9:30am-10:00am: refreshments and registration

10:00am-10:15am: Brief explanation of how the different learning talks are intended to fit together.

10:15am-12:15pm (with breaks): Basic Concepts:

- Dianne Holcomb (U. Arizona): The Ising Model
- Hongming Nei (Indiana University): Self-similar groups and Iterated Monodromy Groups.

2:00pm-5:00pm (with liberal breaks): Equidistribution theorems in complex dynamics:

- Stefano Silvestri (IUPUI): Compactness Theorem for Subharmonic Functions.
- Joanna Furno (IUPUI): Application of the Compactness Theorem for Subharmonic Functions to Brolin's Theorem.
- Sara Lapan (Northwestern and UC Riverside): What is a closed positive (1,1) current and explanation of introduction to ``Brolin's Theorem in Dimension 2'' by Favre and Jonsson.

8:30am-9:00am: refreshments and registration

9:00am-noon (with breaks): Ising model on hierarchical lattices

- Mikel de Viana (Georgia Tech): Fisher Zeros on the Diamond Heirarchical Lattice.
- Olivier Remy (École Polytechnique): Lee-Yang zeros for DHL.
- Ivan Chio (IUPUI): Lee-Yang-Fisher zeros for the DHL

2:00pm-5:00pm: Spectra of self-similar groups and random graphs

- Yuki Takahashi (UC Irvine): Calculation of the spectrum for the action of the Lamplighter group.
- Scott Kaschner (Butler U): Rational map in two variables arising when trying to compute the spectrum of the action of the IMG for z^2-1.
- Danielle Larcomb (U. Denver): Exponential Random Graph Models.

- 9:00 - 9:30 Refreshments.
- 9:30 - 10:00 Roland Roeder (IUPUI), Brief explanation of why these three topics are related.
- 10:00 - 11:00 Jeffrey Diller (Notre Dame University), Title: Two-variable rational maps: dynamics by example.
- 11:00 - 11:30 BREAK
- 11:30 - 12:30 Eric Bedford (SUNY Stony Brook), Title: Dynamics of rational maps in dimension two.
- 12:30 - 2:30 LUNCH
- 2:30 - 3:30 Pavel Bleher (IUPUI), Title: Renormalization Group in Statistical Mechanics.
- 4:00 - 5:00 Robert Shrock (SUNY Stony Brook), Title: The Potts Model and Tutte Polynomial, and Associated Connections between Statistical Mechanics and Graph Theory.

- 8:30 - 9:00 Refreshments.
- 9:00 - 10:00 Volodymyr Nekrashevich (Texas A&M University), Title: Self-similar groups, dynamical systems, and spectra.
- 10:10 - 11:10 Andrzej Zuk (Université Paris 7), Title: Automata groups.

- 11:30 - 12:30 Sandrine Daurat (University of Michigan), Title: Hyperbolic saddle measures and laminarity for holomorphic endomorphisms of CP^2.
- 12:30 - 2:30 LUNCH
- 2:30 - 3:30 Tanya Firsova (Kansas State University), Title: Hedgehogs in C^2.
- 4:00 - 5:00 Mei Yin (University of Denver), Title: Phase transitions in (generalized) exponential random graphs.

Dinner is followed by a special evening lecture titled "Deformation space of rational maps and the topology of moduli space" by John Hubbard (Cornell University and Universite de Provence)

- 8:30 - 9:00 Refreshments.
- 9:00 - 10:00 Robert Shrock (SUNY Stony Brook), Title: Zeros of Chromatic and Tutte (Potts) Polynomials and their Accumulation Sets for Families of Graphs.
- 10:10 - 11:10 Tzu-Chieh Wei (SUNY Stony Brook), Title: Density of Yang-Lee zeros from tensor network methods.
- 11:10 - 11:30 BREAK
- 11:30 - 12:30 Dmytro Savchuk (University of South Florida), Title: Lamplighter groups from affine automorphisms of rooted trees .
- 12:30 - 2:15 LUNCH (ends earlier!)
- 2:15 - 3:15 Andrzej Zuk (Université Paris 7), Title: Spectra of automata.
- 3:30 - 4:30. Open Problem Session