#### Conferences

Meetings I tentatively plan to attend (meetings for which I've agreed to give a talk are dated in **bold**):

- 2018/04/09–13: Expected Characteristic Polynomial Techniques and Applications (part of the Quantitative Linear Algebra program at IPAM).
- 2018/04/30–05/05: Approximation Properties in Operator Algebras and Ergodic Theory (part of the Quantitative Linear Algebra program at IPAM).
**2018/05/14–18:**Random Matrices and Free Probability (part of the Quantitative Linear Algebra program at IPAM).- 2018/05/21–25: Random matrices and their applications, Kyoto.
- 2018/08/01–09: ICM, Rio de Janeiro.
**2018/10/20–21:**Special Session on Random Matrix Theory Beyond Wigner and Wishart, AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting, University of Michigan.- 2018/12/02–08: Free probability theory, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach.
**2019/04/15–19:**Random Matrices and Random Graphs, CIRM, Marseille.

#### Miscellaneous links:

- Mathematics blogs:
- AMS Blog on Math Blogs (where better to start?)
- What's new (Terry Tao)
- Gowers's weblog (Tim Gowers)
- Combinatorics and more (Gil Kalai)
- Quomodocumque (Jordan Ellenberg)
- Emmanuel Kowalski
- Igor Pak
- Libres pensées d'un mathématicien ordinaire (Djalil Chafaï)
- Short, fat matrices (Dustin Mixon)
- Relax and conquer (Afonso Bandeira)
- The n-Category Café
- Cédric Villani (no longer active)

- Quanta Magazine – Popular-level source on current developments in science, math and computer science.
- Mathematics with societal impact: Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group at Tufts (see also their planned workshops).
- LA Math Circle, a weekend math program at UCLA for K–12 students (see here for math circles around the US).
- Set game online. There has recently been a surge of research activity on the related concept of a cap set.
- Igor Pak on how to write a clear math paper (some good advice I've probably failed to follow). Also useful for writing math papers: Detexify.