An Isaac Newton Institute Workshop

Relaxation Dynamics of Macroscopic Systems

9 - 13 January 2006

Organisers: Silvio Franz (ICTP, Trieste) and Jorge Kurchan (PMMH-ESPCI)

Supported by the European Commission, Sixth Framework Programme - Marie Curie Conferences and Training Courses - MSCF-CT-2004-516558

in association with the Newton Institute programme entitled
Principles of the Dynamics of Non-Equilibrium Systems (9 January to 30 June 2006)

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Theme of Conference:

The conference will focus on hot theoretical topics of complex out of equilibrium dynamics: glasses, powders and disordered systems, aging and coarsening, anomalous heat transfer, reactions of large molecules. The approaches range from rigorous mathematical results to numerical experiments.

Invited Speakers:

G. Ben Arous, L. Berthier, G. Biroli, J.-P. Bouchaud, A. Bovier, T. Coolen, L. Cugliandolo, D. Dean, M. Evans, S. Franz, J. P. Garrahan, C. Godrèche, F. Guerra, M. Henkel, J. Kurchan, A. Lefèvre, R. Livi, E. Marinari, A. Montanari, M. Moore, F. Ritort, S. Ruffo, P. Sollich, R. Stinchcombe, C. Toninelli, F. Toninelli, A. Zippelius.

Location and Cost:

The conference will take place at the Newton Institute and accommodation for participants will be provided in single study bedrooms with shared bathroom at Wolfson Court. The conference package, costing £485, includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner from dinner on Sunday 8 January 2006 to breakfast on Saturday 14 January 2006, and lunch and refreshments during the days that lectures take place. Substantial financial support is available for research students and post doctoral researchers with fewer than ten years research experience. Participants who wish to attend but do not require the Conference Package will be charged a registration fee of £40. Self-supporting participants are very welcome to apply.

Poster Session:

There will be a poster session during the Conference. If you wish to be considered to present a poster please indicate your request on the application form.

Application Forms:

Are available here. Invited participants to the semester long programme whose dates coincide with those of the workshop need not apply or pay any registration fee.

Closing Date:

The closing date for the receipt of applications has been extended to 15 November 2005

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