2023 Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem Annual Meeting

Date & Time


Location

Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
160 5th Ave
New York, NY 10010 United States

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Thurs.: 8:30 AM—5 PM
Fri.: 8:30 AM—2 PM

Deadline to Register

Thursday February 9, 2023

Invitation Only

All participants must register.

Organizers:
Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago

Speakers:
Giulio Biroli, École Normale Supérieure
Andrea Cavagna, Universita di Roma Spaienza
Patrick Charbonneau, Duke University
Laura Foini, CNRS IPhT Université Paris-Saclay
Andrea Liu, University of Pennsylvania
Xiaoming Mao, University of Michigan
Cris Moore, Santa Fe Institute
David Reichman, Columbia University

Past Meetings:

Past Annual Meetings:

Meeting Goals:
The Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem will meet for its final annual meeting with the goal to review the progress made pursuing the original, stated goals of the collaboration, which were to develop a complete and quantitative description of
the glass transition, connecting the explicit and quantitative mean-field and zero-temperature
theories that have been developed. The collaboration’s aim was to create a predictive theory of glasses, including dynamics, as well as the tools to develop such a framework, which has had important ramifications for a broad range of fields and has provided a new vision for this branch of statistical and mathematical physics.

The annual meeting will also explore new connections between the many fields of research that are involved with glassy and amorphous problems. These areas are intimately connected and talks during the meeting will address a few of these activities.

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    Thursday

    8:30 AMCHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
    9:30 AMPROGRAM | TBA
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMPROGRAM | TBA
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMPROGRAM | TBA
    2:00 PMBREAK
    2:30 PMPROGRAM | TBA
    3:30 PMBREAK
    4:00 PMPROGRAM | TBA
    5:00 PMDAY ONE CONCLUDES

    Friday

    8:30 AMCHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
    9:30 AMPROGRAM | TBA
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMPROGRAM | TBA
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMPROGRAM | TBA
    2:00 PMMEETING CONCLUDES
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    Participation in the meeting falls into the following four categories. An individual’s participation category is communicated via their letter of invitation.

    Group A – PIs and Speakers
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference as well as hotel accommodations and reimbursement of local expenses.

    Group B – Out-of-town Participants
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference as well as hotel accommodations and reimbursement of local expenses.

    Group C – Local Participants
    Individuals in Group C will not receive financial support, but are encouraged to enjoy all conference-hosted meals.

    Group D – Remote Participants
    Individuals in Group D will participate in the meeting remotely. Please register at the link above and a remote participation link will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.

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    Air and Train
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Groups A and B. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

    Personal Car
    For participants in Groups A & B driving to Manhattan, The James NoMad Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.

    Hotel
    Participants in Groups A & B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The James NoMad Hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense. To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.

    The James NoMad Hotel
    22 E 29th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (between 28th and 29th Streets)
    https://www.jameshotels.com/new-york-nomad/

    For driving directions to The James NoMad, please click here.

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    ALL in-person meeting attendees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 and wear a mask when not eating or drinking.

  • Reimbursementplus--large

    Individuals in Groups A & B will be reimbursed for meals not hosted by the Simons Foundation as well as local expenses, including ground transportation. Additional information in this regard will be emailed on the final day of the meeting.

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    Registration and Travel Assistance
    Ovation Travel Group
    sfnevents@ovationtravel.com
    (917) 408-8384 (24-Hours)
    www.ovationtravel.com

    Meeting Questions and Assistance
    Meghan Fazzi
    Manager, Events and Administration, MPS, Simons Foundation
    mfazzi@simonsfoundation.org
    (212) 524-6080

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