Ergodic Theory and its Connections: A Conference in Honor of the Legacy of Michael Boshernitzan 

A Remembrance: A Tale of the Times of Old by Isaac Kornfeld

A Remembrance: Misha in Old and More Recent Days by Peter Kuchment

Thursday, May 19

7:00-8:00am Breakfast/Registration Hilton Plaza Hotel
8:15am Shuttle to Campus Main entrance to hotel
8:45-9:00am Opening Ceremony and Welcome by Tony Varilly-Alvarado, Interim Chair of Mathematics Department, Rice University Boshernitzan Family (remote) HBH 227
9:00-10:00am Vitaly Bergelson Some Results & Problems Involving Hardy Fields HBH 227
10:00-10:30am Coffee Break HBH 438
10:30-11:30am Valerie Berthe (remote) Factors, recurrence and measures HBH 227
11:30-12:30pm Peter Kuchment Nodal Patterns and All That HBH 227
12:30-2:00pm Lunch On own
2:00-3:00pm Alex Wright (remote) The Asymmetry of Thurston's Earthquake Flow HBH 227
3:00-3:30pm Coffee Break HBH 438
3:30-4:30pm Daniel Berend Density Modulo $1$ and Hardy Fields (joint work with M. Abramoff and G. Kolesnik) HBH 227
4:45pm Shuttle back to hotel Outside Herman Brown Hall
6:00-9:00pm Banquet Hilton Plaza Hotel

Friday, May 20

7:00-8:00am Breakfast Hilton Plaza Hotel
8:30am Shuttle to campus Main entrance to hotel
9:00am-10:00am Daniel Lenz (remote) Uniformity of Locally Constant Cocycles and Applications HBH 227
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break HBH 438
10:30am-11:30am Danijela Damjanovic (remote) On the Centralizer Rigidity Phenomenon HBH 227
11:30-12:30pm Rostislav Grigorchuk Subshifts and Groups of Intermediate Growth HBH 227
12:30-2:00pm Lunch On own
2:00-3:00pm Lewis Bowen Pointwise Ergodic Theorems HBH 227
3:00-3:30pm Coffee Break HBH 438
3:30-4:30pm Problem Solving Session HBH 227
4:45pm Shuttle back to hotel Outside Herman Brown Hall

Saturday, May 21

7:00-8:00am Breakfast Hlton Plaza Hotele
8:30am Shuttle to campus Main entrance to hotel
9:00am-10:00am Vincent Delecroix (remote) Minimality of Interval Exchange Maps HBH 227
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break HBH 438
10:30am-11:30am Nikos Frantzikinakis (remote) From Homogeneous Distribution to Multiple Recurrence HBH 227
11:30-12:30pm Julien Cassaigne Words with Complexity Constraints HBH 227
12:30-2:00pm Lunch Jimmy John's Sandwiches HBH 438
2:00-3:00pm Sebastien Ferenczi Languages of (more and more) General Interval Exchanges (with P. Hubert & L. Q. Zamboni) HBH 227
3:00-3:30pm Coffee Break HBH 438
3:30-4:30pm Bryna Kra The Erdos Sumset Conjecture and its Generalizations HBH 227
4:45pm Shuttle back to hotel outside Herman Brown Hall

Sunday, May 22

7:00-8:00am Breakfast Hilton Plaza Hotel
8:30am Shuttle to campus Main entrance to hotel
9:00-10:00am Yaroslav Vorobets Markov measures and Mealy-Moore coding HBH 227
10:00-10:30am Coffee Break Location TBD
10:30-11:30 am Barak Weiss Geometric and Arithmetic Aspects of Approximation Vectors HBH 227
11:30am-12:00pm Closing Ceremony Outside Herman Brown Hall

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