Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

Workshop "Recent advances in mass transportation"

created by stepanov on 19 Jun 2019

23 sep 2019 - 27 sep 2019   [open in google calendar]

Moscow, Poncelet Center and Higher School of Economics

The workshop will feature a series of expository mini-courses on principal directions of recent research in the broad area of mass transportation, given by renowned and active researchers in the field. These mini-courses will be accompanied by a series of talks by participants on some recent advances in particular topics related to the subject. The topics to be covered include transport, continuity and related PDEs with non smooth data, geometry of metric spaces with CD and RCD type properties, generalizations and applications of Kantorovich-Wasserstein distance in various areas of mathematics, applications of mass transportation in probability and statistics, as well as in economics, urban planning and game theory.

Organizers: Vladimir Bogachev, Alexander Kolesnikov, Sergey Nechaev, Eugene Stepanov, Anatoly Vershik.

Speakers: Giovanni Alberti, Robert J. McCann, Filippo Santambrogio, Dario Trevisan, Gershon Wolansky.