# Conference and Colloquium Talks

- Fifth European Congress of Mathematics, Amsterdam 2008
*Markov operators, classical orthogonal polynomial ensembles, and random matrices *
- The state of Geometry and Functional Analysis (in honor of Professor Vitali Milman’s 70th birthday, Tel Aviv 2009
*Measure concentration, functional inequalities, and curvature of metric measure spaces*
- 9th German Open Conference on Probability and Statistics, Leipzig 2010
*Exponential tail inequalities for eigenvalues of random matrices *
- Kinetic theory, optimal transport, probability, geometry: old and new (Conference in the honor of Cédric Villani, Fields medalist 2010), Paris 2011
*The concentration of measure phenomenon*

- Concentration inequalities and their applications, Luminy 2012
*New challenges of measure concentration*
- Colloquium at the Technion, Haifa 2012
*Logarithmic Sobolev inequalities*
- Probability and Analysis (in honor of Professor Stanislaw Kwapien’s 70th birthday), Bedlevo 2012
*Chaos of a Markov operator and the fourth moment condition*
- Le Cam Lecture, Journées de la Société Française de Statistique, Brussels 2012
*Concentration inequalities for eigenvalues of random matrices*
- Poincaré Centennial Conference, Paris 2012
*Poincaré inequalities in probability and geometric analysis*
- International Congress of Mathematicians ICM, Seoul 2014
*Heat flows, geometric and functional inequalities*

- 38th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Oxford 2015
*Stein’s method, logarithmic Sobolev and transport inequalities*
- UK Easter Probability Meeting 2016 “Random Structures Arising in Physics and Analysis”, Lancaster 2016
*Concentration inequalities: basics and some new challenges*
- Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics Colloquium, Barcelona 2016 How does the heat equation explore geometric and functional inequalities?