The IBM Research|NYU|Columbia Theory Day is a semi-annual conference aimed to bring together people in New York Metropolitan area for one day of interaction and discussion. The Theory Day features several (usually 4-5) hour-long presentations by leading theoretical computer scientists about state-of-the-art advances in various areas. Some presentations give a survey of the latest advances in some area, while others may concentrate on a particular (often ground-breaking!) result. The meeting is free and open to everyone; in particular, students are encouraged to attend.
The Theory Day is held at alternating locations: in the Fall, it's held at NYU (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 251 Mercer Street, Auditorium 109) and in the Spring it's at Columbia (Davis auditorium, 412 Schapiro CEPSR building).
For directions to Theory Day at Columbia, please see here.
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NYU: Yevgeniy Dodis, dodis at cs.nyu.edu, (212) 998-3084
IBM: Tal Rabin, talr at watson.ibm.com
Baruch Schieber, sbar at watson.ibm.com
Columbia: Tal Malkin, tal at cs.columbia.edu
Rocco Servedio, rooco at cs.nyu.edu
Cliff Stein, cliff at ieor.columbia.edu