**2021 Southeastern Probability Conference**

** May 17-18, 2021**

**In honor of Elizabeth Meckes**

**Organizers: **Rick Durrett, Jonathan Mattingly and Sayan Mukherjee

### Speakers

Monday May 17

Times are Eastern Daylight Time (UTC – 4:00) Abstracts * Recordings of talks

- 11:15-12 Mark Meckes Eigenvalue is not a dirty word. Slides
- 12:15-12:45 Jon Keating Joint Moments of Characteristic Polynomials of Random Unitary Matrices Slides
- 1:45-2:15 Kavita Ramanan Tales of Random Projections of High-dimensional Measures
- 2:30- 3:00 Sourav Chatterjee Gauge-string duality and Elizabeth Meckes’s infinitesimal Stein’s method Slides

Tuesday May 18

- 11:15-11:45 Tai Melcher Improved log Sobolev coefficients for compact Lie groups Slides
- 12:00-12:30 Matt Kahle Limit theorems for Betti numbers of random simplicial complexes. Slides
- 1:30-2:00 Sayan Mukherjee A Measure-Theoretic Dvoretzky Theorem and Applications to Data Science Slides
- 2:15- 2:45 Remembrances and closing remarks

Talks were given over zoom as a webinar.