organized by Igor Krichever and Andrei Okounkov
Mondays, 4:45, Room 520
Schedule of talks for Spring 2013:
January 30 
Ivan Ip  Positive Representations of Split Real Quantum Groups 
February 4 
Andrei Negut 

February 11 
Paul Johnson 
Generating functions for Hilbert schemes of points on orbifold
surfaces 
February 18 
Sabin Cautis  Clasp technology to knot homology via affine Grassmannian 
February 25 
Paul ZinnJustin 
Discrete
holomorphicity and quantized affine algebras 
March 4 
Anton Zabrodin 

March 11 
Ivan Loseu 

March 25  Nicolai Reshetikhin  
March 26 
Roman Bezrukavnikov 
10:00 AM Cherednik algebra in char p 
April 1  Richard Kenyon  Dimers and integrability 
April 8 
Grisha Mikhalkin 

April 15 
Fredrik Johansson Viklund 
5:00
special time ! On the geometry of
random Loewner chains 
April 22 
Jérémie Bouttier 
Distances in random planar maps and
discrete integrability 
April 29 
Anton Khoroshkin  4:00 special time ! Highest weight categories and Orthogonal polynomials 
May 6  Ivan Kostov  Scalar product of Bethe vectors in XXX spin chain and domain wall partition functions 
May 13  Dario Beraldo 
On the chiral Whittaker category of the
affine Grassmannian 
May 20 
Sachin Gautam 
Tensor isomorphism between Yangians and
quantum loop algebras 
Abstracts
April 15. I will discuss Loewner's differential equation in connection with planar random growth models. The main focus will be on the SLE Loewner chains and some of their geometric properties. The talk is intended as an introduction and survey of the topic.