Hamiltonian Mechanics and Integrable Systems

September 12.- 17. 2003
Lake Arrowhead

Rowan Killip (UCLA)
Wilhelm Schlag (Caltech)
Christoph Thiele (UCLA)



The Summer School will take place from September 12. - 17. 2004 at UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead, California. Lake Arrowhead is a mountain resort less than 2 hours drive East of Downtownm LA.

The typical participant will be a graduate student or postdoc and not an expert on the topic, but interested in jointly learning a new subject.

Participants will be required to prepare a 2h lecture on some topic in advance, and submit a 4-6 page summary of their topic prior to the summer school, at the latest August 31. The topics are listed here.

The Summer School is one of a series of Summer Schools funded by NSF grants.

Sunday September 12 will be the arrival day. From Monday to Friday the participants will give the lectures that they have prepared in advance. Departure will be after lunch on Friday September 17.


Space is limited to 11 participants.

The NSF grants provide funding for accommodation. A contribution towards travelling expenses may be available upon request.

If you would like to participate, please send an informal email to by June 20. 2004. Please describe your professional status (graduate student, postdoc, etc) your area of research and your motivations for participating in the summer school.

Please also indicate your preference for a topic on which to prepare a lecture (applicable as soon as list of topics is available). The organizers are happy to answer questions on the assigned topics anytime.