International Conference on Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems
York University, Toronto
Sept. 24-28, 2008



Wednesday. Sept. 24
8:30-9:10 Barbara Keyfitz, Fields Institute
The Trouble with Conservation Laws
9:10-9:50 Susan Friedlander, University of Southern California
Kolmogorov's Turbulence, Onsager's Conjecture and a Dyadic Model for the Fluid Equations.
9:50-10:30 Michael Jolly, University of Indiana
Estimates on enstrophy, palinstrophy, and invariant measures for 2-D turbulence
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Stefan Siegmund, Dresden University of Technology
Differential Equations with Random Delay
11:30-12:10 James Muldowney, University of Alberta
Bendixson conditions for differential equations in Banach Spaces
12:10-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Horst R. Thieme, Arizona State University
Differentiability of convolutions
2:40-3:20 Hildebrando Rodrigues, Icmc-Universidade de Sao Paulo
3:20-4:00 Alexandre N. Carvalho,Universidade de São Paulo
Continuity of attractors and of its characterization
4:00-4:20 Coffee Break
4:20-5:00 Yuncheng You, University of South Florida
Global Dynamics of Cubic Autocatalytic Reaction-Diffusion Systems
5:00-5:40 Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
How robust are Liesegang patterns?
5:40-6:20 George Sell, University of Minnesota
7:00------- Reception
Thursday Sept. 25
8:30-9:10 Genevieve Raugel, Paris de Sud
Dynamics of some equations in fluid mechanics
9:10-9:50 Stephen Schecter, North Carolina State University
Stability of fronts in gasless combustion
9:50-10:30 Wenzhang Huang, University of Alabama in Huntsville
The Minimum Wave Speed of Traveling Waves for a Competition Model
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Hiroshi Matano, Tokyo
A braid-group method for blow-up in nonlinear heat equations.
11:30-12:10 Xiaoqiang Zhao, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Spatial Dynamics of Abstract Monostable Evolution Systems With Applications
12:10-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Sérgio Oliva, Universidade de São Paulo
Analytical Methods for Approximation Schemes in Partial Functional Differential Equations
2:40-3:20 Arno Berger, University of Alberta
Digits and dynamics: from finite data to infinite dimensions
3:20-4:00 Marta Lewicka, University of Minnesota
Derivation of shell theories from 3d nonlinear elasticity.
4:00-4:20 Coffee Break
4:20-5:00 Peter Bates, Michigan State
Approximately Invariant Manifolds and Global Dynamics of Spike States
5:00-5:40 Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Tech
Unstable manifolds and $L^2$ nonlinear instability of the Euler equation
5:40-6:20 Xing Liang, University of Science and Technology of China and University of Tokyo
A variational problem associated with the minimal speed of travelling waves for spatially periodic reaction-diffusion equations.
Friday Sept. 26
8:30-9:10 Michael C. Mackey, McGill University
Temporal Dynamics in the Tryptophan and Lactose Operons
9:10-9:50 Tibor Krisztin, University of Szeged
Morse decomposition for differential equations with state-dependent delay
9:50-10:30 Hans-Otto Walther, Universität Giessen
Algebraic-delay differential systems, state-dependent delay, and temporal order of reactions
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Roger Nussbaum, Rutgers University
Nonlinear Differential-Delay Equations with State Dependent Time Lag(s)
11:30-12:10 Carmen Núñez, University of Valladolid
Global attractivity in monotone concave differential equations with infinite delay
12:10-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Rafael Obaya, Universidad de Valladolid
Exponential ordering for scalar neutral functional differential equations with infinite delay.
2:40-3:20 Bernhard Lani-Wayda, JLU Gießen
Attractors for delay equations with monotone and non-monotone feedback
3:20-4:00 Yuan Yuan, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Pattern Formation in a Ring Network with Delay.
4:00-4:20 Coffee Break
4:20 p.m. Yingfei Yi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Pietro-Luciano Buono, University of Ontario Institute of Technology/
Realization of critical eigenvalues for linear scalar and symmetric delay-differential equations
Connell McCluskey, Wilfrid Laurier University
A Global Result for a Disease Model with Infinite Delay
Yuming Chen, Wilfrid Laurier University
The global attractor of a delayed differential system
Meng Fan, Northeast Normal University
Huaiping Zhu, York University
Dmitry Vorotnikov, Voronezh State University,
Saturday Sept. 27
8:30-9:10 Martin Golubitsky, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Feed-forward networks near Hopf bifurcation
9:10-9:50 Gail S. K. Wolkowicz, McMaster University
Comparison of Predator-Prey Models with Discrete Time Delay
9:50-10:30 Sue Ann Campbell, University of Waterloo
Delay Induced Canards
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Shigui Ruan, University of Miami,
Center Manifolds for Semilinear Equations with Non-dense Domain and Applications on Hopf Bifurcation in Age Structured Models
11:30-12:10 Pierre Magal, University Le Havre
Semilinear Non-densely Defined Cauchy Problems: Center Manifold Theorem and Applications
12:10-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
Building a Database for Global Dynamics of Parameterized Nonlinear Systems
2:40-3:20 Xiao-Biao Lin, University of North Carolina
Traveling Wave Solutions of a Model of Liquid/Vapor Phase Transition
3:20-4:00 Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Spreading and Generalized Propagating Speeds of KPP Models in Time Varying Environments
4:00-4:20 Coffee Break
4:20-5:00 Ken Palmer, National Taiwan University
Homoclinic Orbits in Singularly Perturbed Systems
5:00-5:40 Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Effects of some turning points on global dynamics
5:40-6:20 John Mallet-Paret, Brown University
7:00------- Banquet
Sunday Sept. 28
8:30-9:10 Peter Polacik, University of Minnesota
Parabolic Liouville theorems and their applications.
9:10-9:50 Stephen Gourley, University of Surrey
A Nonlocal Reaction-Diffusion Model for Cellular Adhesion
9:50-10:30 Xingfu Zou, University of Western Ontario
Impact of map dynamics on the dynamics of the associated delay reaction diffusion equation with Neumann condition
10:30-10:50  Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Chris Cosner, University of Miami
Beyond diffusion: conditional dispersal in ecological models
11:30-12:10 Walter Craig, McMaster University
Lagrangian and resonant tori for Hamiltonian PDEs