University of California, Berkeley, *Hex, Random Turn Games, and the Infinity Laplacian.*

Inquiries: meet@ams.org