
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 

February 11, 2016  
Conference on automorphic forms and the trace formula,

Wednesday, October 13  
8:009:00 a.m.  Registration and coffee 
:9:009:15 a.m.  Introductions & announcements 
9:1510:15 a.m.  Robert Kottwitz, Chicago Arthur's work on the trace formula 
10:3011:30 a.m.  Gerard Laumon, Paris, Orsay The Fundamental Lemma for Unitary Groups (I) 
11:4512:45  Bao Chau Ngo, Paris 13 The Fundamental Lemma for Unitary Groups (II) 
Lunch  
2:153:15 p.m.  JeanPierre Labesse, Paris 7 Norm map for twisted endoscopy 
3:304:30 p.m.  Michael Rapoport, Bonn Local models of Shimura varieties 
5:007:00 p.m.  Reception, Gallery Grill, Hart House, 2nd floor,
east end hosted by Mathematics Department , Univ. of Toronto 
Thursday, October 14  
8:309:00 a.m.  Coffee 
9:0010:00 a.m.  Joseph Bernstein, Tel Aviv Subconvexity estimates and representation theory 
10:1511:15 a.m.  David Kazhdan, The Hebrew University On endoscopic decomposition of certain weight zero representations 
11:3012:30  JeanLoup Waldspurger, Paris 7 Identites de caracteres entre representations de SO(2n+1) et de GL(2n) tordu 
Lunch  
2:003:00 p.m.  Robert Langlands, IAS The trace formula and the theory of numbers 
3:154:15 p.m.  Freydoon Shahidi, Purdue Infinite dimensional groups and automorphic Lfunctions 
Break  
5:006:00 p.m.  Stephen DeBacker, Michigan MurnaghanKirillov theory for depth zero supercuspidal representations 
Friday, October 15  
8:309:00 a.m.  Coffee 
9:0010:00 a.m.  Erez Lapid, The Hebrew University Explicit trace identities 
10:1511:15 a.m.  David Vogan, M.I.T. Arthur packets and unitary representations 
11:3012:30  Laurent Clozel, Paris South Arthur's conjectures, restriction principle, and mysterious functorialities 
Lunch  
2:003:00 p.m.  Thomas Haines, Maryland Shimura varieties with parahoric level structure 
3:154:15 p.m.  Werner Muller, Bonn The trace formula and spectral theory of automorphic forms 
6:007:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 
Conference Reception and Banquet 
Saturday, October 16  
8:309:00 a.m.  Coffee 
9:0010:00 a.m.  Henry Kim, Toronto Functoriality for unitary groups 
10:1511:15 a.m.  Peter Sarnak, Princeton Some analytic applications of the trace and related formulae 
11:3012:30  William Casselman, British Columbia Truncation and buildings 