8:459:20 
Registration and Coffee 
9:209:30 
Opening Remarks 
9:3010:20 
Felix Otto, Universitäet Bonn
Lecture 1

10:2510:50 
Coffee Break 
10:5011:40 
Cedric Villani, ENS Lyon
Trend to equilibrium for dissipative PDE's, mass transportation
and functional inequalities 
11:4512:35 
Neil Trudinger, Australian National University
Variational problems for second order functionals 
12:402:00 
Lunch Break 
2:006:00 
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Martial Agueh, Georgia Institute of Technology
Existence of solutions to degenerate
parabolic equations via the MongeKantorvich theory
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Franck Barthe, Université de MarnelaVallee
Fisher information for marginals
Luigi DePascale, University of Pisa
Existence of absolute minimizers
in the L infinity calculus of variations
Kevin Guittet, INRIA Rocquencourt
An Hilbertian framework for
the timecontinuous MongeKantorovich problem
Thomas Kaijser, Swedish Defence Research Agency
An improvement of the primaldual
algorithm when applied to the discrete MongeKantorovich mass
transfer problem
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Bernd Kirchheim, MaxPlanck Institute
Nikodym sets and optimal transport
maps
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Marcus Leven, Universitäet Bonn
Simulation of the spreading of
drops
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Hamed Maroofi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Weak solution to the semigeostrophic
equations in dual variables
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Jean Taylor, Rutgers University
Crystals that rotate as they
shrink
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Monica Torres, University of Texas at Austin
Planelike minimizers in periodic
media
Xiangjin Xu, Johns Hopkins University
New estimates on the solutions of
first order Hamiltonian systems possessing superquadratic potentials
and some applications
Ovidiu Savin, University of Texas at Austin
A free boundary problem in optimal
transportation

6:00 
Reception at the Fields Institute 
9:009:50 
Yann Brenier, CNRS Nice
Lecture 1 
9:5510:25 
Coffee Break 
10:2511:15 
Giuseppe Buttazzo, University of Pisa
Some results and questions
in mass optimization problems
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11:2012:10 
Guy Bouchitte, Université de Toulon
Optimization of light elastic
structures
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12:152:00 
Lunch Break 
MINISYMPOSIUM: Transport Problems Hiding in Economic Theory 
2:002:45 
Ivar Ekeland, Université
ParisDauphine
Mathematical problems arising
from economics
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2:503:35 
Esteban RossiHansberg, University of Chicago
On the internal structures
of cities 
3:404:10 
Afternoon Tea 
4:104:55 
Guillaume Carlier, Université ParisDauphine
Thomas LachandRobert, Université de Savoie
Regularity of solutions for some
variational problems subject to a convexity constraint 
5:005:45 
Vladimir Levin, Central Economics and Mathematics
Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
Duality theorems for the MongeKantorovich problem with applications
in the mathematical utility theory 
6:006:50 
Optional: Graduate student tutorial on Otto's lectures led
by Mikhail Feldman & Robert McCann 
9:009:50 
Felix Otto, Universitäet
Bonn
Lecture 2 
9:5510:15 
Coffee Break 
10:1511:05 
John Urbas, Australian National
University
Problems involving prescribed gradient
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11:1012:00 
Pengfei Guan, McMaster University
Convexity of solutions of fully
nonlinear PDEs 
12:051:00 
Lunch at the Fields Institute 
1:0511:15 
Excursion to Niagara Falls 
9:009:50 
Felix Otto, Universitäet Bonn
Lecture 3 
9:5510:20 
Coffee Break 
10:2011:10 
GuiQiang Chen,
Northwestern University
Extended divergencemeasure fields,
generalized GaussGreen formula, and nonlinear transport equations 
11:1512:05 
Allen Tannenbaum, Georgia Institute of Technology
Geometric PDE methods in computer
vision

12:102:00
1:001:50

Lunch Break
Optional  Graduate student brownbag lunch on Brenier's lectures led
by Wilfrid Gangbo 
MINISYMPOSIUM: Mathematical Methods in Computer Vision 
2:002:30 
Kaleem Siddiqi, McGill University
Flux maximizing geometric flows

2:353:05 
Stefano Soatto, University of California
3D shape estimation in a variational
setting

3:103:40 
Tryphon Georgiou, University of Minnesota
High resolution spectral analysis
via analytic interpolation

3:404:05 
Afternoon Tea

4:054:35 
Steve Haker, Harvard University
Optimal mass transport and image
registration

4:405:10 
Nikolaos Paragyios, Siemens Corporate Research
A variational approach for the
segmentation of the left ventricle

5:155:45 
Anthony Yezzi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Stereoscopic segmentation: a unified
framework for segmentation and surface reconstruction

7:30 
Banquet at Le Select Bistro

9:009:50 
Yann Brenier, CNRS Nice
Lecture 2 
9:5510:20 
Gordon Blower, Lanchester University
Almost sure convergence for the generalized orthogonal ensemble
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10:2510:50 
Coffee Break 
10:5011:40 
Eric Carlen, Georgia Institute of
Technology
Mass transport problems and
kinetic theory 
11:4512:35 
Michael Cullen, European Centre for Medium
Range Weather Forecasts
The MongeKantorovich problem
in meteorology and oceanography
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12:402:00 
Lunch Break 
MINISYMPOSIUM : Geometrical Aspects of Fluid Dynamics 
2:002:30 
Geoffrey Burton, University of Bath
Rearrangements and vortex rings
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2:353:05 
Wayne Schubert, Colorado State University
Enstrophy minimization, entropy
maximization, and mixing processes in hurricanes 
3:103:40 
Scott Fulton, Clarkson University
Potential vorticity mixing in
shallowwater vortices
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3:404:05 
Afternoon Tea 
4:054:35 
Robert Douglas, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Polar factorisation of vector
valued functions with applications
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4:405:10 
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto
Virasoro symmetry and integrability
of shallow water aproximations
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5:155:45 
Vladimir Roubtsov, Université d'Angers
Geometric structuresof (near)
SG models and MongeAmpere equations
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9:009:50 
Yann Brenier, CNRS Nice
Lecture 3 
9:5510:45 
Luigi Ambrosio, Scuola Normale Superiore di
Pisa
On the representation and regularity
properties of the transport density 
10:5011:15 
Coffee Break 
11:1511:45 
David Jerison, MIT
Regularity of 3D energy minimizing free boundaries 
11:5012:40 
Lawrence C. Evans, University of California
at Berkeley
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 Quasiconvexity in the calculus of variations 
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