## Scientific General Events

Topics of interest include:

- theoretical and numerical analysis aspects of novel finite element or finite volume discretizations

- adaptivity

- new preconditioning techniques for linear/nonlinear systems

- non-conforming methods

- new stabilization strategies.

Featured application areas:

- laser physics
- electronic engineering
- communication systems
- mechanical testing environments
- traffic flows
- control theory
- population dynamics
- dynamics of neuronal networks
- networks with delays
- disease dynamics

Blow-up arguments and the Navier-Stokes equations

- Yoshikazu Giga (University of Tokyo)

Stability of Large Amplitude Interfacial Waves

- Paul Milewski

Numerical Methods for the Monge-Amp\`ere Equation with Transport Boundary Conditions

- Brittany Froese (Simon Fraser University)

Invariant Gibbs measures of the energy for shell models of turbulence

- Hakima Bessaih

A Hierarchy of PDE Reduced Models for Rotating Stratified Flows

- Leslie Smith, University of Wisconsin, Madison

On the Cauchy problem for Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchies

- Natasa Pvlovic

Climate Science, Waves, and PDE’s for the Tropics: Observations, Theory, and Numerics

- Andrew J. Majda (NYU)

Global existence for the dissipative critical surface quasi-geostrophic equation.

- Omar Lazar

Existence and qualitative behaviour of solutions to lubrication equations in the presence of strong slippage

- Georgy Kitavtsev (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Germany)

A Monge-Kantorovich mass transport problem for a discrete distance

- José Mazón (Universitat de Valencia, Spain)

Weak Lagrangian solutions for the Semi-Geostrophic system in physical space

- Adrian Tudorascu

Fast finite difference solvers for singular solutions of the elliptic Monge-Ampère equation

- Adam Oberman (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Fast finite difference solvers for singular solutions of the elliptic Monge-Ampère equation

- Adam Oberman (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Global solutions of the Landau-Lifshitz system

- Stephen Gustafson (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Geophysical turbulence at intermediate scales etc

- Michael L. Waite (Unviersity of Waterloo, Canada)

Long time solvability of the Navier-Stokes-Boussinesq Equations and Related Topics

- Tsuyoshi Yoneda

On the Loss of Regularity for the Three-Dimensional Euler Equations

- Edriss Titi

Immersing complete graphs

This is a meeting of the Alberta Topology Seminar.

The conference will be focussed on the following topics: Convex and Variational Analysis, Optimization Algorithms and High Performance Computing, and Number Theory and Experimental Mathematics.