Program for A Tour of Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics: In Memory of Richard Brak

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Note that the schedule below is provisional, and may be adjusted to accommodate speaker preferences. The program will be progressively updated as talk titles and abstracts are received.

Date: Monday, 7 February, 2022.

Venue: Evan Williams Theatre in the Peter Hall Building, University of Melbourne. All talks will be shown simultaneously online.

Times are given in AEDT, that is Australian Eastern Daylight Time, which is UTC+11:00.

Click on talk title links to view the corresponding abstract (if available).

8:15am Welcome
8:30am Mireille Bousquet-Mélou A mini-survey on walks in a cone
9:00am Thomas Prellberg TBA
9:30am Stuart Whittington Self-avoiding walks interacting with a surface and subject to a force
10:00am E. J. Janse van Rensburg Pulling spiders
10:30am Morning tea
11:00am Gary Iliev TBA
11:30am Chris Soteros TBA
12:00pm Andrew Rechnitzer TBA
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Judy-anne Osborn Richard Brak as role model
2:00pm Tony Guttmann Spiral walks on the triangular lattice
2:30pm Iwan Jensen Odds and ends about osculating paths
3:00pm Afternoon tea
3:30pm Aleks Owczarek Critical scaling of lattice polymers confined to a box without endpoint restriction
4:00pm Nicholas Beaton The powered Catalan numbers
4:30pm Jan de Gier TBA
5:00pm Closing remarks
8:15am Welcome
 
8:30am Mireille Bousquet-Mélou
A mini-survey on walks in a cone
 
9:00am Thomas Prellberg
TBA
 
9:30am Stuart Whittington
Self-avoiding walks interacting with a surface and subject to a force
 
10:00am E. J. Janse van Rensburg
Pulling spiders
 
10:30am Morning tea
 
11:00am Gary Iliev
TBA
 
11:30am Chris Soteros
TBA
 
12:00pm Andrew Rechnitzer
TBA
 
12:30pm Lunch
 
1:30pm Judy-anne Osborn
Richard Brak as role model
 
2:00pm Tony Guttmann
Spiral walks on the triangular lattice
 
2:30pm Iwan Jensen
Odds and ends about osculating paths
 
3:00pm Afternoon tea
 
3:30pm Aleks Owczarek
Critical scaling of lattice polymers confined to a box without endpoint restriction
 
4:00pm Nicholas Beaton
The powered Catalan numbers
 
4:30pm Jan de Gier
TBA
 
5:00pm Closing remarks