Lorentz geometry in Mathematics and in Physics

Jun 16 2011 - 00:00
Jun 18 2011 - 23:59
Venue: 

Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée; University of Strasbourg (France)

Short description of the event: 

This is the 87th conference in the series "Encounters between Mathematicians and
Theoretical Physicists". The theme is "Lorentz geometry in Mathematics and in
Physics". The Encounter is dedicated to Norbert A’Campo for his 70th birthday.
The organisers are Charles Boubel and Athanase Papadopoulos. The invited
speakers include: Thierry Barbot (Avignon), Mauro Carfora (Pavia), Mihalis
Dafermos (Cambridge), Charles Frances (Orsay), Jacques Franchi (Strasbourg),
Helmut Friedrich (MPI, Golm), Kirill Krasnov (Nottingham), Catherine Meusburger
(Hamburg), Karim Noui (Tours), Vladimir Matveev (Jena), Jean-Marc Schlenker
(Toulouse), Abdelghani Zeghib (ENS Lyon). All talks are in English. Some of the
talks will be survey talks intended for a general audience. Graduate students
and young mathematicians are welcome. Registration is required (and free of
charge), at the URL link. Hotel booking can be asked for through the
registration link.